29 days in Canary Islands Itinerary

29 days in Canary Islands Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Zurich
Fly:  7 h 15 min
1
Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote
— 5 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
2
Corralejo, Fuerteventura
— 6 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife
— 7 nights
Fly:  3 h
4
Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
— 10 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
End: Zurich

5
nights
Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote

Puerto Del Carmen ©
One of the most lively and visited areas in the Canary Islands, Lanzarote’s largest city, Puerto del Carmen, is well-known for its vibrant nightlife and high concentration of bars and pubs.
You'll explore and learn at Casa Jose Saramago and Bodega El Grifo - Museo del Vino. Visit Playa Grande and Playa de las Conchas for some beach relaxation. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Puerto Del Carmen: Playa Flamingo (in Playa Blanca) and Museo Chinijo (in Caleta de Sebo). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de los Pocillos, explore the striking landscape at El Golfo, stroll through Playa Chica, and take in the waterfront at Walk from Puerto del Carmen to Puerto Calero.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Puerto Del Carmen trip itinerary maker site.

Zurich, Switzerland to Puerto Del Carmen is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Zurich in December, things will get warmer in Puerto Del Carmen: highs are around 24°C and lows about 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Corralejo.

Things to do in Puerto Del Carmen

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Costa Teguise, Isla de Graciosa, San Bartolome, Lanzarote, Nuestra Senora de los Dolores - Mancha Blanca
Find places to stay Dec 14 — 19:
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Walk from Puerto del Carmen to Puerto Calero ©
Scuba & Snorkeling
Playa Del Jablillo ©
Playa Del Jablillo

6
nights
Corralejo, Fuerteventura

Corralejo ©
Surrounded by a series of white sand dunes, Corralejo is tiny enough to explore on foot or bicycle.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Centro Comercial El Campanario and Centro de Arte Canario - Casa Mane. Step out of the city life by going to El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons and Humankind Healing Massage. Get out of town with these interesting Corralejo side-trips: Faro de la Entallada (in Las Playitas), Playa del Viejo Rey (in La Pared) and Viewpoint Las Peñitas (in Betancuria). Spend the 22nd (Sun) exploring nature at Parque Natural de Jandia. There's much more to do: cast your line with a fishing tour, take in the dramatic natural features at Calderon Hondo, identify plant and animal life at Parque Natural de Corralejo, and see the interesting displays at Los Molinos.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Corralejo trip planning website.

Traveling by ferry from Puerto Del Carmen to Corralejo takes 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Puerto de la Cruz.

Things to do in Corralejo

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Pajara, La Oliva, Lajares, Faro de la Entallada, Playa del Viejo Rey
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 25:
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El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons ©
El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons
Faro de la Entallada ©
Faro de la Entallada
Cross Island ©
Cross Island

7
nights
Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife

Puerto de la Cruz ©
As one of Tenerife’s oldest port cities, Puerto de la Cruz embodies a hip, island personality, while still retaining its historic fishing village charm.
You'll explore and learn at Museo Arqueologico Puerto de la Cruz and Circulo de Bellas Artes de Tenerife. Take a break from the city and head to Playa de las Vistas and Playa de Fanabe. Explore Puerto de la Cruz's surroundings by going to Los Gigantes (in Santiago del Teide), Icod de los Vinos (Cueva del Viento, Museo Guanche, &more) and Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Candelaria (in Candelaria). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa El Bollullo, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens (Jardin Botanico), stroll through Playa de Benijo, and hike along Masca Walk.

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Puerto de la Cruz tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Corralejo to Puerto de la Cruz in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Puerto de la Cruz

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Icod de los Vinos, Guia de Isora, Playa de Fanabe, Playa de Benijo, Real Sociedad Economica de Amigos del Pais de Tenerife
Find places to stay Dec 25 — Jan 1:
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Playa El Bollullo ©
Playa El Bollullo
Playa de Benijo ©
Playa de Benijo
Playa El Medano ©
Playa El Medano

10
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.
Appreciate the collections at Maipes de Agaete and Museo & Parque Arqueologico Cueva Pintada. For shopping fun, head to Yumbo Centrum or The Mint Company Lux Meloneras. Explore Maspalomas' surroundings by going to Agaete (Las Salinas & Bodega Los Berrazales), Basilica de la Virgen del Pino (in Teror) and El bufadero de La Garita (in Telde). There's lots more to do: stroll through Playa de Amadores, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Playa de Mogan, and catch some excitement at Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Maspalomas trip itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Puerto de la Cruz to Maspalomas in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in January, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Agaete, Gran Canaria, The Mint Company Lux Meloneras, Basilica de la Virgen del Pino
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 11:
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Playa de Maspalomas ©
Playa de Maspalomas
Playa de Amadores ©
Playa de Amadores
Playa de Mogan ©
Playa de Mogan

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