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Gran Canaria Travel Guide Resources

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About Travel Guide Gran Canaria This is your one-stop resource for information and tips on how to get the very best from your next holiday to Gran Canaria.

The site is packed full of essential guides on the best places to visit in Gran Canaria and what to do when you are on holiday.

We hope you enjoy exploring Travel Guide Gran Canaria and discovering all that Gran Canaria has to offer on your next adventure.

Activities and Attractions in Gran Canaria

A Quick Guide To The Canary Islands A Quick Guide To The Canary Islands

The Canary Islands Canary Islands are located off the northwest coast of the main land of Africa. It comprises of six islets and seven islands. The Canary Islands shot to fame in the 1960s and now have over 12 million tourists pouring in every year to soak in some sunshine and appreciate the 257 kilometers of pristine beaches, cliffs, woods, deserts... [Read more of this Gran Canaria article]


10 Interesting Facts About Gran Canaria 10 Interesting Facts About Gran Canaria

We always get a sense of curiosity about the destinations we visit.  So, with the help of Corona Holidays, a leading UK supplier of Gran Canaria holidays,  we have put together our top 10 interesting facts for tourists visiting this fantastic island;. 1. Canarian wrestling – lucha canaria – is a competition between 2 teams of wrestlers... [Read more of this Gran Canaria article]


Retail Therapy on Gran Canaria Retail Therapy on Gran Canaria

One of the advantages of shopping in Gran Canaria is that there are lower rates of VAT and import taxes, so there are many items which can be bought fairly cheaply there. These items include alcohol, tobacco, jewellery, perfumes and electrical items and there are numerous duty free shops in the region. The only problem with this is that items such as... [Read more of this Gran Canaria article]


Great Gran Canaria Days Out – Palmitos Park Great Gran Canaria Days Out – Palmitos Park

Tucked amongst the Canary Islands of Spain is Gran Canaria. Gran Canaria is the second most populated island, and is home to approximately 40 per cent of those who live in the archipelago. If you are planning your Gran Canaria holidays then a great day out worth considering is Palmitos Park. This fantastic family park makes for a perfect day adventure... [Read more of this Gran Canaria article]


See The Crocs At The Parque Crocodrilos See The Crocs At The Parque Crocodrilos

If, after a few days of lounging on the beach, you feel like a break from the sun, sea and sand there are many other attractions to enjoy on your Gran Canaria holidays. One of the most visited is the Parque Crocodrilos, which started out in 1988 as a refuge for a few unwanted crocodiles and now is home to over 300 of this ancient species. Starting... [Read more of this Gran Canaria article]


Gran Canaria – One of the most popular cycling destinations Gran Canaria – One of the most popular cycling destinations

The affordability of flights to Gran Canaria, moderate climate year round, and magnificent sights and local culture, makes Gran Canaria a very popular cycling destination. The island of Gran Canaria is the second most populated of the Canary Islands, which are located approximately 100 miles off the northwest coast of Africa in the Atlantic Ocean. Gran... [Read more of this Gran Canaria article]


Gran Canaria: Top 10 Attractions Gran Canaria: Top 10 Attractions

If you’re looking for a fantastic Spanish retreat which will offer you a huge range of attractions, then Gran Canaria is one of the best places to go. This beautiful island has something for everyone whether you want culture or adventure. Using car rental deals will allow you to explore the location by yourself, offering freedom and the ease to go... [Read more of this Gran Canaria article]


Gran Canaria’s Growing Gay Scene Gran Canaria’s Growing Gay Scene

Gran Canaria, the most heavily populated island in the Canary Islands, is a volcanic island that is situated off the Moroccan coastline of northwestern Africa.  With its sub-tropical climate, the island offers sunshine in abundance along with its breathtaking scenery.  Gran Canaria family holidays have always been popular, however, it is also a growing... [Read more of this Gran Canaria article]


Party On Down To Las Palmas For Carnival Time! Party On Down To Las Palmas For Carnival Time!

Party animals on holiday in Gran Canaria during March should head to the capital city of Las Palmas for its spectacular carnival held every Spring. Carnival parades, masquerading and general revelry has taken centre stage in Las Palmas’ spring for centuries and in our current century, the spectacle combines the best of the traditional with all the... [Read more of this Gran Canaria article]


Gran Canaria’s 5 Best Restaurants Gran Canaria’s 5 Best Restaurants

Most people look forward to sampling some of the local cuisine on their holidays. If you are planning a holiday in Gran Canaria and want to try some of the best restaurants on the island here is a list of our 5 favourites to get you started; Casa Romantica Located in the tranquil Agaete Valley, Casa Romantica is surrounded by a lush tropical fruit plantation. ... [Read more of this Gran Canaria article]


Top five beaches in Gran Canaria Top five beaches in Gran Canaria

If you are planning a holiday to the Canary Island of Gran Canaria you will likely be thinking about warm, sun soaked beaches where you can while away long sunny days. Here are some suggestions for the top five beaches to visit on your next trip to the island: 1. Playa del Inglés – Arguably the most popular and best in Europe, Playa del Inglés... [Read more of this Gran Canaria article]


What To See In Gran Canaria What To See In Gran Canaria

Are you ready to go on holidy and have chosen Gran Canaria as your place to stay? There are some things you should know about this great location in the Canary Islands before you go to visit. Going on a holiday can be a hectic project if you don’t properly schedule out the best things to see and prioritize your trip. That being said, let’s... [Read more of this Gran Canaria article]


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