Welcome to Tenerife

Discover hidden gems on the Canarian island of Tenerife. Against the popular belief, Tenerife is not all about package holidays but has a million things to offer: fascinating hiking trails, amazing food and vibrant history. You’ll fall in love for sure!

Good to know before traveling to Tenerife

Capital: Madrid

Capital of the island: Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Currency: EUR

Power voltage and socket type(s): 230V, plug types F and C.

Official religion(s): 60% of the population is Roman Catholic, followed by atheist and agnostic citizens 

Official language(s) and general knowledge of English: Spanish is the official language. English is semi-widely spoken.

Main tourist areas: Costa Adeje, Los Cristianos

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