Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Carnival 2021 - Dates and Schedule
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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Carnival 2021 - Dates and Schedule

Published on July 10, 2020

Gran Canaria has announced the dates and more details regarding the carnival in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, including the theme and the official poster for this year's edition of the event. A dreamy and magical atmosphere awaits you at the 2021 edition of the carnival in Las Palmas.

Canary Islands Calima - Saharan dust over the Canary Islands
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Canary Islands Calima - Saharan dust over the Canary Islands

Published on July 10, 2020

Did you know that North Africa accounts for approximately 55% of global dust emissions? And due to their proximity to the Saharan coast, the Canary Islands sometimes suffer from a phenomenon which is known locally as La Calima, when a layer of Saharan dust covers the islands, affecting air quality and visibility.

Puerto de la Cruz Carnival 2021
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Puerto de la Cruz Carnival 2021

Published on July 09, 2020

These are the dates for the 2021 carnival celebrated in Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife. The highlight of the carnival is the Men's Marathon in High Heels, also known as Mascarita Ponte Tacon - it is a funny event, unique to the celebration in Puerto de la Cruz.

Los Gigantes Carnival 2021
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Los Gigantes Carnival 2021

Published on July 09, 2020

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.

Los Cristianos Carnival 2021 - Dates to be announced
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Los Cristianos Carnival 2021 - Dates to be announced

Published on July 09, 2020

Los Cristianos is the host of one of the largest carnivals in Tenerife South and in 2018 over 35.000 people have participated in the main parade (El Coso Apoteosico del Carnaval de Los Cristianos).

Gran Canaria Biosphere Reserve, Spain
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Gran Canaria Biosphere Reserve, Spain

Published on July 08, 2020

Did you know that a large part of the island of Gran Canaria, part of the Canary Islands archipelago, has been declared a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO? On June 29, 2005, the International Council of the ...

Corralejo Market - Shop at the Market in El Campanario (Fuerteventura)
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Corralejo Market - Shop at the Market in El Campanario (Fuerteventura)

Published on July 08, 2020

The traditional market at El Campanario in Corralejo is one of the best places to shop for gifts and souvenirs in the resort. Here you will find local products, from jewelry to aloe vera products and ...

Fiesta del Charco 2020 in La Aldea de San Nicolas - SUSPENDED
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Fiesta del Charco 2020 in La Aldea de San Nicolas - SUSPENDED

Published on July 07, 2020

Fiesta de Charco is celebrated each year on 11 September, in La Aldea de San Nicolas and it's part of the celebrations dedicated to the patron Saint of this municipality in Gran Canaria.

NEW in 2020 - Tourist Passes in Tenerife for Public Buses and Tram
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NEW in 2020 - Tourist Passes in Tenerife for Public Buses and Tram

Published on July 07, 2020

Cabildo de Tenerife has announced the launch of tourist passes to encourage visitors to use the public transport network on the island. The insular counselor for Mobility highlights that this initiative is a tourist attraction that will allow visitors to move around the entire island at a fixed price, which will be more attractive than buying individual tickets.

Masca, Tenerife - A Pretty Village Hidden in the Mountains
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Masca, Tenerife - A Pretty Village Hidden in the Mountains

Published on June 26, 2020

The story of Masca valley in Tenerife is the perfect mix of mystery, legends of pirates, and incredible scenery, making Masca befitting of the title of Tenerife's prettiest village.

Gran Canaria Weather in September - Still Feels Like Summertime
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Gran Canaria Weather in September - Still Feels Like Summertime

Published on June 25, 2020

September is a great month to visit Gran Canaria: it is still hot, rain is unusual and the island gets less crowded after the school starts in most European countries. So if you're looking for an adults only romantic trip to Gran Canaria September might be the perfect time to visit.

Tenerife or Gran Canaria? Which island is better?
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Tenerife or Gran Canaria? Which island is better?

Published on June 25, 2020

Of all the Canary Islands, people usually tend to make a comparison between Tenerife and Gran Canaria and sometimes between Lanzarote and Fuerteventura. But every island has its own charm and unique characteristics, which makes it special and different from the rest in the archipelago.

Fuerteventura Weather in October - Still Feels Like Summer?
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Fuerteventura Weather in October - Still Feels Like Summer?

Published on June 25, 2020

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.

Lanzarote Weather in October - Still Summer Temperatures
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Lanzarote Weather in October - Still Summer Temperatures

Published on June 25, 2020

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.

Mirador Sicasumbre - Best Viewpoint in Fuerteventura
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Mirador Sicasumbre - Best Viewpoint in Fuerteventura

Published on June 24, 2020

Mirador Sicasumbre is the first astronomical viewpoint in Fuerteventura, and it offers great views over the island. You will have to climb for a few minutes in order to get up to the top, but the views are totally worth the effort.

Where are the Canary Islands located? Are they part of Europe or Africa?
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Where are the Canary Islands located? Are they part of Europe or Africa?

Published on June 24, 2020

If it's your first time planning a trip to one of the islands you might find yourself wondering... where the Canary Islands on a world map in relation to continental Spain?

What's El Medano (Tenerife) like? - 5 Best things to do & Events
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What's El Medano (Tenerife) like? - 5 Best things to do & Events

Published on June 22, 2020

El Medano is one Tenerife's most chilled and laid back resorts, popular among German tourists and surfers. El Medano is located very close to Tenerife Sur Airport and it's a good base also for travelers who want to explore more areas of Tenerife.

Visit Haria in Lanzarote - 4 Best Things To Do and See
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Visit Haria in Lanzarote - 4 Best Things To Do and See

Published on June 22, 2020

Haria is a small but beautiful village in the north of Lanzarote, with a population barely over 1000 people. If you're coming to the island, we absolutely recommend coming here for a visit to one of Lanzarote's most authentic villages.

Top 10 Best Beaches in Gran Canaria
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Top 10 Best Beaches in Gran Canaria

Published on June 19, 2020

Gran Canaria has many amazing beaches, all very different in terms of atmosphere, natural conditions, type of sand and location, so there's something great to discover for each taste.

Maspalomas Costa Canaria Soul Festival 2020 postponed until 2021
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Maspalomas Costa Canaria Soul Festival 2020 postponed until 2021

Published on June 19, 2020

Maspalomas Costa Canaria Soul Festival is a unique type of event in all the Canary Islands, which is celebrated with a lot of "soul" on the beach in San Agustin, close to Maspalomas and Playa del Ingles.

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