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Lanzarote’s must see is The Timanfaya National Park, with moon like landscape and the famous Cueva de los Verdes. These are underground tunnels where lava used to flow and one should not miss a visit to this unique place. If you are into diving or snorkeling, you can visit the recently opened underwater museum near the coast of Lanzarote.
The City Council of San Bartolomé informs that on Sunday, February 2nd, a new edition of the Agricultural and Craft Market of San Bartolomé will be held in the Plaza León and Castillo from 10.00 to 14.00 hours.
Starting April, the chances of rain Lanzarote start to drop considerably and the weather is perfect for sunbathing, as well as for walking about while visiting the island.
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.
Carnival season is a popular time for the Canary Islands in general - all the islands have big parties during this time and its a great atmosphere for tourists.
There are carnivals in Lanzarote in all the resorts and also in Arrecife, the island's capital, so the festival in Haria is not as huge and impressive in numbers compared to these larger ones.
Going on holiday to Fuerteventura or Lanzarote? Want to visit the other island also for a day trip maybe? The two islands are so close to each other that on clear days you can easily see the island on the other side.
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.
Lanzarote is a small island compared to Tenerife or even Fuerteventura, which is located in the close vicinity and is the second largest island in the Canaries. Given its relatively small size and flat surface, Lanzarote is the ideal place to drive for visitors who rent a car abroad for the first time.
If it's your first time planning a visit to Lanzarote (or the Canary Islands in general) you may be wondering if it's a safe destination and which places you should avoid.
Costa Teguise was purposely built as a tourist resort under the guidance of Cesar Manrique, the famous artist and architect who had a major influence in Lanzarote's development as a tourist destination.
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?
March marks the transition from winter to spring in Lanzarote and the weather gets warmer and warmer as the month progresses. So the island is the perfect escape place for people seeking to escape the bitter cold back home.
El Golfo is a lake of an unusual green color on the island of Lanzarote, formed in the crater of an old volcano and it owes its color to a type of algae that grows there.
Each year, on the 5th of January, every municipality and town on the island of Lanzarote welcomes the arrival of the Three Kings from the East.
Teguise is the former capital of Lanzarote, and during the week it's a very quite town. But on Sunday Teguise comes to life and all the streets are filled with market stalls.
Planning a family holiday in Lanzarote and you're wondering if it's the right destination? Lanzarote is a great destination for people of all ages, because you have the beautiful beaches, the spectacular views, good food, cultural activities and the island is small enough that it's easy to drive around and explore.
Most of the towns and resorts in Lanzarote have a weekly market going on, so if you want to do some shopping while on holiday, you can spend a few hours browsing through the stalls.
The market in Playa Blanca takes place two times every week, so if you're coming to Lanzarote's southernmost resort and you want to do some holiday shopping, you need to plan a visit here.
Lanzarote is mainly a destination for sun and beach lovers, but the island has so much to offer beyond the beautiful beaches and great weather.
Christmas in Puerto del Carmen is very different from the usual holiday at home for most of us. You can still expect temperatures to be in their mid 20s°C and, so it will probably be a sunny holiday.