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Canary Islands news

News from around the Canary Islands. Canary Islands community news and updates. If you would like to submit a new story for your area – drop us a line to info@spainbuddy.com with as much info as you can and a photo if you have one.

 Elle Draper

PSOE seeks 75 per cent subsidy on flights

PSOE seeks 75 per cent subsidy on flights

A representative from La Gomera PSOE (Socialist Party) has asked the Spanish government to increase the 50 per cent subsidy for air travel that certain Canary Island residents receive, to 75 per cent for non-capital islands.

 Elle Draper

Garachico port improvements

Garachico port improvements

A group of Tenerife businessmen have put forward a set of Garachico port improvements to build missing facilities including commercial and service buildings.

 Elle Draper

Lanzarote Feria de Tapas a success again

Lanzarote Feria de Tapas a success again

Councillor for Tourism in Arrecife in Lanzarote, Rafael Juan González, has declared the Lanzarote  Feria de Tapas a success again with more than 3000 people attending.

 Elle Draper

La Palma island popular with TV crews in March 2017

La Palma island popular with TV crews in March 2017

Television crews from three channels are proving La Palma island popular. One Spanish, one Dutch and one German television crew will be filming on the island next month.

 Elle Draper

San Sebastian Carnival 2017

San Sebastian Carnival 2017

San Sebastian Carnival 2017 on La Gomera in the Canary Islands is already in full swing. Themed as “Superheroes”, it’s one of the big events of the cultural calendar.

 Elle Draper

Maspalomas carnival 2017

Maspalomas carnival 2017

Later this week, Maspalomas carnival 2017 starts in the town of its namesake in Gran Canaria. Kicking off on March 3 2017 and continuing until March 12, there is a host of activities for you to get involved in.

 Elle Draper

Corralejo harbour goes digital

Corralejo harbour goes digital

Corralejo harbour has firmly entered the diigital age with a brand new infopoint for visitors. Correlejo in the Canary Islands is a firm favourite with holidaymakers, and now they can find out more about the area.

 Elle Draper

Carnival in Valverde in El Hierro

Carnival in Valverde in El Hierro

The ayuntamiento has unveiled the poster for the carnival in Valverde in El Hierro, Canary Islands. The theme for 2017 is “Grandes Musicales” (great musicals).