Saturday, October 01, 2016

Tenerife Fiestas in October 2016

Christopher Columbus depicted landing in the West Indies, on October 12, 1492.

Hispanic Day (Día de la Hispanidad) or National Day (Fiesta Nacional de España) is an annual national public holiday in Spain on October 12th. It commemorates when Christopher Columbus first set foot in the Americas in 1492.

The following Municipal Public Holidays are observed in individual districts:

- 3 October: Festivity of Santísimo Cristo de la Salud in Arona.
- 10 October: Festivity of Santa Úrsula, Patrona de la Villa in Adeje.
- 17 October: Festivity of Santísimo Cristo del Calvario in El Tanque.
- 21 October: Día de Santa Úrsula, Patrona del Municipio in Santa Úrsula.
- 25 October: Festivity of Nuestra Señora de Los Remedios in Buenavista del Norte.

The following fiestas are celebrated in October:

- Nuestra Señora de la Encarnación in Adeje.
- Fiestas de Nuestra Señora de los Remedios in Buenavista del Norte.
- Nuestra Señora del Rosario on 3rd October in Fasnia.
- Nuestra Señora del Rosario on 7th October in El Rosario.
- Fiestas del Pilar on 12th October in Granadilla.
- Fiestas of Cristo del Calvario from 15th to 20th October in El Tanque.
- Fiestas Patronales on 21st October in Santa Úrsula.




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