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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.
There's no better place in Europe than Gran Canaria for a warm and sunny holiday in February. The days are pleasantly warm with temperatures that often go over 20°C, which means that you can go back home with a tan after spending only a few days here.
The average rental price in the Canary Islands at the end of 2023 was 15.1% higher compared to December of the previous year, reaching 10.80 euros per square meter.
Tenerife is an all year round destination - people come here for different reasons and during all seasons, because winter is considered one of the high seasons in Tenerife, since the island is one of the places where you can escape the cold in Europe.
Puerto del Rosario is Fuerteventura's capital, so the carnival, which lasts for over 2 weeks each year, is usually attended mostly by residents and locals, not tourists.
Every three months, the sleepy village of Tetir fills up with people and energy in order to host the popular Tetir Craft Market, an event that brings together residents and tourists alike.
The carnival in Tetir, Fuerteventura, is now once again celebrated the way it used to be normally, as there are no more restrictions in place!
February can be one of the worst winter months on the European continent but in the Canaries, the weather is still sunny and warm most of the time, which is why traveling here might be just the thing you need.
Arrecife is the capital of Lanzarote and it's quite a busy town, where not many tourists venture during their holidays. But the carnival in Arrecife is a large and animated event, popular among locals and a great way to experience a night of fiesta among the island's residents.
While in Tenerife, we recommend that you try the local fruit, vegetables and produce, especially the ones that you can find in the farmers' market or agromercado / mercado del agricultor as they are called in Spanish.
A weekly market in Costa Adeje, situated across from the Gran Hotel Costa Adeje. This market is held two times each week, on Thursdays and Saturdays.
Los Cristianos market is the largest market in the south of Tenerife and here you'll find almost anything you can imagine, from clothes, souvenirs, decorative items, cosmetics and much more. We'll let you know what are the days and times when the market in Los Cristianos is on, as well as what you can find there.
You might've seen this unusual creature while on holiday in the Canary Islands and you've probably wondered what it is.
Tenerife, the most visited island in the Canary Islands archipelago, offers a wide range of excursions and activities for visitors.
The arrival of the Three Kings is an important event in the Spanish Culture, with festivities taking place in almost any city in Spain. The celebration starts on the night of 5th January, with a parade called Cabalgada de los Reyes Magos.
Each year, on the 5th of January, everyone in Tenerife is waiting for the arrival of the Three Wise Men. This is a really interesting event and you should attend the parade if you're on the island at that time.
Gran Canaria is a great party destination in Europe, especially during the winter months when the rest of continental Europe is fighting snow, low temperatures and gloomy days with no sunshine.
One of the first questions people ask when thinking of spending New Year's Eve in Lanzarote is: what weather can we expect? Do we need a cardigan or coat for the evenings?
The 2024 carnival in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria will be celebrated under the theme "Los Carnavales del Mundo" (Carnivals of the world), and it promises to bring back the nights of passionate fun and dancing on the streets of Las Palmas.
Are you visiting Puerto del Carmen in Lanzarote during the carnival season? If so, then be sure not to miss the carnival which is a beautiful way to experience the local culture and have a bit of fun while you're on holiday in Lanzarote.