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Welcome to Lanzarote - your guide to Lanzarote.
Lanzarote is situated just 79 miles off the coast of Africa and is the most easterly of the Canary Islands. The island is 37 miles (60km) long and 12 miles (20 km) wide, making it the fourth largest island in the Canaries.
Lanzarote enjoys a mild dry climate with average daytime temperatures ranging from about 21°C in January to 29°C in August. Annual rainfall is just 140mm (5.5 inches). This makes Lanzarote the perfect year-round destination.
As with the other Canary Islands, Lanzarote is Volcanic in origin. Due to the recent eruptions during the 18th and 19th Centuries, many parts of Lanzarote appear to be from another world, often described as 'lunar' or 'Martian'.
The dry climate (and lack of erosion) means that the Volcanic Landscape appears much as it did just after the eruptions.
Amongst the many stunning Volcanic features of Lanzarote is the longest Volcanic Tunnel in the world, the Atlantida Tunnel, which is over 7 km long and includes the La Cueva de los Verdes and Jameos del Agua.
Despite the Volcanic nature of the island, Lanzarote has several beautiful white beaches such as at Playa Blanca and Papagayo.
Local authority regulations on the amount and style of development mean that there is no billboard advertising and no high rise buildings in Lanzarote (with the exception of the Grand Hotel in Arrecife).
Submarine Safaris in Lanzarote - from the TV Series 'Dream Islands'.
Come and join us on the underwater safari of a lifetime. Experience a dive on board a real submarine which will take you below the unexplored waters of Puerto Calero.
You will experience the true underwater world of Lanzarote, previously reserved exclusively for divers. Come aboard and sit back in complete safety and air conditioned comfort, while our professional crew provide you with an unforgettable experience.
Submarine Safaris SL,
located on the beautiful island of Lanzarote, operate one of the worlds most sophisticated tourist submarines from the exclusive marina of Puerto Calero. The clarity of the waters and variety of marine life around the island of Lanzarote, makes our dive a truly once in a lifetime experience.
The Museum of the Wine El Grifo, occupies the old bodegas, that are constructed on volcanic lava and date from 1775. The constructions are made with austere materials, typically volcanic stone from Lanzarote, wide walls and plasters, the ceilings are maintained with wooden beams originating from old boats. It is visited annually by more than 50,000 people. The ethnographic material which is exposed in the museum dates the end of the XIX beginning of the XX century, where the evolution of the machinery in the elaboration of the wine can be observed as old presses, machinery of bottling, pumps, material of laboratory, as well as old stills, that were used to elaborate brandy. The museum regularly organizes wine tasting courses to spread your knowledge of wine.
You will find in the way of La Geria many bodegas of wine for example: La Geria, El Grifo, Stratus, Mozaga, Timanfaya, Yuco, Guanapay, Reymar, Bermejos, Martinón
The denomination of origin "Lanzarote" was granted on 14/12/1993 and guarantees the quality of wine from these lands, which in turn is recognized many competitions of prestige in the world. The denomination of origin obliges the winemakers to make rigorous control from the harvest of the grapes to bottling thus guaranteeing the quality of the final product. This designation of origin comes in each of the labels of wine under the brand 'Council regulator of the denomination of origin of the wines of Lanzarote'. If you want more data on the control board you can call the phone number 00 34 928 521 048.
Wineries of Lanzarote which belong to the appellation of origin:
-Bodegas Mozaga: it began in 1880, and its wines of great quality are both of malvasia Muscat and reds. Its wines internationally recognized and has been awarded prizes at events held in Brussels, Porto and Paris, being these events the most important in the world. Wines from Mozaga brand are as follows: white Malvasia dry and semi-sweet Malvasia, Malvasia sweet and Diego, pink and Red Moscatel, and finally wine liquor Moscatel Solera 1975. The wineries are in La Carretera San Bartolomé-Tinajo, in the village of Mozaga, that bears his name. And can contact phone: 00 34 928 520 485.
-Bodegas Finca Fajardo: family business making wine since the 19th century, specialized in malvasia wine, red and rosé. If we visit its wineries we see tools and tools already used throughout its history, no less than 200 years. The Bodegas Finca Fajardo found in the street La Vegueta number 82, in Tinajo La Vegueta. And you can contact them at telephone number: 00 34 928 840 891.
-Bodegas Tinache: great quality wine produced since 1972 although it started to bottle its own brand in the year 1998. They produce the amount of wine that cultured, this is conform to its 40 has. vineyards that have and do not expand their production under any circumstances, the brand under which they are marketed is Tinache. And the wineries bottled the following type of wine: white Malvasia dry, semi-sweet Malvasia, Moscatel Seco, Moscatel Solera, the Tinto and the pink. The situation of the wineries is calle La Vegueta, 73 - in Tinajo, La Vegueta. With contact phone: 928 840 849.
-Bodegas Barreto: family winery bottles came from 1959 but he is dedicated to viticulture already from end of the 19th century and early 20th century. Winery's great experience that bottles its wine under the brand "El Campesino". Obtaining its wine awards as the best of the Canary Islands in the years 1996, 1997 and 1998. In the village of Mozaga the Barreto cellars have a small Winery tasting and sale of its wine, and under appointment will see the winery's facilities.
The wines wineries Barreto under its brand name 'The farmers' produce are: white Malvasia dry, white semisweet Malvasía, white Malvasia sweet Moscatel, liqueur wine Moscatel, liquor wine, Malvasia, Moscatel, Moscatel Seco Diego, pink, young red wine, and finally in the barrel. The Barreto wineries is located in the calle Guadarfia, 2 in the town of San Bartolomé. And his phone number is 00 34 928 520 717.
-Bodegas tap: was founded in the year 1775 being thus the oldest Canary Islands and that more time are running in all Spain. Its experience supports your product, and your path is backed by its great number of awards and a solid reputation not only in the Canary Islands but all over the world, especially in its red wines from malvasia and moscatel. Tap wineries have their own wine museum open all day and that occupies the old cellars built on the volcanic lava which occurred in eruptions that occurred here during 6 years followed this is during the years 1730-1736. In the Museum of wine not only taste your wine with some cake with cheese but that also we can see the winery, the laboratory, the barrels... also available next to the Museum in his tent all kinds of objects related to the wine aireadoreas, corkscrew and a long ect. It is without a doubt a visit not to be missed are already all what you will see in the Museum was used for 2 centuries for the production of wine in this outdoor rabbits land. It is important to highlight also the wineries tap organized courses of wine tasting for more information contact. And we must not forget that they also have an interesting and remarkable library that has a total of 3000 documents that include some writings of the 16th century. There is also the option of performing a walk of 30 minutes between the vineyards by signposted paths during which you can enjoy great views, but for this purpose we recommend before call to inquire about this possibility. Las tap Winery wines are bottled brand that bears his name El Grifo,
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