Western Canary Islands places to visit and attractions

Below you can explore some of the most popular highlights and places of interest in the Western Canary Islands region. See also our Western Canary Islands travel guide.

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Anaga Rural Park

The beautiful Anaga Rural Park is home to the Anaga mountains and the ancient Mercedes forests.
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Garachico

Garachico is a lovely jewel of a town, tiny but very elegant with colourful stucco buildings, elegant plazas, convents and mansions.
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Icod de los Vinos

Icod de los Vinos has an attractive main square and the oldest dragon tree of the Canary Islands.
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La Laguna

La Laguna,San Cristobal de La Laguna,was originally the capital of Tenerife this inland town remains the cultural capital of Tenerife.
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La Orotava

La Orotava has wide streets, handsome squares and lovely churches and like Puerto de la Cruz is beautifully situated at the foot of Mount Teide.
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La Restinga

La Restinga is a small fishing village which has grown into a small resort very popular with scuba divers.
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Loro Park

Loro Park is one of the top attractions of Tenerife. It is a large zoo with a dolphin display and tree-tops jungle walkway.
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Los Gigantes

Los Gigantes resort sits at the bottom of the huge Los Gigantes cliffs - one of Tenerife's top natural sights.
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Masca

Masca is the most beautiful village on Tenerife. It is set in a stunning mountain location.
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Park Teide

In Park Teide is Mount Teide, a dormant volcano and the highest peak in Spain. The park is a treat and not to be missed.
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Playa de las Americas

Playa de las Americas is Tenerife's biggest resort and well-known for its night-life.
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Puerto de la Cruz

Puerto de la Cruz is a lovely little harbour town situated at the foot of Mount Teide. It has colourful stucco buildings and lots of attractions nearby.
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San Sebastian de la Gomera

San Sebastian de la Gomera is the main town of La Gomera. It was a stopping point for Christopher Columbus as he set sail for the New World.
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Santa Cruz de la Palma

Santa Cruz de la Palma is the main town on the island and has many elegant buildings and a life size replica of Columbus's flagship the Santa Maria
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Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Santa Cruz de Tenerife has plenty to see and is the capital of Tenerife. The most popular beach is Las Teresitas made by importing tons of Saharan sand.
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Siam Park

Siam Park is one of the most popular water parks in the world. With an Oriental theme Siam Park is one of the top attractions of Tenerife.
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Tenerife Aqua Parks

Tenerife's Aqua Parks; Tenerife has two great aqua parks which are great for a family day out.
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