The Canary Islands are the southernmost point of Europe. There are many flights daily that connect the islands to most of the EU countries within a few hours. Name Icono Documentación Imagen If you are planning to visit the Canary Islands, you should be aware that: If you are a citizen of the EU, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein you only need to show a valid passport or national ID card on arrival at the airport. Name Icono Billetes Imagen Visa If you are a Russian citizen you must show a valid, current visa. A multivisa valid for 180 days is issued for a standard tourist trip. Name Icono Policía Imagen Border control If you travel to the islands from a country within the Schengen area (most EU countries) you should not have to pass any kind of control on arrival at the airport. Passengers arriving from any country not belonging to this area, such as Great Britain and Ireland, must go through a passport control on arrival at the Canary Islands airports.