Popular festivities in May in Tenerife

Local festivities in May in Tenerife

Local festivities in May in Tenerife

The Following dates are important for locals, they are some of the most the popular festivities in Tenerife : Romerías

 

–  Mayo 12th

  • Romería in  Tejina

 – May 13th

  • Romería de San Isidro de Arguayo en Santiago del Teide
  • Romería de la Virgen de Fátima en el Valle de San Lorenzo

-May 13h

  • Romería Chica – Los Realejos

-May 20th 

  • Romería de Guamasa
  • Romería de Guía de Isora
  • Romería de Valle Guerra

May 30 

  • Romería de San Isidro en Los Realejos
You may wonder what a romería is. It’s a religuious celebration to honour a local Saint or Virgin and a special occasion for us, locals to wear our traditional dresses, traje de mago.
We usually do certain route on foot or with horses and people also sing traditional folk songs and play guitar and timple, so the atmosphere is friendly and welcoming.
A Romería is also a good chance to mix with locals, try our gastronomy and wine, there’s usually wine tasting and typical gastronomy as well .
On the same dates, sometimes there are bailes de Mago, where you “have to ” wear your traje de maga to join the traditional party where we also have the chance to dance to the sound of our popular music.
You are invited to join us!

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