Information about the Canary Islands reveals a unique culture and the things you need to prepare for as you plan your trip to this gorgeous island paradise. The Canaries share a subtropical dry climate all year long. They are served by international airports on Tenerife and Gran Canaria, and domestic airports on Lanzarote and La Palma. Spanish is the official language, but most locals speak English.

The nights can get chilly, so bring a sweater in addition to beach and summer clothes. Ferries travel between islands, but a car hire is the best way to get around on any individual island.

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