12 days in Canary Islands Itinerary

12 days in Canary Islands Itinerary

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12 days in Canary Islands Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  22​h
1
Adeje, Tenerife
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Artenara, Gran Canaria
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  22​h
End: Chennai

3
nights
Adeje, Tenerife

Adeje ©
Straddling the foothills of the Teide volcano and Tenerife’s southern shores, Adeje is known for its beautiful island architecture and a backdrop of green, mountainous scenery.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Adeje: ARTlandya (in Icod de los Vinos) and Loro Parque (in Puerto de la Cruz). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 26th (Sun) at Siam Park. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Teide National Park, contemplate the geological forces at Volcan El Teide, take in the exciting artwork at La Musa, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Adeje trip itinerary builder app .

Chennai, India to Adeje is an approximately 22-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Chennai to Adeje. When traveling from Chennai in May, plan for much colder days and little chillier nights in Adeje: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Adeje

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trips

Tenerife, ARTlandya, Room Escape Games, Loro Parque
Find places to stay May 25 — 28:
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Siam Park ©
Siam Park
Loro Parque ©
Loro Parque
Teide National Park ©
Teide National Park

5
nights
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria

Maspalomas ©
Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
Explore Maspalomas' surroundings by going to Mirador de Puerto de Mogan (in Puerto de Mogan), Playa del Burrero (in Ingenio) and Mirador de El Ingenio (in Santa Lucia). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Maspalomas, observe the fascinating underwater world at Palmitos Park, get outside with Centro de Buceo Mirafondos, and enjoy some diversion at Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Maspalomas road trip app .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Adeje to Maspalomas in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. In May, daily temperatures in Maspalomas can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Artenara.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Santa Lucia, Puerto de Mogan, Playa del Burrero, Scuba & Snorkeling
Find places to stay May 28 — Jun 2:
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Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria ©
Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria
Playa de Maspalomas ©
Playa de Maspalomas
Dunas de Maspalomas ©
Dunas de Maspalomas

2
nights
Artenara, Gran Canaria

Artenara ©
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): take a stroll through Calle Real de la Plaza, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa del Risco Y Puerto De Agaete, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de la Aldea. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Tue): explore the activities along Presa del Parralillo, enjoy the views from Roque Nublo, and then hike along Area Recreativa de La Laguna.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Artenara travel planner .

You can drive from Maspalomas to Artenara in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Artenara

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Presa del Parralillo, Roque Nublo, Playa del Risco Y Puerto De Agaete, Calle Real de la Plaza, Playa de la Aldea
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Playa de la Aldea ©
Playa de la Aldea
Playa del Risco Y Puerto De Agaete ©
Area Recreativa de La Laguna
Area Recreativa de La Laguna

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