Día de la Cruz, 3rd May

Día de la Cruz (day of the cross) is celebrated on the 3rd May across the Canary Islands each year.

Most towns and villages have crosses and these are completely covered with flowers in beautiful intricate patterns and they smell gorgeous too!

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Teguise has many crosses around its old cobbled streets and each of them are decorated, its a good place to go in Lanzarote if you would like to see the fresh flower display, this year as the 3rd May is also on a Sunday you can visit the Teguise market too open from 9.30am to 2pm.

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In Tías you will see crosses of flowers on the doors of the local houses, in this area it’s traditional to climb Montaña Blanca to visit the cross at the top of the mountain!