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  Tenerife information - Tenerife travel guide - Tenerife holiday accommodation by ABC-Tenerife.com
Tenerife is the largest (2034sq km) and highest (3718m) of the Canary Islands, Mount Teide is Spain’s highest mountain, the island has an estimated population of 655,656.
The northern coast of Tenerife is bordered by steep cliffs, but the southern part of the island slopes down to one of the few regions of level coastal plain in the volcanic islands of the archipelago.
Tenerife is sometimes referred as the “island of two faces”, an island with a 'north-south' divide.
www.abc-tenerife.com   (613 words)

 Learn Spanish in Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain.
Tenerife is the largest island of the Canary archipelago.
Tenerife has beaches with soft, clean sand that is sometimes fl (from its volcanic origin) and sometimes golden.
Tenerife is an authentic paradise for Windsurfing and Scuba diving.
www.donquijote.org /english/tenerife.asp   (462 words)

 Island Vulnerability, Canary Islands
Tenerife's rich natural and socio-cultural elements are thus vulnerable to foreign influences, but above all, are susceptible to the attitude of us locals, when we don't fairly value our countless resources, which should be protected and respected above all.
For the people of Tenerife, it seems that the volcano is simply a part of their lives in the same way that cars and aeroplanes are part of many other people's lives.
That the people of Tenerife want at least some things to be protected is evidenced by their removal in 1704 of the statue of the Island's patroness from harm's way.
www.islandvulnerability.org /canarias.html   (2569 words)

 Atlantic Diving Scuba Diving Tenerife Canary Islands Dive Center PADI BSAC
Tenerife has reefs, drop offs, swim through's, wrecks, cave, drift dives not to be missed and marine life that puts the Mediterranean to shame.
Tenerife scuba diving is all year round, and the activities for the none diver are superb.
Tenerife is what we call the lost world yet to be discovered, our summer lasts for 12 months of the year and we have crystal clear warm waters with temperatures reaching up to 25 degrees and visibility like tap water 12 months of the year.
www.atlantic-divers.com   (568 words)

 Golf in Tenerife
Tenerife is becoming a major player in the elite world of golfing destinations.
Tenerife is dominated by Spain's highest peak, the 3,718 meter high Teide volcano which separates the north and south of the island, with each side having it's own climate.
Tenerife has several national parks and visitor centres including the new Palm Tree Park in the city of Santa Cruz and the El Drago Butterfly Centre which has over 350 species flying freely in a 400 square metre garden.
www.go-golf.net /reviews/europe/tenerife.html   (395 words)

 Tenerife - relaxing days with hot sunshine and pulsating nights with ample clubs
Tenerife is the largest of the Canary Islands.
Tenerife means snow or white mountain for its dominating feature is Mount Teide, a snow covered mountain at 3,716m height.
Beaches in Tenerife are fl by nature due to the volcanic element of the island, however there are several golden beaches consisting of imported sand from the Sahara Desert.
www.idealspain.com /Pages/Places/Tenerife.htm   (958 words)

 Tenerife travel guide - Wikitravel
Tenerife is the largest of the Canary Islands and is a great place to travel, left untouched by most American tourists.
Tenerife is a favoured destination for scuba divers, with numerous dive operations of all qualities and nationalities.
Tenerife is generally a safe place to visit but as always, beware of pickpockets.
wikitravel.org /en/Tenerife   (681 words)

 Tenerife Hotels
Tenerife's territory, with the Teide as its imposing central reference and the sea as its ever present background, has its landscape and microclimate diversity wealth as its most significant characteristic which from ancient times, has made it to be considered a "miniature continent".
Tenerife is anchored in the Atlantic Ocean, between the 28º and 29º North parallels and the 16º and 17º West meridians.
Tenerife is a beautiful island with good opportunities and possibilities for relaxation.
www.sleepinspain.com /tenerife/tenerife.asp   (563 words)

 Learn Spanish in Tenerife, Spain
Tenerife, the "island of eternal spring" is the largest of Spain's Canary Islands.
Tenerife's unique volcanic beaches are of beautiful dark sand, and it has a surprisingly diverse landscape with mountains, national parks, zoos and ancient pyramids to visit.
Tenerife is also renowned for its famous Carnival celebrations (February - March); the island's main squares and roads fill up with parties, parades, samba shows and live music.
www.enforex.com /spain-tenerife.html   (302 words)

