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Garachico, under the slopes of a dormant volcano

Garachico, under the slopes of a dormant volcano

La Villa y Puerto de Garachico seduces as soon as you arrive. It is one of those small, manageable villages that are often called “charming”. Its proximity to the sea gives it a special perfume. Garachico smells of saltpetre. Its history is intimately linked to the coast, to trade, and […]

by × 22 June, 2022 × 0 comments

Culture

Romería La Orotava

Annual events in Tenerife not to miss

There are some special occasions that the people of Tenerife celebrate in a big way. We’re talking about festivals, celebrations and other gatherings at which colour, music and traditions are the real stars. Dressed in traditional costumes and to the sound of popular songs played on timples, drums, bandurrias, tambourines […]

by × 9 June, 2022 × 0 comments

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… […]

by × 30 April, 2019 × 0 comments

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, Miscellanium, News, Traditions

Intensive Tenerife Part 1

Intensive Tenerife Part 1

A 4-day trip – don’t be a tourist, be a traveller! By plane, car, boat and the most authentic one: by our own feet

by × 15 July, 2014 × 0 comments