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Tenerife has “no limits” for active tourism 

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More than one million tourists who come to Tenerife each year practise some sort of sports activity and tourism chiefs have been promoting these charms.

“Tenerife No Limits” came under the spotlight in Madrid at an event which showed what could be enjoyed on the island for the more sporty visitor.

Insular councillor of tou-rism, Alberto Bernabé, said Tenerife, thanks to its climate, natural spaces and infrastructures, “is positioning itself as one of the most attractive destinations in the national panorama to combine a holiday with the practise of sports activities and leisure.”

He added: “Approximately five per cent of the total of tourists, around 250,000, expressly chooses Tenerife for their vacations because of the possibilities to carry out sports activities which shows that this is a product that has been consolidated within the destination’s tourism strategy. “

During a presentation at the Madrid event, a review was also made of the main activities integrated in the Tenerife No Limits brand, depending on the environment in which they are developed: land, sea and air.

These included hiking, with the island offering nearly 1,500 kilometres of trails; caving – Tenerife has the largest volcanic tube in Europe – moutain biking, diving, windsurfing, kayaking, sailing and paragliding.