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Worth taking a bus to visit La Orotava, small town about 25 minutes away from Tenerife. Great views from the park, nice walk to the museeum, beautiful wood carved balconies. We... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Worth taking a bus to visit La Orotava, small town about 25 minutes away from Tenerife. Great views from the park, nice walk to the museeum, beautiful wood carved balconies. We took some great pictures there.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Definitely worth an excursion and a visit, as this place escapes a bit from the main tourist fuzz and mess. You won't be alone here either, but it still feels more relaxed.

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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This is an interesting old town to visit you can even wander around the town hall! The highlight though of our visit was the spectacular Victoria Gardens.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This place was heaving the weekend we visited. Like a carnival spirit with musicians, a choral recital and just bustling! It's also a historic heritage town that was formally a capital.

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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

we were lucky to be there when they had their fiestas where everyone was dressed in local dress. very friendly with food and drink for everyone. not a tourist event a real local custom.

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Cobh, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

we went to this lovely small town to the the corpus christi festival and it was brilliant. an amazing atmosphere and experiente to enjoy a traditional spanish fest with its traditional stands and sweets. the town was full of people, everywhere colourful flower pictures on the side streets, gorgeous little churches and buildings. all together a special day. I bet... More 

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Oneonta, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We had been to Tenerife six times and never stopped in La Orotava. This time we decided to go to the Corpus Christi festival. OH MY!!! Why did we not go here before? The festival of flowers is stunning, but as we strolled through this village, I was struck by it's beauty. The church is gorgeous and the streets are... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

In late May and early June, an outdoor cement field is transformed by many people creating artwork using colored sand. This is protected from rain by a tarp that ends six feet from the ground (so one can look at the artwork from any side). The visitor center can direct you to the location. Parking a car in center of... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Nice to escape to La Oratava. Have visited a number of times and this visit we found some nice gardens we had missed. Well worth looking for. One is Jardin Victoria and the other Hijuela del Jardin Botanico.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This is one of the best kept cities in Tenerife. with important old houses, a beautiful cathedral and impressive centennial trees called Drago.

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Address: Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Spain
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Tenerife  >  Puerto de la Cruz

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