Canary Islands - Eyewitness Travel Guide. by Piotr Paszkiewicz, Hanna Faryna-Paszkiewicz

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By Piotr Paszkiewicz, Hanna Faryna-Paszkiewicz

Эта книга поможет вам наиболее эффективно воспользоваться пребыванием на Канарских островах. Она направит вас в места, которые необходимо посетить, и в то же время даст подробные практические советы. В разделе Общий обзор представлены сведения о географическом положении и природе островов, их истории и культуре местных жителей. Отдельные разделы описывают места главных исторических событий и самые привлекательные для посещения пункты на каждом из семи обитаемых островов. Сведения о размещении, питании, покупках, развлечениях и активном отдыхе вы найдете в разделе Информация для туриста, советуем также прислушаться к Полезным советам, которыми снабдит вас раздел с таким названием. From sandy shores to craggy peaks, this new accelerated DK Eyewitness consultant indicates the Canary Islands at their sun-soaked top. Youll locate cutaways and ground plans of all the significant points of interest and certain assurance of the islands particular geography and the natural world of the archipelago, with its volcanic rock formations and geysers, assorted plant life and sea-life.The legends of the islands also are dropped at existence, together with stories of Spanish, Portuguese and Catalan conquests, and the assumption that the islands have been the misplaced land of Atlantis. No journey to the Canary Islands will be whole with no becoming a member of the revellers at certainly one of its excellent carnivals, and with attractions, shores, markets and fairs indexed city via city, you wont omit a thing.Experience the islands flavours with info on neighborhood produce and vintage dishes. With a competent collection of motels, bars, eating places, and full-colour specified maps of the entire cities and areas, this is often the ideal advisor for profiting from the solar, sand and surroundings of those outstanding islands

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E Museo Canario C/Dr Verneau, 2. § 928 336 800. # 10am–8pm Mon–Fri; 10am–2pm Sat–Sun. com Santa Ana The building of the cathedral began in 1497 and took 400 years to complete. The lengthy gestation affected both its architectural form and interior furnishings. The Neo-Classical fa˜ade hides Gothic vaults resting on slender columns, altar retables, Baroque pulpits and sculptures by José Luján Pérez. The crypt contains the tomb of José de Viera y Clavijo, Canary traveller, historian of the Enlightenment period and the author of Noticias de la Historia General de Canarias.

The caves were used for grain storage and for religious services. Guanche individuals were selected to spend several years in solitude in these caves, giving themselves to the service of the god Abor. Their prayers were to ensure the god’s protection for the island’s people. E Cenobio de Valerón # 10am–5pm Wed–Sun. 56 T H E C A N A R Y I S L A N D S A R E A B Y A R E A How Rum is Made its warming and even medicinal properties. Its alcohol content can vary from 40 to 80 per cent. It is the main ingredient of another where its most famous producers famous beverage, grog, which are Jamaica, Cuba, Haiti and is 50 per cent rum, as well as Martinique.

Romería de Nuestra Señora de la Luz (midOct), Las Palmas, Gran Canaria. Procession of boats at sea celebrate the Virgin. Festival Internacional de Cine de Las Palmas (Oct–Nov), Gran Canaria. Film festival attracting many international movie stars. N OVEMBER Fishing, an all-year-round occupation in the Canary Islands International Ecological Film Festival Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife. Shows films that are devoted mainly to the Canary Islands. Feast of the Teide Volcano (16 Nov) Guía de Isora, Tenerife.

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