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By Piotr Paszkiewicz, Hanna Faryna-Paszkiewicz

Эта книга поможет вам наиболее эффективно воспользоваться пребыванием на Канарских островах. Она направит вас в места, которые необходимо посетить, и в то же время даст подробные практические советы. В разделе Общий обзор представлены сведения о географическом положении и природе островов, их истории и культуре местных жителей. Отдельные разделы описывают места главных исторических событий и самые привлекательные для посещения пункты на каждом из семи обитаемых островов. Сведения о размещении, питании, покупках, развлечениях и активном отдыхе вы найдете в разделе Информация для туриста, советуем также прислушаться к Полезным советам, которыми снабдит вас раздел с таким названием. From sandy shores to craggy peaks, this new improved DK Eyewitness advisor indicates the Canary Islands at their sun-soaked most sensible. Youll locate cutaways and ground plans of all the significant points of interest and detailed assurance of the islands detailed geography and the natural world of the archipelago, with its volcanic rock formations and geysers, different plants and sea-life.The legends of the islands also are dropped at existence, together with stories of Spanish, Portuguese and Catalan conquests, and the assumption that the islands have been the misplaced land of Atlantis. No journey to the Canary Islands will be entire with no becoming a member of the revellers at considered one of its wonderful carnivals, and with points of interest, shorelines, markets and gala's indexed city through city, you wont pass over a thing.Experience the islands flavours with details on neighborhood produce and vintage dishes. With a competent collection of motels, bars, eating places, and full-colour exact maps of all of the cities and areas, this is often the correct advisor for profiting from the solar, sand and surroundings of those amazing islands

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Water sides, sloping towards the temperature, however, is ocean, are criss-crossed by somewhat lower than averdeep canyons. age for these latitudes, due The island is divided by a to a cool current flowing mountain range into two from the Gulf of Mexico. climatic zones. The northern The island was conquered part is more humid and between 1478 and 1483 by fertile, with long stretches of Farmer with his the Spanish, led by Pedro de donkey banana plantations running Vera, and fully colonized along the coast, while the during the 1520s.

This is the The harbour area includes best beach in Las Palmas. It a marina, which is the starting is well-served by cafés and point for the annual Canary restaurants, and there are sun Islands to Barbados race. loungers for hire. La Barra, a natural rock barrier protecting + Castillo de la Luz C/Juan Rejón, s/n. § 928 464 757. the beach against strong surf, # 10am–1pm, 6–9pm Mon–Fri; makes bathing possible, even 10am–2pm Sat–Sun. ¢ between in rough conditions. Exploring La Isleta Situated on a small, round peninsula, La Isleta is a residential quarter built on steep terrain, featuring narrow streets and renowned for its small local shops, bars and street vendors offering dried fish.

This well-preserved fortress dates from the 16thcentury, and was built to guard the town of Las Palmas against pirates. It was restored in 1990, and is now used as a venue for art exhibitions. 52 T H E C A N A R Y I S L A N D S A R E A growing in their natural environment are plants from all the islands in the archipelago. They include species of the native Canary palm, Canary pine and heathers. Also featured are plants from other regions including the Azores, Madeira and the Cape Verde Islands as well as two thousand cacti, from all corners of the world.

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