The Canary Islands is a Spanish archipelago and the southernmost autonomous community of Spain located in the Atlantic Ocean, 100 kilometres (62 miles) west of Morocco at the closest point. The Canary Islands, which are also known informally as the Canaries, are among the outermost regions (OMR) of the European Union proper. It is also one of the eight regions with special consideration of historical nationality recognized as such by the Spanish Government. The Canary Islands belong to the African Plate like the Spanish cities of Ceuta and Melilla, the two on the African mainland.
The Canary Islands are seven islands in the Atlantic Ocean where the sun shines all year round. The temperatures are very mild, with an average of 19º C in winter and 23º C in summer. When you stroll along their beaches or immerse yourself in their imposing landscapes you’ll feel your cares simply melt away.
Whether you’re in search of peace and quiet or total comfort, Tenerife, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, Fuerteventura, La Palma, La Gomera and El Hierro all guarantee a revitalising experience.