The Canary Islands are one of Europe’s top tourist destinations. The southernmost region of Spain, the Canaries—an archipelago of eight islands—are in fact much closer to Africa than they are to the European continent. Magnificent beaches and near-perfect temperatures make this destination a year-round vacation option, with each island exuding a unique and compelling character and culture. Furthermore, the archipelago’s ancient volcanic origins enrich the Canaries with some truly fascinating and distinctive natural attractions. So, which of the eight are you heading for? Click through and make your mind up using this island-hopping Canary Island travel itinerary.