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Europe’s Hottest Carnival Returns to Tenerife

24th December 2010 • Posted in Winter Sun

Between 15 February 2011 and 13 March 2011 Tenerife will once again be the stage for a carnival described as “Europe’s hottest.” The annual event will return next year crammed packed with events from live music to street parties.

Playa de Las Americas, Tenerife

It is sure to be a major attraction for visitors on cheap flights to Tenerife with Jet2.com with many expected to partake in the festivities during the spring.

Plenty to Enjoy

Tenerife’s year round climate means that there is no danger of the rain spoiling the agenda that spreads throughout almost a whole month. The main events are found in the capital of Santa Cruz de Tenerife but parties and traditional customs can be found at other parts of the island – demonstrating the broad appeal of the carnival.

Two dates to make a note of in particular are 2 March 2011 when the queen of the carnival is announced to much fanfare and excitement and 4 March 2011 when the street parades open. Visitors on cheap flights to Tenerife at this time can expect to find floats, dancers and musicians amongst a sea of colour when this begins.

There is also the ‘burial of the sardine’ event to get excited about and for those that don’t know what it is, next year could be the perfect time to find out.

Cheap flights to Tenerife from Jet2.com are currently available from Leeds Bradford from £49.99 one way, including taxes.

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