Insight Pocket Guide Tenerife (3 PAP/MAP)

Insight Pocket Guide Tenerife (3 PAP/MAP)

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Table of Contents

History & Culture
From the conquest by Spain to Nelson's 10 (12)
attack on Santa Cruz and Franco's
uprising-a brief account of landmark events
in Tenerife's history
Tenerife's Highlights
These full-day itineraries lead you to
Tenerife's most beautiful landscapes. Each
includes a choice of two routes: from Playa
de las Americas or from Puerto de la Cruz.
Day 1 visits the Parque Nacional del 22 (9)
Teide, where dramatic lava landcapes
surround Tenerife's central volcano
Day 2 explores the Macizo de Teno in the 31 (5)
northwest corner of Tenerife, taking you
through unspoilt villages and dramatic
valleys, with the chance of a swim at
Punta de Teno
Day 3 spirals into the Anaga Mountains, 36 (7)
offering fabulous views and remote roads,
before returning to Playa de las Teresitas
Pick & Mix Itineraries
A selection of half-day (or shorter)
itineraries grouped around the main cities
and resorts, taking in key sights, plus a
selection of alternative options.
Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz City-Centre Walk is an 43 (4)
introductory tour around the city's main
monuments beginning at the Plaza de Espana
and visiting its parks, churches and museums
Santa Cruz Museums showcases Guanche relics 47 (3)
in the Museo Arqueologico and displays of
Canarian military life at the Museo Militar
Puerto de la Cruz
Puerto de la Cruz Town Walk is a ramble round 50 (4)
the old quarter, visiting historic plazas,
crafts shops and ending with lunch in the
Plaza del Charco
Puerto de la Cruz Pools & Gardens offers a 54 (2)
choice of places to relax, from the Lago de
Martianez to the shady Jardin Botanico, the
Loro Parque (with its parrots) and Banarera
el Guanche (a banana plantation)
Playa de las Americas and Los Cristianos
Seafront Walk introduces Tenerife's 56 (7)
definitive tourist resorts
Diversions and Excursions includes a 63 (2)
selection of aquatic pursuits, from deep-sea
fishing to whale-watching, and `safaris' by
jeep and camel
La Laguna
La Laguna City-Centre Walk explores the 65 (3)
antique centre of the town
La Orotava Town Walk meanders through La 68 (2)
Orotava's cobbled streets, pausing to examine
its baroque churches and the Casa de los
Balcones
Icod and San Marcos drives to Icod, famous 70 (2)
for wine and a venerable dragon tree, and
then to San Marcos
Garachico
Garachico Town Walk concentrates on the 72 (1)
dramatic history of this atmospheric port
Adeje and the Barranco del Infierno combines 73 (1)
a visit to the old Guanche capital of Adeje
with a walk through Hell's Gorge
El Medano and Los Abrigos offers fine 74 (1)
beaches, a cave dedicated to Guatemala's
patron saint and first-rate seafood
Candelaria visits Tenerife's most important 75 (1)
place of pilgrimage
Beaches rounds up the best of the island's 76 (1)
beaches
Day Trip to La Gomera takes you to another 77 (35)
memorable Canary Island southwest of Tenerife
Dining, Shopping & Entertainment
Ideas on where to eat, what to buy and 80 (16)
where to find the best sport and nightlife
Calendar of Events
A list of the main fiestas and public 96 (6)
holidays in a Tenerife year
Practical Information
All the essential background information 102(10)
you'll need, from taxis to tipping, climate
to consulates
Index and Credits 112