There is no doubt about it: Puerto de la Cruz is a perfect destination for Easter holidays. Take a small break from the cold winter and routine in a place where you can combine nature, devotion and tranquility.

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Easter in Nature:

Beaches, forests and volcano; everything in Puerto de la Cruz or just a stone’s throw away.

Ocean

If you want to swim in the sea, you can go to the harbour or to the beaches of the city as Martiánez, San Telmo or Playa Jardín; but if you prefer a day at the beach surrounded by nature, you have wild secluded beaches close to Puerto de la Cruz with toasted sand, pebble or volcanic sand like the El Bollullo beach.

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Forests

The lush forests of Tenerife will show you a wild and bright green nature. The laurisilva forests in the Anaga Rural Park and Teno, will take you back to the primitive nature of the tertiary era.

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Volcano

The highest monumental force of the volcanic earth you’ll find in the Teide National Park, a place between earth and the universe where you will learn more about the history and science of the volcanology of the island.

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Easter processions

As a good fishing village, Puerto de la Cruz lives Easter with a strong devotion. Throughout the week, processions of different brotherhoods will take place in the streets and religious ceremonies in the churches of the city will be held.

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Programme of the Holy Week 2016

 

Friday, 18th March

Peña de Francia Church

8.15 pm. Procession of Our Lady of Sorrows.

Plaza de la Iglesia, streets Cólogan, Luis de la Cruz, San Juan, Santo Domingo, Plaza del Charco, Blanco, Iriarte, San Juan, Luis de la Cruz, Cólogan and Plaza de la Iglesia.

 

Palm Sunday, 20th March

San Francisco Church

10.30 am. Procession of the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem.

Streets San Juan, Luis de la Cruz, Cólogan, Plaza de la Iglesia to enter in the church Peña de Francia.

9 pm. Procession of Jesus praying in the Olives Grove.

Streets San Juan, Luis de la Cruz, Cólogan, Plaza de la Iglesia, La Hoya, Zamora, Santo Domingo and San Juan to enter in the church San Francisco.

 

Monday, 21st March

Peña de Francia Church

8.15 pm. Procession of the Lord of the Holy Column.

Plaza de la Iglesia, streets Cólogan, Luis de la Cruz, San Juan, Santo Domingo, Plaza del Charco, Blanco, Iriarte, San Juan, Luis de la Cruz, Cólogan and Plaza de la Iglesia.

 

Tuesday, 22nd March

Peña de Francia Church

8.15 pm. Procession of St. John and the Lady of Sorrows until the San Francisco Church where it joins the Lord of Humility and Patience

Plaza de la Iglesia, streets Cólogan, Luis de la Cruz, San Juan, Santo Domingo, Plaza del Charco, Blanco, Iriarte, San Juan, Luis de la Cruz, Cólogan and Plaza de la Iglesia.

 

Wednesday, 23rd March

Peña de Francia Church

8.15 pm. Procession of the Lord of the Great Power of God.

Plaza de la Iglesia, streets Cólogan, Luis de la Cruz, San Juan, Santo Domingo, Plaza del Charco, Blanco, Iriarte, San Juan, Luis de la Cruz, Cólogan and Plaza de la Iglesia.

 

Thursday, 24th March

Peña de Francia Church

8.15 pm. Procession of the Nazarene.

Plaza de la Iglesia, streets Cólogan, Luis de la Cruz, San Juan, Santo Domingo, Plaza del Charco, Blanco, Iriarte, San Juan, Luis de la Cruz, Cólogan and Plaza de la Iglesia.

 

Friday, 25th March

Peña de Francia Church

5 am. Procession of the Christ of the Health.

Plaza de la Iglesia, streets Cólogan, Luis de la Cruz, San Juan, Santo Domingo, Plaza del Charco, Blanco, Iriarte, San Juan, Luis de la Cruz, Cólogan and Plaza de la Iglesia.

La Peñita Church

6.30 pm. Procession of the Mercy.

Streets San Felipe, Mazaroco, El Lomo, Teobaldo Power, Peñón, Dr, Ingram, Iriarte, San Juan, Luis de la Cruz, Cólogan and Plaza de la Iglesia.

San Francisco Church

7.45 pm. Procession of Jesus praying in the Olives Grove, the Seven Sorrows and the Lord of Humility and Patience.

Streets San Juan, Luis de la Cruz, Cólogan and Plaza de la Iglesia.

Peña de Francia Church

8.15 pm. Magna Procession of the Holy Sepulchre. After which will take place the Procession of the Silence with Our Lady of Sorrows.

Plaza de la Iglesia, streets Cólogan, Luis de la Cruz, Agustín de Betancourt, Santo Domingo, La Marina, Plaza del Charco, Blanco, Iriarte, San Juan, Luis de la Cruz, Cólogan and Plaza de la Iglesia.

At the end, Procession in silence with Our Lady of Sorrows.

Plaza de la Iglesia, streets Cólogan, Luis de la Cruz, Agustín de Betancourt, Quintana, San Juan, Luisde la Cruz, Cólogan and Plaza de la Iglesia.

 

Sunday, 27th March

Peña de Francia Church

12 am. Procession of Resurrection.

Plaza de la Iglesia, streets Cólogan, Luis de la Cruz, San Juan, Santo Domingo, Plaza del Charco, Blanco, Iriarte, San Juan, Luis de la Cruz, Cólogan and Plaza de la Iglesia.

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Leisure and tranquility at Easter

Depending on whom you ask, leisure and fun could be activity or rest. Puerto de la Cruz has a wide range of possibilities for all tastes.

Learning to surf

Our sea conditions are ideal to make the first steps in surfing; and if you want to improve your technique, you can do in advanced courses offered on the beaches outside of the city like Los Patos. The La Marea Surf School has already launched their courses for this Easter. If you are interested, check availability.

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Spa day

If you like peace and you are looking for a place to relax your body and mind, you need an afternoon (or two) in a Spa. In Puerto de la Cruz we have many Spas, including the Best Hotel Spa in Europe, “The Oriental Spa Garden” Hotel Botánico

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Now, it’s your turn to discover your perfect Easter in Puerto de la Cruz.