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Best Spain Tours: 20 fabulous adventures; Kerry Walker; Times Travel

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Get to grips with the many sides of Spain with these tours, showcasing the prettiest coastal cities, the best hiking and cycling trails and the country’s unrivalled art and architecture.

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Unusual Things to do in Tenerife – Welcome to UNESCO Tenerife!; Abigail King; Inside the Travel Lab

Known for its sunny package holidays, the subtropical island of Tenerife hides its unusual things to do in plain sight. Unusual Things to do in Tenerife With two UNESCO World Heritage Sites, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and food, landscape and culture aplenty, Tenerife offers so much more than simply lying on the beach. And hardly anyone’s even noticed! So, make the best of both worlds. Snap up the cheap and easy flights before ditching the crowds and exploring these authentic and unique things to do in Tenerife.

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History Amid The Canaries; Hilary Danailova; Times of Israel

Spain – San Cristóbal de La Laguna

It’s fair to say that culture and history are not the top draw for travelers to Tenerife, the Canary Island that many consider the jewel of Spain’s resort archipelago.

But just a 15-minute drive through verdant forests from the beaches of Tenerife’s main city, Santa Cruz, San Cristóbal de la Laguna — commonly known as simply La Laguna — is a city that may challenge your notions of a Canary Islands vacation.

La Laguna has no beach. Its historic center, with hundreds of architecturally distinguished buildings from the 16th through 18th centuries, is a designated UNESCO World Heritage site. Perhaps most appealingly, La Laguna, a university town of about 150,000 residents, has very few tourists.

As pine forest gives way to eucalyptus and La Laguna comes into view, its setting, in a valley nestled amid green mountains, is reminiscent of South American cities.

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How to island hop and an array of things to do in the Canary Islands; Lorraine Loveland; Love Share Travel

Spain – San Cristóbal de La Laguna

While a week lounging poolside is inviting, there are plenty of great things to do in the Canary Islands and island hopping is doable and worthwhile.

Glorious sunshine and golden sandy stretches have catapulted the Canary Islands onto the European hot list for a winter sun pick me up. While a week lounging by the pool is all-too-inviting, there are always benefits to mixing things up a little and exploring and there are plenty of great things to do in the Canary Islands.

Infuse a little variety into your break and fly or sail the Atlantic Ocean and you can easily visit more than one of this island group, each with an individual character that makes them intriguingly unique.

 

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