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Tenerife in February 2017

Procesión de Las Candelas Feb 2017. Image: Ayuntamiento de Candelaria

February 2nd is an island-wide public holiday in honour of the patron of the Canary Islands, the Virgen de la Candelaria. On the evening of February 1 is the candlelight Procesión de Las Candelas (Candlemas) on the eve of the Fiesta de La Candelaria, part of a program of religious events lasting several days. 

Arafo, Arona, Arico, Candelaria, El Rosario, El Sauzal, Fasnia, Granadilla, Icod de los Vinos, La Matanza de Acentejo, La Laguna, San Miguel, Santa Cruz, Santa Ursula and Tacoronte all have Carnival Tuesday (February 28th) as a municipal public holiday. Yes, the main parts of Carnival are starting this month.

Tenerife Land of Eternal Christmas

Sunbathing SantaDesert Island ChristmasScuba Diving SantaTropical Santa
Santa's Having a Whale of a TimeSurfing SantaWaterski SantaCamel Rodeo Santa
With a wide range of products in each design, click the pics (above) to see the full selections.