Visit the Botanical Garden in Gran Canaria, Spain's biggest botanical garden
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Visit the Botanical Garden in Gran Canaria, Spain's biggest botanical garden

Published on May 16, 2022

Did you know that the Botanical Garden in Gran Canaria (Jardín Botánico Canario Viera y Clavijo) is actually the largest botanical garden not only in the Canary Islands, but in all of Spain?

Where to eat in Las Palmas: 9 Good restaurants to try in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
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Where to eat in Las Palmas: 9 Good restaurants to try in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Published on April 21, 2022

It's probably no secret that Las Palmas is our favourite city in the Canary Islands. One of the reasons why we love Las Palmas so much is the diversity in food culture that the city has to offer since you can find so many great restaurants, from affordable ones to fancy and sophisticated ones.

Gran Canaria beyond the resorts: a visit to Caldera de Bandama and Bodega San Juan
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Gran Canaria beyond the resorts: a visit to Caldera de Bandama and Bodega San Juan

Published on April 18, 2022

Gran Canaria is often seen as just a beach holiday destination or a sunny place where you can escape the cold winter back home, but if you take the time to explore, you'll discover that it's much more than that.

New walking trail in Gran Canaria, through the unique red eucalyptus trees of Valsequillo
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New walking trail in Gran Canaria, through the unique red eucalyptus trees of Valsequillo

Published on March 23, 2022

The Cabildo de Gran Canaria, through its Ministry of the Environment, has created a new path that runs through the unique forest of red eucalyptus trees found at the bottom of the Barranco de San Miguel, in Valsequillo.

St. Patrick's Day in Gran Canaria 2022
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St. Patrick's Day in Gran Canaria 2022

Published on March 09, 2022

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.

Costa Mogán Carnival 2022 - Arguineguín Carnival
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Costa Mogán Carnival 2022 - Arguineguín Carnival

Published on March 02, 2022

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.

Arucas postpones the 2022 carnival until the month of May
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Arucas postpones the 2022 carnival until the month of May

Published on February 21, 2022

Due to the fact that Gran Canaria is still at level 4 and also based on the health recommendations of the Government of the Canary Islands, the decision has been made to postpone the carnival in Arucas this year.

The Hop-On Hop-Off bus is a good way to visit Las Palmas in a day
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The Hop-On Hop-Off bus is a good way to visit Las Palmas in a day

Published on February 15, 2022

If you only have one day to stay in Gran Canaria's capital and you want to see as much as possible in such a short time, the Hop-On Hop-Off bus tour in Las Palmas might be a good choice for you, as it will take you to all the important spots in the city.

Sunbeds will be back to Maspalomas and Playa del Ingles beaches in Gran Canaria
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Sunbeds will be back to Maspalomas and Playa del Ingles beaches in Gran Canaria

Published on February 03, 2022

The City Council of San Bartolomé de Tirajana has requested on Monday that the service of sunbeds and umbrellas on Playa del Inglés and Maspalomas be resumed, after being suspended since March 14, 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The 2022 Carnival in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria will be delayed for two weeks
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The 2022 Carnival in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria will be delayed for two weeks

Published on January 13, 2022

The mayor of Las Palmas, Augusto Hidalgo, has announced on Wednesday, January 12th, that this year's carnival in the capital will be delayed for two weeks.

The Three Kings Parade in Gran Canaria 2022 / Cabalgata de los Reyes Magos
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The Three Kings Parade in Gran Canaria 2022 / Cabalgata de los Reyes Magos

Published on January 04, 2022

On the 5th of January 2022, 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.

13 BEST Things To Do in Gran Canaria with Kids (attractions + activities)
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13 BEST Things To Do in Gran Canaria with Kids (attractions + activities)

Published on November 16, 2021

Gran Canaria is a great destination for families, with plenty of activities for children of all ages. The Canary Islands in general have the reputation of family-friendly destinations, ideal for beach holidays, even during the winter months, when the rest of Europe is suffering from terrible cold weather.

Christmas in Gran Canaria 2022 - Events, Christmas menus, What To Do
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Christmas in Gran Canaria 2022 - Events, Christmas menus, What To Do

Published on November 01, 2021

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.

Halloween in Gran Canaria 2021
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Halloween in Gran Canaria 2021

Published on October 28, 2021

With Halloween fastly approaching, there are lots of events and parties announced in Gran Canaria for the spookiest night of the year.

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.

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