Gran Canaria Attractions

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  • Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
  • Caught on a volcanic paradise with nothing to do? Well, you've come to the right place. Gran Canaria has risen up as an escape for bored, dreary Europeans, and, with its usually rainless summer, has as many things going for it as the supermodel chef painter that sat next to you on the plane. Things to do in Gran Canaria aren't scarce by any means. Start off by exploring the island with the Grand Tour of Gran Canaria. Depart your hotel and head to Ingenio where you will stop at the Museo de Piedra -- an embroidery and Canarian handicraft workshop. Continue the tour to Tedle, Tafira and Crater de Bandama where you will see spectacular views of the crater and the city of Las Palmas. At Valleseco, you will stop for lunch in a local restaurant before continuing to Cueva Corcho, Cruz de Tejeda, Mirador del Fraile and Roque Nublo. Your final stop is in San Bartolome de Tirjana, before traveling through Fataga and returning to your hotel.

    Take in some Gran Canaria history by visiting the Casa Museo de Colon. This museum commemorates explorer Christopher Columbus' visit to the islands on his way to "discover" the Americas, as well as the role that the Canary Islands played as a bridge between the New and Old Worlds.

    For miles of golden sand, head over to Playa de Maspalomas. This 10km-long stretch of golden beach has been awarded an EU "Blue Flag" in recognition of the quality of the waters, the cleanliness of the beach and the range of facilities on offer. Northern Europeans dream of this place during their long cold winters and come in droves throughout the year. Sand dunes to volcanoes, beaches to sheer cliffs, Gran Canaria has much to offer the intrigued traveler.

    Grand Tour of Gran Canaria

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    Casa Museo de Colón

    1 Calle Colon

    Christopher Columbus museum... read more

    Roque Nublo


    The symbol of Gran Canaria... read more

    Jardín Canario

    Carretera del Centro Km 7

    A Botanical Paradise... read more

    Casco Histórico de Gáldar

    Plaza de Santiago

    Prehistoric capital of Gran Canaria... read more

    Mercadillo de Vecindario

    Plaza de Santa Rafael

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    Museo Canario

    2 Calle Doctor Verneau

    History of Cromagnons... read more

    Biblioteca Pública del Estado en Las Palmas

    Calle del Muelle de Las Palmas

    Library for All... read more

    Shopping Tour to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

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    Tenerife Day Trip from Gran Canaria

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    VIP Gran Canaria Island Tour

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    4x4 Jeep Safari of Gran Canaria

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    Gran Canaria Airport Private Arrival Transfer

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    Plaza de la Música

    Paseo de las Canteras

    A Beautiful City Square... read more

    Sport Fishing - Deep Sea and Shallow

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    Spirit of the Sea - Dolphin and Whale Cruise

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    Garbo's Dinner Show

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    El Salobre Canyon Horse Farm - "The Black Horse"

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    Yellow Submarine Underwater Adventure

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    Tenerife's Loro Park from Gran Canaria

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