Discovering Gran Canaria: Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria is a place, where everybody can find an attraction for themselves. It offers you breathtaking landscapes for hiking or biking, pristine waters for watersports practicing, white-sand beaches for relaxing as well as historic sites for sightseeing. And these are only a few out of many things that you can do while visiting this spectacular island. Gran Canaria is the largest of the Canaries and a must-anchorage when island hopping in this wonderful region of Atlantic Ocean. If you do not have time to explore the beauty of the entire island, you should at least visit the islands capital: Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

Las Palmas is Grand Canaria’s major city and anchorage at the same time. Although it offers you many fascinating places of cultural and architectural value, the city is also exceptionally rich in breathtaking natural landscapes that can be found in numerous parks and gardens. Moreover, it is a place where you can find an entertainment of any kind as it is also full of excellent restaurants, such as famous Deliciosa Marta or Que Leche and fantastic clubs and bars, such as the Paper’s Club or Bravia.las-palmas-459114_1280

When you are in Las Palmas, you cannot omit visiting the 16th century Catedral de Santa Ana and the fascinating Museum of the Canary Islands.  Moreover, you should visit at least one of its exuberant beaches, such as Las Canteras or Las Alcaravaneras. Watersports fans can also find there many great diving and snorkeling spots. You should also have a long walk in the impressive Canary Gardens full of stunning tropical greenery.

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