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Pelgrimstocht naar Candelaria. Foto van pelgrims voor de basiliek van Candelaria, en een foto van Nuestra Señora de Candelaria

Pilgrimage to Candelaria 

Every year, Tenerife lives a special tradition that attracts thousands of devoted pilgrims from all over the region. The annual pilgrimage to Candelaria is a celebration of faith, culture and ancient traditions. On August 15, the day of the patron saint, Nuestra Señora de Candelaria, is lavishly celebrated. This special lady has both a religious and a historical background: …

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Waar is dat feestje?

Puerto de Santiago Fireworks

As a predominantly Catholic oriented country, Spain has many religion-based celebrations and traditions. It's hard to say exactly how many there are, because in addition to the national holidays, every comunidad autónoma also has its own local traditions and fiestas. It is estimated that, across Spain, about 280 official festivals are celebrated each year...

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De zandtapijten van La Orotava. Foto van het ontwerp van het zandtapijt voor Corpus Christi 2023.

The sand carpets of La Orotava

I think it is well known that Spanish culture is full of – often religious – celebrations. It is also a fact that this is often accompanied by cheerfully decorated streets and village squares. The cream of the crop when it comes to that is La Orotava, Tenerife, during the celebration of Corpus Christi, which falls on June 15, 2023 this year.

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Barranco del Infierno in Adeje

Barranco del Infierno in Adeje

In the south of Tenerife, a stone's throw from the touristy Costa Adeje, lies the charming mountain village of Adeje. You can get here by taxi from Costa Adeje in about 15 minutes. By bus it takes about half an hour (for information about the buses, click here). If you come by car, there is a public parking garage in Calle Tagoror, close to the center and the entrance to the Barranco del Infierno...

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