The Canary Islands are an archipelago and autonomous community of Spain. Just 62 miles west of Morocco, it is also one of eight regions with special consideration of historical nationality recognized by Spain. They consist of seven main islands: Tenerife, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, La Palma, La Gomera and El Hierro. There are also seven smaller islands and islets.
The Canary Islands are a hot spot for European vacationers as well as the ports are popular as stops for cruise lines. Many of the cruise lines include AIDA, MSC, Pullmantur, Marella, NCL, TUI, Fred Olsen, Cunard, Saga, Costa, P&O, Holland America, Seabourn, Celebrity, Windstar, Phoenix Reisen, Royal Caribbean, Oceania, Cruise and Maritime Voyages and Regent Seven Seas.
Currently, the beaches, climate, and natural attractions have made the Canary Islands a favored tourist location, especially Tenerife, where the third tallest volcano in the world is located. With a subtropical climate, a multitude of gorgeous beaches and parks, mountains to climb and distinct and varied architecture to explore have made these islands quite popular, Hop On Hop Off around Santa Cruz City in our Sightseeing Bus Excursion. Expect natural beauty everywhere you look that always has a backdrop of volcanic mountains and you can understand the appeal.
For current visitors, excursions are highly recommended. Las Palmas Treasures of Gran Canaria Excursion, with so much to choose from, you can tailor make your own day with a bilingual guide and then receive additional information about your area of interest. Whether you want to have a beach day, explore the wilderness, or sightsee and shop, with our shore excursions you can't go wrong. Whatever you choose to do while visiting the Canary Islands, you are sure to make memories that last a lifetime, enjoy!