Tenerife is the cheapest of the Canary islands for shopping, compared with La Gomera, which has come out the most expensive, according to data released by the Canarian Statistics Institute (Istac).
The figures are based on September’s prices, which means a return to the top spot for Tenerife. In August, it came second behind Gran Canaria. Now the places are reversed, with La Palma coming in third place, followed by Fuerteventura, Lanzarote, El Hierro, and finally and most expensive as usual, La Gomera.
Within the price ranges themselves, vegetables were the most expensive overall, followed by alcoholic drinks and tobacco. Not far behind were fish and meat, with the cheapest items being bread, cereals and oils. Diario de Avisos