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Annual Events in Tenerife - Carnival - Santa Cruz de Tenerife is the second largest city in the Canary Islands, Spain. The city’s 14 day carnival is one of the most well-known features of Tenerife and stands second in the world in size and spectacle after Rio de Janeiro. With gorgeous girls, stunning costumes, marching bands, music and happy mayhem, all the islanders gather together at these annual festivities in a mass outburst of collective gaiety.
Corpus Christi (The Body of Christ) Held in June, Corpus Christi festival commemorates the institution of the Eucharist. In La Orotava, people decorate the town square with tons of colourful sand making a remarkable piece of artwork to mark the procession route and illustrate Biblical scenes.
Music Festival of the Canary Islands
In June one of the most prestigious European classical music festivals takes place with the best performers and orchestras taking to the stage.
Fiesta de la Virgen de la Candelaria (Festival of the Lady of Candelaria) - August 14th and 15th is when the Patron Saint of the Canary Islands, the Virgin of Candelaria, is celebrated. Pilgrims from all over the archipelago visit the city of Candelaria to take part in processions.
Things to do in Tenerife, Spain (http://www.spain-tenerife.com/)
The sun-kissed island of Tenerife is one of the only places in Europe that offers you a great a climate all year round. From the volcanic landscape of Mount Teide (the highest peak in all of Spain) to the exciting resorts in the south of the island, Tenerife is packed with beautiful coastlines, mountains and fantastic beaches.
Pyramids at Güímar - The Ethnographic Park Pirámides de Güímar offers you the possibility to visit these rare and interesting structures, and will provide you with theories regarding the possible diffusion of ancient civilisations.
Golf del Sur, Tenerife- Nestled on the southern coast of Tenerife is the lively resort of Golf del Sur. As the name suggests, this destination is a top spot for golfers, although there is a lot more going on besides!
Lunar Landscapes - Created following massive volcanic explosions, parts of the island’s landscape are often described as ‘lunar’ and this is especially true in Mount Teide National Park- It is this dramatic moon-like scenery of bizarre natural rock formations that draws in the crowds of holidaymakers eager to walk on land that was once literally a hotbed of lava.
Los Gigantes is a must-see destination on the west coast of Tenerife. Huge cliffs plunge into the warm waters of the Atlantic Ocean from between 985 and 1,967 feet (300 and 600 metres). This awesome sight really is something to behold and is the main attraction to this coastal town, which is a popular spot for a day trip.
Masca is one of the most picturesque parts of the island and is located in the northwest at the foot of the Teno Mountains. This beautiful little village may be somewhat difficult to reach but it is well worth the journey, which takes you through deep ravines interlaced with lush green flora and winding roads with hairpin bends. The scenery on the way is breathtaking and once you reach Masca, the natural beauty of this stunning location is overwhelming.