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Health, money, love – the night of San Juan has rituals for almost everything

The celebration of San Juan makes even the most practical person superstitious. The original festival, the summer solstice on 21st June, has pagan roots when rural people gave thanks for the summer, the harvest, the fruits and for having more … Continue reading

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ROMERÍA OF SAN ISIDRO LABRADOR

La Orotava is preparing to celebrate a new edition of its traditional pilgrimage in honour of San Isidro Labrador and Santa María de la Cabeza. This is one of the most celebrated and most authentic Romerías in the Canary Islands. It is a … Continue reading

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Culture, Traditions, Pilgrimages in June

Fiestas Patronales Between the end of May and middle of June there are several events to celebrate in Granadilla including dances, and fairs and the main romería usually takes place in the first week of June from midday. Corpus Christi … Continue reading

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Romería of San Isidro

Faith, culture and traditions come together to celebrate one of the most popular Romerías on Tenerife. Wherever you are on the island one of the towns will be celebrating the Pilgrimage of San Isidro during May. Now being a good … Continue reading

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Culture, Traditions, Pilgrimages in May

Every month of the year there is some fiesta, pilgrimage or party taking place in Tenerife and the people invite you to join them in celebrating all of their festivities and traditions. May in Tenerife is particularly busy as it starts … Continue reading

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