Lanzarote, Canary Islands
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Getting To Know Lanzarote – Cruise Port Guide
The Canary Islands are an escape to warmer climates closer to home in the Autumn and Winter months, and one of the most popular islands is Lanzarote. Our Lanzarote cruise port guide is going to help you plan your visit and offer insight into the best things to see and do on the island.
Lanzarote is the northernmost and easternmost of the Canary Islands and is the fourth largest island within the archipelago. One of the islands main attractions is Timanfaya National Park, which is made up entirely of volcanic soil. The islands biggest eruptions occurred between 1730 and 1736, but the volcanic activity continues to this day – Timanfaya is far from dormant. The core’s surface temperature ranges from 100 to 600 Degrees Celsius and one of the main attractions for tourists is watching one of the team at Timanfaya pouring water into a hole in the ground, which then erupts back out as piping hot steam. In 1993, the entire island was declared a biosphere reserve by UNESCO.
Other attractions on the island include the Castles of San Jose, the Los Verdes volcanic cave, Jameo del Agua Lagoon and the islands various beaches – some of which are black in colour due to the volcanic sand.
Your cruise ship will berth in Arrecife, which itself is worth exploring if you’ve never been to the island before. The port is approx. a 30-minute walk from the city centre. Taxis are readily available and there is often a shuttle bus service.
Shuttle services are provided but they are not free of charge
If you buy anything during your time in the Canary Islands, make sure it’s pure aloe vera. Some of the best in the world is produced here but remember, it must be 99%+ pure
Most businesses observe fiesta during the hot summer months, take this into consideration when planning your day
Key highlights of Lanzarote
- Timanfaya National Park
- Volcanic Beaches
- Arrecife Town
- Castles of San Jose
- Jameo del Agua Lagoon
- El Charco de San Gines – salt water lagoon in the centre of Arrecife
Regular cruise line visitors
- Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines
- Saga Cruises
- P&O Cruises
- Princess Cruises
- MSC Cruises
- Celebrity Cruises
- Royal Caribbean
- Marella Cruises
Arrecife, Lanzarote, Canary Islands
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