Spain has a great variety of landscapes and climates but none like its islands, the two great Spanish archipelagos are the Canary Islands and the Balearic Islands .
The first Canary Islands are famous for their mild climate all year round, their beaches and their volcanic landscapes. 7 islands make up the archipelago: Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura, Lanzarote, Tenerife, La Palma, La Gomera and El Hierro, the first 4 being the most frequented by tourists.
On the other hand, the Balearic Islands are made up of the Gymnasium Islands (Mallorca, Menorca and Cabrera) and the Pitiusas Islands (Ibiza and Formentera), which stand out for the beauty of their beaches and their Mediterranean landscapes.
Discover a little more about the most touristic islands in Spain .
Tenerife is one of the most diverse islands within the Canary Islands with activities and landscapes for all tastes: beaches, parks and volcanoes are some of the characteristics that make the island worth visiting.And as if this were not enough, the island celebrates fiestas throughout the year, inviting everyone who wants to try the local gastronomy.
Self-proclaiming itself the island with “the best climate in the world”, Gran Canaria can be appreciated through its 60km of beaches.Walking, diving, sailing, visiting museums are just some of the activities that the island has to offer.
Wines, beaches, oasis and art are some of the words that describe this island.Populated with vineyards and wineries, Lanzarote invites you to taste and be amazed by this island of peace and tranquillity, an island where the land has different colours and its landscapes open the doors of the imagination of those who pass by, an island where the beach coexists with the desert allowing different activities such as cycling, running, walking and why not, a well-deserved rest.
And if we are talking about peace, sounds of the sea and rest, we can not fail to visit the island of Fuerteventura, an island that, its sunny days almost all year, allow you to enjoy its 150 km of beaches and crystal clear waters and, meanwhile, to taste its variety of cheeses present along the way.’, ‘Just relax and enjoy the nature of the island that will make you feel renewed, good climate, sand, sun, sea and cuisine of high level, make Fuerteventura, is one of the destinations you should visit.
Mallorca is an island that combines rest with fun.Throughout the island you can find all the possible landscapes arranged for all preferences. You can choose to spend a day on the beach, take a coffee overlooking the cliffs or do different sports activities such as golf, diving or windsurfing.If you prefer to leave nature to another island, Mallorca also allows it: culture is part of daily life with its concerts, festivals and nightlife, mainly in the capital, Palma de Mallorca.
Menorca is the easternmost island of the Balearic Islands and its location makes it the first place where the sun rises in Spain and it has a marine biosphere acclaimed as a natural heritage site by UNESCO.It is a favourite island for those who love diving and good beaches because of its crystalline and warm waters, which also allow you to practice different water activities such as windsurfing, snorkelling and skiing. On the other hand, you should not miss the historical centres of Ciudadela and Mahón, monumental sites worth visiting.
Ibiza is an island to be enjoyed 24 hours a day, and can be visited both during the day and at night and for all tastes.During the day, the beaches and coves are the most frequented areas because of their clear and calm waters, as well as the cathedrals and churches distributed in the historical centre, highlighting their architecture and history.During the night, the island gets the nightlife that everyone is waiting for, the best DJs in the world make their presentations in the bars and discos open until the early hours of the morning.
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