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A Proud Island on Dia de Canarias

Lanzarote, in its modest, low–key way, strutted its stuff on Dia de Canarias or Canaries Day, which is  on 30th May. Most towns and villages on the island had planned some special events and those in the holiday-maker resorts had taken their visitors into consideration in creating those events to be tourist friendly. This year,…

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Volcanoes & Wine Excursion in Lanzarote

The half day Volcanoes & Wine Tour offers a fascinating insight into the history of the island and how our wine region was created following the volcanic eruption 1730-1736. This is a new excursion available in Lanzarote for Summer 2018, which we went on this week. This tour is one for history buffs as well…

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Lanzarote Wine Run Poster

Wine Run Lanzarote

The annual Wine Run is a popular event in Lanzarote for both athletes and foodies. The event is held over a weekend in Uga. On Saturday evening of the 16th June there’s a kids race, food festival and concert. On Sunday 17th June there’s a long race of 23km and short race of 12km which…

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Excursions List

List of Excursions In Lanzarote

The following is our summary list of different excursions and activities to enjoy during your holiday in Lanzarote. Choose from a selection of bus tours, boat trips, experiences on land and water and discounted attraction tickets. Please visit the links provided below for full details of each excursion and how to buy tickets / book…

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Craft beer tour

Nao Craft Brewery Tour

Enjoy a craft beer tour with a visit the fabulous Nao Craft Brewery to learn all about the brewing process and taste their delicious beers with some nibbles. There are two “one-off” tours in June and July – we’ve done one of these in the past and can highly recommend it. Each craft beer tour…

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Gourmet Sailing Tour

Gourmet Sailing Tour

Ibero Uno is a two-masted sailing boat accommodating up to 8 guests, plus crew. This boat departs Marina Rubicón twice a day providing an intimate luxury boat excursion to the beautiful beaches of Papagayo. One for the foodies, this gastronomy sailing tour includes wine tasting and local produce from Lanzarote. Imagine sipping an excellent Lanzarote…

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Ironman Lanzarote

Ironman Lanzarote

Ironman Lanzarote 2019 will take place on 25th May 2019. If you’ve ever been to Ironman Lanzarote, you’ll know it’s a massive competition, with more than 2,000 athletes and close to 5,000 volunteers and officials making it all happen. Ironman Lanzarote is a triathlon event which consists of a 3.8KM swim, a 180KM bike ride…

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Corpus Christi in Lanzarote

The alfombras de sal (salt carpets) are spectacular, hundreds of locals will take to the streets around Lanzarote over that weekend, to create wonderful brightly coloured murals made from Lanzarote sea salt as part of the Corpus Christi celebration. The following day, our local Catholic churches will walk over the carpets as part of their…

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Holiday reading

Holiday Reading for Your Kindle

I’ve been enjoying my Kindle for years, but since we started travelling, Jules has taken to the plastic book as well. Although she prefers paper books when she’s at home, carting 4 or 5 around, with limited luggage weight allowance, made no sense, so for travelling, she’s a Kindle user too when it comes to…

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Volcaland

Volcaland Evening Entertainment

Update 17th May 2018 We went along to the premiere of the show “An audience with the stars” and had a fantastic night out! We started with a glass of wine and some local cheeses to meet the rest of the audience, and then proceeded to enjoy the buffet – plenty of food and piping…

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