Agüimes Carnival 2022 - A carnival in the wonderful years 60's, 70's, 80's
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Agüimes Carnival 2022 - A carnival in the wonderful years 60's, 70's, 80's

Published on October 20, 2021

The City Council trusts that the favorable evolution of the pandemic will allow the festivities to be held in the most carnival town of Gran Canaria, where carnivals are considered as more than a tradition, they are a true emblem for the town.

Tourist bus in Las Palmas resumes operation from Friday, October 15
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Tourist bus in Las Palmas resumes operation from Friday, October 15

Published on October 12, 2021

The two-story Hop-on Hop-off buses in the capital of Gran Canaria will start running again from next Friday, October 15. For the first weekend, the company will offer a special discount for Canarian residents.

The markets in Maspalomas are reopening on Friday, October 1
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The markets in Maspalomas are reopening on Friday, October 1

Published on September 28, 2021

The Councilor for Markets in San Bartolomé de Tirajana, María Ángeles Rodríguez, has announced the market in Maspalomas will resume its activity on Friday, October 1.

Visit Mirador del Faro de la Sardina, a newly renovated viewpoint on Gran Canaria's northwest coast
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Visit Mirador del Faro de la Sardina, a newly renovated viewpoint on Gran Canaria's northwest coast

Published on September 24, 2021

Mirador del Faro de la Sardina has been renovated with an investment of 82,962.44 euros, and will now be an added feature on the route of tourist attractions in Gran Canaria.

The markets in Playa de Mogán and Arguineguin are restarting in October
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The markets in Playa de Mogán and Arguineguin are restarting in October

Published on September 21, 2021

The municipal markets in Playa de Mogán and Arguineguín will be organized again from October 1, after more than a year and a half of being suspended as a result of the pandemic.

Guguy could become the first National Park in Gran Canaria
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Guguy could become the first National Park in Gran Canaria

Published on September 13, 2021

The president of the Cabildo de Gran Canaria, Antonio Morales, has announced that the island's government is committed to achieving the declaration as National Park for Guguy in the shortest time possible.

Where To Stay in Gran Canaria - 9 Best Areas & Resorts in 2021
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Where To Stay in Gran Canaria - 9 Best Areas & Resorts in 2021

Published on August 27, 2021

Gran Canaria is known by many as a "Miniature Continent", due to its diverse climate and landscape, which 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 different image of the island and a totally different vibe.

Maspalomas Carnival 2022 - Dates & theme have been announced
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Maspalomas Carnival 2022 - Dates & theme have been announced

Published on August 23, 2021

In normal times, if you were to be in the area of Maspalomas around February or March, we would recommend you to join the fun in the International Carnival of Maspalomas. But in 2021 there will be no carnival, due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic.

Gran Canaria Wine Route becomes the first certified route of its kind in the Canary Islands
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Gran Canaria Wine Route becomes the first certified route of its kind in the Canary Islands

Published on July 23, 2021

Gran Canaria Wine Route (Ruta del Vino de Gran Canaria) has become the first certified Wine Route in the Canary Islands, which means that the island of Gran Canaria Wine Route will become a favourite for wine tourism in the archipelago.

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Carnival 2022 - Dates & Main Events
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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Carnival 2022 - Dates & Main Events

Published on July 13, 2021

The 2022 carnival of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria began to take its first steps towards the next edition, with the choice of its theme. "La Tierra" (The Earth) prevailed over the other two options at stake: "Las Vegas" and "Disco Pop", by achieving the majority support of the juries.

Maspalomas Pride 2022 - Event in Gran Canaria, Canary Islands
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Maspalomas Pride 2022 - Event in Gran Canaria, Canary Islands

Published on June 01, 2021

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.

Canary Islands Rally 2021 in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
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Canary Islands Rally 2021 in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Published on June 01, 2021

This year will be the 44th edition of Canary Islands Rally (previously knows as El Corte Ingles Rally) and although the dates have been announced, more details about the event are not available yet.

Gran Canaria Weather in June - What's it like for a holiday
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Gran Canaria Weather in June - What's it like for a holiday

Published on May 24, 2021

June comes with a significant increase in temperatures in Gran Canaria, which are also accompanied by the trade winds which are characteristic for the summer months in the Canaries.

Gáldar in Bloom - Visit this town in Gran Canaria to see a lovely display of flowers in the old town
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Gáldar in Bloom - Visit this town in Gran Canaria to see a lovely display of flowers in the old town

Published on May 17, 2021

Wondering what to do in Gran Canaria in May? If you're looking for a new and interesting place to visit in Gran Canaria, why not plan a day trip to Gáldar, a town located in the north of the island, which organizes an exhibition called "Gáldar in Bloom" ("Gáldar en Flor") from May 13 until June 2?

Gran Canaria Weather in May 2021 - Warm Early Summer Holidays
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Gran Canaria Weather in May 2021 - Warm Early Summer Holidays

Published on April 16, 2021

Although the weather in Gran Canaria is mild and sunny all year round, May is when the temperatures really start to rise and you know that summer is almost here.

8,000 laurel trees to be planted in Gran Canaria as part of the fight against forest fires
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8,000 laurel trees to be planted in Gran Canaria as part of the fight against forest fires

Published on April 15, 2021

The Cabildo of Gran Canaria will allocate more than 400,000 euros to plant 8,000 laurel trees and thermophilic forest in the eight largest farms that it owns in the northern midlands of Gran Canaria as part of the fight against forest fires and to promote biodiversity.

El Álamo - A new hiking trail in Teror, Gran Canaria
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El Álamo - A new hiking trail in Teror, Gran Canaria

Published on March 25, 2021

Teror City Council has announced the opening of the first route of the “Senderos y Vida” (Trails and Life) project, located in the El Álamo neighborhood, between the “El Muñigal” bridge and the “La Molineta” bridge. This new route will also allows hikers to connect directly with other existing trails such as Peñón Chiquito, Subida de Las Abejas, Mirador de Las Cuevas or Barranquillo de El Barbuzano, among others.

6 Beautiful towns and villages to visit in Gran Canaria
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6 Beautiful towns and villages to visit in Gran Canaria

Published on March 15, 2021

Gran Canaria is a popular beach destination for Europeans, but there's much more to see on the island besides the beaches and the resorts. The Canary Islands have a wealth of beautiful landscapes and charming villages, many of them hidden in the mountains, which you should really visit.

Nudism in Gran Canaria - 5 Best Naturist Beaches in Gran Canaria
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Nudism in Gran Canaria - 5 Best Naturist Beaches in Gran Canaria

Published on February 25, 2021

Did you know that Gran Canaria is a very popular destination for people who are looking for naturist beaches in Europe? Gran Canaria has a lot of beaches where nudism is allowed and also quite a few naturist resorts or hotels with dedicated areas and terraces for nudism?

St. Patrick's Day in Gran Canaria 2021
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St. Patrick's Day in Gran Canaria 2021

Published on February 15, 2021

March is a great month to visit Gran Canaria if you are looking to escape the cold back home since most of Europe is still fighting low temperatures at this time of year. And if you're from Ireland and you're regretting the fact that you'll miss the St. Patrick's Day celebration back home, then worry no more, since there are plenty of Irish bars in Gran Canaria and you'll be spoiled for choice.

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