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A Quick Guide To The Canary Islands

September 26, 2012 by  
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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 [...]

10 Interesting Facts About Gran Canaria

March 12, 2012 by  
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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

See The Crocs At The Parque Crocodrilos

September 19, 2011 by  
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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 [...]

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 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 [...]

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 LGBT [...]

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 [...]

Gran Canaria’s 5 Best Restaurants

November 24, 2010 by  
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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, [...]

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