- Canary Islands
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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.
Although March marks the beginning of spring, in most places in Europe it's still a cold month, with low temperatures and even snowfall. But this is not the case in Gran Canaria.
The market in Puerto de Mogan is probably the largest market in the south of Gran Canaria and definitely the busiest. Tourists from all over the island come here for shopping, sightseeing and just relaxing.
Gran Canaria is an ideal place for shopping during your holiday, as the island has over 20 weekly markets and a few annual ones. See which are the best markets in Gran Canaria and where you should go for your souvenir shopping.
Coming on holiday to Arguineguin or Puerto de Mogan in 2021 and you don't want to miss one of the best events of the year? Then you have to take part in the carnival, which is a great way to mix with the locals, participate in the parade and have a great time during your stay on the island.
Located in the north-west part of Gran Canaria, Agaete also organizes its own carnival event, just like many other municipalities on the island. The event is especially popular among locals, so it's a good occasion to mix with the local people and get to know more about their culture and ways of celebrating.
Telde City Council has not announced yet any details about the theme for the 2021 Carnival in Telde, Gran Canaria.
Maspalomas Costa Canaria Soul Festival is a unique type of event in all the Canary Islands, which is celebrated with a lot of "soul" on the beach in San Agustin, close to Maspalomas and Playa del Ingles.
The restaurants La Aquarela and Los Guayres (from Hotel Cordial Mogán Playa), have both been awarded a Michelin Star each at the 2020 edition for Spain and Portugal.
A holiday in Gran Canaria is probably your best bet for a sunny and warm Christmas, along with the rest of the Canary Islands, which have the best climate in Europe during winter.
Read our travel guide for Arguineguín, if you are planning a holiday in this area of Gran Canaria. Arguineguín is an ideal destination for people who want a relaxing and quiet holiday, away from the noisy bars and clubs.
While the name of Puerto Rico might at first make you think of the Carribean Sea and distant places, you must know that the Spanish resort with the same name has equally beautiful beaches and an exotic feel, perfect for a holiday in the sun.
Playa del Inglés is a beach resort in Gran Canaria, situated in the southern part of the island, where the weather is sunny and warm all year round, which is why it's so popular among many visitors.
The Canary Islands Wine, Cheese and Honey Fair will be organized on November 2nd and 3rd in the municipality of Valsequillo in Gran Canaria.
WOMAD Festival 2019 will bring to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria the essence of traditional melodies from Africa, America, Asia and Europe, in a combination of rhythms that have transformed the popular music of the twentieth century.
Puerto de Mogan is a fishing village situated in the municipality of Mogan, one of the sunniest parts of the island Gran Canaria, part of the Canary Islands. If you're visiting the island, you should not miss the chance of seeing this lovely place.
Maspalomas is one of Gran Canaria's most popular resorts, due to its all-year-round good weather, which makes it a good destination even for a winter holiday in the sun.
The Agaete City Council presents the 2019 Agaete Chill Out program that will take place in Puerto de Las Nieves on September 27th, 28th and 29th.
EVENT IN SEPTEMBER - OCTOBER 2019 IN GRAN CANARIA Fiesta de San Miguel in Valsequillo de Gran Canaria: September 13th - October 6th, 2019
EVENT IN GRAN CANARIA - SEPTEMBER 2019 Fiesta de Nuestra Senora de los Dolores in the capital of Gran Canaria
The Municipality of Arucas is situated in the north of Gran Canaria, stretching from sea level until up into the foothills, at an altitude of over 1.800 feet.