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EU criteria for safe and clean tourism, including a common vaccination certificate, should be a part of a new EU strategy on sustainable tourism, said members of the European Parliament.
Is August a good time to visit the Canary Islands? Or summer in general? Many people see the Canary Islands as the best destination for winter sun in Europe, but what about the summer season? Should you plan a beach holiday in the Canaries in August?
The Government of Spain has agreed in the Council of Ministers to extend the restrictions on entry into Spain by air and sea from the United Kingdom and by air from Brazil and South Africa.
Did you know that Gran Canaria is a very popular destination for people who are looking for naturist beaches in Europe? Gran Canaria has a lot of beaches where nudism is allowed and also quite a few naturist resorts or hotels with dedicated areas and terraces for nudism?
Lanzarote is a very popular beach destination for sun-seekers, especially during the winter months. But if you decide to go beyond the pretty beaches and the streets of the resorts, you will discover a charming island, with lots of small villages, where you can try the local food and see the Canarian architecture.
Garachico was once Tenerife's most prosperous port and it had a commercial connection with Europe, as well as Africa and the Americas. Unfortunately, the town has suffered a series of unfortunate events, including one of the most severe eruptions in Tenerife's history, which has altered the course of history for Garachico.
The Canary Islands are a very popular holiday destination for Europeans in winter, but how is the weather when it's the middle of summer? Is it really hot? Maybe too hot for some people? Are the Canary Islands in general a good destination for a summer beach holiday?
Turismo de Canarias has announced a strategy according to which they plan to promote the islands as 'the office with the best climate in the world'. These will be developed throughout this year to attract remote workers from around the world they will have a budget of 500,000 euros to promote the destinations in this sense.
The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands has lowered the Alert level from 3 to 2 in Gran Canaria and it has increased it from 1 to 2 in Tenerife.
The species "Gallotia intermedia", endemic to Tenerife and unique in the world, was believed to be extinct until the 90s and currently only survives in the Teno massif and the Guaza mountain (Arona).
Fuerteventura is a popular destination especially for European visitors, who arrive on its shores looking for sun and warmth, especially during the winter months. Although it's true that Fuerteventura has some really amazing beaches, there is much more to see on the island.
Los Gigantes usually celebrates its carnival later than other municipalities in Tenerife. One can usually calculate the dates for the carnival in Los Gigantes by looking at the schedule for the main carnival in Santa Cruz.
The Canary Islands are a year-round beach destination, so any month is perfect for a visit to get some sun and enjoy some beach time. June is no exception to this rule, so June is also a great month to visit the Canary Islands, a bit cooler than July and August, which can be a plus for many people, especially if you don't like very high temperatures.
Tenerife is the largest Canary Island and the most popular among tourists in the archipelago. The most popular tourist destinations in Tenerife are all located in the south of the island, where the weather is warm and pleasant all year round.
The Canary Islands, the tiny Spanish archipelago made up of islands of volcanic origin, located close to the African continent, represent a popular destination for Europeans who come here looking for some much-needed winter sun.
Los Cristianos is one of the most popular destinations in Tenerife South, along with Playa de Las Americas and Costa Adeje. If you're trying to decide where to stay in Tenerife during your holiday, Los Cristianos is one of the best options, especially for family holidays or romantic getaways.
The Cabildo de Tenerife announced the reopening of the Cueva del Viento starting from February 20th, with visits adapted to the Covid protocol.
The council of Tias usually organizes a celebration for St. Patrick's Day in Puerto del Carmen every year and it's a great event that draws a lot of crowds. The resort has celebrated this day every year and everything is organized with the help of the Irish community in Lanzarote.
March is a great month to visit Gran Canaria if you are looking to escape the cold back home since most of Europe is still fighting low temperatures at this time of year. And if you're from Ireland and you're regretting the fact that you'll miss the St. Patrick's Day celebration back home, then worry no more, since there are plenty of Irish bars in Gran Canaria and you'll be spoiled for choice.
If you're traveling to Tenerife in March, don't miss celebrating St. Patrick's day in the south of the island, where there are lots of Irish bars that do big celebrations on that day.