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Fiestas – Virgen del Carmen

Tenerife is famous for its all year round fiestas and parties and during these summer months, one of the main attractions is the Nuestra Señora de Carmen festival. The tradition began when fishermen and sailors adopted the Virgin as their … Continue reading

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Pilgrimage of San Isidro (Los Realejos)

The first pilgrimage to San Isidro took place in Los Realejos in 1676 when country people made an offering to their patron saint. The tradition continues today and floats, some drawn by oxen but mostly built on trucks, parade through … Continue reading

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Nature and Beauty in Tenerife

Tenerife is rich in beautiful landscapes that can astound you and transport you through time and space. Today I want to share some images of different areas in the north of Tenerife from Anaga Atrapiés, a team of local explorers … Continue reading

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Festival of San Sebastián – La Caleta, Costa Adeje

Every January 20th Adeje hosts a festival in honour of San Sebastián.  Whilst tinerfeños will party at the drop of a hat, for this particular fiesta it is the farmers of Adeje who hold San Sebastián in particularly high esteem. … Continue reading

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Arona – Feast of San Antonio Abad

There is an assumption that to see the ‘real’ Tenerife visitors have to go north, but not so. January kicks off with several Romerias the first of which is the Feast of San Antonio Abad and anyone staying in Los Cristianos … Continue reading

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