Ten amazing reasons to visit Spain's Canary Islands
Jessica Jones · 30 May 2016, 11:45
Published: 30 May 2016 11:45 GMT+02:00
Updated: 30 May 2016 11:45 GMT+02:00
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For many tourists, the stereotype of the Canary Islands as a package holiday hub is an enduring one. But there is so much more to the volcanic island chain than cheap booze and clubbing.
From the best stargazing in the world to whale and dolphin spotting, from glamorous carnivals to adrenaline-pumping volcano-climbing - the islands have a lot to offer, whatever you're into.
To celebrate El Día de Canarias (Canary Island Day) on May 30th, The Local takes a look at ten brilliant reasons to visit Spain's most exciting islands.