PARTNER CONTENT

How to experience adventure in Tenerife

There's more to Tenerife than its broad, sandy beaches and glitzy resorts. Venture into its volcanic interior to discover landscapes poised for thrilling adventure, or head to the capital to sample exciting cuisine and dive deep into the island's culture.

Dark skies: Call it a night

Calling all stargazers ­— this is the year to protect our skies and join in the celestial celebrations

Exploring the Martian landscapes of Teide National Park in Tenerife

The lofty Martian landscapes of the volcanic Teide National Park make for an unforgettable walking experience.

Tenerife: Volcano walking

This is pumice," says our unfailingly energetic guide, Narya. "It's so light you can pick up a big boulder and look like the strongest person alive.

Tenerife: Carnaval in Santa Cruz

Wandering along the quiet lanes of Santa Cruz de Tenerife's La Noria district, close to the waterfront, it's hard to believe that the locals are busy gearing up for Carnaval, one of Europe's biggest street festivals

Spanish Islands: Many faces

Discover another side to the Balearic and Canary archipelagos.

Explore Nat Geo

  • Animals
  • Environment
  • History & Culture
  • Science
  • Travel
  • Photography
  • Space
  • Adventure
  • Video

About us

Subscribe

  • Magazines
  • Newsletter
  • Disney+

Follow us

Copyright © 1996-2015 National Geographic Society. Copyright © 2015-2016 National Geographic Partners, LLC. All rights reserved