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Culture, Traditions, Pilgrimages in November & December

A holiday in Tenerife gives you the opportunity to learn all about its people and make each day special. Its bustling, lively traditions, festivals and pilgrimages are a link to the Island’s past and are sure to make you feel … Continue reading

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Culture, Traditions, Pilgrimages in September & October

Having looked at the tradition of celebrating the Virgen del Carmen that takes place this month, I was asked by readers what other fiestas occur at this time of year. There are quite a lot for September as culture, tradition … Continue reading

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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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