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Climes and attractions on Tenerife

Saturday, September 1st, 2007

By the different climes Tenerife is like if it would be a small continent.

Within a few minutes, anyway one comes from a climatic zone by car into the next one.
So for example it can happen that you start from the Puerto de La Cruz in the north of the island with cloudy weather and you drive in direction to Bajamar or Tacoronte, only a few kilometers, and you will find sunshine there.The Promenade of Puerto de la Cruz

The complete northeast of the … Read the rest

Posted by Eddy
Categories: About Tenerife, Anaga Mountains, El Sauzal, La Laguna, La Orotava, Masca, Puerto de la Cruz

Buses staging a comeback

Friday, July 6th, 2007

Mindful of the need to get people out of their cars and on to public transport, the island authorities on Tenerife are looking to increase the frequency and coverage of the services.

Just a few weeks after the launch of the new tram service that connects the island capital of Santa Cruz with the neighbouring town of La Laguna, the island bus operator, TITSA, has announced a raft of improvements to services in the north of the island.

The … Read the rest

Posted by Mary
Categories: Buenavista del Norte, Bus & Tram, Icod de los Vinos, La Laguna, Los Realejos, Puerto de la Cruz, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Transport

Teide hits the world’s top spots

Monday, July 2nd, 2007

Teide ViewThe decision by UNESCO’s world heritage convention to grant heritage status to Teide National Park led to a series of impromptu late-night parties around the island of Tenerife.

The news came on Thursday June 28, several days earlier than expected, bringing a swift end to an anxious period of waiting for the island authorities.

World Heritage status for Mount Teide means that the tiny island now has two favoured sites recognised by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural … Read the rest

Posted by Mary
Categories: About Tenerife, La Laguna, Mount Teide, Teide National Park

Tranvia Tenerife: tram system connects La Laguna and Santa Cruz

Tuesday, April 17th, 2007

The new tram system in the Tenerife capital of Santa Cruz hast carried its first fare-paying passengers on June 2th in 2007. The route of the new service means that more than half of the 350,000 population of the two cities will have no more than a five-minute walk to their nearest tram stop. The trams will run every five minutes, with a journey time of 37 minutes. Stops are situated every 500-600 metres and the whole line has double … Read the rest

Posted by Mary
Categories: Bus & Tram, La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Transport

Easter Week: Holy Week with grand processions

Saturday, March 31st, 2007

Palm Sunday marks the beginning of the most important week in the religious calendar in Tenerife, the start of Semana Santa, or Holy Week.

Easter celebrations in Tenerife are known for their magnificent processions, which take place all over the island throughout the week, though the ones in La Laguna, La Orotava and Puerto de la Cruz are among the grandest.

As the seat of the Bishop of Tenerife, the celebrations in La Laguna are the most important … Read the rest

Posted by Mary
Categories: Costa Adeje, Festivals, Garachico, Guimar, La Laguna, La Orotava, Los Realejos, Puerto de la Cruz
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