So what are the Canary Islands really like?
Friday 06 January 2012
Here is a short video explaining the many and varied delights on offer to visitors to the Canary Islands.
They’re a place of fierce natural beauty and wonderful culture – and there’s so many wonderfully unexpected things to do, from walks in stunning volcanic scenery to sampling the piquant local delicacies, in between visits to calming subtropical forests and lovely medieval architecture.
Adventurous types can experience watersports in a climate made for them, with surfing, windsurfing, diving and even angling on offer. For a more serene holiday, why not soak up the archipelago’s famous wellness culture? You can visit the many spas, eat the healthy food and get back in touch with nature.
Talking of nature, no trip to the Islands could be complete without investigating their unique volcanic landscapes – otherworldly vistas bursting with fragile flora and fauna. Families, meanwhile can take it all in, safe in the knowledge that all ages will be expertly catered for by that renowned Canaries’ hospitality.
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