The Canary Islands consist of seven islands of volcanic origin in the Atlantic Ocean. They are located off the northwestern coast of Africa and form an autonomous community of Spain.
The islands are estimated to be 30 million years old, relatively young by geological standards.
At the time of their discovery by Europeans, the Canary Islands were inhabited by a variety of indigenous communities. The origins of these Canarian indigenous people have been and indeed still are the subject of long debates. Numerous theories have been put forward throughout the last century, achieving varying degrees of acceptance.
The Canary Islands are now one of the biggest tourist destinations to people from the UK, Ireland and Germany with more than 10 million people visiting the Islands in total.
The Canary Islands are made up of Lanzarote, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Tenerife, La Palma, Gomera and Herrio. The Map below is of the Canary Islands – As you can see they are all located close to each other and are all different shapes and sizes.
So What can Canary Islands Map offer you?
Tenerife – Information on one of the most popular canary island destinations Tenerife including Tenerife Resorts, Tenerife Attractions and Tenerife Hotels. You will be able to read information about each of the main resorts and attractions and have the ability to book your apartment / hotel online.
Gran Canaria – one of the largest of the Canary Islands, here we offer further information on Gran Canaria Attractions giving you an over view of different attractions and prices for entry, Gran Canaria Resorts with information on each of the main resorts and the chance to book your Cheap Gran Canaria Hotel Online.
Lanzarote – Fast become on of the most popular tourist destinations in the Canary Islands, we can offer you information on the main tourist Resorts, Attractions.
Fuerteventura – is perhaps best known for its water sports and sandy beaches. Popular with many people from all over if you enjoy very long sandy beaches, surfing, fishing going to bars and restaurants Fuerteventura has it all.
La Palma – Still quite a large Island but visited less than the others. La Palma does however still offer some great resort for tourist to stay and visit. The island has around 6 main tourist resorts to visit and they will of course offer bars, restaurants and beaches. This island is a great get away when you want the slower way of life and to enjoy walks and visiting attractions.
La Gomera – is the second smallest island and thus does not have as many visitors as the others. Like all the islands though La Gomera does have great weather all year round. You will also still find plenty to do while visiting this tourist destination including beaches, bars and of course spanish restaurants.
El Hierro – Although the smallest os the Canary Islands and the island that attracts the least amount of tourists you will still find a few resorts and attractions on the island of El Hierro. The island is best suited to people wanting a quiet holiday away from all the hustle and bustle of what you will get in a traditional tourist destination in the Canary Islands.