Calle Padre Herrera, s/n, 38200 San Cristóbal de La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
La LagunaThough Santa Cruz is Tenerife’s modern capital, historically the capital was La Laguna. It remains one of the most beautiful cities on the island, not to mention a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The city center boasts pastel-colored mansions and historic churches like the Church of the Immaculate Conception. For a look at the history of the island, stop at the Tenerife History Museum, which has maps and artifacts on display within a historic 16th-century mansion.