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This town is located on its country’s largest island (all of which are volcanic) and is the capital of its archipelago. While inhabited by just under one million people, more than five million tourists visit here every year. This town the site of one of the world’s largest Carnival celebrations, and the Carnival grounds are destined to become a UNESCO World Heritage Site. On this archipelago island, you will find one of the highest volcanoes in the world, as measured from its ocean floor base to peak.
Where in the World is This Destination?
Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
The Canary Islands are located off the north-western coast of Africa and are much closer to the equator than mainland Spain. The archipelago consists of seven large and several smaller islands, all of which are volcanic in origin including; Tenerife, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, La Palma, La Gomera, El Hierro, and the islets La Graciosa, Alegranza, Montaña Clara, Roque del Este, Roque del Oeste and Isla de Lobos.
These archipelago islands can be cruised to as a part of multiple European cruise itineraries from Celebrity Cruises.