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Gran Canaria or La Palma? (in addition to Tenerif& Lanzerote

Tel Aviv, Israel
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Gran Canaria or La Palma? (in addition to Tenerif& Lanzerote

my husband and me want to visit the Canaries Islands at the Carnva period 2019.

we can be there for 3 weeks .

i am sure we want to be in Tenerif ( to take a one day or 2 days tour to La Gumera - or more?)

and i want to be in Lanzerote.

which one more island do you think its good to add: Gran Canaria or La Palma?

how many days to be in every island?

thank you

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1. Re: Gran Canaria or La Palma? (in addition to Tenerif& Lanzerote

You haven’t said what you enjoy doing or seeing. Until you tell us this, we cannot advise which is more appropriate for you.

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2. Re: Gran Canaria or La Palma? (in addition to Tenerif& Lanzerote

If you intend coming for Carnival in February then Las Palmas, Gran Canaria has the most famous in the Canaries and is famous throughout Spain.

The Canaries are noted for 1) vulcanism and landscapes produced by vulcanism 2) mild weather in mid-winter (not as predictable these days) 3) Spain's highest mountain on Tenerife , the summit of which can be reached by cable car and a short walk.

The most interesting island for vulcanism is Lanzarote which has a volcanic National Park with spectacular effects. The vineyards are unique being planted in black cinders. Lanzarote had an artist/architect in the late Cesar Manrique who designed unique buildings in the unique landscape and are still visited.

Las Palmas , Gran Canaria is an excellent base as it has a great beach, great non-touristy restaurants, great shopping, ferry connection to Tenerife, and the bus hub which is excellent for getting around without a car though car hire is quite cheap.

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3. Re: Gran Canaria or La Palma? (in addition to Tenerif& Lanzerote

All the Canary Islands are individuals and all are well worth a visit. My first visit was in 1962, I have visited all the islands at least once. I have found that 10 days per island isn't enough, even though I live in the Canary Islands, I still have not yet seen and done everything.

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4. Re: Gran Canaria or La Palma? (in addition to Tenerif& Lanzerote

we like very much the nature. the volcanic areas. we like very much the sea.

we like to enjoy the culture, the people.

because of this we come at the carnaval period.

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thank you very much for the response.

how many days you recomande us to be in every island: Tenerif, Lanzerote, Gran Canaria.

what about La Gomera; is it enought to take a tour from Tenerif for one day or it is better to go there with the car from Tenerif and stay there one night or more.

thank you

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thank you for your answer.

as we cant to be in every island 10 days how much time do you think is it o.k. to be ?

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7. Re: Gran Canaria or La Palma? (in addition to Tenerif& Lanzerote

I'd go:-

7 - 10 days on Gran Canaria including Carnival, 5 days Lanzarote incl. 1 day on Fuerteventura, 6 days Tenerife including 1 day La Gomera.

Gran Canaria - Las Palmas plus Puerto de Mogan (for boat trips)

Lanzarote - Playa Blanca (near to volcanic national park)

Tenerife - Costa Adeje area (near to Mt. Teide and Los Cristianos , port for La Gomera)

All these have good beaches , the Tenerife ones are only average.

Edited: 13 June 2018, 15:08
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