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Although even the winter season is warm in Fuerteventura, the month of March marks the beginning of spring, and so the weather can be sometimes tricky and moody (just like people are when they are going through some big changes).
If you're looking for some of the best restaurants in the Canary Islands for a fine-dining experience, take a look at the list of restaurants with Michelin Stars in 2021.
S.C. La Laguna was the first town founded in Tenerife due to its strategic location on the island: it has a natural source of fresh water and it was away from the coast, which meant it was protected from pirate attacks.
Planning a trip to Tenerife and you're looking for the best places to take amazing Instagram photos to post? Well, in that case, you've chosen a great holiday destination, since Tenerife is full of great places to visit, where you can take fabulous photos, especially if you do a bit of planning ahead of time.
Whether you're looking for a quiet place to relax in the sun or a place to enjoy an active holiday, Lanzarote has it all. The island is in constant change and there are plenty of things to do, even an underwater museum, the first of its kind in Europe.
We did this hike on a sunny and warm day at the beginning of March and we started our journey in the South of Tenerife where it was a bit cloudy. On our way towards the Lunar Landscape (Paisaje Lunar), we started to see the clouds beneath us and when we got to a high point, above the clouds, we were able to get a glimpse of Gran Canaria, which made for a pretty amazing view.
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Madrid is a popular city for a layover for many people who visit the Canary Islands and don't have a direct flight from their home country. If you find yourself wondering which city you should choose for a layover on your way to Tenerife, Lanzarote, or another island in the archipelago, then Madrid is a good choice even for just a day or two.
Tenerife is a popular destination for beach holidays, although the island has more to offer to visitors than beautiful beaches situated in tourist resorts. The most popular beaches in Tenerife are usually located in the resorts, where visitors can make use of all the usual facilities of an urban beach.
The Government of the Canary Islands has announced that Lanzarote and La Graciosa will move up to Alert Level 4 from the Level 3 they're currently at, due to the continued growth in the number of cases, in the hopes that they will be able to bend the contagion curve. These measures also apply to La Graciosa, which has a similar epidemiological situation to Lanzarote. On the other hand, El Hierro goes from level 1 to level 2 starting from 00:00 this Friday, tomorrow.
La Palma is one of the smaller Canary Islands, very different from the bigger islands like Tenerife or Gran Canaria in terms of scenery and tourism as well. La Palma is (fortunately) still untouched by mass tourism, as most visitors come here for an active holiday, to enjoy the amazing scenery and discover the island on foot.
Santa Cruz de La Palma is the capital of La Palma, also known as Isla Bonita, one of the smaller islands in the Canary Islands archipelago of Spain. Santa Cruz de La Palma is also the largest city on the island, with around 15,000 inhabitants.
Since the start of the pandemic, the Canary Islands have become a place of interest for digital nomads and remote workers, especially ones coming from Europe.
Although March marks the beginning of spring, in most places in Europe it's still a cold month, with low temperatures and even snowfall. But this is not the case in Gran Canaria.
Although it marks the start of spring, March can still be a cold month all over Europe and many countries still get a lot of snow at this time of the year. This is not the case in the Canary Islands, as the weather slowly starts to warm up and the rain chances drop.
The Carnival in Santa Cruz de la Palma is celebrated each year sometime in February or March and it is also known as The White Party, for its unusual characteristic. Thousand of people dressed in white, locals, and visitors alike, fill the streets and participate in a night of dancing and talcum powder fighting.
Due to the growing infection rate in Gran Canaria, it has been decided that the island will go up to Alert Level 3, while Tenerife has improved its numbers, so it goes down to Alert Level 2. The level changes will come into effect on Monday, January 18.
The Governing Council agreed to modify the alert levels established on the islands of Lanzarote, Fuerteventura and La Gomera to face the COVID-19 pandemic and it also decided to maintain the current alert level in Tenerife, Gran Canaria, La Palma and El Hierro. However, it was decided that next Saturday the evolution of the epidemiological indicators of Tenerife and Gran Canaria will be studied again, in order to analyze the effectiveness of the measures implemented so far and verify whether a change in level would be justified.
Carnival season is a popular time for the Canary Islands in general - all the islands have big parties during this time and it's a great atmosphere for tourists.
The Council of Ministers approved today the extension of the restrictions imposed on flights with the UK with another 14 additional days, limiting not only direct flights but also passenger ships between the United Kingdom and Spain. Therefore, said restriction will be in effect until next February 2 at 6:00 p.m.