Gold-black lava sand, white desert sand, crystal-clear water and a unique natural experience
Lanzarote is located about 140 kilometers west of the Moroccan coast and is an all year attractive
The Mediterranean to subtropical climate, which has given the Canary Islands its nickname "Islands of Eternal Spring", is the destination. Temperatures are mild all year round, and fall below 20 degrees during winter months. In July and August, the values reach an average of 24 degrees, with maximum temperatures of 30 degrees and more being possible when the hot desert winds Calima for a few days on lanzarote. Due to the flat topography, Lanzarote is very dry and the Canary Island with the least rainfall. Some short showers are predominant in the winter. Between April and September there is almost no rain. All year round bathing enjoyment guarantees water temperatures of an average of 17 to 22 degrees. The ideal travel season for nature lovers is in the spring - then the otherwise rather barren landscape of Lanzarotes blooms. In February / March the carnival attracts numerous visitors to the Canary Islands.
Travel and transport
The airport of Lanzarote is located about 6 kilometers west of the island capital Arrecife
From all major German airports, regularly in the high season several times a day. The flight from Germany to Lanzarote takes four to four and four hours. The large ferry routes to and from Gran Canaria and Tenerife run from the seaport of Puerto de Arrecife. By means of transfer buses, taxi or car hire you can reach your alltours hotel in the shortest possible time. The journey from Arrecife to Puerto del Carmen takes about 15 minutes, to Playa Blanca about 30 minutes. For EU citizens, a valid ID or passport is sufficient as a travel document.
The Canaries were already considered in ancient times as the "islands of the blessed" - Lanzarote is certainly the
extraordinary. In contrast to the "green islands" of Tenerife and La Gomera, Lanzarote, with its bizarre lunar landscape and the desert-like appearance, is rather a barren beauty. On closer inspection, however, it becomes clear: here the charm lies in the detail, and the elementary nature convinces with spectacular views.
The islanders of Lanzarotes have arranged themselves not only with the volcanism, but even more: they proved
Imagination, a high degree of adaptability, and developed its own cultural identity, which is always closely connected with nature and stands out from the rest of Spain. Once the lanzaroteños were mainly farming, cattle breeding and fishing, today the majority of tourists live. Beautiful beaches of Lavasand, the year-round mild climate and turquoise blue water attract tourists from all over the world, and many artists, musicians or photographers also appreciate the natural beauty of the island. Especially the artist, architect and landscape planner César Manrique devoted his work to the landscape charms of Lanzarote. With his work, he gave Lanzarotes importance.
The kitchen Lanzarotes is based on Spanish-Mediterranean dishes with Arab, North African and
Portuguese influences. The preparation is made with fresh seasonal products from local agriculture and the sea. The game includes vegetables, potatoes and legumes, meat, fish, seafood and the traditional, multi-award winning goat's milk cheese. A special role is played by fresh herbs and spices such as saffron, cumin, thyme, chili and peppers. The most popular dishes include saturating stews, such as the chick pea pot Ropa Vieja or goat meat ragout. Not to be missed are the Canarian side dishes of Papas Arrugadas (small potatoes with sea salt crust), gofio (puree or bread from roasted corn or cereal flour) and mojo, a spicy sauce, which is available in several variants. For dessert exotic fruits are served or popular sweets such as bienmesabe (almond cream) or flan (caramel pudding).
Also try a regional wine. Viticulture in the Canaries has a long tradition. Not least, the probably most famous literary man, Shakespeare's Falstaff, praised the Canary wine made from the Malvasia grapes.
Beach and sea
Lanzarotes beaches are full of fun for the whole year round for bathers and water sports enthusiasts. The most popular bathing places are Lanzarotes on the east coast and the south of the island. The north and the northwest coast are a paradise for surfers, windsurfers and kitesurfers. Spend a relaxing beach holiday on Lanzarote with alltours and enjoy the mild climate all year round.
Lanzarote offers a perfect backdrop for a sporty holiday. Whether for water sports,
Golfing, hiking or cycling - the year-round mild climate and the fascinating volcanic landscape make your Lanzarote holiday with alltours a pleasure.