news from the island

Wednesday August 31, 2011posted in News

German Tourist Recovery Continues in July

Lanzarote has seen the largest upsurge in German visitor numbers of all of the Canary islands in July, according to the Society for the External Promotion of Lanzarote (SPEL).

Tuesday August 30, 2011posted in Events

Piano Extravaganza in Puerto Calero

An outdoor piano concert is taking place on Saturday 10th September at Puerto Calero.

Monday August 29, 2011posted in Events

Yaiza Celebrates Virgin of Los Remedios

The local fiesta in honour of the Virgin of Los Remedios gets underway this Friday 2nd September in Yaiza.

Friday August 26, 2011posted in News

Huge Turnout Expected for Los Dolores

The annual pilgrimage to Mancha Blanca to celebrate the Virgen de los Dolores looks set to be busier than ever in 2011, with up to 60,000 people expected in the town on 17th September.

Thursday August 25, 2011posted in News

Historians Hunt Lancelotto's Tower

Local historians are currently on the hunt for traces of the first European navigator known to have arrived on Lanzarote, Lancelotto Malocello.

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