The Canary Islands, just off the coast of Africa, are a popular travel destination. The volcanic islands in the Canary Island group are all different, and offer the tourist a different experience. Nature lovers, for example, might want to stick to the western islands. Hold your mouse cursor over an island to find out more about it.
Weather experienced on the Canary Islands is some of the best in the world. While the Atlantic Ocean is very cool here, this causes the summer temperatures to moderate. Storms with bad weather are infrequent occurances in winter in the Canaries. The northern costs of the islands, being exposed to the predominant northeat trade winds are a bit wetter than the southern coasts.