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PATRIOTIC CELEBRATION OF SAINT NICHOLAS - SEPTEMBER 1-15

It is developed with a procession of the Saint through the main streets of La Aldea de San Nicolás, ending with the pilgrimage-offering to the patron, showing the folklore, the best craftsmanship and the gastronomy of the town.

FIESTA DEL CHARCO - SEPTEMBER 11th

The unique Fiesta del Charco, which revives the custom of the ancient Canarian people of embascar (aboriginal fishing technique) in the coastal puddles, and to which many visitors come from other municipalities of the Island.

FIESTAS DEL CARMEN - JULY 16th 

They are very popular in La Aldea, since this virgin is the co-patron of the municipality and its veneration is deeply rooted in the municipality. In honor of the Virgen del Carmen, in the neighborhood of La Playa.

BAJADA DE LA RAMA - SEPTEMBER 9th

In the Bajada de la Rama hundreds of neighbors and visitors, with the relevant rama (tree branch), travel the main streets of the urban village to the sound of the most popular tunes in this essential event in honor of San Nicolás de Tolentino.

TRANSGRANCANARIA BIKE

It develops through the most emblematic roads and mountains of the island, from the most western municipality in La Aldea, passing through impressive places such as the Andén Verde, Tamadaba, Tirma, Artenara, the summit of Tejeda, the dams of the south of the island, the Fortaleza of Ansite, Agüimes or the mountain of Arinaga. The intention is to consolidate as a benchmark in the world mountain bike scene.

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It has managed to position the municipality with major sporting events, therefore, favors the growth of the local economy. It includes activities such as, long, medium and short races, vertical race and swim in open water.

 

OTHER EVENTS

  • First Saturday of each month: agricultural market, crafts and accessories in the village.
  • March:Encuentro Salto El Pastor Jurria El Salem.
  • April: Rural and Active Tourism Programme.
  • July: "Sumérgete". Activities for boosting the Open Commercial Zone.
  • August: "Enyesqueando", tapas route.
  • December: "La Noche en Vela".Activities for boosting the Open Commercial Zone.

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CONTACTOS DE INTERÉS

Emergencias: 112

Dirección General de Emergencias Gobierno de Canarias: 928117444

Ayuntamiento de La Aldea: 928 89 23 05

Policía local: 928 89 00 64

Centro de Salud: 928 11 81 95

Cabildo de Gran Canaria: 928 21 94 91

Parada de taxis La Aldea: 928 89 01 02

Oficina de turismo de La Aldea: 928 89 03 78

turismolaaldea@gmail.com

 

Textos: Guacimara Arbelo, José Luis Echevarría, Limonium Canarias, Astroeduca

Imágenes: CREATÍVICA, Oceanográfica, Isidro Padrón, Arturo Boyra

Mapas: Orientación Canarias

Diseño y vídeo: CREATÍVICA

Entrevistas población local: Umberto Rodríguez, Guacimara Arbelo