Fred.’s Top 5

Closer Magazine Winter 2013-14

FRED.’S TOP 5 38 www.fredolsencruises.com 1. South Island Tour from Las Palmas, Gran Canaria Explore some of Europe’s best spots for winter warmth, including the 2.7km stretch of golden sand in Maspalomas; it’s a beach lover’s paradise. Discover Mogan, the ‘Venice of Gran Canaria’ and enjoy a photo stop in Puerto Rico, said to be the sunniest spot on the island. 2. The Fire Mountains from Arrecife, Lanzarote The Lunar landscape of the Timanfaya National Park has to be seen to be believed. Just beneath the surface the volcanoes are still active. Why not take the optional camel ride around the base of one of the volcanoes? Travel via the intriguing salt flats of Janubio in the La Geria region and enjoy a stop at a local wine cellar with the chance for a tasting too. 3. Fuerteventura Highlights from Puerto Rosario, Fuerteventura Take in the highlights of Fuerteventura and learn more of its history on this half-day tour, which includes a call to the ancient capital, Betancuria. This tour also includes a visit to one of the largest aloe vera plantations on the island. 4. Gomera Landscape from San Sebastian, La Gomera Experience the distinctive atmosphere and ambience of the magnificent Jardin Tecina Hotel. Set in beautiful grounds, with large subtropical gardens, the hotel is on a hillside above cliffs, commanding breathtaking views over the ocean. What’s more, you can explore the natural beauty of the National Park of Garajonay too. 5. Northern Panorama from Santa Cruz, Tenerife Capture the beautiful scene of white houses and bare volcanic mountains against the backdrop of the blue horizon and shimmering seas. Stop at the peaceful village of Taganana to sample some local wines and cheeses, before you head off to the panoramic viewpoint of Pico del Ingles. FRED.’S T O P 5 Canary Islands SHORE TOURS


Closer Magazine Winter 2013-14
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