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Picon

Picon Is The Black Stuff On The Soil In Lanzarote

The black stuff is called Picón, although we’ll lose the accent now, as people probably won’t search for the information with it! Picon is volcanic ash from the eruptions here in the 18th and 19th centuries. You’ll find it everywhere around volcanoes here. Most commonly, it’s black, but you can get a red version from…

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Mistakes

7 Mistakes To Avoid In Lanzarote

We’ve put together a list of the mistakes people most commonly make on their holiday visit to Lanzarote, in the hope we can help you avoid some or all of them! Drinking spirits like you do back home! We don’t have set measures for a gin and tonic or a whisky and dry – the…

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Conquest

The Conquest Of Lanzarote

How Lanzarote Became Spanish Prior to 1402 several European sailors had visited The Canary Islands, describing the local Guanche inhabitants as friendly and accommodating. During the 1300’s, the islands were plagued by pirates, who would come ashore to rape and pillage, while the inhabitants did their best to hide in the tunnels of Cueva de…

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FAQ Lanzarote

Lanzarote FAQ’s

Welcome to our FAQ section! We love answering your questions on social media, on our website and via your emails. But it can take some time every day to do so! To save us a little, we’ve put together this list of the questions we are asked most often, and we’ll add to it as…

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Lanzarote Beach

Some Things That Are Different In Lanzarote

For those who might be new to the island, we’ve listed some things you may not know, but that are quite different here to northern European countries. It’s noisy! Yes, generally speaking, Canarians “loud” threshold is much higher than others, so conversations can take place at full volume, the fireworks are very loud and music…

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