Things to do in Tenerife – Exhibitions and Tours
All Year – La Ruta del Gofio Visit one of the oldest “gofio” mills of the island and try the specialities of the restaurants that participate on this initiative. Besides enjoying the good local cuisine, you may also visit the Plaza San Pedro mill and get to know how one of the most emblematic food of the Canary Islands is produced. www.granadilladeabona.org
CineClassics – El Corte Ingles, Santa Cruz, 18.30 A journey through the history of cinema
20th ’Laura’ (1955)
27th “Rififi” (1955)
to 1st The TEA presents “Zoología fantástica”, an exhibition that takes Jorge Luis Borges’ “El Libro de los seres imaginarios” as a starting point and grounding point for its aesthetic discourse.
To 7th Antoni Tàpies a unique opportunity to get to know Antoni Tàpies paintings, drawings and prints, made since the early 70′s until the first years of the 21th century. - Fundación Cristino de Vera, La Laguna
to 7th An exhibition consisting of 25 Flemish paintings belonging to the fifteenth, sixteenth and seventeenth century in María Rosa Alonso de La Laguna shows 25 Flemish paintings
to 13th Neoruinas.com, Sheila Hernandez and Kevin Zammit - Mapfre Headquarters, La Plaza de San Cristobal, La Laguna.
To 15th The Government of the Canary Islands’ Contemporary Art Museum displays Juan José Valencia and Lena Peñate Spicer’s exhibition “Por defecto / By default”
To 17TH “Abstraction” - MHAT Lercaro House
to 17th ’Identities’ by Carlos Marrero photographic exhibition Cultural Centre of San Isidro
to 29th The CajaCanarias Cultural Space hosts a collection of portraits and some of the most sublime photographs of landscapes and cities taken by Steve McCurry – one of the world’s most awarded and admired photographers – over the last 27 years.
To 31st photo exhibition “The Hillside Martianez Forgotten Treasure”, by Juan Vicente Lagunilla. At Youth House Puerto de la Cruz
To 24 August ‘Remember’. ‘Museum of Naval Julio Castelo Matrán models’ – Puerto de la Cruz
To September – Stipo Pranyko exhibits his work in the Tenerife Arts Space The Room B. Santa Cruz. Stipo Pranyko (Jajce, Bosnia, 1930) belongs to the list of displaced Yugoslav culture after World War II.
To 30TH Sept “Aquaculture? Discover it” now in the Museum of Science and the Cosmos entertaining and informative, history of aquaculture, production processes used in the breeding, feeding and nutrition of fish
To December - May St. Albert shows his paintings and photographs at The Convent of Santo Domingo La Laguna
to December 31 ‘The Garden of Cockaigne’. Valle Guerra, Museum of History and Anthropology - Charter House
To December - Rapa Nui The exhibition highlights how the society of Polynesia survive in a extremely poor environment. PIRAMIDES OF GUIMAR
7th Buenavista, Camina y saborea Buenavista del Norte is offering visitors an interesting walk which combines guided tours in the historic city centre, walks through the shopping areas, breakfast and entrance for the local public pool. Informations: Phone 922 12 80 80 email email@example.com
Clash of the Titans Tour – Tenerife Tourist Board has started to develop a series of routes following scenes in major films that have used Tenerife as a location. The programme starts with Wrath of the Titans. From the link HERE you will be taken to a click to read brochure, a Google map of the route and of course slideshow of the film. It intended to encourage tourists to see the island through the eyes of Perseus, and discover what Tenerife has to offer, with desert landscapes, subtropical forests, lava fields, beaches, and spectacular cliffs all co-existing side by side. Turismo hopes that the diversity of the island will attract more filmmakers to the island.
La Orotava A GUIDE TO THE SENSES in Spanish, English, French and German
Visit The Ancient Walls Of Castillo San Cristobal – Plaza de España Santa Cruz. The remains of the old defensive city walls of San Cristobal castle have been preserved. The underground gallery has display boards and maps in several languages bringing the history of Santa Cruz to life and you can also see the Tiger canon that played such a big part in repelling the attempted invasion of Lord Nelson. The FREE attraction is open from 10 am to 8 pm Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
Castles tour: a guided tour of Tenerife’s castles. Discover listed buildings protected by the Heritage Law. Castles are buildings that almost go unnoticed, however, a walk by them, accompanied by a guide, can be a unique experience. The route begins in the auditorium then proceeds on foot to the nearby castle of San Juan and Powder House. It then continues to the remains of the castle that was the main bay of Santa Cruz, San Cristobal. Move on to the tower of St. Andrew, then Castle High Pass becomes the next stop on the tour of the city’s defensive system. In short, a unique opportunity to enjoy these properties that usually remain closed to the public. Hours: 11:00 to 14:00 hours. For more information and reservations: 922 825949 / 43
“Guide to the senses” La Orotava - The new guide is based on a colour code for each sensory experience Look, Touch, Smell, Listen, Taste. It is now easy to identify points of interest such as the restaurants in the town, streets where most of the shops are located as well as the historical centre as a place to visit monuments, gardens, squares and old houses.
Things to do in Tenerife – Museums
The museums of Tenerife are accessible to all sections of the community regardless of limited mobility or communication. Systems such as video subtitling and audio aids mean that everyone can enjoy the interactive nature of many exhibits. Entrances and exits, and lifts also provide help for those who may need it.
Private guided tour and dinner at the Museum Restaurant The second Friday of each month at 21:00, the Museum of Nature and Man are opened specifically to accommodate visitors who choose to participate in a night tour. Discover the natural wealth of the Canary Islands, through the collections of the Museum and learn aspects of the Guanche culture. Then enjoy dinner prepared by the award-winning head chef of the Museum, Armando Saldanha. The meeting point is the courtyard of the restaurant where they serve an appetizer before the start of the visit. Price: €30 (guided tour and dinner). Registration and bookings : 922 53 51 28.
Sky Tents - Museum of Science and Cosmos after the day visitors have left they open the doors again to welcome a group of 30-50 children (may optionally be accompanied by adults) with their backpacks and sleeping bags, to take part in an unforgettable experience. During the night and part of the following morning, the museum will be theirs. Through a varied program of scientific, recreational and astronomy, they will return home convinced that science is an exciting experience. With the help of our instructors and technical resources we will offer our campers and companions the opportunity to begin to study the sky. Suitable for children aged 6 – 12 years. Registration is essential phone: 922 315 265 or by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
To 30th September Milky Way, Discover it ‘
Birthday with the Stars offers a series of activities based on various themes of the Museum: storytelling, experiments, games, dynamics, etc. Events will take place in different rooms of the museum. Aimed at children between 4 and 12 years who must be accompanied by an adult. The price per child is 14€. Times Friday 16:00 – 18:00 Saturday 11:30 – 13:30 and 16:00 – 18:00. Registration http://www.museosdetenerife.org/museos/descarga.php?ID=447
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