 Spanish Schools.Org - Tenerife - Spain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
The island of Tenerife is the largest of the Canary archipelago, 2.053 square kilometers.
Tenerife has an extremely varied plant life, large, wooded mountains, extensive areas where banana, tomato, potato and other agricultural products are grown.
Carnival is alive on the streets, with groups and processions singing, dancing and cheering this Year's 'Queen of the carnival' and her royal retinue.
www.spanishschools.org /ss/dest/tenerife.asp   (574 words)

 Tenerife Resorts - Win a holiday in the Canary Islands.
Dominated by the ancient presence of the dormant volcano, El Teide, this truly is an island of contrasts, from the lush greenery of the north to the sun baked expanses of the south.
Tenerife is situated in the Canary Islands, in the North Atlantic Ocean, a few degrees north of the Tropic of Cancer and a little over 100km from the African coast.
About Tenerife is one of the most popular starting points, along with the Cabildo (local government) website on Tenerife and their tourist guide.
www.teneriferesorts.com   (514 words)

 CLIA - Cruise Line International Association
Tenerife is the largest of the seven Canary Islands.
Tenerife has fertile ground that is especially conducive to agriculture and botany.
The people of Tenerife are known for their eagerness to share their colorful culture and traditions with outsiders.
www.cruising.org /planyourcruise/wwdest/overview.cfm?recordID=230   (340 words)

Dit komt doordat Tenerife op slechts 500 kilometer van de kreeftskeerkring is gelegen, waardoor de zon in zeer korte ondergaat.
Dit vliegveld wordt nu vanwege het wisselvallige weer slechts voor binnenlandse vluchten gebruikt.
Deze kleine boot van 18.00 uur is vandaag de laatste boot die naar Tenerife vertrekt en overbrugt de afstand in 35 minuten, waarbij we genieten van een schitterende zonsondergang en afscheid nemen van ons korte verblijf op Gomera.
www.geocities.com /Baja/2572/Tenerife/Tenerife.htm   (6692 words)

 Tenerife Apartment Los Cristianos Las Americas
Tenerife has long been a magnet for those seeking year round sun.
Tenerife South Airport is a 20 euro taxi ride away.
Tenerife Apartments are perfect for those seeking a relaxing beach or pool side holiday abroad.
www.tenerifeapartment.org   (564 words)

 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands at Epinions.com
Tenerife is the largest of the Canary Island chain, which is located a few hundred miles off the coast of Morocco.
Tenerife is a favorite vacation spot of many European nations, most notably, Germany and, especially, the UK.
What I loved about Tenerife (yes, I did love something about it!), was that once you got outside of the beach towns, it was a lovely, quiet, rural island with an incredible amount of world-class hiking and trekking to be had.
www.epinions.com /content_93463154308   (1196 words)

 Tenerife - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The island is part of the province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife.
In 2005, 9,276,963 tourists (excluding those from mainland Spain) came to the islands, being Tenerife the most popular of them with 3.442,787 arrivals that year, as stated before, excluding the numbers for Spanish tourists which make up about 30% of total arrivals.
Aeropuerto Reina Sofía is the busiest Airport in Tenerife, ranking 7th in Spain.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tenerife   (1551 words)

 Tenerife Canary Islands Spain by Tenerife-Info.to
Situated slightly north of the Tropic of Cancer and almost at the centre of the Canary Islands, Tenerife is a triangular shaped island that lays some 300km from the northwest coast of Africa.
Tenerife is perhaps most reknown for its sunny climate, long sandy beaches and its mass of day time and evening entertainment of all kinds.However, Tenerife has much more than just this, for the active people among you, there is cycling, walking, diving, sightseeing and much more readily available.
Tenerife's enviable position just off the west coast of Africa and its short flying time from most of mainland Europe, has meant that Tenerife has become a favourite place to own a holiday home, or better still to retire to.
www.tenerife-info.to   (640 words)

Tenerife owes its fortunate climate to its location just past the Tropic of Cancer and its topography.
Tenerife roughly triangular in shape is at a little over 2,000 square kilometres the largest of the Canary Islands.
Tenerife is on a whale migration route and whale watching trips take place from the south of the island.
www.heureka.clara.net /tenerife/tenerife.htm   (797 words)

 Global Volcanism Program | Tenerife | Summary
The large triangular island of Tenerife is composed of a complex of overlapping Miocene-to-Quaternary stratovolcanoes that have remained active into historical time.
The NE-trending Cordillera Dorsal volcanic massif joins the Las Cañadas volcano on the SW side of Tenerife with older volcanoes, creating the largest volcanic complex of the Canary Islands.
Tenerife was perhaps observed in eruption by Christopher Columbus, and several flank vents on the Canary Island's most active volcano have been active during historical time.
www.volcano.si.edu /world/volcano.cfm?vnum=1803-03-   (216 words)

