Tenerife. El Medano beach. Candelaria. La Laguna. Anaga mountains. Day 4
Русская версия On this day we were finally lucky with the weather after visit of Masca village, that is why we went to the beach El Medano, choosing it because it was not far from out hotel, and we had our faithful car with us. After the beach we went to the small but cute towns of Candelaria, La Laguna and to the mountains Anaga.
To be honest, the water in the ocean (especially in the morning) was quite chilly, and it took some time to get used to its temperature.
Saint Mary of Candelaria Basilica– is the most widely known sacred place of the islands. The statue (its copy to be precise) of the patroness of the Canarian Islands is kept here. According to the legend, the statue was brought here with the ocean, that is how Guanches found it. Unfortunately, Basilica was closed:
But the way, finding parking lot in this town was very difficult, another frequent problem is many one-way roads. That is why we remembered this town for quite some time 🙂
We planned visiting of scenic view points of Las Mercedes and Anaga for the end of this day. Bytheway, in La Laguna tourist information center, they gave one of the most excellent map of Tenerife, with lots of small roads and road junctions on it.
If you are inTenerife, the car is indeed essential. Driving is also very interesting and each road is quite unique. Perhaps, because there are not so many of them.
Having travelled a lot and taken a lot pictures, we went back home. That i show one more Tenerife day went, giving good weather and bright impressions to us. The next day was the opposite…