10 days in Canary Islands Itinerary

10 days in Canary Islands Itinerary

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Fly to Arrecife, Bus to Lanzarote
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Lanzarote
— 2 nights
Taxi to Playa Blanca, Ferry to Corralejo
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Corralejo, Fuerteventura
— 1 night
Fly
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Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
— 2 nights
Fly to Tenerife Sur Apt, Bus to Adeje
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Adeje, Tenerife
— 2 nights
Bus to Tenerife Sur Apt, Fly to New York JFK

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Lanzarote

— 2 nights
Today, the entire island is a World Biosphere Reserve, with over 500 different kinds of plants, 17 of which are endemic.
On the 14th (Sat), explore the historical opulence of Castillo de Santa Barbara, then examine the collection at Casa / Museo Cesar Manrique, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Los Hervideros. On the next day, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Montana Roja and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Grande.

For where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Lanzarote trip itinerary maker site.

New York City, USA to Lanzarote is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of flight, ferry, and bus. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from New York City to Lanzarote due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from New York City in March: high temperatures in Lanzarote hover around 72°F and lows are around 59°F. On the 16th (Mon), you'll travel to Corralejo.

Things to do in Lanzarote

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Corralejo, Fuerteventura

— 1 night
Surrounded by a series of white sand dunes, Corralejo is tiny enough to explore on foot or bicycle.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): examine the collection at Cueva del Llano, examine the collection at Aloe Vera museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria, and finally look for gifts at Azucena, Natural Jewels Fuerteventura.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Corralejo online vacation planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Lanzarote to Corralejo in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and ferry. March in Corralejo sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Corralejo

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Maspalomas, Gran Canaria

— 2 nights

Home to Gran Canary's Most Beautiful Beach

Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Pico de las Nieves. Popular historic sites such as Basilica de la Virgen del Pino and Templo Ecumenico El Salvador are in your itinerary. Change things up with a short trip to Museo & Parque Arqueologico Cueva Pintada in Galdar (about 56 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Paseo Costa Canaria, catch some excitement at Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria, take in the waterfront at Strandpromenade Meloneras, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Maspalomas trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Corralejo to Maspalomas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In March in Maspalomas, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 60°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Adeje.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Adeje, Tenerife

— 2 nights

Golfer's Paradise

Straddling the foothills of the Teide volcano and Tenerife’s southern shores, Adeje is known for its beautiful island architecture and a backdrop of green, mountainous scenery.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa De La Enramada, then contemplate the geological forces at Mount Teide, and then steep yourself in history at Vilaflor. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Plaza de Patrona de Canarias and then examine the collection at Casa Del Vino de Tenerife.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Adeje attractions planning website.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Maspalomas to Adeje takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In March, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Adeje

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Canary Islands travel guide

4.3
Beaches · Water Parks · Nightlife
Modern, cosmopolitan, and very trendy, the Canary Islands are a major center for European tourism. With a total population of about two million, these seven diverse islands are as distinct from each other as they are from the mainland of Spain. The first settlers arrived from North Africa, building an economic system loosely based around farming. Invaded by Europeans in the 14th century, the islands gradually developed a more European feel, but with a mixed population of ethnicities rarely found anywhere else in the world. While agriculture is still alive and well here, the tropical beaches and vibrant nightlife tend to top any vacation itinerary.