Culture, Gastronomy, and Outskirts of Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Santa Cruz de Tenerife is famous for its flagship Carnival. The Carnaval of Tenerife is characterized by performances of comparsas (dance groups), rondallas (musical groups), murgas (satirical singing groups), and magnificent costumes.
Santa Cruz also boasts of various inter-city celebrations such as Saint James the Great day in honour of defeat of Admiral Nelson an event celebrated on July 25th. There is also Dia de la Cruz festivities celebrated on May 3, and on January 27th there is the anniversary held in honour of declaration of Santa Cruz de Tenerife of Canary Islands as the capital.
Usually our website rental prices include unlimited mileage, tax and third party insurance. Anyway it can be different depending on the final supplier company. Then, we always suggest you to check terms and conditions before managing your booking to drive to Arico.
As you can probably know Spanish cuisine is well-known all around the world. Thats also a really good reason to visit Canary Islands and Tenerife. Dont hesitate to make a stop in your route in towns like Arico and order some traditional dishes. There you can check Spanish people always have an excuse to celebrate some event with food. Just celebrate it with them and enjoy your meal!
Tenerife mainly serves as the showcase for displaying typical gastronomy whereby pork related meals are used as the base for preparing rancho which is a typical stew. There are also different deserts served such as truchas de batata con almendras, (pastries filled with almonds and sweet potatoes), and pastel de cabello that comes from pumpkin. The sea provides different fish meals such as grouper, mackerel, sardines, vieja sancochada, and jack mackerel.