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Colors of Adeje - traditions, festivals, mentality and lifestyle

Indigenous people are very unhurried and reasonable. For some energetic people they may even seem to be a little too slow. Also, the locals are distinguished by diligence and zeal. They treat their disadvantages with great sense of humor and always do not mind to discuss their everyday problems with tourists. Despite the fact that the local restaurants offer guests to select from widest choice of wine and liquor, beer remains the favorite drink of residents. According to statistics, only the residents of some cities in Germany drink more beer than people in Adeje.
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The city is always full of harmony and peace. It seems that nothing can make the local people to rush out and dive into that crazy rhythm of life which is so typical for many Europeans. Local people are good friends and business partners. They are always very serious when it comes to fulfilling their obligations. Many visitors are even surprised by the fact how the locals are able not only to keep their work related activities in excellent order, but also devote much time to sports and other hobbies with that an unhurried way of life.
New Year is one of the most favorite holidays of the local residents. New Year's celebrations last around 12 days. The holidays start on December 25 – the Christmas Eve. After that the night of December 31 is celebrated as New Year, and then, on January 6, the locals celebrate the day of the Magi. The latter holiday is sometimes called the Day of the Three Kings. In the morning of the celebration three kings dressed in luxurious clothes step off a ship. Their servants load big bags full of gifts into wagons. The procession crosses all main streets of the city. Attractive holiday wagons are always welcomed by the locals, and servants of the so called "kings" treat the townspeople with sweets. This is the way the locals celebrate that solemn day when the Three Wise Men brought to people the glad news about the birth of Jesus Christ and came to the newborn with lavish gifts. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Events and public holidays in Adejeprovide a lot of entertainments and are suitable for all ages. In addition to its strong traditional nature, the holidays of Costa Adeje will give you a unique opportunity to get to know the local population and customs closer. If you are coming to Adeje in January, do not forget to celebrate with locals a St. Sebastian's Day held in La Careta - a small seaside village on the east coast of Costa Adeje. This national holiday opens a holiday calendar in this region with its traditional celebration in honor of Saint Sebastian. All the visitors of this event will participate in numerous fun entertainments suitable for all ages and tastes, which are held on January 19 - 20.
construir el paraiso During April, in Adeje will pass a famous Book Fair on the Cesar Manrique square, where many writers from all over the island of Tenerife gather. It is one of the most important literature meetings in Adeje. Here you will be able to meet not only famous writers but also to enjoy a huge book fair, filled with the spirit of creativity, poetry, and art. In the end of May, locals celebrate another interesting fair dedicated to handicrafts. Locals, as well as tourists, gather at the Plaza de España where numerous shops with traditional handicrafts of Canarian art and souvenirs are set up. Moreover, you can purchase traditional household utensils typical for houses and farms in Adeje.
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In July, the students and management of La Laguna University and Municipality of Adeje organize annual Summer University event. It includes dances and master classes in various disciplines, such as architecture, engineering, social, legal, medical, humanities. In mid-October in Costa Adeje, one of the most important holidays of the Canary archipelago is celebrated. It is called the day of Saint Ursula and is widely popular among tourists and is loved by the local population. This celebration contains both religious, cultural, and even sporting traditions. During the holiday you will be able to see various religious processions and performances, musical, theater and dance concerts and, of course, folk festivals. At this event, you will truly experience and absorb the spirit of the Canarian people.
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Map of all churches
Cathedrals and basilicas near Adeje
♥   Catedral de San Cristóbal, La Laguna, 57 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Adeje
♥   Castle 'Castle of San Miguel' Canary Islands, 10.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castle of San Felipe' Canary Islands, 36.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castle of San Joaquín' Canary Islands, 57.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castle of San Juan' Canary Islands, 59 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castle of San Andrés' Canary Islands, 67.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique landmarks in Adeje and around

Piramides de Guimar

From the series “Top Survived Pyramids from Previous Civilizations”
The Guimar Pyramids, located in the Spanish city of the same name, have recently become one of the most visited sites in the country. At present there are six pyramids on the territory of the popular Canarian spa. They have the regular step form and are made of stone. In contrast to the other old buildings of this kind, the Guimar Pyramids have no burden of terrible secrets and legends. They were built by the locals without any deep purpose. … Read further

Magic Carpets Street

From the series “Top 13 Most Fantastic and Colorful Streets and Quarters”
One of the most fascinating streets in the world is situated on the island of Tenerife, in La Orotava. Every year, Corpus Christi is celebrated in this ancient town in June. The main street in front of the town hall is decorated with artful handcraft carpets. Volcanic sand of different shades is used to draw this unique pictures. The best artists of the city spread sand and flower petals on the pavement to make incredible beautiful artistic compositions depicting biblical motifs. … Read further
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Traditions and festivals in cities around Adeje

Cityguide on traditions, mentality and lifestyle of people in Adeje. Learn the best periods to visit Adeje to discover its soul - authentic festivals, events and celebrations. We will also reveal the interesting habits, attitude towards the world and to tourists in Adeje.
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