Tenerife, a good place for a holiday
Location: Tenerife is one of the Islands that make up the autonomous community of the Canary Islands and is the capital of the province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Its main feature is that it has the highest mountain of the Spanish territory, Teide which is an inactive volcano some years ago.
Municipalities: It has about 25 municipalities which depends on the insular Council. The main cities are Santa Cruz, which is the capital and the lagoon, where the North Airport is located. The climate is spring throughout the year so the arrival of tourists during all seasons.
What to see? In Tenerife has many activities that make that they adapt to all tastes. For example you can spend a day by the slopes of the teide enjoying a volcanic landscape with moon-like or go to any of the beaches in the South.
What to eat? Fish is the main Tenerife gastronomy base but also enjoy Canary Island stews, "Potatoes wrinkles" and Mojo are dishes more demanded by the tourists who come to the island.
Where to stay? Tenerife boasts a great variety of hotels ranging from the most tourist of the South to the more humble in parts of the center of the island. Rent houses and apartments are the other two options chosen by visitors.
How to get? Tenerife has two airports, one in the North in La Laguna and the other in the South. Both have direct flights to Europe and the peninsula. It also has two public ports with ferries to other islands. The roads are good.
The province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, a jewel in the Atlantic
Location: The province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife is integrated within the autonomous community of the Canary Islands, located in the Atlantic Ocean. The Islands that compose it are Tenerife, La Palma, La Gomera and El Hierro. Its capital is Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Municipalities: 54 municipalities are who make up the province which depend in turn of a chapter for each of the Islands. The Organization of the province as we know it dates back to 1833 when the territories of Spain were divided.
What to see? The islands of Santa Cruz de Tenerife have a greate and nature that attracts millions of people a year. It has 3 natural parks so is the Spanish province that has most: caldera de taburiente (La Palma), Garajonay (La Gomera) and Las Cañadas del Teide (Tenerife).
What to eat? In the province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife you will enjoy a plagued gastronomy good dishes made from fish and meat. "Wrinkled potatoes" or puchero canario are the recipes more desired by visitors to the island.
Where to stay? You have at your disposal a fairly large list of hotels for all tastes since it is a place which welcomes tourists. Both the largest as in the smaller islands have a good variety.
How to get? Airport access is easier, as the airports of Tenerife who have more activity. You can move also boat thanks to the daily connections that exist.