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Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Traditional Fiestas in Icod de los Vinos

Buildings around the Plaza de la Pila in Icod de los Vinos

San Antonio Abad, 17 January in El Amparo
San Sebastián, 20 January, patron of the Local Police
Carnaval, January / February
Semana Santa, Holy Week, March / April
San Marcos Evangelista, 25 April
Cruz del Molino, 3 May in La Centinela
Santa Cruz and San Salvador, 3 May in Cruz del Camino
San Felipe Neri, 26 May in San Felipe
San Bernabé, 11 June in La Vega
San Antonio de Padua, 13 Jun in San Antonio
San Isidro Labrador, 15 June in La Mancha
San Juan Bautista, 23 June in Las Canales, El Amparo and Playa San Marcos
Virgen del Socorro, 27 June in Las Cañas
San Pedro y San Pablo, 29 June in Redondo
San Fermín, 7 July in Hoya Ana Díaz
Virgen de Fátima, 1st week of July in Cruz del Tronco and La Florida.
Virgen del Carmen, 17 July in Llanito Perera, Playa de San Marcos and Las Abiertas
Santa Ana, Santiago Apóstol and Virgen de la O, 22-26 July in Buen Paso
Virgen del Amparo, 5 August in El Amparo, with romería starting in the centre of the town
Santa Bárbara, last Sunday of August in Santa Bárbara
Virgen de las Angustias, 14 September in Las Angustias
Santísimo Cristo del Calvario, last Sunday of September in the center of the town
Virgen del Rosario, 7 October in Los Piquetes
Virgen del Pilar, 12 October in Las Lajas
San Nicolás y Virgen del Rosario, 23 October in La Vega
Octava del Cristo, last Sunday of October in El Calvario
San Andrés Apóstol. 29-30 November
Santa Bárbara, 4 December in Santa Bárbara
Santa Lucía, 13 December in Las Canales
Virgen de la O, 18 December in Buen Paso

Unlike so many journalists writing about the resorts, Pamela has not only actually been to Tenerife, she lived on the island for 16 years, for the majority of that time in a rural valley immersed in the local culture in a way that few outsiders have been privileged to do and gaining a wealth of knowledge about the island, its people, their customs, fiestas and celebrations that she is now able to share via this site. Fluent in Spanish, she also translated and reported for the various English-language newspapers.

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