Located under a volcano of the same name, Tahiche has a very varied cultural, social, gastronomic and sports offer. In addition, its proximity to Arrecife, the capital of the island, means that it has very good transport connections and is well supplied at all times.

Where is Tahiche?

Tahiche is a village in the municipality of Teguise, in the central north of Lanzarote. This small but pretty village is surrounded by volcanic landscapes and is noted for its unique farming fields. It is also home to the island’s university.

Around Tahiche you can also see spectacular lava flows which are from an eruption in 1730.


What to see in Tahiche?

Tahiche is a place of huge cultural interest with different notable associations and institutions. The Fundación César Manrique studies, conserves, and displays the great artist’s works while also promoting art, culture, and environmental protection through different projects, exhibitions, and publications.

Due to its natural form and changing colour throughout the year, it is also worth seeing the volcanic crater named after César Manrique. The top floor of the building is a clear example of the island’s traditional architecture but with modern touches such as huge windows and large open rooms.


The best food in Tahiche

In Tahiche, as with anywhere else on the island of Lanzarote, you can enjoy a wide range of indigenous fresh produce with traditional flavours.
However, there is one place that stands out from all the others: Los Aljibes de Tahiche. Its popularity is in part down to the great and unrivalled work of César Manrique on its architecture. It was bult in 1976.
Today this space is used as a culture centre and hosts a variety of exhibitions. The space also offers food at its restaurant specialising in grilled meats.

Shopping in Tahiche

Despite most people heading to the big cities to visit their favourite shops, in Tahiche it is easy enough to buy almost any product or item without too much trouble.


Climate in Tahiche

The average temperatures in Tahiche range from between 18ºC and 22ºC. Depending on the time of year and time of day the temperatures can be higher or lower, but in general Tahiche enjoys a stable and pleasant climate, with very few clouds.

Local fiestas in Tahiche

There is no doubt that the celebrations of James the Great and Santa Ana are the most important in Tahiche, and there are plenty of unique events held during these dates to celebrate the fiestas. At the end of July there is a huge pilgrimage, a procession, and a mass for James the Great and Santa Ana.

How to get to Tahiche

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Lanzarote is not only one of the most attractive tourist destinations for its beaches and spectacular natural landscapes, but these qualities have also made it the scene of major film and television productions. Recently, series such as Foundation (Apple TV) or Welcome to Eden (Netflix) have chosen the island for the recording of their plots but, before, Lanzarote had already hosted other shootings of great impact. Do you want to discover the route of the films shot in Lanzarote?



What does Lanzarote offer in winter?

They say that the best time to visit Lanzarote are the months of April, May, June, September and October. Why? Because there are more hours of light so you can get to know the island better, because the climate is very pleasant and because the prices are cheaper as it is low season. But who says you can't visit Lanzarote in the cold months? There are many reasons for a trip at this time of year. Enjoy Lanzarote in winter!


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