Las Teresitas Beach, Tenerife
Santa Cruz on La Palma is a pretty town with many cobbled streets
The mountainous interior of La Palma offers spectacular views
La Gomera is a small, pretty island with stunning views over to Tenerife & Mount Teide
El Hierro is relatively undeveloped and offers a dramatic coastline
Gran Canaria still has many traditional villages including Artenara, the highest village on the island
The dunes at Maspalomas on Gran Canaria are vast and untouched
Fuerteventura offers many attractions including gorgeous beaches and pretty tropical gardens, as seen here
The volcanic nature of Lanzarote results in many black sand beaches, as seen here near El Golfo
Gautiza Village on Lanzarote is well worth a visit
Whilst the most developed of the islands, Tenerife still has many traditional villages, including pretty Candelaria
Mount Teide is the highest peak in Spain and is often covered in snow during the winter months
For the ultimate Canarian feast, enjoy fresh meat & fish cooked over volcanic coals, as here in Timanfaya National Park, Lanzarote
An enticing blend of Spanish charm and African sunshine, the Canary Islands are scattered like treasures in the Atlantic Ocean. Just off the coast of Africa, the Canary Island year-round sunshine has made it one of the very best winter sun destinations.
Visit Gran Canaria, Tenerife, Lanzarote, La Palma and Fuerteventura, and experience some of Europe's most dramatic scenery, from mountainous volcanic landscapes to vast golden sand dunes and charcoal black shores. It's impossible to choose between these sun-drenched holiday spots, which is why a cruise is the best way to get to know every single one.
Around 500km to the west of Senegal, the Cape Verde island chain offer an incredible tapestry of dramatic mountains, glorious beaches and serene seaside villages. Each of the islands offers their own unique charm; Mindelo offers a lively feel, whilst Maio & Sal feature beautiful unspoilt landscapes and powdery white sands.
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