Arrecife Train Hop on Hop Off Bus Service

Arrecife Train Hop On, Hop Off Service

A new sight seeing, hop on & hop off bus service, cleverly disguised as a train, has been launched for visitors in Lanzarote’s capital. Visitors to Arrecife can buy an all day pass for €4 and hop on and off the red train at the city’s main points of interest. There are two routes available:…

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Walking The Stunning Famara Coast & Cliffs

I have often looked down from the heights of Risco de Famara, the towering cliffs above the renowned surfing beach, and seen paths along the base of the cliffs. A group of us decided to explore these trails. We set off from the top of Urbanización de Famara on the track that vehicles use to…

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Monte Corona Rim

Where To Take Great Photos In Lanzarote

You don’t have to be a professional photographer to create great images of Lanzarote. But taking photos is part of many people’s holidays. The unique landscape of the island just begs to be captured, from the almost velvet textured appearance of the mountains at Femés to the dramatic, rugged cliffs of Famara and the wildly…

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Picnic spot

Picnic Spot In Yaiza

It never ceases to amaze me that no matter how long I have lived in Lanzarote, I still discover new places to go and new things to do. I discovered a lovely picnic spot. This is the case of the Merendero de La Degollada. “Merendero” is a place to have “merienda”, the Spanish snack children…

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Official Opening Of Museo Atlantico Lanzarote

We attended the official opening of the Museo Atlántico off the coast of Playa Blanca earlier this week. The museum, has been constructed by British artist Jason deCaires Taylor over the last two years, with many of the statues being moulded from local Lanzarote residents. The museum, which is at a depth of around 14…

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Ironman bike course

Lanzarote Sports Calendar 2017

Lanzarote attracts thousands of athletes to the island for warm weather winter training, and to participate in our local events. Here’s the calendar for sporting events taking place in Lanzarote during 2017. January 2017 Sunday 8th – Quemao Class Surf event Saturday 14th – International Lanzarote Duathlon February 2017 Saturday 4th – Tuesday 7th: 4…

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Isla de Lobos

How to visit the Isla de Lobos from Lanzarote

I was recently commissioned to write another article for the Canary Islands tourist board, this time for the island of Fuerteventura. My topic was a day trip to the Isla de Lobos. Although it takes a couple of boat rides from Lanzarote, it was relatively easy to organise, so I thought I’d share the details…

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Trike Tours in Lanzarote

Choose from one of two trike guided tours available in Lanzarote, and discover our volcanic landscape from a different angle, with the wind in your face. Each trike requires a driver with valid driving licence and can carry 1-2 passengers. Both of the routes available are guided with an instructor, and helmets are provided. 2…

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