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Santa Cruz de La Palma Bajada de la Virgen
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Santa Cruz de La Palma Bajada de la Virgen

Every five years, in June, July and August, Santa Cruz de la Palma celebrates the Bajada de la Virgen de las Nieves, its most important celebration in honour of the Patron Saint of the island, the Virgen de Las Nieves. This celebration repeats the order given by the bishop Bartolomé García Ximénez in 1676 to […]

La Palma Carnival
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La Palma Carnival

In Santa Cruz de la Palma, Carnival starts the Friday before Ash Wednesday and goes on until the early hours of Sunday morning, called Piñata Sunday, ten days later.  The varied programme always starts with a children’s parade and includes dances in the street, parties in the Sailing Club, the Casino and the Investigator’s Social […]