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Fiestas de San Juan

The summer solstice is celebrated by many European countries and nowhere more than in Tenerife. The festival of San Juan is one of the most deeply rooted cultural events and takes place right across the island.  In the south particularly popular … 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. Mueca Festival The International Festival of Art on … Continue reading

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Las Burras of Güímar

For those seeking a unique and very a different, Carnival event, head to Güímar, for Las Burras de Güímar. Instead of the normal burial of the sardine, the people in the municipality of Güímar celebrate with a relatively new carnival … Continue reading

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Culture, Traditions, Pilgrimages in March & April

Continuing the theme of Culture, Traditions, and Pilgrimages that take place across the island, March and April are when depending on the year the months when Easter is celebrated on the island. Holy week It comes as a surprise to … Continue reading

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Culture, Traditions & Pilgrimages in February

Never will you witnessed such a combination of colour, joy and costumes as you will see in February when the island gives itself over to Carnival. Carnival Joy, colour, rhythm, and glitter flood the streets in this, the most emblematic … Continue reading

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