Lanzarote, Canary Islands, Spain Cruise Port
The cruise port of Lanzarote, Canary Islands is set apart from its sister islands with a famous camel riding and crater-hiking itinerary. Considered the fourth largest island among the seven Canary Islands, Lanzarote can boast of a stable sub-tropical climate all year round. Located just 70 miles off the coast of Africa and four degrees north the Tropic of Cancer, your cruise to Lanzarote, Canary Islands will lead you to the longest volcanic tunnel in the world, known as the Atlántida Tunnel. The heavy volcanic eruptions that occurred in the past are still very present in their original form due to the dry climate and lack of erosion, leaving little to the imagination when exploring the cruise port of Lanzarote, Canary Islands. Below are a few of our favorite places to check out while cruising to Lanzarote, Canary Islands:
Timanfaya National Park is a must-see attraction based on the incredible volcanic landscapes created by a six year volcanic eruption that unfortunately wiped out several villages. To experience the scenic view of the park, head down to Montanas del Fuego.
César Manrique, a famous painter, architect and sculptor who dedicated his life to preserving the splendor of the Lanzarote Island through timeless art was the brainchild behind the César Manrique Foundation. This museum is located in the center of the cruise port of Lanzarote and holds classic paintings and sculptures, representative of the island’s unique volcanic history.
Embrace the lovely escape that awaits you at Playa de Papagayo. Through the challenging steep climb down to the beach, you will come to appreciate the golden sands and turquoise waters of this hidden gem. This is the perfect getaway for a private, family- oriented beach day at the cruise port of Lanzarote, Canary Islands.