Traditions

Miscellanium, Traditions

Romerías in Tenerife – calendar, history and tradition

Romerías in Tenerife – calendar, history and tradition

The pilgrimages, called romerías, of Tenerife are certainly the highest expression of Canarian idiosyncrasy. People dressed in traditional costumes (many hand-woven and embroidered) accompany ox carts decorated with great attention to detail, distributing traditional delicacies to all passers-by. Music in each corner, sounds created by unique instruments of the Canaries… […]

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Miscellanium, Traditions

Holy Week in Tenerife – passion and tradition

Holy Week in Tenerife – passion and tradition

The Holy Week in Tenerife is lived with great devotion. Many municipalities of the island come together to celebrate the ecclesiastical tradition with different events. It is an ideal time to get to know the history and processions of the island. Holy Week in La Laguna In San Cristobal de […]

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Traditions

Carnival in Tenerife 2019 – the most important dates

Carnival in Tenerife 2019 – the most important dates

The Carnival of Tenerife 2019 is here and with it the big parties, lots of fun and great costumes. You still do not know which are the most important events? It would be great having the different carnival programmes of the municipalities to plan your carnival on the island… No […]

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Gastronomy, Traditions, Wine Cellers

Wines of Tenerife – protagonists in November

Wines of Tenerife – protagonists in November

The wines of Tenerife are simply unique, not only because of their volcanic character, but also because of their very special history. Shakespeare loved the wine of the largest Canary Island, and historians even suspect that a Malvasia of Tenerife was offered at the Declaration of Independence of the United […]

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Culture, Miscellanium, Traditions

May – month of Romerías (pilgrimages) in Tenerife

May – month of Romerías (pilgrimages) in Tenerife

Cheerful people to the sound of music, carts and stalls full of traditional food, colourful hand-woven dresses… No doubt, this is a Romería! Pilgrimages, festivals and traditions The pilgrimages, in Spanish Romería, of our island are the most traditional expression of joy, celebration and culture. Throughout Tenerife there are alternate […]

by × 20 May, 2018 × 2 comments

Culture, Traditions

The history of Carnival in Tenerife

The history of Carnival in Tenerife

We are still in carnival mood, because some municipalities of Tenerife are still celebrating carnival. Colours and rhythms flood the streets. Everybody is invited to participate in the big show. But how did it start with the carnival in Tenerife? Do you know the origins of this popular event? Origins […]

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Culture, Festival, Traditions

Highlights of the Carnival of Santa Cruz 2018 and definition of terms

Highlights of the Carnival of Santa Cruz 2018 and definition of terms

During the Carnival week in Santa Cruz you will hear some terms that we will explain to you today: The “Comparsas” These are the musical carnival groups that bring colour, joy and rhythm to the carnival with exuberant costumes and sonorous drums. Their competition took place behind closed doors on […]

by × 13 February, 2018 × 0 comments

Culture, Nightlife, Traditions

Carnival 2018 in Tenerife

Carnival 2018 in Tenerife

Drums sound nearby, the rhythm takes over you and the streets fill with colours, people gather, laugh and have fun with a multitude of colorful costumes… No doubt! This is the carnival in Tenerife! Carnival of Tenerife 2018 The first city to start the celebrations is Santa Cruz de Tenerife. […]

by × 9 February, 2018 × 0 comments

Culture, News, Traditions

Warm Christmas holidays in Tenerife

Warm Christmas holidays in Tenerife

Do you love the Christmas season? Then you will love Tenerife. As everywhere in Spain, Christmas ends with the Three Kings’ Day on January 6th. Until then you can visit lots of traditional events and the pleasant climate brings us on top an unforgettable Christmas holiday in Tenerife. Can you […]

by × 31 December, 2017 × 0 comments