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TENERIFE

18 Apr

Tenerife is the largest island of the Canary Islands, it has a variety of landscapes dominated by Mount Teide, and in the hinterland there are banana plantations, which mix with the soft white or black sand and lava fields.

Two Heritage Sites, a National Park and 42 natural protected areas here are some of the treasures you find in Tenerife.

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This island, crowned by Mount Teide volcano, is sparse with picturesque villages, beautiful landscapes and wonderful beaches.

Indeed Tenerife is a place where you can enjoy a wide variety of beaches with sands of all colors, the benefits of the sun and the vastness of its coasts. Its beaches are among the best known of the Canary Islands and 16 of them were labeled by ADEAC Blue Flag for the quality of their waters.

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TEIDE National Park is the most visited in Spain and offers impressive and original volcanic landscapes. From there, the route goes through the spectacular Valley of La Orotava to the north coast, where is the capital, Puerto de la Cruz.

It is a cosmopolitan city, with magnificent bathing complexes such as swimming pool complex of Costa Martiánez and its huge artificial lake, designed by the artist from Lanzarote, Cesar Manrique, where is the luxurious Casino Puerto de la Cruz. There are many churches and chapels to see as the Church of Nuestra Señora de la Peña de Francia, Fort San Felipe and the Casa de la Aduana. You can also go shopping in the many malls.

There is also Anaga which is one of the natural spaces the most ecologically rich of Tenerife. It is a relic of Mediterranean forests of the Tertiary period, now extinct in mainland Europe.

tenerife botaTenerife, as well as having the best climate in Spain, is an ideal place to relax and have fun. You will find many typical or international restaurants, theaters, cafes and everything you need for entertainment and fun.

Alone, with your spouse, friends or family, get ready to enjoy a unique experience on the island of Tenerife

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PROVENCE

24 Jan

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Take a trip to Provence, visit this region of the Southern of France made of varied landscapes, bathed in Mediterranean culture.

You will find nearly 900km of beaches, coves and harbors, 27.000km2 forest with sun almost constant (around 3000 h / year on average!).

Provence is a multitude of small villages in the picturesque character.

Côte d’Azur, the famous French Riviera, which extends the departments of Var and Alpes-Maritimes welcomes tourism intense and rather luxurious.
This is the major festive events and social with its chic restaurants, beautiful shops, private beaches and prestigious residences.

The main cities that you can visit are Nice “la bella” with the Bay of Angels and its Promenade des Anglais, Cannes “Pearl of the Cote d’Azur” with the famous “Croisette”, Saint Tropez with its Place des Lices and its yellow clochet.

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But the sea is also the Camargue with Saintes-Maries-de-la-mer which is the beating heart of the Camargue. This is a popular resort of bathers for its miles of beaches for lovers of windsurfing, lovers of hiking or horseback.

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There is also Aigues-Mortes the city of St. Louis with its medieval city, Marseille and its old port, Nimes ” the beautiful Roman “with its arenas, Arles Roman city with its ancient theater or the palace of Avignon Pope.

The Southern Alps rise above 4000m altitude to Nice … Clean air, open spaces protected … It’s still the Provence with the Alpes de Haute Provence and the Hautes Alpes offering you the joys of hiking in summer.
Provence is of course olive trees and lavender, but they are the famous vineyards of the Côtes du Rhône, Bandol and Côtes de Provence always with the cicadas.

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Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur is the beaches, mountains, villages, Provencal cuisine and year-round sunshine, a great time to spend an unforgettable vacation with family or friends.