Explore the beauty of the Canary Islands
20 May 2015
So many wonders await you during your visit: beaches, mountains, natural harbours, jungles, deserts and gorges. Thanks to its varied landscape, going to the Canary Islands is like moving to several continents during a single journey. For this reason, it has become a mandatory stopover for sea crossings across the Atlantic including most international cruises such as MSC cruises.
Oriented towards spa tourism and nature places, they offer magical stays on their beaches of various colors and under a dream sun. White and fine sand in El Cotillo, golden sand in Maspalomas or Playa del Inglés, you will find a multitude of wonderful beaches all available for endless water activities.
During your stopover, don't miss the emblematic beaches of Gran Canaria such as Las Canteras or San Agustín. For travelers looking for local ambience, don't miss the famous open-air market in the Triana neighbourhood. You will find shops with local products, workshops and even concerts. You will also enjoy several restaurant and leisure areas ideal for the whole family.
Considered the city with the best climate in the world, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, the capital of Gran Canaria, will offer you unforgettable walks through the old quarters of Vegueta and Triana. Let yourself be seduced by its colourful open-air market full of Canarian products. It also has another cultural side that attracts many travelers such as the Colón Museum and the Santa Ana Cathedral. Depending on the season, the carnivals of the Canary Islands with their colourful parades and endless festivities are other essential tourist attractions.
The national parks will offer exceptional excursions for nature lovers. For desert lovers, visit the natural park of the Corralejo Dunes in Fuerteventura. This sandy habitat full of endemic species offers exceptional trails.
Sun, sea and infinite fine and white sands with turquoise waters also attract nautical lovers enthusiasts. The beach of El Médano is ideal for kiteboarding and windsurfing for its beautiful waves but the rest is dedicated especially to rest and relaxation.
The Canary Islands are an ideal destination for travellers in search of rest and nature, as they combine beach and mountain. Let yourself be invaded by the Canarian fever and experience intense and unforgettable sensations.
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