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Colors of Canary Islands - traditions, festivals, mentality and lifestyle

Hotel La Palma Princess Pool Due to the unique culture of the archipelago the Canary Islands has long been synonymous with boundless harmony and fun. Locals differ with happy and cheerful nature; they know how to have fun and like to do that. Their colorful national holidays can be the best confirmation of this fact. The traditional Carnival of Las Palmas starts in mid-January; the festival lasts about a month and is considered the biggest national celebration here.
1. The Canary Islands is a year-round resort, where travelers can have vacations at any time of year. Even in winter the water temperature at most beach resorts is comfortable for swimming. … Open
Locals begin to prepare for Carnival long before it starts. They sew incredibly beautiful and elaborate costumes, prepare for competitions and make plans about performances. The Carnival is annually attended by several hundred thousands of foreign visitors who come to watch enchanting musical performances and a solemn procession. The tradition is more than one hundred years old; once the beginning of the holiday had announced a period of harvest.
In late August, a very interesting event is taking place in Tejina of Tenerife. Heart of Tejina Festival is dedicated to the patron of the town, St. Bartolomew. Traditionally, every family makes a big floral arrangement in the shape of heart; this staff is usually about two meters in height. Citizens decorate their compositions with the most unusual and colorful decorative elements and then take them along the main streets. The solemn procession stops at the central square of Tejina, where the best composition is selected. This fabulous holiday ends with the grand pyrotechnic show. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Travelers visiting the beautiful archipelago in November will take part in another interesting holiday, St. Andrew’s Day. It is celebrated in all the cities of the archipelago on 28 to 29 November. According to local tradition, the young wine is first tasted in this day. Wine making is also an important part of national culture. The Canary Islands has been producing unique gold wine for many centuries. According to one legend, in the 18th century Russian empress Catherine II was fond of this delicious wine. Today, this sophisticated drink is known to gourmets and connoisseurs from all over the world.
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Map of all churches
Cathedrals and basilicas near Canary Islands
♥   Catedral de San Cristóbal, La Laguna, 37.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Canary Islands
♥   Castle 'Castle of San Felipe' Canary Islands, 15.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castle of San Miguel' Canary Islands, 25 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castle of San Joaquín' Canary Islands, 39.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castle of San Juan' Canary Islands, 41.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castle of San Andrés' Canary Islands, 49 km from the center. On the map   Photo

National traditions of Spain

Spain is home to bullfighting and siesta, which very vividly characterize the mentality of the inhabitants of this country. Passionate and emotional Spaniards are never in a hurry; they are always relaxed and try to enjoy every moment of life. People are very expressive and noisy. They communicate with each other in a high voice, always express their emotions in a bright and open manner. A traveler may think that in Spain all people are familiar. Random companions in the subway or neighbors in the park can communicate with each other as if they know each other for  ages. The Spaniards are very open and friendly; they smile and greet everyone they meet. Bright, stormy speech is complemented by active gesticulation. … Open
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Traditions and festivals in cities around Canary Islands

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