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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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Culture, Traditions, Pilgrimages in July

For anyone wishing to get a close look at the Island’s most deeply-rooted pilgrimage festivities, and delve into the bustling atmosphere there is no better time and during July. International Film Music Festival “FIMUCITÉ” There are melodies we remember thanks … Continue reading

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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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Romería of San Antonio de Padua – Granadilla de Abona

Although June is generally seen as quiet as far as tourists are concerned, it is a busy month for parties.  We kick off with San Antonio, slide past both San Isidro and Santa María de la Cabeza then there is … 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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