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Farmers Market in La Orotava

Sunday, July 8th, 2007

farmers market tenerife, La Orotava

A new farmers market created in the heart of the traditional agricultural area on the island of Tenerife is proving to be a shrewd development.

In the heart of the Orotava Valley in the town of La Orotava, the unofficial agricultural capital of the island for centuries, the new purpose-built market opened last month and has already established a popular following with locals and visitors alike.

Nearly €300,000 was invested in a 1,500 square metre site to provide a … Read the rest

Posted by Mary
Categories: Flowers & Plants, La Orotava, Markets, Shopping

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

Los Rodeos on the up and up

Tuesday, March 20th, 2007

Tenerife’s lesser-know Los Rodeos airport in the north of the island is undergoing a facelift.

Los Rodeos is only six miles from the Tenerife capital of Santa Cruz and 12 miles from the popular resort of Puerto de la Cruz and the historic 500-year-old town of La Orotava.

A new VIP lounge opened recently, part of an ongoing programme of improvements soon to include a new transit lounge, new ticket sales desks and the expansion of domestic and international … Read the rest

Posted by Mary
Categories: About Tenerife, La Orotava, Los Rodeos, Puerto de la Cruz, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Sport
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