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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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What is a Romeria?

Islanders look forward to their ‘romerias’, they are part of Canary culture, a time when colour and joy fill the streets of towns and villages. They are usually in honour of some saint who has either helped the locals with … 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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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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