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Ten amazing reasons to visit Spain's Canary Islands

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Ten amazing reasons to visit Spain's Canary Islands
Incredible scenery on the Canary Island of La Gomera. Photo: Till Krech/Flickr
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To celebrate Canary Island Day, The Local takes a look at some of the best reasons to visit Spain's most exciting islands.

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.

Ten amazing reasons to visit Spain's Canary Islands

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. 


The Canaries are a great place for cycling. Photo: Steve Straiton/Flickr 

Ten amazing reasons to visit Spain's Canary Islands

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