DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Canary Islands, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0756674034
  • ISBN-13: 9780756674038
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 6th Grade
  • 216 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released November 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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DK EYEWITNESS CANARY ISLANDS travel guide will lead you straight to the best attractions the seven main islands have on offer. Packed with photographs, illustrations and detailed maps discover the unique personality of each island from the golden desertscapes of Fuerteventura to the ruddy red hues of Lanzarote. The guide provides all the insider tips every visitor needs whether you're relaxing in a tiny fishing village in La Gomera or riding a cable car up Mount Teidi in Tenerife, with comprehensive listings of the best hotels, resorts, restaurants, caf├ęs and bars on each island for all price ranges. You'll find 3D cutaways and floorplans of all the must-see sites plus street-by-street maps of the major cities and towns and reliable information for getting around by train, car and foot. DK EYEWITNESS CANARY ISLANDSexplores the culture, history, architecture and art of the islands and unearths the best in entertainment, outdoor activities, wildlife and shopping. With scenic routes, thematic tours, and all the sights, beaches, markets and festivals listed town by town, DK EYEWITNESS CANARY ISLANDS is indispensable.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
How to Use this Guide.
1: Introducing the Canary Islands.
2: Discovering the Canary Islands.
3: Putting the Canary Islands on the Map.
4: The Formation of the Canary Islands.
5: The Canary Islands Through the Year.
6: The History of the Canary Islands.
7: The Canary Islands Area by Area.
8: The Canary Islands at a Glance.
9: Gran Canaria.
10: Fuerteventura.
11: Lanzarote.
12: Tenerife.
13: La Gomera.
14: El Hierro.
15: La Palma.
16: Travellers’ Needs.
17: Where to Stay.
18: Where to Eat.
19: Shopping in the Canary Islands.
20: Entertainment in the Canary Islands.
21: Outdoor Activities.
22: Golfing in the Canary Islands.
23: Survival Guide.
24: Practical Information.
25: Travel Information.
General Index.
Phrase Book.