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max. 23 °C
min. 21 °C

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When to go to Gran Canaria? (Canaries)

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What to do in Gran Canaria : Tips, places, hotels and restaurants

Gran CanariaGran Canaria (Gran Canaria) is the most central island of the Canaries, the Spanish archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean, and it comes just after that of Tenerife in population (just over 850,000). It offers a wide variety of landscapes and climates that make it a popular tourist destination and its capital Las Palmas. Dominated by the Pico de las Nieves (1949 m), Gran Canaria forms a circle, the coast is cut by several capes and peninsulas. Here you will find dunes and mountains, mild weather throughout the year, beaches and lively places: in the northern coastal regions, visit small villages like Santa Maria de Guia or Puerto de las Nieves, and the amazing rock formation Dedo de Dios, according to the winding roads through the region; South west, you will discover and Maspalomas dunes, the seaside resort of luxury Meloneras, or the most popular beach of the island, Playa del Inglés, always lively, and further the fishing village of Arguineguin; east to the south is Telde, the second city of the island and also the oldest, with its beautiful Gothic church, but you can also explore the charming village of Santa Lucia de Tirajana and white houses lime, and of Fataga, without doubt the most picturesque of all; Finally, in the center of the island, do not miss the Botanical Garden, the Caldera de Bandama, dormant volcano, Pico de las Nieves, around which you can hike. Lovers of physical activity will be met on Gran Canaria, from water sports of all kinds and climbing or hiking and equestrian. You can reach Gran Canaria by plane to Las Palmas airport, or by ferry from other islands. To move around the island, you will rent a car or a taxi will borrow. There are on Gran Canaria range of accommodation of all types, hotels, apartments or villas for rent, in all price ranges.


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