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Lanzarote Football, UD Lanzarote 2 CD Vera 1

17th October 2011

The game had been moved forward to Saturday because of the islands most famous Fiesta de los Dolores. Fifty thousand locals (third of the island) walked to a village to pay their respects to ´´Our Lady of sorrows´´ who as folklore says stopped the flow of lava destroying the fertile lands.

Anyway if the game had been played on the Sunday there would have been fifty thousand hangovers and as the game was put forward I am sure one or two of our boys would have joined in the festivities after this thrilling win.


Lanzarote began the game with  read more »

Guardia Civil Called To Calm Ryanair Passengers In Lanzarote Airport

According to an article in La Voz, the Guardia Civil were called to intervene when tensions rose amongst Ryanair passengers at Lanzarote Airport on Monday.

Lanzarote Airport Departures

The trouble started with a delay on a Lanzarote to Madrid flight when  read more »

Canary Islands Showcase

Approximately one hundred travel agents and tourism professionals will be meeting in the UK tomorrow  for the Canary Islands Showcase event.

Canary Islands Destination Showcase

Delegates will have a chance to meet up face to face with 24 professionals from the Canary Islands who are  read more »

Buy Lanzarote Produce Online

A new website is currently in development for Lanzarote which will allow users to purchase local produce and farm animals online.


Merca Lanzarote will be a virtual marketplace for agricultural products and livestock, this project has been  read more »

Exhibition: Continuidad, Galería La Molina

If you would like to see what Lanzarote was like in years gone by then you’ll enjoy the new exhibition at the gallery in the Molina in Tiagua.

Galería La Molina

The collection of photographs are entitled “Continuidad” and feature images of  read more »

Arrecife, Active City, 24th September 2011

"Arrecife, Ciudad Activa" is a new initiative for Saturday afternoons to bring more tourists and locals to the capital of Lanzarote.

Iglesia San GinésCastillo San Gabriel

The project which translates to “Arrecife, Active City” is to show the capital as an active tourist centre that is open, friendly and comopolitan. Normally the  read more »

Lanzarote Cocina

Eleven restaurants in Lanzarote have joined forces to form a new initiative called Lanzarote Cocina headed up by Chef Luis León. The Lanzarote Kitchen group consist of the following restaurants:

Lanzarote CocinaCasa Brígida (Playa Blanca)

Isla de Lobos (Hotel Princesa Yaiza in Playa Blanca)

Restaurante del hotel Finca las Salinas (Yaiza)

Amura (Puerto calero)

La Caleta (Hotel Costa Calero in Puerto Calero)

La Tegala (Mácher)

La Cascada del Puerto (Puerto del Carmen)  read more »

Secondary School in Playa Blanca

Francisco Guzmán Rodríguez,the councillor of Education has met with the Canarian Government to explain the urgent need to build a new secondary school in the southern resort of Playa Blanca, Lanzarote.

CEIP Playa Blanca

The local council have asked that steps are taken to  read more »


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