BELIEVE

IN MAGIC AGAIN

The Canary Islands are packed with corners full of magic: leafy laurisilva forests that appear to be enchanted, prehistoric caves teeming with legend, volcanoes considered sacred and many other locations that give these islands a special aura.

So if you're visiting the Canaries, you can't possibly leave without discovering all those places full of charm that make these islands so magical. And who knows, maybe if you believe strongly enough, you may even be able to see , which according to legend has appeared and disappeared in some lost point deep in the ocean for centuries.

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TENERIFE
MYTHOLOGY
AND LEGEND

A large number of myths and legends revolve around Tenerife. One of them –according to Guanche mythology– says that the demon Guayota has lived for many years imprisoned in the interior of the Teide. Another holds that the pirate born in La Laguna, Amaro Pargo actually came face to face with Blackbeard himself in the waters of the Atlantic.

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GRAN CANARIA
ARCHAEOLOGICAL
CIRCUIT

The significant cultural development of Gran Canaria during its aboriginal period can be seen by taking the Northern Archaeological Route of the Cenobio de Valerón granary, the Cueva Pintada cave and the Maipés necropolis. This tour of ancient archaeological sites is an opportunity to observe up close rock paintings and burial mounds built on top of the lava itself. What's more, in the foothills of the Roque Bentayga you'll be able to learn more about the magical aboriginal rituals linked to the passing of the spring and autumn equinox.

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LANZAROTE
MYTH AND FIRE

Lanzarote is considered the Island of Volcanoes. Come and explore the Myth of Atlantis by scuba-diving deep down in its waters, discover the legend of Princess Ico in Teguise and find out through the natural volcanic resources of Timanfaya why they call it the Island of Fire and Water.

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FUERTEVENTURA
THE MAGIC
MOUNTAIN

Tindaya mountain, also known as the “Magic Mountain”, was considered the gateway connecting heaven with earth by the original inhabitants of Fuerteventura. What's more, from here you can go to the Betancuria Archaeology Museum, where you can see unique and enigmatic pieces, or admire the beauty of Antigua or admire the beauty of “Light of Mafasca”appeared for the first time.

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LA PALMA
BEAUTIFUL
AND MYSTERIOUS

La Palma is beauty and mystery in equal parts. In Caldera de Taburiente National Park, ain addition to enjoying its lush natural attractions, you can also see the sacred presence of the rock known as the Roque Idafe, considered the axis of the world by the Auarites. And on the Roque de los Muchachos you'll find rock paintings and carvings considered sacred.

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LA GOMERA
LEGENDARY
NATURE

You can feel the magic all over the island of La Gomera through its nature. There are various legends of spirits and romances that roam the leafy forests of the Garajonay National Park or the Chorros de Espina, whose waters are said to have considerable healing powers.

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EL HIERRO
THE MAGIC
OF THE STARS

The skies over El Hierro are so clean and clear that they offer one of the finest astronomic views in all Europe. So it's hardly surprising that its former inhabitants paid homage to the stars through their art. In the area of El Sabinar, you'll be able to see the and rock carvings of El Julán through which the island's original inhabitants acted out their religious beliefs around the heavenly bodies.