What to see in Gran Canaria

Points of interest in Gran Canaria

What to see in Gran Canaria

The Gran Canaria is one of the most popular and interesting islands on the canary islands’ archipelago. Gran Canaria has beautiful interest sites, both touristic, landscape and cultural level. Many sites must be highlighted as Las Canteras, Vegueta, the Fortress Castle Museum, Canary Islands’ garden and the Cuatro Puertas Site. Likewise Gran Canaria is famous for housing beautiful beaches and traditional towns as Santa Lucía de Tirajana,Telde, Teror, Tejeda, Moya, Agaete, or the popular capital of, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

Below you might find some of the most relevant points of interest in Gran Canaria:

Description: This is the most important touristic centre on the island. A touristic and cosmopolitan city.

Maspalomas DunesMaspalomas Dunes Natural Reserve
Address: Maspalomas, San Bartolomé de Tirajana.
Description: This is an authentic sea of dunes located near the sea. One of the must visit sites in Gran Canaria.

Aqualand Aquasur Gran CanariaAqualand Aquasur Maspalomas
Address: Maspalomas
Description: This is one of the most amusing aquatic parks in the Canary islands. It’s perfect for refreshing in one of the warmer days.

Palmitos ParkPalmitos Park
Address: Masplomas.
Description: One of the best zoo and botanic parks on this island.

Sioux CitySioux City
Address: Barranco del Águila, San Bartolomé de Tirajana.
Description: Original theme park inspired on a typical city from the Old Wild West. Offers many attractions and great shows for your enjoyment during your holidays.

Las CanterasLas Canteras
Address: Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.
Description: This is a touristic centre holding the most important urban beach in Gran Canaria.

Pérez Galdós House MuseumPérez Galdós House Museum
Address: Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.
Description: This was the birthplace of Pérez Galdós, you might take a look at its permanent exhibition of family and domestic routines and life of this canary islands’ writer.

Colón House MuseumColón House Museum
Address: Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.
Description: This is a complex of several villas from its foundational period. Its study and promotion is concentrated on the History of the city, the Columbus voyages, the precolombina American history and paintings from the XVI to XIX centuries.

Elder Museum of Science and TechnologyElder Museum of Science and Technology
Address: Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.
Description: It has many exhibitions, workshops and interactive exhibitions. It also has a children’s room, a greenhouse with an ecosystem and projection rooms in a wide format cinema.

Santa Lucía de TirajanaSanta Lucía de Tirajana
Description: Interesting quiet municipality that holds several visit sites unmissable in Gran Canaria.

Tenefé SaltworksTenefé Saltworks
Address: Santa Lucía de Tirajana.
Description: Tenefé Saltworks were classified as having Cultural Interest Value in the category of Ethnological Site.

La Sorrueda ViewpointLa Sorrueda Viewpoint
Address: Santa Lucía de Tiarajana.
Description: From here you’ll see some of the most surprising landscapes. From the picture you might see the view that has been used on the Gran Canaria Promotional video for many years.

Cueva Pintada Museum and Archaeological SiteCueva Pintada Museum and Archaeological Site
Address: Gáldar
Description: It’s classified as “national interest site”, here you’ll find an interesting part of the Gran Canaria’s history.

Description: Welcoming marine town highlighted by its historic centre and beautiful green areas.

Description: This municipality has a wide offer of corners where you might enjoy a natural rural environment as part of the municipality is inside the Doramas Rural Park, where you might also find the Azuaje Natural Reserve.

Villa de MoyaVilla de Moya
Description: This municipality is highlighted by their great cultural and natural heritage. From here you might observe important archaeological sites as the Cueva de Doramas or the Las Cuevas de la Montañeta.

Description: Interesting town highlighted for housing some important religious buildings.

Tamadaba Natural ParkTamadaba Natural Park
Address: Northwest of the island

Pilancones Natural ParkPilancones Natural Park
Address: San Bartolomé de Tirajana.

Doramas Rural ParkDoramas Rural Park
Address: On the north of Gran Canaria.

Integral Natural Reserve of InaguaIntegral Natural Reserve of Inagua
Address: On the west region of the island.

Roque Nublo Rural ParkRoque Nublo Rural Park
Address: On the centre of the island.

Description: The second most important city in Gran Canaria. It has many entertainment places with good sport and cultural facilities.

Cuatro PuertasCuatro Puertas
Address: Telde.
Description: Cave hand digged on an old volcanic cone where you might find important and spectacular archaeological remains.

Description: This municipality has several towns that preserve their tradition

Tejeda History and Traditions MuseumTejeda History and Traditions Museum
Address: Tejeda
Description: This museum presents in an actual and interactive way the traditions and costumes of the municipality of Tejeda.

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