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Top things to do in Gran Canaria

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Ranked #1 of 100 attractions in Gran Canaria
Category: Mountains; Scenic Railroads
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Playa de Las Canteras (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria)
Ranked #2 of 100 attractions in Gran Canaria
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches

Las Canteras Beach The Las Canteras Beach is one of the most famous beaches on Gran Canaria and is about 3.1 km long. Off the beach is a barrier reef called La Barra, made of... more »

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Ranked #3 of 100 attractions in Gran Canaria
Category: Educational Sites; Tours
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Ranked #4 of 100 attractions in Gran Canaria
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Gardens; Parks; Aquariums; Zoos
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Ranked #5 of 100 attractions in Gran Canaria
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #6 of 100 attractions in Gran Canaria
Category: Museums
Owner description: Maipés Archaeological Park is located in the village of Agaete in the north west of Gran Canaria. Maipés is a volcanic lava... more » Owner description: Maipés Archaeological Park is located in the village of Agaete in the north west of Gran Canaria. Maipés is a volcanic lava plain in which a burial ground used by the ancient inhabitants of the island is preserved. There are almost 700 tombs, some of which were constructed over 1.300 years ago. « less
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La Vegueta (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria)
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$32* and up
Ranked #7 of 100 attractions in Gran Canaria
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #8 of 100 attractions in Gran Canaria
Category: Beaches

Comments about nude holidays. The advantages. You can take far less clothes and baggage. Keep the cost down by taking hand lugage only. Theres no need to sit on the beach with wet... more »

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Ranked #9 of 100 attractions in Gran Canaria
Category: Other ranches and farms; Landmarks
Horse excursions through the mountains, Horses for experienced or novice riders.
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Ranked #10 of 100 attractions in Gran Canaria
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Landmarks
Owner description: Caneducam have a team of specialized professionals with years of experience in the field of Heritage Interpretation and... more » Owner description: Caneducam have a team of specialized professionals with years of experience in the field of Heritage Interpretation and Environmental Education. Caneducam SCP offers activities for cultural tourism, alternative tourism, designed for both large groups and small groups.Among our services include: * trekking: We prepared an itinerary that best suits their needs and concerns. * Gran Canaria under the full moon: Walking in full moon nights. * A travel to the ancient Canaria: Guided and audio guides tours to some of the most important archaeological sites of Gran Canaria. « less
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Ranked #11 of 100 attractions in Gran Canaria
Category: Caverns/ Caves; Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks

Guayadeque is the site of an ancient settlement in Gran Canaria, and is situated in the south-east of the island, just inland from the airport and next to the old towns of Agüimes... more »

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Jardin Canario (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria)
Ranked #12 of 100 attractions in Gran Canaria
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
This unique garden erected on the side of a ravine has examples of every kind of vegetation found on the Canaries.
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Caldera de Bandama (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria)
Ranked #13 of 100 attractions in Gran Canaria
Category: Geologic Formations; Nature and Parks

A view point above the caldera gives a magnificent view into the 1km across crater. Also superb views from the sea up to the mountain tops. Worth the trip. more »

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Casa de Colon (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria)
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$33* and up
Ranked #14 of 100 attractions in Gran Canaria
Category: History Museums; Museums

Casa de Colon The Casa de Colon is located in Calle Colon, 1, and the entrance is free. The conqueror of the Island of Gran Canaria was Juan Rejon and in 1478 he constructed the... more »

