Gran Canaria beyond the resorts: a visit to Caldera de Bandama and Bodega San Juan
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Gran Canaria beyond the resorts: a visit to Caldera de Bandama and Bodega San Juan

Published on April 18, 2022

Gran Canaria is often seen as just a beach holiday destination or a sunny place where you can escape the cold winter back home, but if you take the time to explore, you'll discover that it's much more than that.

Calima returns to the Canary Islands with high winds and temperatures
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Calima returns to the Canary Islands with high winds and temperatures

Published on April 17, 2022

The calima has returned to the Canary Islands this Easter Sunday and in some places, the visibility was drastically reduced, but fortunately, this has not caused problems for air traffic, although it was a very busy day for Canarian airports.

Spain issues new 2 Euro coins showcasing Garajonay National Park in La Gomera
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Spain issues new 2 Euro coins showcasing Garajonay National Park in La Gomera

Published on April 16, 2022

The National Currency and Stamp Factory (FNMT) in Spain has issued a number of one million 2 Euro coins which are classed as a collector's items, depicting an image of Garajonay National Park in La Gomera, Canary Islands.

Hot beach weather in the Canary Islands on Easter Sunday
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Hot beach weather in the Canary Islands on Easter Sunday

Published on April 15, 2022

The Canary Islands expect to see a rise in temperatures ahead of Easter in 2022, as a mass of warm dry air from the African continent is starting to make its presence felt, although its effect will be more visible starting from Saturday.

Canary Islands remain at medium and low levels of Covid alert
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Canary Islands remain at medium and low levels of Covid alert

Published on April 14, 2022

The Ministry of Health has today updated the health alert levels after the epidemiological report of the General Directorate of Public Health.

Card payments for tickets extended to all bus lines in Tenerife
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Card payments for tickets extended to all bus lines in Tenerife

Published on April 13, 2022

The Minister of Mobility and president of Titsa, Enrique Arriaga announced that the company is the first intercity transport company in Spain to implement the card payment system in the entire fleet of its vehicles.

Beach in Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, among 20 most beautiful beaches in the world according to National Geographic
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Beach in Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, among 20 most beautiful beaches in the world according to National Geographic

Published on April 13, 2022

National Geographic has published a list of the "40 Most beautiful beaches in the world" and a beach in Corralejo, Fuerteventura, is among the top 20 beaches in this top.

773 new Covid cases reported on April 12 in the Canary Islands
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773 new Covid cases reported on April 12 in the Canary Islands

Published on April 13, 2022

The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands reports that since the last data update on Friday there have been 773 new COVID-19 cases registered among people over 60 years of age, which is the population group that is followed up after passing the acute phase of the pandemic.

Temperatures set to rise in the Canary Islands ahead of Easter
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Temperatures set to rise in the Canary Islands ahead of Easter

Published on April 11, 2022

Aemet has published the weather forecast for Holy Week in the Canary Islands and it seems that the weather will be stable, with cloudy skies at the beginning of the week and temperatures on the rise towards Easter weekend.

Yellow alert: 4 meters waves expected in Tenerife, La Palma and El Hierro
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Yellow alert: 4 meters waves expected in Tenerife, La Palma and El Hierro

Published on April 10, 2022

The State Meteorological Agency (Aemet) has activated the yellow alert for some of the Canary Islands starting from Monday evening, April 11th, warning about high waves in the province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife. The alert is valid from Monday at 6:00 pm and it covers the islands of Tenerife, La Palma and El Hierro, where strong waves up to 4 meters high are expected.

869 new Covid cases reported on April 8th in the Canary Islands
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869 new Covid cases reported on April 8th in the Canary Islands

Published on April 08, 2022

The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands reports that since the last data update on Tuesday there have been 869 new COVID-19 cases registered among people over 60 years of age, which is the population group that is followed up after passing the acute phase of the pandemic.

Canary Islands still at medium and low levels of Covid alert
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Canary Islands still at medium and low levels of Covid alert

Published on April 07, 2022

The Ministry of Health has today updated the health alert levels after the epidemiological report of the General Directorate of Public Health. The island of La Palma drops to alert level 1, after the favorable evolution of data indicators.

Photo of the volcanic eruption on La Palma wins NASA's Tournament Earth contest
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Photo of the volcanic eruption on La Palma wins NASA's Tournament Earth contest

Published on April 06, 2022

For the third time in a decade, the winner of NASA's contest Tournament Earth, is an image from the Canary Islands, this time showing the volcanic eruption on La Palma.

Masks will no longer be mandatory indoors in Spain from April 20
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Masks will no longer be mandatory indoors in Spain from April 20

Published on April 06, 2022

The requirement to wear masks indoors in Spain will be eliminated just after Easter, it was just been announced today. This change will also apply in the Canary Islands, as the mask rules are currently the same throughout Spain.

Spanish health form scrapped for people who have EU or EU equivalent certificates
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Spanish health form scrapped for people who have EU or EU equivalent certificates

Published on April 06, 2022

Visitors no longer need to complete the health form when going to Spain if they have an EU certificate, or an EU equivalent certificate, from one of the countries that issue them (see the full list below).

871 new Covid cases reported on April 5th in the Canary Islands
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871 new Covid cases reported on April 5th in the Canary Islands

Published on April 05, 2022

The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands reports that since the last data update last Friday there have been 871 new COVID-19 cases registered among people over 60 years of age, which is the population group that is followed up after passing the acute phase of the pandemic.

Canary Islands bookings see a rise ahead of Easter holidays
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Canary Islands bookings see a rise ahead of Easter holidays

Published on April 04, 2022

The president of the Cabildo de Tenerife, Pedro Martín, highlights "the intense work that has been carried out in the last two years to increase air connectivity so he trusts that Tenerife will lead the archipelago's data "if the world situation stabilizes".

New alert for accumulated precipitation in Lanzarote, Tenerife and La Palma
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New alert for accumulated precipitation in Lanzarote, Tenerife and La Palma

Published on April 02, 2022

The State Meteorological Agency (Aemet) has issued, this Saturday, a new warning for accumulated precipitation on the islands of La Palma, Tenerife (during tomorrow, Sunday, April 3) and Lanzarote (where it will be in force from Sunday at 9:00 p.m. until Monday at 4:00 a.m.).

Canary Islands Covid report - 1 April 2022: 954 new cases in people over 60
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Canary Islands Covid report - 1 April 2022: 954 new cases in people over 60

Published on April 02, 2022

The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Canary Islands, following the new indicators included in the Coronavirus Surveillance and Control Strategy agreed by the Ministry of Health with the Autonomous Communities, reports that since the last update on Tuesday, 954 new cases of Covid-19 have been registered among people over 60 years of age, which is the target population group monitored now that the acute phase of the pandemic has passed.

Wind alert on Sunday in the Canary Islands - Check this weekend's forecast
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Wind alert on Sunday in the Canary Islands - Check this weekend's forecast

Published on April 01, 2022

The Government of the Canary Islands, through the General Directorate of Security and Emergencies, declares a Wind Alert situation in Tenerife, La Palma, La Gomera, El Hierro and Gran Canaria from 06:00 on Sunday, 3 April.

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