Tag: Sightseeing

The Historic Castillo de La Luz

The Historic Castillo de La Luz

Castillo de La Luz is situated very close to the Las Palmas sea port.  It is located at Calle (street) Juan Rejon in the neighbourhood of Puerto (La Isleta) It is one of the oldest fortifications and was originally built to serve as a defence system against the British and Dutch pirates in the fifteenth […]

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 […]

Vegueta, The Heart of Las Palmas

Vegueta, The Heart of Las Palmas

  Vegueta is the historic district of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. In these very streets the history of the island has unfolded. Every building of this district reminds you of the kings, noble men, explorers, artistes, sailors and other renowned people who have passed through Las Palmas. Vegueta was the first Castilian enclave of […]

Agaete, The Gateway to Gran Canaria

Agaete, The Gateway to Gran Canaria

Agaete is truly a gateway to Gran Canaria with its port harbor Las Nieves connecting Gran Canaria to its neighboring islands as also to the outside world. Agaete is a picturesque village nestled in the North most part of the Island of Gran Canaria. It is the point which is closest to the neighboring island […]

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 […]

Mogan Beach

Mogan Beach

Mogan Beach has a natural sand beach. A small beach with lots of fun activity and water sports for the full family. Submarine safari is one of them which can be a great adventurous day for your kids at located at Mogan at the picturesque Marina. Mogan port has been in operations since 1985 and […]

Cueva Pintada, Galdar – Amazing Past of Gran Canaria Revealed

Cueva Pintada, Galdar – Amazing Past of Gran Canaria Revealed

  Cueva Pintada, Galdar forms a part of the complex where most of the excavations of objects during the volcanic period are stored. A visit to Cueva Pintada will enlighten you about Gran Canaria, its people, their lively hood, their heritage and history. The 3D film, documentary, the exhibits, the artefacts, the tour will take […]

Mas Palomas, Friendly and Fun Loving

Mas Palomas, Friendly and Fun Loving

  Mas Palomas is one of the places most visited by tourists at Gran Canarias. Mas Palomas broadly includes the beach and resort areas of Playa del Ingles, Mas Palomas and Meloneras. Mas Palomas is most famous for its towering Light House, built in 1861 towering 55 meters above the ground. This tall lighthouse was […]

Las Palmas City Tour by Hop On & Hop Off Bus

Las Palmas City Tour by Hop On & Hop Off Bus

Las Palmas has been often voted as the city with the best weather in the world. A great way of Las Palmas sightseeing is by the Hop On Hop Off Bus. It can be a family holiday for all. Hop On Hop Off operates in 5 continents. It can be a sunny holiday. In case […]