Finally I am in Tenerife
If you have obtained simply 1 day on your hands, your reveal scenic tour of Tenerife needs to most definitely consist of the 3 must-sees: Mount Teide, La Laguna, and also Candelaria.
Anaga Nation Park
Do not fret if you’re not lured by the bustle of the city. What you are searching for is nearby. The close-by Anaga Nation Park is among Tenerife’s majority of spectacular all-natural locations.
The search factor at Cruz del Carmen on the Monte de las Mercedes pays for amazing sights over the laurel woodlands that cover the mountainside as well as the farmland past, with its vibrant lodge sprayed concerning the land.
Heading additional southern along the TF-1 freeway, Candelaria tempts site visitors with its appeal. This town is house to the Basilica of the Virgin of La Candelaria, the tutelary saint of the Canary Islands. In the square, right by the sea, massive sculptures of Guanche individuals safeguard the basilica standing for the 9 Guanche leaders that ruled in Tenerife before the arrival of the Spanish.
The bordering pedestrianized roads have lots of stores where you will certainly locate the excellent memento of your keep. One of the most prominent favors is the Virgin of La Candelaria, the tutelary saint of the island chain.
San Cristóbal de La Laguna
Next off on the “must-see map” is the city of San Cristóbal de la Laguna, a UNESCO Globe Heritage Website with its very own tempting personality. To arrive, take the TF-24 from El Portillo. Site visitors group to its historical quarter each day, anxious to check out the colonial appeal of its old structures and also its captivating patched roads.
And also to finish off the day, re-energize your batteries in one– or numerous– of its thousands of cozy pubs as well as cafés. Treat on your own to the neighborhood “barraquito”, a dosage of coffee covered with fresh milk and also a dashboard of compressed milk to preference, plus a couple of decreases of alcohol as well as a piece of lemon skin, completed with a dropping of cinnamon– beautiful!
The La Concepción church tower, the Tenerife Background Gallery, the Diocese Structure, and also the Basilica are simply several of the websites that deserve going to whilst right here. The streets of La Laguna are humming with dynamic teams of youths, yet are additionally loaded with stylish women as well as gents taking a leisurely night walk. Family members with youngsters while away their hrs at its numerous youngsters’ backyard. The city is a hive of art as well as a society with an unbelievably diverse selection.
Stunning districts as well as inviting dining establishments are populated along the roadside as it endeavors right into the park. Do not anticipate any kind of expensive fuss. This has to do with enjoying the common considerable meals of standard Canarian food, consisting of the neighborhood stew as well as bunny in ‘salmorejo’ sauce.
If you intend to get to the top, the cable car will certainly drop you off simply 200 m (650 feet) listed below. After that, you will certainly require authorization from the National forest’s workplace to climb up the last stretch to the top walking.
Buying right here is one more fantastic alternative. Choose from old-fashioned style things and also vibrant vintage devices or special developer products warm off the bridge. For the indoor developer in you, there is likewise a series of attractive items, from minimal to classic, made by the Island’s artisans.
Teide National Forest
What much better method to begin the day than atop Spain’s highest possible height, 3,178 m (12,198 feet) high? Teide National forest is residence to enchanting setups and also indigenous plant types, such as the Teide Violet or the bugloss.
At the foot of the volcano, the Ucanca Valley exposes its desert-like landscape as well as lunar charm.