Icod de los Vinos

Icod de los Vinos

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This pretty spot lies 22 km west of Puerto de la Cruz in the north of the island. Its delightful old part has a special charm as it combines like no other the traditional architecture of the colonial past with lush tropical vegetation. Its steep paved side streets around the Plaza de la Pila house […]

La Orotava

La Orotava

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Lying in the fertile valley of the same name, the streets and buildings are monuments to it past cultural splendour. The old part of the town replete with the manors of traditional Canary architecture has been declared a Monument of Historical and Artistic interest.

San Cristobal de la Laguna

San Cristobal de la Laguna

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San Cristobal de la Laguna is the historical town par excellence of the Canary islands. It was founded in 1497 on the shores of a lake which finally dried up during the last century. For centuries it was the most important town of Tenerife being an administrative, political and military centre. La Laguna was also […]