Tenerife ★

As an island the usual way to arrive is by air. There are two airports, Tenerife South near Los Cristianos and Tenerife North by La Laguna. Titsa buses run from both airports to other towns, though you may have to change routes.

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is a city in . Located in the fertile Orotava Valley uphill from , was formally established in 1504 by the Spanish following their conquest of Tenerife.

Once you get away from the main shopping centre it's uphill all the way, and a fairly steep climb in places.

is in the island of , a part of the of .


can be reached by bus or by taxi. See for bus timetables.

is a small town in . is named after the uninhabited rocky islet off the coast, which has become the emblem of the town.

The TF-5 from Puerto de la Cruz terminates here, and TF-42 continues along the coast to Garachico and Buenavista del Norte.

is one of the most popular tourist centers in the south of .

is a resort and also the name of a some cliffs in .

together with Los Cristianos and Costa Adeje is a city in the south of .

32;Tenerife Norte is just next door to the city. Titsa bus lines 102, 107, and 108 all depart from the airport to the central bus exchange, which is a single stop away.

is at the eastern tip of the island of Tenerife, the largest of the Canary Island chain.


  • Type:  Island
  • Location:  , , ,
  • Latitude of center:  28° 19' 47.2" (28.3298°) north
  • Longitude of center:  16° 30' 34.9" (16.5097°) west
  • Elevation:  10 meters (33 feet)
  • Wikidata:  Tenerife
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Tenerife

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English:  Tenerife Island French:  Ténérife German:  Teneriffa Spanish:  Isla de Tenerife Swedish:  Teneriffa

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