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Experience unique sunsets on Tenerife and the other Canary Islands.
The three green Canary Islands! This combination trip of the three western Canary Islands offers you contrasts and scenic highlights. Picture: Tourismboard Tenerife
Welcome to the first stop of your journey: Tenerife.
Dolphin watching in the Canary Islands. Picture: Tourismboard Tenerife.
Discover the wonderful Teide National Park from a new perspective. Picture: Tourismboard Tenerife
Visit the Los Gigantes cliffs and enjoy a spectacular view. Picture: Tourismboard Tenerife
Activities are possible wherever you go. Picture: Tourismboard Tenerife
During a boat excursion, you can spot dolphins and whales in the Atlantic Ocean. Picture: Tourismboard Tenerife
The highest mountain in Spain, Teide, is in the center of Tenerife. Picture: Tourismboard Tenerife
What a view: don't miss the Teide National Park. Picture: Tourismboard Tenerife
Gain a different view of Tenerife by driving up to the Teide. Picture: Tourismboard Tenerife
Your next stop of the island combination is La Gomera.
Hike through the enchanted forests of La Gomera.
The villages of the island lie in vast valleys.
Stay at the Parador de La Gomera and discover the island with your rental car.
How about a hike in Garajonay National Park? Picture: Tourismboard Tenerife
Garajonay National Park is also UNESCO World Heritage Site, thus protecting its unique nature.
La Palma, the most beautiful Canary Island, welcomes you.
Hike along the crater rim of Cumbre Vieja.
Spend the next three nights at the Parador de La Palma or similar.
The observatory, Roque de los Muchachos, is high above the clouds.
The small island of La Palma is also called "La Isla Bonita." Picture: Tourismboard Tenerife
Back on Tenerife, you will spend the rest of your days on the coast. Picture: Tourismboard Tenerife
Enjoy a stress-free day on Tenerife. Picture: Tourismboard Tenerife
Discover Tenerife in a completely different way: how about a highlight like this during your trip? Picture: Tourismboard Tenerife
What a spectacular coastal view! Picture: Tourismboard Tenerife
Discover the bizarre granite formations "Los Organos" during a boat tour.
Enjoy the flexibility of discovering all three islands by rental car
Unique island combination of Tenerife, La Gomera, and La Palma
Explore the Teide National Park and the bizarre lava landscapes of Tenerife
Hike the enchanted laurel forests of the Garajonay National Park on La Gomera
Experience fantastic views from the crater rim of the San António volcano on La Palma
Discover the three green Canary Islands off the Spanish coast: Tenerife, La Gomera, and La Palma. During this island combination round trip, you will explore the most beautiful places and locations in the comfort of your rental car. Spend the next eleven days on the three western Canary Islands, getting to know their unique contrasts and scenic highlights.
Thanks to the Gulf Stream, the Canary Islands boast a beautiful year-round mild climate with only minor temperature fluctuations, making the islands a popular destination during all seasons. For hiking tours in the mountains, the spring or autumn months are the best times to visit.
The warm air and salty breeze welcome you to Tenerife. Hop off the plane, and the vacation mode will automatically switch on. After collecting your bags, your driver will take you directly to the ferry port. As you glide across the sea, enjoy the first impressions that the famous island will already provide.
After a lovely one-hour ferry ride, you will reach the island of La Gomera. At the port of San Sebastian, you’ll receive your rental car for the next four days.
Your first accommodation is not far from the port! Unpack and relax before the adventurous days that lie ahead.
Trip duration Tenerife South Airport - ferry port: approx. 15 km / about 20 minutes
Ferry journey duration: approx. 40 km / about 1 hour
Trip duration San Sebastian Harbor - Parador de la Gomera: approx. 4 km / 5 minutes
Overnight on La Gomera, Spain
You’re free to design the itinerary for the next couple of days according to your preferences! Explore the island in your rental car and notice the wild, romantic landscapes and small, authentic villages. Do you want to be one with nature? Then how about a hike through the enchanted laurel forests of the Garajonay National Park? This UNESCO-protected park boasts bizarre basalt formations on the north coast and one of the original villages of the land, Hermigua.
Are you dreaming of that tropical island feeling? Then you’re in luck! For days with warmer temperatures, head to the black sandy beaches, swim in their small bays and sunbathe under the Spanish sun. Popular beaches to visit are Valle Gran Rey, Playa Santiago, and Hermigua. Don’t forget your bathing suit and beach towel for spontaneous exploration trips to these gorgeous beaches!
