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Summer 2018, Fiesta in Lanzarote

We know summer is in full swing when the Virgin Mary is carried through our streets. Commonly referred to as Virgen del Carmen or Nuestra Señora del Carmen,  Practically all the towns and cities within Spanish coastal areas pay respect to the Virgin Carmen at this...

Noche-Blanca Lanzarote 2018

Noche-Blanca 2018 is now less than a month away! The white night street party of the year will take place in 'La Villa' Teguise on Friday July 27th. Noche-Blanca 2018 in Teguise This will be a very special year for the iconic street party. This edition of Noche-Blanca...

Ironman Lanzarote 2018

What is an Ironman Triathlon.. Ironman is one of a series of long-distance triathlon races organised by the World Triathlon Corporation (WTC), consisting of a 2.4-mile (3.86 km) swim, a 112-mile (180.25 km) bicycle ride and a marathon 26.22-mile (42.20 km) run, raced...

Translation Service in Lanzarote

Need help with official translation? There is a Free interpretation service every week in La Villa. This is being offered by the Teguise Ayuntamiento in partnership with the Lanzarote Business and Residents Association. Who are the LBRA? The Lanzarote Business and...

A Teguise Love Story

Benn & Zoe have a long standing history with La Villa de Teguise and also with the Cantina restaurant. Here they explain how and why Benn & Zoe, The Story so far.. Originally from Surrey, England, we met at school aged just 9 years old! We've been a couple since we...

Vegan Food, Cantina Lab

More than half a million people in the UK now say they follow the vegan lifestyle, which has increased by 260% in the last 10 years. Additionally, a third of the population identifies as ‘flexitarian’. A flexitarian dietary lifestyle means cutting down on meat...

Carnival in Lanzarote 2018

Get to raiding your fancy dress closet, it's time for the Costa Teguise carnival this weekend! It's a really exciting theme for the Lanzarote Teguise Carnival of 2018 too Carnival 2018.. Each municipal in Lanzarote has it's own theme for their own Mardi Gras event....

Eat-Local, KM0 Lanzarote

We recently went to visit the 'Finca de Uga' sustainable farm as part of their monthly zero km event (KM0). This stunning day and night gastro event takes the term 'eat-local' to an all new level On the last Saturday of each month, the ’Isla de Lobos' restaurant in...

Vegetarian Food in Lanzarote

Vegetarian and Vegan food options are becoming more sought after year on year here in Lanzarote. When we first opened Cantina Teguise there was a much higher demand for meat options on our menu than we are finding today. We've been open for over 8 years now, so what's...

Christmas & New Year, Lanzarote 2017

Christmas is almost upon us! Before we know it the Teguise tower bell will be chiming for the last time in 2017. The New Year firework display in Teguise is one of the best on the island, more about that later though. At Cantina Teguise we're busy preparing for...

Hello November in Lanzarote

November is our favourite month of the year, but don't tell the others! Reasons? Here are our top 3: 1. November Weather.. The average high in Lanzarote during November is 25ºC. Warm sunny days with blues skies a plenty. Furthermore, the wind is low which means...

Teguise Homemade Lemonade

The earliest written evidence of the popular drink has been found in AD 1000 Egypt. Although citrus fruits were introduced from Asia around AD 700. A type of wine was made using lemons, dates and honey. In those days this was a drink for peasants to enjoy. Also,...

Teguise Market Lanzarote

Teguise is the original flagship market town of Lanzarote. Unlike our modern coastal neighbours (Costa Teguise). Teguise Village, locally known as 'La Villa', is steeped in history. The local people of Lanzarote lay claim to Teguise being the oldest Spanish settlement...

Lanzarote Teguise Gastronomy Festival

We are pioneers of the best Gastronomy Festival in Lanzarote. Are we biased to say that the 'Teguise Food Fare' is the best? Possibly just a little bit, but we stand by it all the same! On November 25th and 26th 2017 we will be taking part in the Lanzarote event for...

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