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Colors of Lanzarote - traditions, festivals, mentality and lifestyle

The local people are very calm and unhurried. Travelers staying in Lanzarote sometimes find it very difficult to get used to the measured and unhurried pace of life. It is especially difficult to business people who are used to make rapid decisions and not to put off important things. Despite the fact that indigenous people can seem careless, they are very hard-working and dutiful. They are distinguished by an optimistic world view and a friendly attitude towards foreigners, as well as great sense of humor.
Lanzarote is the island that belongs to the Canary Islands. It is located on the east of the archipelago and on the north of Fuerteventura. Lanzarote is also known as “the island of … Open
Many state institutions and shops open early, no later than 7:30 am, but already at 1:00 pm almost all those places are closed for lunch. It is rather long making out at least three hours, but in the evening shops and banks begin serving clients once again and then work till the evening. This kind of schedule is due to the sultry weather, in the middle of a hot day locals prefer to swim on a beach or to go home.
One of the most popular souvenirs of Lanzarote is the local wine. Wines here are renowned for excellent quality and are very popular among drink connoisseurs from many different countries. However, locals consider beer their national drink. It is also produced by local breweries. According to the number of beer consumed, locals did not concede to Germans. You can try the most popular types of beer in one of the local bars or restaurants. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
The island of Lanzarot is literally created for an exciting family vacation. It attracts many with its beautiful beaches. In addition to the beaches, there is an excellent aquarium - … Open
Travelers who expect to visit remote areas of Lanzarote have to consider some important nuances that will help to avoid misunderstanding. In some restaurants guests are free to choose the way of cooking the dish. Ready treats are served only in major restaurants located in tourist centers. Travelers should beware of restaurants and bars that line the road. Popular beers and dishes, which would be expensive in usual restaurants, are offered there at the most attractive prices. However, neither the food nor drink in such establishments would be of high quality. Local wine and beer are faked more often reckoning on the ignorance of tourists.
Lanzarote Arrecife Lanzarote is an attractive island for those who wish to combine beach recreation with visiting colorful festivals. Thus, one of the highlights of the island’s festival calendar is the Lanzarote Carnival, which usually takes place at the end of February (however, sometimes it may be held in the middle of the month since the dates depend on Easter). In all major cities of the island, central streets are filled with colorfully dressed people, carnival visitors are awaited by theatrical and musical performances, as well as gastronomic workshops and local food tastings.
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The local cuisine is distinguished by plenty of simple and hearty dishes. National treats that are offered in local restaurants are more like a normal family food, rather than challenging … Open
Lanzarote is also famous for offering excellent conditions for surfing, and therefore it is not surprising that the International Surfing Day is celebrated here every year. This happens on June 24, hundreds of travelers are eager to visit coastal resort towns of Lanzarote at this time. It couldn't be complete without beach parties that have already become synonymous with the International Surfing Day. At the same time, tourists are entertained by DJs coming from all over the world. It is worth noting that this is one of the most exciting festivals on the island.
Lanzarote Arrieta Das Blaue Haus (Casa Juanita) The beginning of the second summer month is marked by the Jameos Music Festival, which involves concerts of eminent musicians. Among its headliners, one can see many interesting and famous names. The venue is the picturesque Jameos del Agua Park adding some charm to the festival. Particular attention is paid to jazz, although you can listen to other genres at the festival: rock, electronic music, R’n’B. In addition to the musical program, visitors can have a great time tasting local dishes and participating in master classes - all to ensure that tourists remember their holidays on Lanzarote for a lifetime.
Lanzarote is a beautiful island with an abundance of natural and historical attractions. There are more than three hundred extinct volcanoes on its territory; it also has architectural … Open
On January 6, Dia De Los Reyes is traditionally held in all the major cities of the island. During this holiday, a colorful parade is led by Balthazar, Caspar and Melchior, the three wise men. They, in turn, scatter sweets to the crowd, which the youngest visitors to the festival are very happy about. Among other religious holidays that might be of interest to vacationers in Lanzarote, it is worth highlighting The Feast of Corpus Christi in mid-June, Fiesta de Nuestra Señora de Los Dolores (September 15), and Fiesta de San Gines (August 15). Christmas (Navidad) traditionally celebrated on December 25 and involving wonderful family events in its program is also very popular among tourists. Another widely celebrated holiday with colorful processions and a gastronomic program is Dia de Canarias on May 30.
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Cathedrals and basilicas near Lanzarote
♥   Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe, Teguise, 9.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Survived castles around Lanzarote
♥   Castle 'Castle of Guanapay' Canary Islands, 10.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Traditions and festivals in cities around Lanzarote

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