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Puerto del Carmen – nightlife and sports

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Puerto del Carmen is situated on the Northeast of the Isle of Lanzarote.

Puerto del Carmen is one of the touristic centers of the isle. The coast side of Puerto del Carmen is 6 km long. The beaches and the coast side are very famous for the visitors. The most famous beaches in this area are Playa Grande, Los Pocillos and Matagorda. Along the beaches and the coast side you can find different hotels and apartments for your holiday.

In Puerto del Carmen you can find different facilities for the guests and visitors. Different leisure time activities, shops, Read the rest

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Categories: About Lanzarote, Events, Gastronomy, Landscape, Puerto del Carmen, Sports

Lanzarote, learn something about the tradition

Saturday, November 1st, 2008

A total of 213 kilometres of coast on the island of Lanzarote is splitted up into 10 kilometres sandy beaches and 16.5 kilometers of shingle beaches, rocky coast is the rest.

One finds two mountain ranges, on which you can have an impressing view on a cruise. On an island stop during the cruise you have the possibility to explore a little.

To emigrate to Lanzarote is an idea for sure many people have and still are having. If somebody thought about building up a new life on Lanzarote, it would be recommendable to first know the isle a … Read the rest

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Categories: About Lanzarote, Festivals, Landscape

Ironman Lanzarote

Sunday, June 1st, 2008

The ironman competition on Lanzarote

The ironman competition on Lanzarote is a very well known triathlon event in a beautiful volcanic island vegetation.

With 180 km of biking, 3.8 km of swimming and 42.2 km of running it is one of the world´s hardest triathlon competitions. The winners (totally 60 qualifiying slots) will automatically qualify for the most famous ironman competition in Kona, Hawaii.

Its similar conditions (Lanzarote island is often called “the Hawaii of Europe”) make it an ideal competition experience on each professional´s way to the World´s number one event in the States.

Also, Lanzarote government and … Read the rest

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Categories: About Lanzarote, Events, Ironman, Sports

Art and Tradition on Lanzarote

Thursday, May 1st, 2008

A journey to the hinterland of Lanzarote is recommended to everyone who wants to try out the canary cuisine. Where little restaurants serve typical stews and braising pans you will find the original canary taste.
Rule of thumb:
Where many locals come together, the meal cannot be bad.

For example in Arrieta, El Golfo or Orzola good fish restaurants can be found, as well as in the old downtown of Puerto del Carmen in Playa Blanca.

Staying power is one of the characteristics of Lanzarote. Than in the 18th century, the Timanfaya volcano spewed ash and lava for … Read the rest

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Categories: About Lanzarote, Arrieta, Bars, César Manrique, Carnival, El Golfo, Festivals, La Geria, Orzola, Playa Blanca, Puerto del Carmen, Restaurants
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