This island has a stark beauty. The volcanic moonscape is most vivid in the island’s centre, while to the north there’s a gentle greenness. The south is home to the best beaches, while throughout the island César Manrique demonstrates how man can work with nature with extraordinary results.
Europe's six surprise islands
Europe’s most popular holiday islands draw major tourist crowds to its well-known charms - everyone knows Ibiza as Party Central - but with a bit of insider info, you can hit these islands and manage to have that castaway, lush-mountains-and-entire-beaches-to-yourself kind of holiday. A real island getaway.
Lanzarote destination guides
Fly me to the moon: Planet Earth's best unearthly landscapes
How's this for a space oddity? Forty years have passed since the historic Apollo moon landing, and yet the prospect of space tourism remains as distant as ever.