Tenerife is beach and sun but also much more than that discover gastronomic, cultural and nature experiences in this beautiful Canary Island. Tenerife is much more than sun and beach tourism although they are their best-known attractions. This Canary Island is full of possibilities to do gastronomic tourism, active tourism and family tourism. In this article, we offer you experiences in Tenerife for all tastes. They will make you wake up from the towel or at least give you alternatives to enjoy the island in other ways without taking away much time in the sun.

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A guachinche is a food house that did not pretend to be. In the island they have a good quality of own wines, because Tenerife has 5 but there are many small producers that dedicate themselves to it in less showy quantities. Since it was not everything for sale and consumption the families that cultivated vines gave out to their friends. The drinks were accompanied with a dish that could not be homemade in preparation or with less variety, because it was limited to the humble combinations of products that were on the table of any neighbor.

That main function, to serve drink with a secondary function to accompany it with something to eat gave a turn of 180 degrees. A guachinche today is a house of meals homemade worth the redundancy that are accompanied with wine could not be of another way home. Within the humility of the decoration and service, you will find simple and forceful dishes, such as the scald of gofio (broth with flour), cheese roasted with sauce crumbled potatoes (potatoes boiled in abundant salt) or Meat festival (marinated meat).

That you do not care to ask what each dish of the Canary Islands gastronomy consists of the accent will already have been given to you as non-native. Especially present in the northern part of the island, the complete list of guachinches of Tenerife available on the website of Tenerife Tourism would have you well eaten for months.

If you want to learn more about the gastronomy of the island companies like Tenerife like a local offer tours of the Market of Our Lady of Africa in Santa Cruz de Tenerife. In the route with guide by the market, you will learn about the local products, of high quality, how they will prepare. Although the Canary Islands are volcanic, that does not mean that they are barren.

The coast of Tenerife is urbanized to accommodate sun addicts, but it turns out that while the urbanized surface of the island is 22%, forests occupy 25%. Only Tenerife has 43 natural areas with some protection. The prehistoric forests, as it happens in the island of Madeira or the endemic and resistant canary pine are the most spoiled and protected species, although they are not the only ones.

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Tenerife is beach and sun but also much more than that discover gastronomic, cultural and nature experiences in this beautiful Canary Island. Tenerife is much more than sun and beach tourism although they are their best-known attractions. This Canary Island is full of possibilities to do gastronomic tourism, active...