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Charity Horse Racing Night Friday 7th November

Niños del Tercer Mundo is a registered Lanzarote based charity which is focused on the welfare of education of children in the third world.

They are having another of their famous fun fundraising events next Friday November 7th - it's a horse racing event where visitors can  read more »

Submarine Safaris, Special Offer for November

Submarine Safaris in Lanzarote have two different special offers available for tourists & residents diving with them during this November.

Tourist Special Offer

For every 2 adults purchasing a ticket for the submarine, the 2nd adult will pay a child’s price. Normal adult price is €55, but the second adult will only be charged €32 (Child’s price). This offer is for the whole of November 2014

Resident Special Offer

During every Saturday in November we have a special price for all residents of Lanzarote. Instead of  read more »

No Need To Carry A Resident Travel Certificate From 1st November 2014

Since the 1st of September 2012 residents in the Canary Islands have had to prove their entitlement to discounted travel in Spain with a travel certificate issued by their town hall. This is due to change from the 1st of November when airlines, ferry companies and travel agents will have access to query your residency status, when reserving travel between the Canaries and Peninsular.

Armas Ferry Lanzarote to Fuerteventura

Residents who are registered on the padron with their local ayuntamiento are entitled to 50% discount off planes and ferries to help with the cost of travelling within the archipelago and connecting to the mainland. If you have registered correctly, there is no need to carry the Certificado de empadronamiento para viajes from this Saturday.

The announcement about the new Sistema Acreditación Residencia Automático (SARA). was made by the Ministerio de Fomento today.

There could be some exceptional cases where your residency validation could fail, this certainly applies to  read more »

Norwegian Embassy Presents Books To Tias Ayuntamiento

The Norwegian Embassy to Spain will give the municipality of Tias a collection of Norwegian books, translated into Spanish on Thursday October 30 in Puerto del Carmen.

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The Scandinavian community on Lanzarote is a very active group, and has been on the island for many years.

The first regular charter flights to Lanzarote came from Norway in 1975, and tourism from the region has grown steadily over the years. 7 % of all the tourists coming to Lanzarote last year came from the Nordic countries.

In 1989 the Norwegian Seamen's Church / Norwegian Church Abroad was established in Lanzarote, and is now  read more »

Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise in Lanzarote

The international organisation Greenpeace have sent one of their most emblematic ships to support the fight against the Repsol oil surveys in the Canary Islands.

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Image: Wikipedia Salvatore Barbera from Amsterdam, The Netherlands - Arctic Sunrise in Libya

The Arctic Sunrise arrives in Lanzarote on Friday morning and will be here for the weekend, departing on Monday to visit Puerto del Rosario in Fuerteventura and Gran Canaria.

The Cabildo of Lanzarote encourage people to join them on  read more »

Cruise Season in Lanzarote 2014-15

The main cruise season has already started in Lanzarote with cruise ships & liners docking most days of the week.

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We’ve attached the cruise ship schedule from the Autoridad Portuaria de Las Palmas, which details the dates and times the cruises are due in Lanzarote, right through to the end of June 2015.

In summary, there are 30 cruise ships during November, 44 in December, 27 in January, 22 in February, 28 during March, 32 in April, tailing off for just 4 in May and 6 in June.

The AIDAstella & Thomson Majesty will both dock for Christmas Day, Arcadia is here on New Year’s Eve and the Norweigian Spirit & MSC Armonia will dock for New Year’s Day.

The Cunard Line ships are always a favourite to see in port, the Queen Victoria is due in Lanzarote three times on the 14th of November, 24th December & 15th of May. Queen Mary 2 is here on the 7th December and the Queen Elizabeth will be in Arrecife on the 29th December.

Regular cruise ships visiting Lanzarote this winter include:

Celebrity: Equinox, Eclipse & Constellation

Fred Olsen:  read more »

Lanzarote Featured In The Heart of the Sea Trailer

Lanzarote is featured in the trailer for the movie “In The Heart of the Sea” directed by Ron Howard, which is due to open in cinemas from the 13th March 2015.

This trailer released on the 16th of October, has an aerial shot of Alegranza, one of the islands off the north coast of Lanzarote, part of the Chinijo Archipelago and marine reserve of La Graciosa. The beach featured in the 3 minute clip is that of  read more »

Theme Costa Teguise Carnival 2015

Teguise council have launched a vote on their website to decide the theme of the next carnival in Costa Teguise.

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The choices are:

El Rey León – The Lion King

Selva Amazónica – Amazon Rainforest

Sueños de Oriente – Dreams of the Orient

El Tiempo (uso Horario) – The Time

EL Circo – The Circus

Años 70 – The 70’s

Fantasía del Bosque – Fantasy Forest

The vote is open until the 13th of November when the favourite theme, with the most votes out of the seven will be decided. If you’d like to participate, simply visit  read more »

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