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Lanzarote is a Spanish island on the easternmost of the Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean, approximately 125 km (78 miles) off the coast of Africa and 1,000 km (621 mi) from the Iberian Peninsula. With 141,938 inhabitants, Lanzarote is the third most populous island of the Canary Islands, after Tenerife and Gran Canaria. In the center-west of the island is the Timanfaya National Park, which is one of the main attractions of Lanzarote.

Channel Swimming

Lanzarote is the start of the Travesia la Bocaina, a 15-kilometer marathon swim to Fuerteventura that is organized by Oliver Acuña and Javier Sanz of the Club natación Alcobendas and supported by the Club Triatlón Vulcano. It is also the start of the 2.6 km interisland race, Travesía a Nado El Rio that finishes on Graciosa.


Travesía a Nado El Rio Video

Islands Seven

The Islands Seven is a solo multi-channel swimming challenge by Diego López Dominguez between 8 islands of the Canary Islands (Islas Canarias): Tenerife, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, La Palma, La Gomera, El Hierro, and La Graciosa.

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