10 Curiosities about the Canary Islands


  1. The whistle of La Gomera, was declared Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2009, it is already considered by many an independent and distinctive canary language..
  2. Canary is one of the areas of the world pioneer in the purification of seawater, technologies and actions related to desalination.
  3. Agatha Christie started two of his best novels: "The enigmatic Mr Quin" and "Mrs Marple and the 13 problems", set in the scenery of the islands when he visited the Canary Islands in 1927. It was specifically on many occasions in the Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife.
  4. The last eruption produced in Spanish territory was in 1971 in Teneguía, La Palma, recently there has been an eruption on the island of El Hierro but was underwater.
  5. The film 'Moby Dick', starring Gregory Peck, was shot on the beach of Las Canteras, Gran Canaria.
  6. Teide, in Tenerife, is the highest peak in Spain and the third largest volcano in the world from its base..
  7. The prestigious Spanish film director Pedro Almodóvar chose Lanzarote as the natural set for his film "Broken Embraces".
  8. La Cueva del Viento in Tenerife is one of the ten largest volcanic pipes in the world with 20 kilometers long.
  9. La Palma airport is the first airport complex in Spain that is supplies from wind energy.
  10. Gran Canaria is known by the nickname of Miniature Continent due to the variety of landscapes and climates that can be found on the island, on certain days of winter you can be on the beach at 22 degrees and in an hour be at the top at 0 degree, even with snow.

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III Jornadas Risco Caído y los paisajes sagrados de montaña en Gran Canaria

Le esperamos de lunes 27 a miércoles 29 de abril con la arqueología canaria. ¡No dude en acudir a su cita!

Risco Caido, Gran Canaria alojamiento Rural

Apasionantes jornadas sobre el Patrimonio Histórico de Gran Canaria, que presenta entre sus objetivos el encuentro de especialistas para realizar una reflexión conjunta, analizar la función de estos espacios sagrados por los antiguos pobladores de la isla, así como conocer la experiencia de otras regiones insulares en relación a la puesta en valor del patrimonio cultural en el contexto de la Convención del Patrimonio Mundial.  Ver Guía informativa

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