15 days in Canary Islands Itinerary

15 days in Canary Islands Itinerary

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15 days in Canary Islands Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife
— 2 nights
ferry + Drive:  3​h
2
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Artenara, Gran Canaria
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  16​h
End: Toronto

2
nights
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Puerto de la Cruz: Mirador El Lagarito (in El Tanque) and Kirche von Nuestra Senora de Los Remedios (in Buenavista del Norte). There's much more to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Loro Parque, cool off at Siam Park, explore the striking landscape at La Tarta del Teide, and contemplate the geological forces at Mount Teide.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Puerto de la Cruz trip itinerary builder website .

Toronto, Canada to Puerto de la Cruz is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Western European Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Puerto de la Cruz

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Tenerife, Kirche von Nuestra Senora de Los Remedios, Siam Park, La Tarta del Teide, Mirador El Lagarito
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Loro Parque ©
Loro Parque
Teide National Park ©
Teide National Park
Siam Park ©
Siam Park

6
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 Palmas de Gran Canaria (Las Canteras Beach, Belen de arena, & more) and Neptun (in Melenara). There's much more to do: experience the excitement of Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria, admire nature's extreme beauty at Dunas de Maspalomas, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo Ecumenico de San Salvador.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Maspalomas trip itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Puerto de la Cruz to Maspalomas in 3 hours. Other options are to 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Artenara.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Neptun, Scuba & Snorkeling, Playa de Mogan
Highlights from your plan
Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria ©
Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria
Playa de Maspalomas ©
Playa de Maspalomas

5
nights
Artenara, Gran Canaria

Artenara ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Artenara: Maipes de Agaete (in Agaete) and Telde (CanEducAm - Patrimonio y Sostenibilidad & Barranco de los Cernicalos).

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Artenara trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Maspalomas to Artenara by car takes about 2 hours. On the 21st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Artenara

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Telde, Vega de San Mateo, Tejeda, Gran Canaria, Maipes de Agaete
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Tamadaba ©
Tamadaba
Mirador los Pozos de las Nieves ©
Mirador los Pozos de las Nieves
Barranco de los Cernicalos ©
Barranco de los Cernicalos

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