Thursday, 5 August 2010

Santa Cruz de Tenerife ... Did you know?

Did you know that Santa Cruz de Tenerife was named after the Holy Cross which was planted on the beach when Alonso Fernandez de Lugo landed there with the arrival of the Conquistadors in 1494. 

Although it is the capital of Tenerife today and the main port, the capital was La Laguna and the main port was

Take a look at our
Santa Cruz de Tenerife holiday guide to find out more interesting details about this historic city. 

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