9 days in Canary Islands Itinerary

9 days in Canary Islands Itinerary

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9 days in Canary Islands Itinerary

Start: Newcastle upon Tyne
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Corralejo, Fuerteventura
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Costa Adeje, Tenerife
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Newcastle upon Tyne

1
night
Corralejo, Fuerteventura

Corralejo ©
Surrounded by a series of white sand dunes, Corralejo is tiny enough to explore on foot or bicycle.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Parque Natural de Corralejo.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Corralejo tour builder app .

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to Corralejo is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne in December, expect Corralejo to be much warmer, temps between 24°C and 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Puerto de la Cruz.

Things to do in Corralejo

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons
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Parque Natural de Corralejo ©
Parque Natural de Corralejo
Parque Natural de Corralejo ©
Parque Natural de Corralejo
El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons ©
El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens (Jardin Botanico), then explore the galleries of ARTlandya, and then meet the residents at Loro Parque.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Puerto de la Cruz trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Corralejo to Puerto de la Cruz takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Costa Adeje.

Things to do in Puerto de la Cruz

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trip

ARTlandya
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Loro Parque ©
Loro Parque
ARTlandya ©
ARTlandya
Botanical Gardens (Jardin Botanico) ©

2
nights
Costa Adeje, Tenerife

Costa Adeje ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): contemplate the geological forces at Teide National Park and then cool off at Siam Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then get outside with Atsa, and finally contemplate the geological forces at Mount Teide.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Costa Adeje trip site .

Getting from Puerto de la Cruz to Costa Adeje by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in December, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Costa Adeje

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Playa de las Americas, Tenerife, Siam Park
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Siam Park ©
Siam Park
Teide National Park ©
Teide National Park
Mount Teide ©
Mount Teide

3
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.
Step out of Maspalomas to go to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and see Las Canteras Beach, which is approximately 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: enjoy some diversion at Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia de San Fernando, buy something for everyone on your list at Yumbo Centrum, and visit a coastal fixture at El Faro de Maspalomas.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Maspalomas trip itinerary planner .

Fly from Costa Adeje to Maspalomas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and flight. In December, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Las Canteras Beach, Scuba & Snorkeling, Playa de Mogan
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Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria ©
Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria
Playa de Maspalomas ©
Playa de Maspalomas

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