What to visit in Tenerife in 3 days?
Tenerife is a beautiful island in the Canary Islands archipelago, and offers a wide variety of activities and places to visit on a three-day trip. Here is a suggested tourist route to make the most of your stay:
Day 1: Discovering Santa Cruz de Tenerife
-Start your day exploring Tenerife's capital, Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Visit the Plaza de España and admire the impressive artificial lake and sculpture of Tenerife.
-Drive to the Tenerife Auditorium, an architectural masterpiece designed by Santiago Calatrava.
-Enjoy local cuisine at one of the restaurants near the harbour, where you can sample fresh fish dishes and papas arrugadas con mojo canario (wrinkled potatoes with Canarian mojo).
-After lunch, explore Parque García Sanabria, a beautiful park with sculptures and lush gardens.
-For the evening, head to the La Noria area, where you will find bars and nightclubs to enjoy the city's nightlife.
Day 2: Excursion to Mount Teide and La Orotava
-Early in the morning, head to the Teide National Park. Make sure to book in advance to ride the cable car up and enjoy spectacular views from the top of Mount Teide.
-After descending Teide, visit the charming village of La Orotava, known for its traditional Canarian architecture and the Jardines del Marquesado de la Quinta Roja.
-Explore the historic centre of La Orotava and enjoy dinner at a local restaurant.
-Return to Santa Cruz de Tenerife for the night.
Day 3: Beaches and Los Cristianos
-Spend the morning relaxing on one of Tenerife's beautiful beaches. Some options include Playa de las Teresitas, Playa de las Americas or Playa de los Cristianos.
-After lunch on the beach, head to Los Cristianos, a lively tourist destination in the south of the island. You can stroll along the promenade and enjoy the shops and restaurants.
-For your last night in Tenerife, dine at one of the restaurants in Los Cristianos and then enjoy a cocktail at one of the beachfront bars.
I hope you enjoy your trip to Tenerife! This route will allow you to see some of the highlights of the island in three days, but bear in mind that there are many more attractions and activities to explore if you have more time available. Pillow Abroad has accommodation all over the island of Tenerife, making it your best choice for a luxury holiday break.