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Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Candelaria

Candelaria, 38530 Candelaria, Tenerife, Spain
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Candelaria, 38530 Candelaria, Tenerife, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cute church set in the heart of a little town by the sea. Very interesting to learn the story of their black virgin Mary. A few locals were praying so obviously was respectful of their time. Outside the church is in a little plaza with...More

Thank Cleoface
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got a taxi which was 5 euros, it took 10 minutes,The Basilica is lovely, then we walked round the town, which is quaint and pretty being on the seafront, it had a miniature village, lots of little shops, bars and eateries, a lovely little...More

Thank Gail R
Reviewed December 13, 2017

A beautiful church that you didn't have to pay for to go in! Very peaceful and the side chapels are ideal if you want some prayer time.

Thank sharonfbailey
Reviewed December 12, 2017

Candelaria isa lovely place and the Basilica is lovely and you can go inside and have a look around.

Thank yvette502015
Reviewed December 5, 2017

Going here is a must, inside is lovely, be quite when visiting as there are worshipers there everyday, the bells ring out tunes every hour, so plan to be there on the hour.

Thank theroyals214
Reviewed November 28, 2017

Charming area reached on going through the town. Set in a large square with a selection of cafes. Cheap and cheerful setting.

Thank peter C
Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

Outside doesn’t do justice to the magnificent altar inside - the paintings, the black Madonna & the altar are all quite spectacular & very interesting. Also there’s a little gift shop in the basilica with a most helpful lady working there - I’m not very...More

Thank lizzyfaehilly
Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

A large village with lots of restaurants and some shops. The Basilic is located at a large square and is still used by locals and visitors.

Thank Kristopher v
Reviewed November 2, 2017

If you are coming by public transport make sure to check timing of buses. It was not very frequent when I visited. Could be due to weekend. Candeleria is amazing place to visit for 3-4 hours if you have nothing much planned.

1  Thank Riddhi R
Reviewed November 1, 2017

we stayed on the north coast but on our departure date had quite a bit of time so we drove into CAndelaria; there's parking right on the waterfront, walked through the main shopping streetcalle obispo perez caceres, which is the only street along the ocean...More

1  Thank chimayred
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April 27, 2017|
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Response from sonulique | Reviewed this property |
From around 9 a.m. until around 6 p.m. I hope this helps.
suzanne h
March 3, 2016|
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Response from Nuala D | Reviewed this property |
We walked from Las Caletillas to Candelaria, but the bus Company on Tenerife is called TITSA. They have their routes and timetables on the internet.