Hollywood in love with Canary Islands

Hollywood known as the big entertainment industry with an average of 780 films released the last 3 years, has an especial attraction for the Canary Islands due landscape of the islands, used to create or recreate other worlds for the cinema screen.     Lights, Camera, Action ? Canarias count with more than 5 super productions…

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The Pyramids of Güimar

The Pyramids of Güímar or Majanos de Chacona are located in the municipality of Güímar on the east coast of the island of Tenerife, in the Canary Islands archipelago, in Spain. There are six constructions in the form of stepped pyramids whose construction date is debated, although the most accepted theory dates back to the…

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Walking to the top of the volcano Teide.

The best known way to climb to the highest area of the Teide is by using the cable car, because it is the fastest way and the most used by tourists to make a fleeting visit to the emblematic volcano. But there is also another method to reach the top without the help of a…

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Handmade Sand Carpets in Tenerife

As every year, the Orotava dresses up for the celebration of Corpus Christi, and as always in this celebration dozens of people collaborate and work together in the decoration of the streets near the town hall square.       The flower petals cover the ground by drawing figures and shapes of various colors that…

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144 megawatts per day released by the Teide.

Pico del Teide releases 144 megawatts of energy daily and emits about 400 tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, which is similar to the electricity generated by many geothermal power plants in the world.       This released energy is associated with the dynamics of the transport of volcanic gases from deep zones…

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TENERIFE ON THE MOON

Tenerife, throughout its history, has been of great importance not only for its tourist value but also for its contribution to the study of the universe. Its geographical location, in addition to its climate, has made this island the ideal place for observing and discovering spatial phenomena, as well as the confirmation of the theories…

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Did you know? Curiosities behind Mount Teide

The highest peak in Spain, with 3,718 meters above sea level located in the Canary Islands, has been recognized worldwide for its spectacular skies and rich biodiversity. However, there are some peculiarities that have been unnoticed and that will surely surprise you as soon as you know them. In Teide By Night we want to…

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Romantic Plans for a Winter Holiday in Tenerife

When it’s cold and rainy during winter, we all dream of escaping a few days to a warmer place. Going to a very far away holiday destination where it’s summer may be too expensive and not worth it due to the time-consuming long-distance flights. But going away for a long weekend to Tenerife and being…

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Volcanic landscapes of the Mount Teide National Park

We have talked before about the history of the volcanic eruptions of Mount Teide and the volcanic origins of the Island of Tenerife. Today we want to give you a little insight about some of the most astonishing lava formations you will have the pleasure to observe in Las Cañadas del Teide during your sunset…

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The most beautiful small towns in Tenerife

During your Tenerife holidays, you will probably stay at a more touristic place like Las Américas, Los Cristianos, Puerto de la Cruz or the Capital of Santa Cruz. Some of the biggest tourist hotspots in Tenerife are also La Laguna, El Médano and Los Gigantes. However, there are some smaller towns in Tenerife that are…

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Five reasons to visit Tenerife in Autumn

You might think of Tenerife as a summer holiday destination, nevertheless, the Canary Islands are known for having a warm and mild weather all year along. Whilst it gets colder in the Mediterranean and other popular holiday destinations, you can still enjoy warm and sunny beach days in Tenerife during Autumn. Here are some benefits…

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Gofio Escaldado: A typical Canarian recipe you will love

We’ve shown you before how to prepare the typical Canarian ‘Mojo Rojo’, the red spicy sauce from the Canary Islands, that’s usually served with small and salty boiled potatoes, the ‘Papas Arrugás’. This time we want to introduce you to the world of the Canarian Gofio, a flour of mixed grains that’s a primary ingredient…

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The volcanic origins of Tenerife

The geological history of Tenerife is closely related to its volcanic origins. We’ve introduced you before to the history of Mount Teide’s volcanic eruptions, but how was the volcano even formed? Three islands were formed simultaneously by continuous volcanic eruptions, merging together over millions of years due to volcanic activity into the Island of Tenerife we…

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The Best Natural Sandy Beaches in Tenerife

Tenerife’s coastline is characterized by being mostly abrupt and with beautiful but not very accessible, dark volcanic landscapes, especially in the north of the Island. Nevertheless, there are some very nice natural sandy beaches in Tenerife, some of them can be crowded in summer and others are usually hidden and harder to find. At Teide…

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¿Why is Tenerife a perfect spot to study the sky?

It is well known that the Canary Islands and the Mount Teide Volcano are amongst the best locations in the World to study the sky, including Hawaii. ¿What do they have in common to be the preferred spot for astronomers to watch the stars? 1. The altitude and volcanic origins Hawaii and the Canary Islands…

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 4 places you should visit in Tenerife at Easter

If you are planning your holidays in Tenerife during Easter here are some activities and places that you cannot miss. Benijo Beach In March the temperatures in Tenerife are high. Although not as much as in summer, this March we will reach 21º. Sunny enough to at least visit the beach once. Particularly for these…

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Tenerife Carnival one of the most famous in the world

In many places, the Carnival is one of the most anticipated festivities of the year. Carnival is celebrated in each place with its own traditions but with something in common: original costumes, carnival masks and all kinds of entertainment activities. In its origins, the Carnival was a pagan festival celebrated by Greeks and Romans. Later…

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6 reasons to (obligatorily) visit the Teide in 2018

With the new year come also great goals that we will ensure to meet throughout 2018. You have probably promised yourself to lead a healthier life, spend more time with your loved ones, travel more, or have new experiences. In Teide By Night we want to be part of those results, and become travel companions for…

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Selection of the best hiking trails in Tenerife

Tenerife is an ideal island, not only for stargazing like in the Teide By Night excursion but for all kinds of outdoor activities. Among them, the most outstanding is hiking, which has a great interest in the island among both inhabitants and tourists. If you are passionate about nature and outdoor activities, stay to read…

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The Teide Volcano: A journey through history

Most people refer to Mount Teide as the highest peak in Spain and the third largest volcano in the world, but that is not all there is to this amazing place. Did you know that the mountain has been existent in the very area that it is for the last 8 million years? The attraction, especially…

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Teide violet in the heart of the mountain

In the Teide National Park (World Heritage of Humanity), grows one of the best kept secrets of the entire island of Tenerife: The Teide violet. Of very characteristic purple flowers, this plant is endemic of zones superior to the 2,500 meters of altitude, as the stony slopes of the Teide or the highs of Guajara.…

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5 Must-See Places if you Visit Tenerife

Tenerife is the largest island of the Canary Archipelago. This dream destination is the place chosen every year by thousands of tourists from Spain and the rest of the world. In addition, the Canary Islands receive a large number of tourists at any time of the year, given their privileged climatic conditions. Tenerife is the…

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