10 Exciting Attractions You Must Experience in Tenerife

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Source: Rick Ligthelm

Tenerife is the largest island of Spain’s Canary Islands, off West Africa and there you will find plenty amazing things to visit and experience such as parks, cliffs, beaches,  pyramids, mountains, and much more. Both local and tourists can have an enjoyable moment, and if you are staying in Tenerife, there are plenty of things to visit.

1. Teide Volcano

Mount Teide is one of the famous volcanoes located on Tenerife in the Canary Islands. Its 3,718-metre summit is the highest point in Spain and the highest point above sea level in the islands of the Atlantic. Hundreds of tourists come to visit this place every day to take photographs and gather the information about this historic volcano.

Information

  • Name: Teide
  • Listing: Ultra Prominent peak
  • Province: Province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife
  • Genre: Volcanic Mountain
  • Website: https://www.volcanoteide.com/en

2. Teide National Park

Teide National Park is the third oldest national park in Spain located in Tenerife. The national park is centered on Mount Teide which is also the highest mountain of Spain. The national park status was passed on 22 January 1954 and since then it is one of the attraction places to visit in Tenerife.

Information

  • Name: Teide National Park
  • Address: Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
  • Area: 189.9 km²
  • Province: Province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife
  • Phone: +34 922 92 23 71
  • Website: https://www.volcanoteide.com/en/national_park

3. Siam Park

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Siam Park is one of the most visited water parks and probably the best water park in the world. According to the Trip Advisers, it is the major tourist attraction in the world.This water park is nicely organized with private lockers. Foods are little costly here but the service they provide worth every penny.

Information

  • Name: Siam Park
  • Address: TF-1, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
  • Province: Province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife
  • Phone: +34 822 07 00 00
  • Opening hour: 10:00pAM – 6:00PM Every Day
  • Website: http://www.siampark.net/

4. Loro Parque

Loro Parque is one of the famous zoos in Spain. It is located on the outskirts of Puerto de la Cruz on Tenerife. The diverse species of animals, birds and even plants is amazingly protected there. The zoo is mostly famous for tigers, dolphins and penguins.

Information

  • Name: Loro Parque
  • Address: Av. Loro Parque, s/n, 38400 Puerto de la Cruz, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
  • Province: Province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife
  • Phone: +34 922 37 38 41
  • Opening hour: 8:30 AM- 6:45PM
  • Website: http://www.loroparque.com/

5. Golf del Sur

Golf del Sur is a stunning holiday resort and golf course situated in Tenerife, Spain. It has a history of hosting an Open Tournament. It is an interesting place to play golf and relax. It has  gorgeous little bars and restaurants facing right towards the sea which is not very expensive at all. If you want peace and quiet, this is probably the place for you to visit.

Information

  • Name: Golf del Sur
  • Address: Oasis del Sur, Av. J.M. Galván Bello, s/n, 38639, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
  • Province: Province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife
  • Phone: +34 922 73 81 70
  • Genre: resort and golf course
  • Website: http://www.golfdelsur.es/

6. Teatro Guimerá

Teatro Guimerá built in 1849 is the oldest theater in the Canary Island located in Santa Cruz de Tenerife. The theater offers a program with amazing artists like dance, music,circus , puppet, etc. with the goal of forming  critical and sensitive citizens with Art.

Information

  • Name: Teatro Guimerá
  • Address: Plaza Isla de la Madera, s/n, 38003 Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
  • Province: Province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife
  • Phone: +34 922 60 94 07
  • Genre: Theatre
  • Website: http://www.teatroguimera.es/

7. Basilica of Candelaria

Basilica of Candelaria is a beautiful and lovely church located in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain. It is one of the most famous and largest cathedral in Spain with a capacity of 5,000 people. There’s a huge square in front of the church with some amazing cafés and restaurants with a various variety of foods. The church is very quiet and peaceful inside and the statue of Christ is awesome.

Information

  • Name: Basilica of Candelaria
  • Address: Plaza de la Patrona de Canarias, 1, 38530 Candelaria, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
  • Opened: 1959
  • Province: Province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife
  • Phone: +34 922 50 01 00

8. Auditorio de Tenerife

Auditorio de Tenerife is another great creation of architect Santiago Calatrava. It is a nice place to walk and relax where the whiteness and size of the building will amaze you. This is a monument art with a piece of modern architecture. A must see place if you are staying in Tenerife.

Information

  • Name: Auditorio de Tenerife
  • Address: Av de la Constitucion, 1, 38003 Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
  • Architectural style: Expressionism
  • Architect: Santiago Calatrava
  • Genre: Architecture

9. Macizo de Anaga

Macizo de Anaga is a famous mountain range in the northeastern part of the island of Tenerife in the Canary Islands. This place is famous for hiking. The nature is amazingly beautiful. There’s a package for hikers to travel for a different days or weeks.

Information

  • Name: Macizo de Anaga
  • Address: Tenerife, Canary Islands
  • Genre: Hiking , relax

10. Pyramids of Güímar

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The Pyramids of Güímar refer to six rectangular pyramid-shaped, terraced structures built from lava stone without the use of mortar. The genuine and old pyramids will blow your mind and the tour around this place boost your travel even more. The friendly and amazing staffs are always there for you to guide and help you about the information and obstacles you are having.

Information

  • Name: Pyramids of Güímar
  • Address: Calle Chacona, s/n, 38500 Güímar, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
  • Province: Province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife
  • Phone: +34 922 51 45 10
  • Hours: Opens: Sunday – Friday: 9:30AM-6:00PM, Closed:Saturday
  • Genre: Pyramid

Have a good trip and travel!

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