11 days in Canary Islands Itinerary

11 days in Canary Islands Itinerary

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11 days in Canary Islands Itinerary

Start: Exeter
+2
train + bus + Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Costa Adeje, Tenerife
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife
— 1 night
ferry + Drive:  3​h
3
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + shuttle + train:  8​h 15​min
End: Exeter

2
nights
Costa Adeje, Tenerife

Costa Adeje ©
On the 11th (Sat), make a splash at Siam Park and then contemplate the geological forces at Teide National Park. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kirche von Nuestra Senora de Los Remedios, contemplate the geological forces at Mount Teide, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Costa Adeje online journey builder .

Exeter, UK to Costa Adeje is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. January in Costa Adeje sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Puerto de la Cruz.

Things to do in Costa Adeje

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trips

Tenerife, Siam Park, Kirche von Nuestra Senora de Los Remedios, Room Escape Games
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Siam Park ©
Siam Park
Teide National Park ©
Teide National Park
Mount Teide ©
Mount Teide

1
night
Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife

Puerto de la Cruz ©
As one of Tenerife’s oldest port cities, Puerto de la Cruz embodies a hip, island personality, while still retaining its historic fishing village charm.
On the 13th (Mon), get in on the family fun at ARTlandya, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Loro Parque, then stop by Aloe Vera de Canarias, and finally walk around Plaza Victor Perez.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Puerto de la Cruz vacation maker .

Getting from Costa Adeje to Puerto de la Cruz by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Puerto de la Cruz

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trip

ARTlandya
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Loro Parque ©
Loro Parque
ARTlandya ©
ARTlandya
Aloe Vera de Canarias ©
Aloe Vera de Canarias

5
nights
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria

Maspalomas ©
Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Maspalomas: Las Cumbres (in Vega de San Mateo), Mirador del Balcon (in La Aldea de San Nicolas de Tolentino) and Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Las Canteras Beach & Vegueta). The adventure continues: have fun at Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria, visit a coastal fixture at El Faro de Maspalomas, kick back and relax at Playa de Maspalomas, and explore the fascinating landscape at Dunas de Maspalomas.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Maspalomas road trip planning tool .

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Puerto de la Cruz to Maspalomas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. January in Maspalomas sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Puerto Del Carmen.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Scuba & Snorkeling, Las Cumbres, Mirador del Guriete, Parque Rural del Nublo
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Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria ©
Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria
Dunas de Maspalomas ©
Dunas de Maspalomas
Playa de Maspalomas ©
Playa de Maspalomas

2
nights
Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote

One of the most lively and visited areas in the Canary Islands, Lanzarote’s largest city, Puerto del Carmen, is well-known for its vibrant nightlife and high concentration of bars and pubs.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Timanfaya Nationalpark, then admire the masterpieces at Taro de Tahiche, and finally see the interesting displays at Fundacion Cesar Manrique. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Vulkan Caldera Blanca and then look for gifts at Arteguise.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Puerto Del Carmen trip builder app .

You can fly from Maspalomas to Puerto Del Carmen in 3.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In January, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Del Carmen

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Lanzarote, Shark Diving, Timanfaya Nationalpark
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Shark Diving
Timanfaya Nationalpark ©
Timanfaya Nationalpark
Vulkan Caldera Blanca ©
Vulkan Caldera Blanca

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