Maspalomas & Playa del Ingles Weather in July
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Maspalomas & Playa del Ingles Weather in July

Published on May 19, 2020

Are you trying to plan your summer holiday and you're wondering if either Maspalomas or Playa del Ingles in July are a good idea? Although the Canary Islands might not be your first choice for a summer trip, Gran Canaria has so much to offer all year round, that you shouldn't discard it when looking for the right destination for your next family holiday.

Maspalomas & Playa del Ingles Weather in June
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Maspalomas & Playa del Ingles Weather in June

Published on May 19, 2020

Planning a summer holiday to Maspalomas or Playa del Ingles in June? In June the weather starts to really feel like proper summer, although the Canary Islands enjoy a rather privileged climate, which feels like spring all year round. This means that although it is warm, the weather is usually not overly hot, although the UV index is very high.

Best Things To Do in Telde, Gran Canaria
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Best Things To Do in Telde, Gran Canaria

Published on May 19, 2020

Telde is the second most populated city in Gran Canaria and it used to be the capital of the island before Las Palmas. The town is located in the southeast of the island, just 16 km south of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and very close to the island's airport.

Gran Canaria Weather in June - What Should You Expect?
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Gran Canaria Weather in June - What Should You Expect?

Published on May 05, 2020

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.

Gran Canaria Weather in April 2020 - An Easter Holiday in the Sun
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Gran Canaria Weather in April 2020 - An Easter Holiday in the Sun

Published on April 30, 2020

April is somewhat of a transition month in Gran Canaria: the weather is starting to really warm up and the amount of rain the island sees drops by half compared to March. April 2020 was not a good month for tourism in Gran Canaria, since Spain went on lockdown due to the spread of Covid-19 and so hotels and all tourist establishments were closed. But by 2021 we hope that tourism will be able to return, in what will be the "new normality" after this world pandemic.

Gran Canaria Weather in May 2020 - Warm Early Summer Holidays
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Gran Canaria Weather in May 2020 - Warm Early Summer Holidays

Published on April 29, 2020

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. Unfortunately, holidays to Gran Canaria won't be possible in May 2020 due to the Coronavirus pandemic. But we can all hope that by next year the situation will be improved and we will be able to travel again to our beloved Canary Islands.

Canary Islands Rally 2020 Rescheduled - NEW Dates
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Canary Islands Rally 2020 Rescheduled - NEW Dates

Published on April 23, 2020

This year will be the 44th edition of Canary Islands Rally (previously knows as El Corte Ingles Rally) and the event was supposed to take place during the first weekend of May in Gran Canaria, but it was postponed.

Free Bus to the Airport for Tourists in Gran Canaria During the State of Alarm
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Free Bus to the Airport for Tourists in Gran Canaria During the State of Alarm

Published on March 21, 2020

Gran Canaria Tourism Board has announced that the bus ride to the airport for tourists in Gran Canaria during Spain's State of Alarm will be free. This measure has been adopted in order to help tourists ...

Maspalomas Carnival 2021 - Largest carnival in south Gran Canaria
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Maspalomas Carnival 2021 - Largest carnival in south Gran Canaria

Published on March 05, 2020

If you're in the area of Maspalomas around February or March, you must join in on the 2021 International Carnival of Maspalomas.

La Aldea de San Nicolás Carnival 2020
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La Aldea de San Nicolás Carnival 2020

Published on February 07, 2020

The 2020 Carnival of La Aldea de San Nicolás will be dedicated to 'One Thousand and One Nights' theme. This theme was chosen by 496 people, out of the 936 who participated in the survey held by the Council of Culture and Celebrations, conducted by Cleofé Cubas, on the municipal website.

Gran Canaria Carnivals 2020 - Dates & Schedule
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Gran Canaria Carnivals 2020 - Dates & Schedule

Published on January 23, 2020

Gran Canaria is well known as a great place for partying, so during the Carnival season, the island is full of music, energy, and color. Everyone is invited to take part in the festivities and enjoy the free spirit of Gran Canaria!

Gáldar Carnival 2021: To be announced
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Gáldar Carnival 2021: To be announced

Published on January 14, 2020

"Tales and fables" will be the allegory of the Carnival in Gáldar in 2020, after the theme was elected with 37% of the votes, by the participants in this online election.

Almond Blossom Route in Gran Canaria 2020
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Almond Blossom Route in Gran Canaria 2020

Published on January 07, 2020

If you're in Gran Canaria in January, we recommend that you plan a visit to the municipality of Valsequillo de Gran Canaria to see the almond trees in blossom and participate in the local events organized to celebrate this moment.

Las Palmas is expecting the arrival of 5 cruise ships during the first weekend of 2020
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Las Palmas is expecting the arrival of 5 cruise ships during the first weekend of 2020

Published on January 03, 2020

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is expecting the visit of 5 large cruise ships during the first weekend of 2020, between Saturday, January 4th, and Sunday, January 5th. The 5 ships expected in the capital of Gran Canaria are the AIDAnova, Marella Explorer, Zenith, AIDAstella and Mein Schiff.

The Three Kings Parade in Gran Canaria 2020 / Cabalgata de los Reyes Magos
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The Three Kings Parade in Gran Canaria 2020 / Cabalgata de los Reyes Magos

Published on January 02, 2020

On the 5th of January 2020, the entire island of Gran Canaria will celebrate the visit of the three wise men: Balthasar of Arabia, Melchior of Persia and Gaspar of India. Remember also that January 6th is a bank holiday and most of the shops will be closed.

What To Do on New Year's Eve in Gran Canaria 2020
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What To Do on New Year's Eve in Gran Canaria 2020

Published on December 14, 2019

Gran Canaria is a great party destination in Europe, especially during the winter months when the rest of continental Europe is fighting snow, low temperatures and gloomy days with no sunshine.

Gran Canaria Weather in March - What Temperatures To Expect?
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Gran Canaria Weather in March - What Temperatures To Expect?

Published on December 12, 2019

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.

Puerto de Mogan Market - Days, Time and What You Can Buy There
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Puerto de Mogan Market - Days, Time and What You Can Buy There

Published on December 06, 2019

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 Markets - Times, Locations & What To Buy There
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Gran Canaria Markets - Times, Locations & What To Buy There

Published on December 05, 2019

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.

Costa Mogán Carnival 2021 - Arguineguín Carnival
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Costa Mogán Carnival 2021 - Arguineguín Carnival

Published on December 03, 2019

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.

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