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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

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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Three Kings Parade Lanzarote

The Three Kings Parades in Lanzarote

The three kings parade with Melchor, Gaspar & Baltasar riding camels in Lanzarote can be seen in a variety of places across the island on the 5th January 2018. The 6th January is a public holiday for Día de Reyes. Look out for the traditional Roscón de Reyes cakes to buy, they have a fun element…

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Ave del Paraiso Gin

Ave del Paraíso gin made in Lanzarote

We love trying a local gin on our travels, so we wanted to let you know about one made right here in Lanzarote, called Ave del Paraíso. Interestingly this gin originated following a visit to the Glenfiddich whisky distillery in Dufftown, Scotland. It wasn’t that the creator liked whisky, as he doesn’t! Roberto Acuña Elvira was…

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Dance Classes

Top Catz Dance Classes In Lanzarote

Top Catz Dance based in Lanzarote are expanding their range of dance classes available this season, for kids and adults! If you love dance, or have always wanted to learn, have a look at all the different styles of classes available: Tap: different styles- traditional, Broadway, hoofer, rhythm tap, and clogging. Ballet: This is a…

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Lanzarote Walk, The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden is a great coastal path walk from Playa Quemada in Lanzarote. I guess it isn’t so much of a secret anymore as we met a few hikers along the way on our visit, so we’re comfortable sharing this destination with you! We parked by the two restaurants (Casa Tino & Salmarina) on…

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Christmas Programme Tías Including Puerto del Carmen

The programme of Christmas, New Year and Kings events for the municipality of Tías 2017 / 2018, which includes the holiday resort of Puerto del Carmen has been published. 1st December 19:30 “LAS VOCES DEL TURISMO: EL NACIMIENTO DE PUERTO DEL CARMEN” Projection of the documentary by Saul Rojas in the Salón de actos del…

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