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Lanzarote Truffles

Truffles in Lanzarote

It may surprise you to know that truffles grow in Lanzarote, they’re known as papa cría, la trufa canaria. Truffles are normally associated with damp northern European forests, not in desert conditions on a Canary island, but if we’ve had a good quantity of rainfall over the winter, they can be found here from January…

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CACT Dance Festival Poster

Dance Festival at the Jameos del Agua

I went to the opening of the Dance Festival at the spectacular Jameos del Agua Auditorium on Saturday 3rd March 2018. The first of 4 dance events included in the Dance Festival, was the award winning performance of Silencio by Daniel Abreu. Despite the title, there was some musical background to this contemporary dance show.…

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Subida de Haria Lanzarote

Motor Racing in Lanzarote

The Canary Islands host regular regional and national motor racing events, including on and off road rallies. These events are free to watch, and spectators can get close to the action. The big news for Lanzarote this year is that the XXI Rallye de Tierra Isla de los Volcanes de Lanzarote event forms part of…

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Lanzarote Aquarium

A Visit To The Lanzarote Aquarium

I knew the Lanzarote aquarium was at C.C. El Trebol in Costa Teguise but I hadn’t had the opportunity to visit until recntly. There’s a lovely gift shop at the entrance and exit to the aquarium with a good range of souvenirs from pocket money price range upwards. We descended down the stairs into the darkness…

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Excursions

Excursions For First Time Visitors To Lanzarote

If it’s your first time on the island, there are a few excursions for first time visitors you really must do to get a real flavour of the magic of Lanzarote. If you want to see the whole island, and trust us, most of the island is very different to the resort areas, we’d recommend:…

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Ship Wreck

Lanzarote’s Ship Wreck

The ship wreck on the shore between Arrecife and Costa Teguise catches a lot of visitors by surprise when passing along the old coastal road by the port Muelle de Los Mármoles in Lanzarote. This ship was built in London in 1954, read on if you’d like to know how she ended up beached in…

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Wine Region La Geria

Wine Walks in Lanzarote

Like in previous years, different walks are being organised by D.O. Lanzarote, the Wine Regulatory Council, and Senderismo Lanzarote to explore and enjoy the island’s landscape, visit different wineries and sample their wines. These popular walks are very relaxed and low in difficulty, so you don’t need to be particularly fit or an experienced hiker…

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The Irish Anvil

5 Sports Bars In Playa Blanca

We believe that these are the top five sports bars for tourists in the holiday resort of Playa Blanca. Listed in no particular order, they all offer something a little bit different aimed at visitors in Lanzarote who want to catch up on the latest sporting action. The Irish Anvil Situated in an enviable position…

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Castillo San Jose

Concert Review – Yul Ballesteros Concert

Reader Norman Warwick attended another concert, this time at Castillo San José. He tells us all about it. OF CONCERTS IN CASTLES Yul Ballesteros Quintet – Castillo de San Jose – 22nd February   Last night, we discovered another magnificent location for live music here on Lanzarote. The Castillo De San Jose stands on the…

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Monumento al Campesino

Monumento Al Campesino

The distinctive Monumento a la Fecundidad created by César Manrique marks the entrance to the Monumento al Campesino in San Bartolomé. The white fertility sculpture was constructed from disused water tanks and dedicated to the conejero farmers who work so hard to produce crops from the volcanic land in Lanzarote. It stands 15 metres high…

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