About Tenerife

Discovering markets on Tenerife

July 24, 2017 Jack 0

“Is there a market near to…(insert location of choice) on Tenerife?” is a question we see asked a lot online. The answer isn’t as simple as a ‘yes’ or ‘no’. Before any answer can be given, there’s another question to be asked. […]

Culture

What is a Romería on Tenerife?

April 28, 2014 Jack 1

Just about every traditional town on Tenerife has a romería at least once during the year. Generally the romerías in the north are significantly bigger than… […]

About Tenerife

The Complete Guide to Farmers’ Markets on Tenerife

January 16, 2012 Jack 4

Wherever you are on Tenerife there’s a good chance that there’s a decent market not too far away and they’re always worth a nosey. Here’s Real Tenerife’s complete (almost) guide to farmers’ and agricultural markets on Tenerife. […]

Culture

Discovering The Guanches in Tenerife

September 7, 2011 Jack 10

Following the conquest of Tenerife in 1496 the Guanches were, like many conquered indigenous races at that time, more or less decimated and their existence on Tenerife gradually dwindled away until they simply ceased to exist. Ironically in recent years, the Guanches have been elevated to superstar status… […]