Gran Canaria Tourism

Gran Canaria is the third-largest and the second most populous island of the Canary Islands, a Spanish archipelago. It is located in the Atlantic Ocean off the northwest coast of Africa. Popularly called as a ‘miniature continent’, Gran Canaria tourism involves incredible variety of landscapes and microclimates which make it unique.

A trip to Gran Canaria will find you enjoying an exciting city life, lolling around beaches, hiking up hillocks, cruising, trekking, exploring picturesque towns, surfing and shopping! The historic cosmopolitan capital city of Las Palmas is a dynamic centre where you will find everything you can imagine.

From when to visit to where to stay to where to eat to what to see, we have all the details for your Gran Canaria itinerary planner.

Essential travel information and Gran Canaria tips for your visit

  • Renting a car and exploring the island is convenient.
  • Although the entire island is very relaxed and cosmopolitan, do respect the local culture and traditions.
  • Plan your Gran Canaria itinerary well in advance.

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Gran Canaria