Despite its limited length, Canary Islands boasts a wide geographical range: in the same island you can find sandy beaches, laurel forests, wilderness areas and cliffs. The same diversity occurs in the climate (in fact, one can speak of microclimates),
Tenerife is the largest island, with 2,034 km2. El Teide mountain, is the highest point of the Spanish State (3,718 m). 42% of the island territory is a protected area, which is indicative of the importance of their natural wealth.
La Laguna wants to become the European Youth Capital in 2015. This is the first round the city has to pass, the European Youth Forum is the institution evaluating the projects. The title will be given in November 2012. La