Intriguing Icod de los Vinos
Throughout your Icod de los Vinos holidays you’ll experience the authenticity and charm of one of Tenerife’s most attractive municipalities. Among the hidden gems of Tenerife, Icod de los Vinos is based on agriculture, noticeable in the area’s lush valleys and beautiful surrounding landscapes, while fish also has a significant presence, resulting in some wonderful local dishes served up in a variety of welcoming eateries.
As is the way with trips to the Canary Islands, Icod de los Vinos boasts access to some wonderful countryside and equally-impressive beaches, ensuring lovers of the great outdoors will find a haven from their holidays to Icod de los Vinos. In addition to this, the town is located in close proximity to many other vibrant and exciting destinations in Tenerife, offering an even greater flavour of the island’s ethos.
At a glance
- Currency: Euro
- Language: Spanish
- Time Zone: GMT +0
- Average flight time: 4h 35m
When to go
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Outdoor Adventure and Sandy Beaches
Those that pine to explore the ever-changing landscapes during their holidays in Icod de los Vinos will be well served throughout their getaway. Within the municipality itself you’ll discover the likes of the Cueva del Viento, the largest lava tunnel in the whole of Europe and a fascinating environment in which to traverse, while Parque del Drago is a beautiful and scenic location to wander around – keep an eye out for the Dragon Tree, thought to be over 1000 years old. For the intrepid travellers among you, heading south to the imposing Teide National Park will present you with some more challenging treks within Tenerife’s most iconic landscapes.
For a cultural twist, pay a visit to the charming and attractive Church of San Marcos, while time should also be given to the several grand plazas found throughout the town, adorned with bars, eateries and splendid mansions. To add a beach break vibe to your getaway, the neighbouring resort of Puerto de la Cruz will provide you with your share of sandy delights as well as some great family attractions, while on the west coast of the island lies Los Gigantes, another wonderful beach resort boasting stunning cliff formations.