Central Part

Festival at Teror Church – Dia del Pino

Festival at Teror Church – Dia del Pino

  On 8th Sept it was a bank holiday due to the Festival at the Church of Teror.  15 days of festivities are being celebrated.  On 7th Sept thousands of people both local and tourist travelled from all parts of the island in Buses, Cars with special permission to pray and seek blessings from Mother […]

Roque Nublo, The Natural Monument

Roque Nublo, The Natural Monument

  Roque Nublo, at Tejeda is one of the most popular, well known and emblematic sites of Gran Canaria.  It is one of the highest points in the island at almost 1,813 meters.  The site is spectacular and naturally beautiful. The monolith rock is over 4.5 million years old formed by volcanic eruption. It is […]

Caldera de Bandama, Santa Brigida

Caldera de Bandama, Santa Brigida

  The Caldera de Bandama (Crater) is a really unique place to see in Gran Canaria. It is a natural monument located at Santa Brigida which is in the central part of the island. The crater is about 1000 meters in diameter and about 200 meters deep.     The place has been named Bandama […]

University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

The University of Las Palmas located at Tafira is completing its Silver Jubilee year in 2014. The University has come a long way of being a small institution which started in April 1989 to a fully fledged institute imparting Science to Sports and Medicine to Music. They are offering over 59 degrees and over 100 […]

Central Area

Central Area

The reason why Gran Canaria is called a mini Continent is because in a very short distance of a few kms (miles) you can enjoy a variety of landscape, fauna, plants which you would find in a whole continent.     The Central part of Gran Canaria covers the municipalities of Valsequillo, Teror, Santa Brigida, […]

Holy Teror

Holy Teror

Teror, in pre-historic times this beautiful town was called “Terori” after the village chief. It was also called “Aterura” which means place with water. Teror is also called Villa Mariana after the towns’ ´s most holy shrine of Mother Mary. Every year on 8th September practically the whole island descents to Teror to pray at […]