Tenerife - The miniature continent
Tenerife is an island full of superlatives: the biggest zoo in Spain, the highest mountain in Spain, the highest, steepest coast in Europe, an unbelievable diverse vegetation, breathtaking canyons, 300 days guaranteed sunshine a year, beaches and bays inviting you to swim and relax, whale and dolphin obervations and the possibility to enjoy the authentic Spanish spirit in typical communities.
Tenerife has the most well-balanced climates in the world. Nowhere else are the temperature fluctuations as low as they are on the Canarian archipelago. During winter the temperatue is rarely below 20 degrees, whereas it does not exceed 30 degrees in summer. On the island of everlasting spring, happiness is an everlasting feeling.
Capital: Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Population: approx. 900.000
Size: approx. 2.000 km2
Climate: 6 to 11 sunshine hours per day (winter/summer), an average of 18 to 25 degree; felt temperatures can be much higher, swimming is possible throughout the year
Location: Together with Gran Canaria Tenerife forms the center of the Canary Islands, located in the Atlantic Ocean.
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