 Secret Tenerife: Experts Say Delta Was an Extratropical Cyclone
The final technical report from the National Meteorological Institute (INM) on Delta concluded that it was, on its arrival in the Canary Islands, an extratropical cyclone and not a tropical storm as had been said at the beginning.
They also say that the destruction caused in some parts of Tenerife and which left some areas without electricity for a week and without water for some days, was caused more by the physical geography of the island than by the weather system itself.
Given that the geography isn't going to change and these things are most likely to move clockwise, means that the eastern side of Tenerife is going to continue to be on the leeward side in any repeat events.
secret-tenerife.com /2006/06/experts-say-delta-was-extratropical.shtml   (1471 words)

 Tenerife weather information. About Tenerife tourism, culture.
Tenerife features the lowest temperature difference between summer and winter for virtually anywhere in the world.
Tenerife, largest of the Canary Islands, is situated 200 miles off the west coast of North West Africa at about 28 degrees latitude and 16.5 degrees longitude.
Tenerife and the Canary Islands are well linked to the rest of the world, with regular connection flights from Madrid international airport, and direct flights from most other European Airports.
www.eurosol.com /about.htm   (2731 words)

 Tenerife - Spend your vacations in Tenerife
Tenerife (English also Teneriffe), a Spanish island, is the largest of the seven Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Africa.
Tourism is concentrated more in the south of the island, which is hotter and drier and especially around Playa de las Americas, and Los Cristianos.
In the north of the island the main developmnt for tourism has been in the town of Puerto de la Cruz.
www.icanarias.com /tenerife/uk   (144 words)

 The History of Tenerife, Canary Islands   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
As the rest of the Canary Islands, Tenerife is also a son of Pluton.
The last volcano eruption in Tenerife happened near the village of Santiago del Teide in 1909.
The natives of Tenerife where known as the bravest and most feared from the canary inhabitants.
www.abouttenerife.com /tenerife/history.asp   (1032 words)

 Tenerife Travel Guide, Spain, Tenerife City Guide, Tenerife holiday
Tenerife offers the unique experience of swimming and sunbathing on a beautiful beach while just a few miles away snow sparkles on the crest of Mount Teide.
The island’s capital, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, is an upbeat town geared for tourism.
On the east coast of Tenerife, south of Santa Cruz, stand six mysterious step pyramids which archaeologists have yet to discern the origin of.
www.wordtravels.com /Travelguide/Countries/Spain/Regions/Tenerife   (749 words)

As a result Tenerife has a good variety of habitats, and the inland parts are far away from the tourist strips in the southwest.
On Tenerife the subspecies teneriffae is a rather common bird: 16-02: 2 ex at Vilaflor, approx.
We found the Tenerife Robin only in the northern parts of Tenerife: 17-02 at least 6 (4 seen) on the Anaga peninsula, especially around the Mirador del Ingles; 18-02 1 ex at the Erjos ponds; 24-02 at least 15 ex (5 seen) spread over the Anaga peninsula (Las Mercedes, Mirador Pico del Ingles, etc).
www.dpw.wageningen-ur.nl /viro/organization/rg_TENERIFE_AND_FUERTEVENTURA.html   (5329 words)

 Spanish Venture - Spanish Property for Sale
Tenerife is the largest island of the archipelago.
Popular resorts include the town of Puerto de la Cruz, in the south of Tenerife surrounded by the steep cliffs of the Anaga mountain chain is an important sea traffic and communications Center between Europe, Africa and America.
Reina Sofia Airport - Tenerife South, airport code: TFS.The airport is located in the south of the island, 60km (37.5 miles) from the capital, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, in the north.
www.spanishventure.co.uk /tenerife.php   (343 words)

 The Island of Tenerife   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Tenerife is the largest island of the seven Canary Islands (belonging to Spain).
Tenerife is - as the entire archipelago - of volcanic origin and accomodates Spains highest mountain, the 3718 m high El Teide.
If you are planning to visit Tenerife you may be interested in having a quick look at several photos of Tenerife.
www.photoglobe.info /hl_tenerife/?referrer=gootenerife   (246 words)

 Tenerife News English Local News from Tenerife Canary Islands Spain
Tenerife is the land of sunshine and outdoor living so the outside of your
Tenerife’s capital will become a wheelie paradise on September 24 when the 27th Fiesta de la Bicicleta takes over the waterfront and for one day at least the combustion engine gives way to pedal...
Tenerife News has just returned from its’ three week edition and everybody is hard at work once more to produce this edition.
www.tenerifenews.com   (920 words)

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