Besides the main carnival in Puerto de la Cruz (which is of international importance) and the second largest on the island after the Santa Cruz de Tenerife Carnival, the city also hosts another big event which marks the end of summer with a big series of celebrations.
San Miguel de Tajao is a coastal town in the Arico municipality in Tenerife. The history of the town dates back to the end of the 19th century when only some caves in the area were occupied and used as dwellings.
EVENT IN SEPTEMBER - OCTOBER 2019 IN GRAN CANARIA Fiesta de San Miguel in Valsequillo de Gran Canaria: September 13th - October 6th, 2019
EVENT IN GRAN CANARIA - SEPTEMBER 2019 Fiesta de Nuestra Senora de los Dolores in the capital of Las Palmas
Fuerteventura is one of the top choices for a sunny winter break if you're from the UK or from the rest of Europe. On most days you can sunbathe, maybe even swim, which is not possible anywhere else on the old continent.
Handicrafts Fair that travels from place to place on the island of Tenerife. You can come here to enjoy Canarian crafts, music and gastronomy.
By the time December is here, most European cities are busy organizing Christmas Markets where visitors come to drink hot mulled wine in order to warm up. This is when the climate of the Canary Islands starts to really differentiate itself from the rest of European destinations.
November is pretty much a transition month - the weather is transitioning towards the winter season, which means that the temperatures will drop a bit and the wind will make its presence felt more than in the previous month.
October is one of the more quiet months in Fuerteventura, except for the time period when the children in the UK are on their autumn half-term holiday. At that time the island becomes busy again and prices for flights are considerably higher than during the rest of the month.
El Médano celebrates its festivities in honor of its Patron Saint: Nuestra Señora de las Mercedes de Roja, with an extensive program of events that began last Friday, September 6th, and that will extend until September 24th, which is the patron's day.
Morro Jable is situated in the south of Fuerteventura, in the municipality of Pajara, which is the southernmost and the westernmost municipality on the island.
The Municipality of Arucas is situated in the north of Gran Canaria, stretching from sea level until up into the foothills, at an altitude of over 1.800 feet.
If you're looking for a bit of warm weather during those cold winter months back home, Lanzarote might be the perfect choice for a holiday abroad: you have mild temperatures, a sunny sky usually during the daytime and what's more important...no snow!
When in doubt about where to go for a sunny winter break, Lanzarote is always a good idea. No matter the season, Lanzarote is blessed with a mild climate, which makes visitors fall in love with both its beauty and its warm weather.
Lanzarote is one of the smaller islands in the archipelago, but this doesn't mean it falls behind on the weather front. Winters in Lanzarote are mild and warm, as in all the Canaries, so if you're planning a sunny Christmas, Lanzarote might be a great choice.
All the municipalities in Fuerteventura are celebrating each year the carnival season and the south of the island makes no exception.
The Canary Islands have become a very popular destination during the last years, especially during the winter months.
November might not be the warmest month in Lanzarote throughout the year, but it's definitely sunnier and warmer than the UK and mainland Europe.
October is a relatively peaceful and quiet month in Lanzarote, apart from the week during the midterm holidays, when prices also go up considerably. So if you are not conditioned by school holidays, try to plan your arrival to the island outside of that period to get a better price for flights and accommodation.