Lanzarote has a modern airport with connections to many parts of Europe which is why the majority of tourists who visit the island are European, mainly British and German. In winter, the majority of tourists come from northern Europe from countries such as Norway, Sweden and Denmark. In summer and Holy week, the majority of tourists are Spanish.
Through the year many cruise liners dock at Lanzarote, having chosen this island for the beauty of its volcanoes. Excursions can be made to the most interesting sites on the island as well as having a walk through the old quarters in the capital or going shopping in one of the shopping centres or in the wide range of shops in Arrecife.
The main source of income in Lanzarote comes from tourism which generates about 80%. The island authorities includes a department called the Lanzarote Tourist Board which is an autonomous local association. The tourist offices can be found in different places on the island and give information directly to the tourist, by electronic mail, fax or telephone. Their other functions include doing surveys and dealing with complaints and suggestions. The offices can be located in:
|Lanzarote Touris Board
C/Blas Cabrera Felipe, s/n.
Telf.: 928 811 762, Fax: 928 800 080
|Tourist Office in the Airport
Terminal 1. Aeropuerto de Lanzarote
35550. Guacimeta. San Bartolomé
Telf.: 928 820 704, Fax: 928 820 704
|Tourist Office in the Port of Mármoles
Muelle de los Mármoles, s/n.
Telf.: 928 801 326
|Puerto del Carmen Tourist Office
Avenida de Las Playas, s/n.
35510. Puerto del Carmen. Tías
Telf.: 928 515 337, Fax: 928 515 337
Tías Tourist Office
|Teguise Tourist Office
CC Los Charcos, local 11. Avenida Islas Canarias, s/n. 35509. Costa Teguise. Teguise
Telf.: 928 827 130, Fax: 928 592 989
|Yaiza Tourist Office
El Varadero, s/n.
35572. Playa Blanca. Yaiza
Telf.: 928 519 018, Fax: 928 518 202
|San Bartolomé Tourist Office
Casa Cerdeña Dr. Cerdeña Bethencourt, 17 35550. San Bartolomé
Telf.: 928 522 351, Fax: 928 522 388
Lanzarote has two associations dedicated to companies in the tourist and leisure sector: ASOLAN (Association of Hotels and Apartments on the Island), their main aims are the coordination, representation, management, promotion and defence of the general interests of the member companies on the island; and AETUR (Association of companies in the tourist and leisure sector in Lanzarote), is another association dedicated to tourism which operates in Lanzarote.
C/ Burgao, 5.
35510. Puerto del Carmen, Lanzarote.
Telf: 9220.127.116.11 - Fax: 918.104.22.168
C/ Fajardo, 1 - 1º A 35500 Arrecife, Lanzarote
Fax: 928 811658
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