The largest and most famous Canary Island is Tenerife, with more than 10 million visitors a year. This is also the island with the highest mountain in Spain, the snow-covered mountain El Teide that you can see from the surrounding islands in good weather. A big contrast with the rest of the island that consists of tropical forests, volcanic lava areas and beautiful sandy beaches.
Tenerife is very popular among sun lovers because of the favourable weather throughout the year. This island is also suitable for walkers almost all year round. Only during the winterperiod is there a chance of snow in the mountains, so these hiking trails are sometimes closed. During summer it can be too hot.