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Ranked #15 of 100 attractions in Gran Canaria
Category: Ferries/ Boats; Transportation
Owner description: THE REAL GLASS BOTTOM FERRY Thanks to its fleet of 5 ships and 1.049 seats, LINEAS BLUE BIRD offers you a regular maritime... more » Owner description: THE REAL GLASS BOTTOM FERRY Thanks to its fleet of 5 ships and 1.049 seats, LINEAS BLUE BIRD offers you a regular maritime transport service on the southwest coast of Gran Canaria.Sail between the different ports, enjoying the landscape of the rugged southern coastline of Gran Canaria and choosing among a wide range of departure times from each of the ports. If the chosen route has intermediate stops, you can get off and continue the trip in a following departure.Roundtrip tickets have open return time. Organize your journey freely!!All our ships have underwater view. « less
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Calle Triana (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria)
Ranked #16 of 100 attractions in Gran Canaria
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Street with upscale shopping
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Paseo Costa Canaria (Playa del Ingles)
Ranked #17 of 100 attractions in Gran Canaria
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Landmarks
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Olympic Beach Gym (Playa del Ingles)
Ranked #18 of 100 attractions in Gran Canaria
Category: Health Clubs
Come into the sports of paradise. Train body and mind at only two steps from the best view of the beach Playa del Inglés.
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Ranked #19 of 100 attractions in Gran Canaria
Category: Lighthouses; Landmarks
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Ranked #20 of 100 attractions in Gran Canaria
Category: Forests; Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
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Doramas Park (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria)
Ranked #21 of 100 attractions in Gran Canaria
Category: Nature and Parks

Parque Doramas Parque Doramas is a large park located on Calle Parque Doramas. It has a large pool where one can observe very colorful koi fish. There are several fountains and... more »

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Ranked #22 of 100 attractions in Gran Canaria
Category: Museums
Owner description: Cueva Pintada, after which the site was named, was discovered in the mid 19th century and is part of a group of artificial... more » Owner description: Cueva Pintada, after which the site was named, was discovered in the mid 19th century and is part of a group of artificial caves excavated in the volcanic rock.. Its geometrical motifs make it the most unique representation of the Pre-Hispanic wall paintings, an exceptional testimony of the artistic and symbolic expression of the people of the Canary Islands. Excavations made here since 1987 until today have confirmed the fact that Cueva Pintada used to be part of a village with over fifty houses and artificial caves dating back from the 6th to the 16th centuries.The remains of the indigenous village of Cueva Pintada can be admired from a walkway surrounding those structures preserved, which allows visitors to look at the detail of the houses and indigenous caves. « less
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Ranked #23 of 100 attractions in Gran Canaria
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums

Elder Museum The Elder Museum is located at Parque de Santa Catalina. This museum is dedicated to promote science and technology. Most of the displays are interactive so that the... more »

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Anfi Playa (Patalavaca)
Ranked #24 of 100 attractions in Gran Canaria
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #25 of 100 attractions in Gran Canaria
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
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Carp Gran Canaria (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria)
Ranked #26 of 100 attractions in Gran Canaria
Category: Other
Owner description: Carp Fishing day/night excursions and holidays.Exclusive lakeside resort.All tackle and bait and relevant equipment is... more » Owner description: Carp Fishing day/night excursions and holidays.Exclusive lakeside resort.All tackle and bait and relevant equipment is supplied by our sponsors Nash and Solar Tackle.We have been established 10yrs and we have fished the lakes for over 24yrs.Fish from 10lb to 50lb,all year round fishing from beginners to proffesionals!Working with Thomas cook,Thomson,Firstchoice,Cosmos. « less
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Casa-Museo Perez Galdos (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria)
Ranked #27 of 100 attractions in Gran Canaria
Category: ; Specialty Museums; Museums

Casa Museo Perez Galdos   The Casa Museo Perez Galdos is located at Calle Cano 2 and 6 and is free. Benito Perez Galdos was a famous Spanish author who lived between 1843 and... more »

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Ranked #28 of 100 attractions in Gran Canaria
Category: Religious Sites; Churches/ Cathedrals; Landmarks

Church of San Juan A small hermitage was built in 1502 in Arucas and dedicated to St. John the Baptist and it was located at Calle Parroco Morales, 2. Changes and additions were... more »

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Ranked #29 of 100 attractions in Gran Canaria
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Landmarks

Basilica of Our Lady of the Pine The Basilica of Our Lady of the Pine contains the image of Our Lady of the Pine, who is the patron saint of Gran Canaria. The legend is that in... more »

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Plaza de Santa Ana (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria)
Ranked #30 of 100 attractions in Gran Canaria
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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