Gran Canaria Points of Interest and Places to Visit

Gran Canaria

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Casa de Colon

Charming Casa de Colon was reportedly a rest-and-repair stop for Christopher Columbus and his ship, La Pinta, en route to the New World in 1492.  ...  Read more

Museo Canario

The Museo Canario (Canarian Museum) houses the most complete archeological collection in the Canary Islands. Its permanent exhibition can trace its beginnings ...  Read more

Roque Nublo

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 16 Reviews

The Roque Nublo is a unique rock formation on Gran Canaria that truly is a sight to behold. At 70 meters tall, the red basaltic monolith is the most dramatic ...  Read more

Palmitos Park

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Review

Head for the mountains of Gran Canaria to experience a wilder side of the island — wild as in exotic animals, water-bound creatures, and even a collection of ...  Read more

Santa Catalina Park (Parque de Santa Catalina)

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Review

Found in the heart of Las Palmas, the Santa Catalina Park is alive with activity from both locals and visitors. It is lined with cafes and shops, and often ...  Read more

Elder Museum of Science and Technology (Museo Elder de la Ciencia y la Tecnologia)

4 star rating: Recommended 17 Reviews

Satisfy your scientific curiosities with a visit to Gran Canaria’s Elder Museum of Science and Technology. Located in a 19th-century shipping warehouse in ...  Read more

Pueblo Canario

4 star rating: Recommended 17 Reviews

Pueblo Canario (Canarian Village) is a complex of traditionally built island houses around a large central square set in the green surrounds of Parque ...  Read more

Aqualand Maspalomas

With more than 40 water slides to choose from, there’s plenty of family friendly fun to be had in the water at Aqualand Maspalomas and a variety of activities ...  Read more

Bandama Caldera (Caldera de Bandama)

Rising nearly 2,000 feet above sea level, the Bandama Calera is a crater left behind after a major volcanic eruption on Gran Canaria over 5,000 years ago. You ...  Read more

Calle Triana

Calle Triana (and the district surrounding it) has become the main commercial center of Las Palmas. The pedestrian street running through its heart is lined ...  Read more

Casa-Museo Perez Galdos

Visiting the house where famed author Benito Pérez Galdós was born and lived until 1862 is like taking a journey into his work and times; the ...  Read more

Catedral de Santa Ana

As the seat of the Diocese of the Canaries in the Roman Catholic Church, the Catedral de Santa Ana is one of the most prominent monuments of Canarian ...  Read more

Jardin Botanico Canario Viera y Clavijo

A staple of Gran Canarian and Spanish culture, the botanical garden was named after pioneering Spanish cleric and scholar José Viera y Clavijo. It opened ...  Read more

Mercado del Puerto

Often considered to be the finest example of iron architecture in Gran Canada, the Mercado del Puerto is one of the main food markets in the city of Las ...  Read more

Mundo Aborigen

Mundo Aborigen is a reconstruction of an ancient Canarian village inhabited by the Guanches (the orginal population of the Canaries). Located in a scenic ...  Read more

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