Two nights on La Gomera, Spain
Today you’ll say goodbye to La Gomera and hop onto a ferry at the San Sebastian port. Can you see your next destination in the distance? Welcome to La Palma! Once you arrive at Santa Cruz Harbor, pick up your rental car and drive to your next accommodation. Are you looking forward to spending the next three nights on the island of eternal spring?
Ferry journey time: approx. 110 km/ about 3 hours
Trip duration Santa Cruz Harbor - Parador de la Palma: approx. 6 km / about 15 minutes
Overnight on La Palma, Spain
You will spend the next few days on the most beautiful Canary Island of La Palma. Due to its stunning landscapes, its second name is Isla Bonita. Since 2002, UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve has protected this destination by only permitting sustainable tourism and preserving its unique nature. Nature's abundant diversity, evergreen flora, and fauna make this the perfect place for hiking.
Visit the Caldera de Taburiente National Park and discover its fascinating volcanic crater and the world's most giant sinkhole! The rugged landscape boasts a variety of altitudes, streams, and waterfalls. Want to capture this moment forever? You can take photos of the 2,420-meter-high mountain range and its unforgettable green pine forests.
Two nights in La Palma, Spain
After breakfast at the hotel, you will return to the harbor and return your rental car. Board the ferry for the last time and return to the island where your adventure began on the first day: Tenerife!
Spend the next three days exploring the island’s nature or relaxing on its coast.
Ferry journey duration: approx. 135 km / about 4 hours
Driving time from Los Cristianos Harbor: approx. 60 km / 1 hour
Overnight in Tenerife, Spain
Today we recommend a full-day excursion to the Teide National Park! Discover the unique landscape and surround yourself with the unique environment that nature created millions of years ago. Teide National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the middle of the island, about 2,000 meters above sea level. Uncover the truth behind the bizarre landscape of cooled lava flows, volcanic cones, and jarring rocks. At 3,718 meters, Pico del Teide is the highest point in Spain, and tourists can reach it by cable car.
During the last days of your trip, look back on the highlights while you relax on the beach or by your accommodation’s pool. Soak up the sun, unwind, and enjoy the hilly landscape before you fly back to your home country.
Three nights in Tenerife, Spain
Today’s the day you’ll say goodbye to the Canary Islands. Depending on your flight, you will drive to Tenerife South Airport at the appropriate time. Hand in your rental car for the last time and check in for your flight home.
Of course, we would be happy to extend your trip! Contact us, and we will help you plan accordingly.
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Parador de la Gomera****, La Gomera, Spain (Three nights)
The impressive and luxurious hotel is on La Gomera, nestled above the San Sebastian Harbor, and offers a fantastic view as far as Tenerife. Enjoy the tranquility and stroll through the lush tropical gardens. The hotel's pool area boasts stunning views of the Atlantic and delightful places to unwind. Guests will enjoy the hotel's many facilities, such as the restaurant, the garden with a swimming pool, a sun terrace with panoramic views, and free WiFi. The 60 rooms have a bath, toilet, hairdryer, air conditioning, satellite TV, telephone, minibar, and safety.
Parador de la Palma ****, La Palma, Spain (Three nights)
Enjoy the next few days nestled above San Antonio in a 108-acre tropical garden. The hillside location offers a broad panoramic view over the coast and the island's landscape. Relax and unwind because of the traditional furniture and the authentic Canary Islands design. You can take advantage of the hotel's facilities, which include a restaurant, bar, lounge, swimming pool, sun terrace, fitness room, and sauna. The 78 rooms have a bath and toilet, satellite TV, telephone, balcony or terrace, safe, minibar, and air conditioning.
Parador Cañadas del Teide*** , Tenerife, Spain (Four nights)
Parador Cañadas del Teide impresses with its unbeatable location at the foot of the Teide, which is at an altitude of almost 7,050 feet. Enjoy spectacular views of the enormous crater and go on beautiful hikes through the volcanic landscape. The hotel is tastefully furnished in a traditional style, offering amenities like a shower/toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, telephone, safe, minibar, and heating. The hotel has a restaurant with Canarian cuisine, a fireplace bar, a fireplace room, an indoor swimming pool, a sauna, and a panoramic terrace.
Closest city: Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Closest airport: Tenerife South Airport
Duration of the trip: 11 days / 10 nights
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