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Puerto De Mogan
Puerto De Mogan by Bortescristian @flickr
Gran Canaria
Gran Canaria by Uitgebeeld.Nl @flickr
Firgas "La Villa del Agua" Gran Canaria Islas Canarias
Firgas "La Villa del Agua" Gran Canaria Islas Canarias by Azuraje @flickr
Fotos "San Cristóbal, Sabor a Mar" - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Fotos "San Cristóbal, Sabor a Mar" - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria by Azuraje @flickr
Fotos "San Cristóbal, Sabor a Mar" - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Fotos "San Cristóbal, Sabor a Mar" - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria by Azuraje @flickr
Fotos Auditorio Alfredo Kraus - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Fotos Auditorio Alfredo Kraus - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria by Azuraje @flickr
Fotos Auditorio Alfredo Kraus - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Fotos Auditorio Alfredo Kraus - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria by Azuraje @flickr
Fotos Auditorio Alfredo Kraus - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Fotos Auditorio Alfredo Kraus - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria by Azuraje @flickr
Puerto de Mogán
Puerto de Mogán by Vitamindave @flickr
V Belén de arena de las Canteras 2010 las Palmas de Gran Canaria
V Belén de arena de las Canteras 2010 las Palmas de Gran Canaria by Azuraje @flickr
The Puerto Rico beach, Gran Canaria
The Puerto Rico beach, Gran Canaria by Ben Sutherland @flickr
Vegueta desde el Reina Sofía
Vegueta desde el Reina Sofía by Sermarr Erguiri @flickr
Cathedral of Santa Ana
Cathedral of Santa Ana by Ahisgett @flickr
Vegueta by Night
Vegueta by Night by Sermarr Erguiri @flickr
Sunset
Sunset by Felipe_Gabaldon @flickr
Gran Canaria
Gran Canaria
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Top sigths of Spain

Spain is famous not only for its rich historic heritage, but also for great choice of entertainment and unparalleled atmosphere of hospitality. Buildings constructed yet during the Roman Empire times are considered the main architectural landmarks of the country. In big cities of Spain travelers will always find museums of history and archaeology, art galleries and exhibition halls. … Open

Chapters of the guide to Gran Canaria

Festivals and events in Gran Canaria

In mid-October, there is Fiestas de la Naval with the main venue in Las Palmas. Festive events cover other cities as well, but it is here where the most spectacular actions take place. This is nothing but a tribute to the Invincible Armada, which won a crushing victory over the British fleet commanded by the famous Francis Drake himself. People arrange a sea regatta, thus reminding of this significant event. El … Open

Hotels for romantic escape

On the territory of a fabulously beautiful orchard in the city of Fataga is situated the mini-hotel Casa Elisa Canarias. This one is known to be in demand among those that love to relax far away from noisy resort areas. The hotel which is outfitted in a beautiful old villa offers three comfortable rooms to its customers. All the rooms were furnished with beautiful antique furniture, and one of them is designed … Open

Active recreation

Gran Canaria's two zoos are ideal for families with kids. Thus, in Palmitos Park you can see dolphin shows, eagles, hawks, monkeys, butterflies, parrots, crocodiles. The second zoo is Camel Park Arteara. As the name suggests, it is dedicated to camels. Here you can take pictures, feed, and stroke them - in other words, all you want to do with the beautiful animals. Also in Gran Canaria there is an aquarium where … Open

Advices for travellers

3.1. Rest in a remote part of the island and in numerous small bays is recommended only to travellers who can swim well. The reason for this is the fact that there are no lifeguards on duty in these parts of the island, but the beaches there are considered very insidious because of a swift current. 3.2. You will see special notes in the form of colored flags on all beaches, which help to define the … Open

Best beaches

The more secluded beach of Playa de las Burras is situated nearby. It is close to one of the most important natural attractions of the island, the sand dunes of Maspalomas. Fans of relaxing vacation and hiking will enjoy resting here. There are several attractive restaurants and bars on the beach. Playa de Maspalomas embraces vast dunes of white sand contrsting wonderfully with the sky-blue water. This stretch of … Open

Hotels with history of Gran Canaria

The upscale Hotel Rural Las Calas housed in a unique 17th-century building, will also charm lovers of ancient traditions. During numerous reconstructions, it was possible to preserve part of the hotel’s beautiful wood finish, including an exposed wooden beam under the ceiling. Each of the rooms has its own unique feature, from cozy rooms with plastered walls to ones tastefully decorated with antique … Open

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