Gran Canaria is the second largest island in terms of population and it has 32 natural protected spaces. The island caters to all types of tourists, having great routes for hikes, as well as beautiful beaches. Most of the resorts are in the Maspalomas area so this would be a good area to lok for holiday packages to the Canary Islands.

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Things to do in Gran Canaria when it's raining

GRAN CANARIA - September 25, 2017

Although Gran Canaria it's known for its great weather and back to back hours of sunshine, sometimes it does happen to get some bad weather and rainy days. The island gets around 2 rainy days a month, but the autumn-winter season tend to get more rain than the summer months. However, Gran Canaria is ...

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Events in Gran Canaria in July 2017

GRAN CANARIA - June 20, 2017

Gran Canaria Wind and Waves Festival - 8 July to 16 July 2017 Windsurf World Cup - Festival Pozo Izquierdo The registration for the championship will start on Sunday, July 9th and during the day time you will be able to see the participants competing and at night there will be music and other ...

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Where To Stay In Gran Canaria 2017

GRAN CANARIA - May 31, 2017

Gran Canaria is known by many as a "Miniature continent", due to its diverse climate and landscape, that varies depending on where exactly you are on the island. You can go from the endless dunes of Maspalomas to the busy capital of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria in just under an hour, for a completely ...

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Best Airbnb Rentals in Gran Canaria

GRAN CANARIA - March 28, 2017

If you are looking for accommodation in Gran Canaria for your next vacation, then maybe you should continue reading this article where we've gathered 10 beautiful home rentals that you will love! At under 100€ per day you can find stunning beach front apartments, entire charming houses with ...

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Canary Islands Rally 2017

GRAN CANARIA - February 25, 2017

This year will be the 41th edition of Canary Islands Rally (previously knows as El Corte Ingles Rally) and the event will be happening during the first weekend of May in Gran Canaria. Canary Islands Rally 2017 Dates - 4, 5 and 6 May 2017 in Gran Canaria The novelty for this year's edition will be ...

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Challenge Gran Canaria Mogan 2017

GRAN CANARIA - February 08, 2017

This event is open to beginners also and it is a great way to start triathlons! Date for Challenge Gran Canaria - Mogan: 22 April 2017 The online registration process is open for: Short Triathlon: 1.9 km swimming, 45 km of cycling and 7 km run. Great for beginners and a good way to start triathlons! ...

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Gran Canaria Carnival 2017

GRAN CANARIA - January 25, 2017

Gran Canaria is recognized as a great place for partying, so during the Carnival days the island is full of life, music and color. Everyone is invited to take part in the festivities and enjoy the free spirit of Gran Canaria! From North to South the entire island will be in a festive mood, so take ...

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Gran Canaria Markets

GRAN CANARIA - January 24, 2017

Gran Canaria is an ideal place for shopping during your holiday, as the island has over 20 weekly markets and a few annual ones. No matter where you are staying, you will be able to find a local flea market or craft market close by. In spanish these are called Mercado Artisanal or Mercadillos, ...

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Poema del Mar, the incredible aquarium ready to be ...

LAS PALMAS DE GRAN CANARIA - September 08, 2017

Poema del Mar is the newest attraction ready to be launched in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria at the end of 2017. The aquarium Poema del Mar is a modern project, that wants to bring together innovation and new ways to conserve biodiversity, while offering a great experience for tourists visiting its ...

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Maspalomas Carnival 2018

MASPALOMAS - July 25, 2017

Another carnival in the Canary Islands has been announced: The International Carnival of Maspalomas. If you're also interested in the festival happening in the capital, see the dedicated page for the Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Carnival 2018. Maspalomas Carnival Dates: 2 March - 11 March 2018 ...

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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Carnival 2018


Gran Canaria has announced the dates and more details regarding the carnival in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, including the theme and the competition for the poster. Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Carnival Dates: 26 January - 18 February 2018 Carnival theme for the event in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria: ...

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Maspalomas Gay Pride 2017

MASPALOMAS - February 14, 2017

The event first started in Gran Canaria in 2001 and since then it kept growing every year, with thousands of people coming to the island just to participate. In 2017 it will be the 16th edition and it will be bigger than ever! In 2016 there were over 100 000 participants at the main parade and ...

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Dunas Festival - Summer Gay Festival Gran Canaria 2017

MASPALOMAS - February 10, 2017

The Dunas Festival has a long standing tradition in Gran Canaria, celebrated for the first time in 2007. This year the festival will celebrate its 10th anniversary and you can expect a party like no other! Dunas Festival 2017 Dates: 10 - 15 August 2017 in Playa del Ingles The festival is always ...

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Elton John Concert in Gran Canaria 2017

LAS PALMAS DE GRAN CANARIA - February 09, 2017

The famous artist Elton John will come to the island of Gran Canaria for a long awaited concert this year! Date for the Elton John concert in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria - 18 July 2017 Time: 20:30. Gates open at 19:30 Where: Gran Canaria Festival Rock 2017 at Gran Canaria Arena Elton John will be ...

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Maspalomas Beach And Sand Dunes - A Must See In Gran ...

MASPALOMAS - January 07, 2017

The Maspalomas Beach and Sand Dunes are situated in the south of Gran Canaria and constitute a protected Nature Reserve space since 1897. This area is the center of tourism on the island and the Dunes play a big role in the popularity of the resorts around them. The Maspalomas Sand Dunes occupy an ...

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The Three Kings Parade in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria ...


On the 5th of January 2017, the entire town of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria will celebrate the visit of the three wise men: Balthasar of Arabia, Melchior of Persia and Gaspar of India. Location: Santa Catalina Harbour Time: 12:00 The festivities will begin with the arrival of the three kings in the ...

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First Christmas Market in Maspalomas - Gran Canaria

MASPALOMAS - January 03, 2017

It looks lile 2016 brings more interesting in Christmas events in the Canary Islands, as tourism grows and the local authorities are looking to offer more entertainment. This year will mark the beginning of the first Christmas Market in Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, between 16 - 18 December, organized ...

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