The day of Virgen of Candelaria
The day of Virgin of our Lady of Candelaria is religious and very important celebrations for the people of Canary islands, whose beginning is linked to five centuries of faith and beliefs, of respectful love towards the Virgin. Pilgrims from all points of the Island come to pay homage to their Patroness. Many people spend the previous night on the roads that lead to the town. On the afternoon of August 14, pilgrimage of the Virgin takes place with the participation of various folk groups, and is staged in the Plaza of the Basilica.
• When: August 14 and 15
• Where: Candelaria
• More information: www.candelaria.es