Advertisement

Tenerife, the largest and most populated of Spain’s Canary Islands off West Africa, features spectacular coastlines, exotic flora and fauna, and otherworldly volcanic landscapes. With a subtropical climate boasting an average low of 62°F in January and a high of 77°F in August, tourists are drawn to the island all year round. Those visiting Tenerife, Spain appreciate the island’s vibrant local culture and abundance of attractions, from one of the biggest lava cave systems in the world to picture-perfect beach towns.

Advertisement

1. Mount Teide

Mount Teide, an active volcano that last erupted in 1909, is the highest elevation in Spain and the islands of the Atlantic. Believed by aborigines to house the devil, the volcano is surrounded by the Teide National Park, which has a unique landscape of craters and rivers of petrified lava that can be explored via an extensive network of hiking trails. Visitors can also experience this geological wonder from the Mount Teide Cable Car, which travels to the summit in 8 minutes, offering breathtaking views of the park.

Betelgejze / Getty Images

Advertisement

More on Facty

Disclaimer

This site offers information designed for educational purposes only. The information on this Website is not intended to be comprehensive, nor does it constitute advice or our recommendation in any way. We attempt to ensure that the content is current and accurate but we do not guarantee its currency and accuracy. You should carry out your own research and/or seek your own advice before acting or relying on any of the information on this Website.