Articles tagged with: Arrecife
Arrecife is soon to be home to a major new market. As part of broader drive to attract more tourists to Lanzarote´s capital city. The new weekly market in Arrecife will be held in the Parque Canarias (which is located next to the beach at Playa El Reducto) every Saturday morning from 9am onwards. And will feature hundreds of stalls selling traditional foodstuffs, handicrafts and souvenirs. As well as weekly entertainment, such as Canarian wrestling. The new market will be inaugurated on April 10th.
Could Lanzarote´s capital city soon be home to an important new landmark building? That will certainly be the case if the mayor of Arrecife gets his way. As plans are afoot to use an area known as the Islote de Frances as the site for an impressive new structure. With owners hoping that a major international name such as Sir Norman Foster can be attracted to the project.
The Islote de Frances is located in front of the Charco in the capital, enjoying an enviable coastal position that could be exploited …
The Canarian Government has approved a bill assigning a budget of more than two million euros for services relating to the construction of the new Palace of Congress in Lanzarote, which will be located on a plot close to the Cabildo in Arrecife.
The design for this new building was opened to tender and 52 international architectural companies submitted their proposals to create a Congress that it is hoped will give a further boost to tourism in the capital and provide an appropriate space for cultural events and conventions.
The winning design, …