Every year millions of people decide to travel to Canary Islands, a set of islands in the Atlantic Ocean that, as you well know, make up one of the autonomous communities of Spain. Known to many as "the sun of Europe", the archipelago surprises both for its mild temperatures throughout the year and for its own natural environment. In fact, five of its seven islands have been declared a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO.
In Hard Hobbit To Break we are not surprised at all that the Canary Islands have become one of the trend destinations in Europe. But if you still do not know what these special islands have, we recommend that you do not miss anything that we tell you below, since we are going to give you eight good ones. reasons to visit the archipelago. Can you come with us?
If there is something that surprises the Canary Islands, especially those of us who live on the peninsula, it is its climate, declared by the World Health Organization as one of the most healthy of the world. And it is that the islands enjoy more than 300 days of sunny year and temperatures that range between 18 and 24 degrees. Therefore, the islands invite you to enjoy the outdoors.
Of course, we have to highlight nature, another of the archipelago's great attractions. On its islands you can enjoy ecosystems very different and with great biological diversity: arid deserts, humid forests, high mountain areas ... It is important to note that it houses four national parks, in addition to 145 nature reserves, which cover 40% of the entire surface area.
Many people travel to the Canary Islands to enjoy the Beach At any time of year. The best thing is that there are something for everyone: black, white, reddish, natural pools, small coves ...
As it could not be otherwise, we also have to talk about the stars, since thanks to their skies being little contaminated and at its high altitude, the Canary Islands is one of the best places in the world to contemplate the universe, either from one of the international observatories or on a night excursion. We already told you a while ago that Tenerife was leading a European astrotourism project.
Logically, we have to highlight its gastronomy, since on the islands you can enjoy different jewelry culinary that is worth knowing. Separate mention deserves the wrinkled potatoes with mojo picón, one of the seven gastronomic wonders of Spain. Of course, we must highlight the typical fish of the area (the old, the grouper, the cherme ...), the famous banana from the Canary Islands and its wines with designation of origin.
Endemic flora and fauna
We have already mentioned before that very different ecosystems can be found in the Canary Islands. In fact, many species can be found endemic, such as the giant lizard from El Hierro, the blue finch from Teide or the blue finch from Gran Canaria. In addition, its waters hide great wealth.
Historical and cultural heritage
We cannot speak of the Canary Islands without mentioning its important historical and cultural heritage. The monumental complex of San Cristóbal de la Laguna, in Tenerife, declared a World Heritage Site by the Unesco; the works of César Manrique in Lanzarote; its popular festivals (especially the Santa Cruz de Tenerife Carnival); and the rubber whistle.
Finally, we want to talk about the canaries, friendly, calm and very hospitable who welcome tourists with open arms. In addition, you can enjoy the most pleasant environment on all the islands.
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