Maspalomas Carnival 2023 - Dates & Events
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Maspalomas Carnival 2023 - Dates & Events

Published on July 28, 2022

The plenary session of the San Bartolomé de Tirajana City Council unanimously approved today the celebration of the 2023 Maspalomas International Carnival between the dates of March 9 and March 19.

Maspalomas Costa Canaria Soul Festival: 29 - 31 July 2022
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Maspalomas Costa Canaria Soul Festival: 29 - 31 July 2022

Published on July 13, 2022

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.

Gran Canaria Weather in July - Hot & perfect for a beach holiday
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Gran Canaria Weather in July - Hot & perfect for a beach holiday

Published on July 12, 2022

There's no doubt about it: summer in Gran Canaria is HOT and July is one of the most popular months for family holidays. If you're looking for hot weather, then July is the perfect month for you.

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria to celebrate St. John's Eve with concerts and a fireworks show
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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria to celebrate St. John's Eve with concerts and a fireworks show

Published on June 21, 2022

The city of Las Palmas in Gran Canaria is preparing a big celebration of the Bonfires of Saint John (Noche de San Juan) in the area of Las Canteras beach, with concerts and fireworks.

Visit Firgas, the city of water in Gran Canaria
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Visit Firgas, the city of water in Gran Canaria

Published on June 16, 2022

The town of Firgas is located in the municipality with the same name, in the north of Gran Canaria and relatively close to the capital Las Palmas.

Winery tour in Gran Canaria: Visit Bodega San Juan - Finca El Mocanal (winetasting included)
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Winery tour in Gran Canaria: Visit Bodega San Juan - Finca El Mocanal (winetasting included)

Published on June 10, 2022

During our two-month visit this year to Gran Canaria, we've had the time and pleasure to explore several more places beyond the sunny south, where most of the island's tourist resorts are concentrated.

Summer Carnival in Las Palmas de Gran Canariav 2022: 1 - 3 July 2022
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Summer Carnival in Las Palmas de Gran Canariav 2022: 1 - 3 July 2022

Published on June 03, 2022

The second part of the Carnival de "La Tierra" will happen in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria from July 1 to 3 and the main events will be the great parade, a Latin Carnival concert, an exhibition of batucadas and comparsas, a daytime Carnival and the Burial of the Sardine.

Visit Arucas, a beautiful historic town in Gran Canaria
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Visit Arucas, a beautiful historic town in Gran Canaria

Published on May 27, 2022

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.

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.

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