This new expanded "DK Eyewitness Travel Guide" shows the Canary Islands at their sun-soaked best. From sandy beaches to craggy peaks, this uniquely visual guide provides cutaways and floor plans of all of the major sights and special coverage of the islands' unique geography and the wildlife of the archipelago, with its volcanic rock formations and geysers, diverse flora and sea-life. The legends of the islands are brought to life, including tales of Spanish, Portuguese and Catalan conquests, and the belief that the islands were the lost land of Atlantis. No trip to the Canary Islands would be complete without joining the revellers at one of its glorious carnivals; and with sights, beaches, markets and festivals listed town by town, you won't miss a thing. With a reliable selection of hotels, bars and restaurants, and full-colour detailed maps of all the towns and regions, this is the perfect guide to help you experience the best of the islands' flavours. "DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Canary Islands" - showing you what others only tell you.