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Spain is located on the Iberian Peninsula, in the southwest of Europe and has just over 44 million inhabitants. The national territory also includes the Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean, the Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean, and the cities of Ceuta and Melilla on the North African coast. With 280 sunny days a year and over 7 hours of sunshine per day, Spain is one of the sunniest countries in Europe. There are 44 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Spain: prehistoric rock paintings, historic cities and buildings, bridges, National parks and landscapes. Only Italy (49) and China (45) have more World Heritage sites.

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The Volcano Teide & Parque Nacional del Teide in Tenerife

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The Volcano Teide with the associated national park is next to the Loro Park in Puerto de La Cruz certainly the highlight for a visit to Tenerife. The national park, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is visited by up to 5 million visitors annually, making it one of the most visited national parks in the world. From the top of the volcano at an altitude of 3,715 meters, you have magnificent views over the island of Tenerife and …

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North coast of Tenerife – Sights, Photo Spots & Things to do

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The green north coast of Tenerife has some sights to offer, which we have driven with our rental car in several days. Starting from the tourist center Puerto de La Cruz, the world-famous Zoo Loro Park, the imposing industrial ruins Casa Hamilton in the cliffs by the sea, the old town of La Orotava with the “houses of the balconies”, the concrete figure “La Giganta” in the Social La Quinta Garden, the Anaga mountains to many black beaches and beautiful …

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Puerto de la Cruz (Tenerife) – Sights & the best Photo Spots

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The most famous town and tourist center on the north coast of Tenerife is Puerto de la Cruz. We spent a whole day here and find that the city has a lot to offer visitors: from beautiful photo spots in the traditional fishing district of La Ranilla to the species-rich Loro Parque and the impressive Botanical Garden. Things to know about Puerto de la Cruz Puerto de la Cruz is the eighth largest municipality in Tenerife and, together with some …

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The Los Gigantes Cliffs & Mountain village of Masca in Tenerife

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Two of the most famous sights on the west coast of Tenerife are the steep cliffs Los Gigantes and the small mountain village of Masca. The gigantic cliffs of Los Gigantes extend over a length of about 9.6 kilometers along the Atlantic coast and are with their 450 meters height one of the highest cliffs in Europe. The mountain village of Masca with its picturesque houses on the slope is also a popular destination in Tenerife. The cliffs of Los …

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The Loro Park (Zoo) in Puerto de La Cruz (Tenerife)

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One of the most famous and beautiful sights in Tenerife is the Loro Park in the resort of Puerto de la Cruz. This zoo, which was founded in 1972 as a small parrot park, is now part of the most beautiful and best zoos in the world. Loro Parque was not completely unknown to us before our visit, because we already knew it from the german ARD documentary series “Parrots, Palms & Co.” and from the VOX documentary series “People, …

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The old town of La Laguna & the Rural de Anaga Park

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The most beautiful city in Tenerife is from our point of view San Cristobal de La Laguna, which is also called La Laguna for short. In the old city, which was founded back in 1496 and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, there are many churches, city villas and historic buildings to discover. The visit can be ideally combined with a hike in the Rural de Anaga Park, a cloud forest of laurel trees in the up to 1,024-meter-high …

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The east coast of Tenerife – Attractions & Photo Spots

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For one day we took our time to explore the most beautiful sights and photo spots on the east coast of Tenerife. And there were indeed some: an impressive stone arch, fascinating rock formations on the coast, pyramids inland, a basilica by the sea as well as the lively capital Santa Cruz de Tenerife and a fantastic white sandy beach. The sights on the east coast of Tenerife The stone arch of San Miguel de Tajao The impressive rock arch“Arco …

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Santa Cruz de Tenerife – 8 Things to do & Top Photo Spots

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The city of Santa Cruz de Tenerife was founded in 1494 and has been the capital of the island of Tenerife since 1833. Together with the city of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, it is also one of the two capitals of the Autonomous Community of the Canary Islands. The city is located directly on the sea on the northeast coast of Tenerife, has about 210,000 inhabitants and is the most important berth of the island of Tenerife for cruises …

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Ibiza – Relaxing & Clubbing in the Balearic Islands (Spain)

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In total we spent 5 days in Ibiza at the Hotel Garbi Ibiza and were in the clubs Ushuaia (Avicii & David Guetta), the Space, the Privilge and of course also the Pacha. The detailed travel report to Ibiza will be delivered. But we have already uploaded the pictures. If there are any specific questions about the pictures or destination, please post a comment at the end of the post.

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