travel42 Port Guide: Tenerife

Tenerife travel42 Port of Call Guide

Santa Cruz is the largest city on Tenerife, which is the largest island in the Canary Islands chain. The harbor is a major source of revenue and is often a stop on cruises between Europe and the Caribbean. Santa Cruz hosts one of the world's largest Carnivals, second only to the festival held in Rio de Janeiro.

The island capital itself is an elegant city of wide avenues, intimate plazas, modern sculptures and flower-filled parks. It's a good place to visit a museum or art gallery or simply wa...

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