Shopping In Arrecife

Many people are daunted by the thought of of shopping in Arrecife, the capital of Lanzarote – but don’t be! Yes there are one way systems but there is plenty of parking and lots on offer, so have a go, but remember the shops close for siesta in the afternoon, so arrive at 10am or…

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Festival Musica de Canarias

Canary Islands International Music Festival

The concerts from the 34º Festival Internacional de Música de Canarias will be held in Lanzarote & La Graciosa from the 11th January to 2nd February 2018. Tickets are now on sale for a total of 6 concerts which include performers Nordic Voices, Orquesta Sinfónica de Tenerife, Ensemble Praeteritum, Orquesta de Cámara de Viena & Cuarteto…

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Fish restaurant Playa Blanca

Lanzarote Restaurant Review – La Cofradia, Playa Blanca

If you like fresh fish, then you can’t go wrong by visiting one of the Cofradía de Pescadores restaurants around the island of Lanzarote. The Cofradía de Pescadores is the fishing association in the old harbours, so they can be found in Playa Blanca, Puerto del Carmen and Arrecife. We visited their fish restaurant in…

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Weddings Lanzarote

Getting Married In Lanzarote

Currently, a “legal” wedding is not possible in Lanzarote, unless you are resident on the island. But that doesn’t stop hundreds of couples tying the knot here with a wedding celebration, and many more from having vow renewal ceremonies. Most couple choosing to get married here, will go through a small, legal ceremony in the…

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Birdwatching Excursion in Lanzarote

Lanzarote might be lacking in the sheer quantity of birds residing across the island, however there are  some interesting species to spot for anyone who enjoys birding. The Eco-Insider Lanzarote team know just where to look to spot some of our native and visiting bird species. The island attracts a large variety of migrating birds…

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Lanzarote Walk – Walks You Can Do From Haria

The lush green valley of Haría is a beautiful place to discover on a walk, there are numerous paths and trails to be found in the countryside. Haría council have launched a new website for tourists visiting the municipality, which includes 3 walks from the town, each estimated to take 1 hour and 30 minutes. There aren’t…

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Salt Baked Fish

Lanzarote Recipe – Salt Baked Fish

If like us, you love fresh fish in Lanzarote, here’s the simplest of recipes which tastes amazing! A Lanzarote recipe anyone can make. Buy two fresh fish and a bag of coarse sea salt (Salinas de Janubio if possible) from the supermarket. We like Sama Dorada with this recipe, ask the fishmonger to clean the fish…

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Calendario Laboral

Lanzarote has 13 bank holidays during the year, these are the dates for 2018 which are decided by the national government and local councils. The 9 national holidays for Spain have been published in the BOE and confirmed as the following for 2018: 1st January – Año Nuevo – Monday 30th March – Viernes Santo…

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Church Services In Lanzarote

The church is an integral part of life in Spain and much more than a weekly religious service. The church is celebrated throughout the annual calendar with local fiestas and traditions handed down through the generations. Indeed, almost all of our many fiestas are celebrations related to saints or the Catholic church. Here’s our guide…

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