15 days in Tenerife, La Palma & La Gomera Itinerary

15 days in Tenerife, La Palma & La Gomera Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Canary Islands trip itinerary planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Puerto de la Cruz
— 4 nights
Drive
2
Santa Cruz de la Palma
— 3 nights
Unknown
3
Hermigua
— 3 nights
Unknown
4
Playa de las Americas
— 4 nights
Fly

S M T W T F S
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26

Puerto de la Cruz

— 4 nights

City of Eternal Spring

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: Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Parque Rural de Anaga, Finca Canarias Aloe Vera, &more) and Icod de los Vinos (ARTlandya & Cueva del Viento). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 15th (Tue) at Costa Martianez. There's lots more to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Loro Parque, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Las Montanas de Anaga, head outdoors with Lucha de Arqueros, and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens (Jardin Botanico).

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Puerto de la Cruz trip planner.

Bristol, UK to Puerto de la Cruz is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Santa Cruz de la Palma.

Things to do in Puerto de la Cruz

Parks · Theme Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Santa Cruz de la Palma

— 3 nights
Santa Cruz de la Palma is a city and a municipality in the eastern part of the island of La Palma in the province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife of the Canary Islands. Go for a jaunt from Santa Cruz de la Palma to Gallegos to see Mirador de Los Andenes about 56 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Caldera de Taburiente National Park, get great views at Mirador Puerto de Garafia, contemplate the geological forces at Volcano Route, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Nuestra Senora de las Nieves.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Santa Cruz de la Palma trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Puerto de la Cruz to Santa Cruz de la Palma takes 6 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Hermigua.

Things to do in Santa Cruz de la Palma

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Hermigua

— 3 nights
Make the 21st (Mon) an awe-inspiring day at Garajonay National Park.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Hermigua visit planning app.

You can travel from Santa Cruz de la Palma to Hermigua in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Playa de las Americas.

Things to do in Hermigua

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Playa de las Americas

— 4 nights

Party Capital of Tenerife

Known around the world as a hotspot for beach life and vibrant night culture, Playa de las Américas remains one of the most-visited vacation resorts in the Canary Islands.
Change things up with a short trip to Las Lisartes in Los Gigantes (about 34 minutes away). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 23rd (Wed) at Siam Park. There's still lots to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, get outside with Atsa, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Lonja Pesquera Los Abrigos.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Playa de las Americas trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by journey from Hermigua to Playa de las Americas takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Playa de las Americas

Parks · Outdoors · Theme Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Tenerife travel guide

4.1
Water Parks · Beaches · Aquariums
Tenerife is the largest and most populous of the seven Canary Islands. With its abundance of sun-warmed beaches, deep gorges, dramatic cliffs, dense forests, and lush valleys filled with thriving banana plantations, the island offers an impressive variety of things to do: snorkeling, windsurfing, sailing, hiking, and cycling. You can even spelunk in the island’s volcanic caves and tunnels, among the largest in the world. Tenerife is also known for its nightlife, attracting thousands of weekend revelers from nearby European countries. The island is highly urbanized, though there are still pockets where visitors can enjoy the distinctive local culture and sightseeing at a slower pace.

La Palma travel guide

4.2
Volcanos · Lookouts · Landmarks

La Gomera travel guide

3.8
Forests · Beaches · Landmarks
The Columbus Island
La Gomera is one of Spain's Canary Islands, located in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Africa. With an area of 369.76 square kilometers, it is the second smallest of the seven main islands of this group. It belongs to the province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Its capital is San Sebastián de La Gomera, where the headquarters of the Cabildo are located.Political organisationLa Gomera is part of the province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife. It is divided into six municipalities: AguloAlajeróSan Sebastián de La GomeraHermiguaValle Gran ReyVallehermoso The island government (cabildo insular) is located in the capital, San Sebastián.GeographyThe island is of volcanic origin and roughly circular; it is about 22km in diameter. The island is very mountainous and steeply sloping and rises to at the island's highest peak, Alto de Garajonay. Its shape is rather like an orange that has been cut in half and then split into segments, which has left deep ravines or barrancos between them.

Source