GRAN CANARIA​ is surrounded by mountains and desert which makes this island a special place to spend your city break. The stunning beaches surrounding the island are perfect for water sport lovers and those who are willing to get a sun tan.

Iconic dish

Potaje de berros (berros, vegetables and meat).

In the island

 Visit the beach of Maspalomas and its incredible dunes.

Kids

The best way to have fun and discover the sea is with a transparent kayak in Playa de Las Canteras, where you could admire the sea right below your feet. Click here fore more details.

Charge your batteries

Visit the borough of Vegueta where you will find yourself surrounded by tapas bars. Find here a great summary of all the great bars in the island. 

Outside the city

Bufadero de la Garita, an incredible nature spectacle where sea and rocks mix perfectly.

May events

Until the 5th of May you can pay a visit to the Book Fair at the Plaza Ana Telmo to find some treasure form the Spanish and International Literature.

April events

Between the 14th and 21st the entire city celebrates the Holy Week. The most stunning parade is the Procesion Magna happening on the Holy Friday.

Additional information

The island has an international airport where you could either rent a car to discover the whole Island or take a bus to your destination. We recommend to spend 2 days in the island or weeks if you are a beach person.