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La Palma is one of the smaller islands, but it famous for its sky and cloud formations. Here you have the chance to see a phenomenon that resembles a cascade of clouds. The island is very green and ideal for hiking and it is a good choice if you want to escape the crowded and noisy resorts that you can find in Tenerife.
The volcano in La Palma has just started erupting.
The Scientific Committee reports that there is a decrease in the number of earthquakes and in their magnitude as well, but that the land deformation has increased to 10 cm.
The Scientific Committee reports that the seismic activity has intensified in the last day, but they insist there is still no clear evidence of an imminent eruption in La Palma.
Due to the increased seismic activity in the area of Cumbre Vieja, the island of La Palma is placed under alert level with the activation of the yellow warning code due to volcanic risk.
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.
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.
When most people think of La Palma they think of hiking, green landscapes, forests and volcanoes. Read our guide for the best Airbnb rentals in La Palma and you will be on your way towards a great holiday!
Mercadillo Agricola y Artesano de Barlovento / Barlovento Market Second Sunday of each month Hours: 10:00 - 14:00 Location: Plaza del Rosario - Barlovento, LA PALMA
La Palma is a perfect destination for hikers and nature lovers, with around 1000 km of trails all over the island, allowing you to see amazing landscapes and views of mountains, volcanoes and the ocean.
If you are in La Palma during the first week of January, don't miss the Three Kings Parade which is happening in several towns throughout the island.
La Palma is a gorgeous island part of the Canary Islands archipelago and although it's not as warm as Tenerife or Gran Canaria during winter, it's still a nice place to spend your winter holidays.
May is as good of a time to visit La Palma as ever, with temperatures going up as the month progresses, but still at a very comfortable level, ideal for long walks and hikes.
If you're looking for a travel destination for April, where you can be outside and enjoy nature, then la La Palma is a top choice, as here you have beautiful weather, tall mountains, volcanic beaches and lots of sunshine, compared to the rest of the Northern hemisphere of the world.
February can be a hard month in Europe, with plenty of snow, cold winds, low temperatures and pretty bad weather in general - but that is not the case in La Palma and in the Canary Islands in general.
If you're living in Europe, January is probably associated with bad weather, low temperature and even snow in most places. But for the most part, that is not the case for La Palma, one of the Canary Islands, part of Spain.
December means proper winter in most countries in Europe, so if you are looking for a warm place to escape from the cold, La Palma (and the Canary Islands in general), might be one of the first places to pop up as suggestions. But how warm is the weather really?
With winter slowly approaching the northern hemisphere of the planet, La Palma in the Canary Islands seems like a nice and pleasant destination for November, as well as the following months.
La Palma is part of the Canary Islands and although they are situated very close to the coast of Africa, the islands are politically part of Spain. The island of La Palma is really small, with an area of 706 km2, which makes it the 5th largest island of all 7 in the archipelago.