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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 [...]

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’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 [...]

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 [...]

What To Do In Gran Canaria

If you’re planning your Gran Canaria holiday break you’ve come to the right place. This island which is located in the Canary isles is a great place full of rich history, great food and fun attractions. If you want to get a good idea of what you can do there then make sure you read on [...]

Gran Canaria Nightlife

Gran Canaria nightlife is when the island comes alive and the party really starts. If you’re planning to travel or vacation in Gran Canaria then knowing the best places to go for a thriving nightlife experience should be a top priority for you. So where do you go? Contrary to what you may have heard [...]

Gran Canaria Climate and Weather

June 6, 2010 by  
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If you are planning a holiday to Gran Canaria you might be wondering when is the best time to go. Like many sub-tropical islands Gran Canaria has a somewhat unpredictable weather system but generally speaking it’s an excellent place to visit if you’re interested in beating the northern winter blues with some sunshine. If you [...]

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