If you are wondering what to do in Gran Canaria, you are in the right place. The island is not that large, but offers endless resources to visit and know. From its capital, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, to its beaches and coasts, its interior and landscapes, its towns, its markets, etc. Also, you can do practically all kinds of activities on the island, except skiing thanks to the good weather we have all year 🙂
Things to do in Gran Canaria
We hope that with our blog you can discover everything you can see and do in Gran Canaria on your own. In any case, if you do not have time to browse and read all our posts, we will recommend our Gran Canaria tourist guides, something that will make you save time when you organize your visit to the island. In addition, our recommendations always run away from tourism and bring you closer to the more local side of the island. We have divided the plans for you in Gran Canaria as you see below. By clicking on each image it will take you to all the information we have prepared in each section.
Things to do in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Have a look to all the content related to the city by clicking on the following image. Las Palmas de GC is one of the essentials on the island without a doubt!
Beaches of Gran Canaria
One of the best things to do in Gran Canaria is undoubtedly discovering its coastline and enjoying the characteristic natural pools, coves and kilometer-long beaches. Have a look at all the post that we have about the beaches of Gran Canaria by clicking on the following picture.
Villages of Gran Canaria
As we see it, the people are what make the difference in each destination. We are sure that you will fall in love with the locals and, therefore, with their towns too. Sorry, but most of us do not speak very well English! Do not miss all the articles that we have written about the villages of Gran Canaria below.
Hiking in Gran Canaria
The sacred mountains of Gran Canaria and its entire surface offer endless trails, both homologated and to be homologated. We highly recommend you take a look at this section, you cannot imagine what the island hides! We are trying to make videos of the trails and also leave you the track!
Cycling in Gran Canaria
Did you know that cycling attracts thousands of riders to the island because it is considered a paradise for lovers of this sport? By clicking on the following photo you can check different routes to discover Gran Canaria with your MTB, enduro bike or gravel bike.
Camping in Gran Canaria
If what you like is getting in touch with nature and visiting Gran Canaria staying at different campsites, it is also possible. We will share with you the options that we know!
Excursions in Gran Canaria
As we said at the beginning of this page, on the island you can practice and do almost any type of activity, except skiing. Discover the unique and characteristic experiences of the island here.
Markets in Gran Canaria
We always say that one of the best ways to get to know Gran Canaria is by visiting its markets. Here you will feel the most local atmosphere and get closer to the products of the island. It is essential to visit at least one!
Shopping in Gran Canaria
Here we are going to try to get closer to the local commerce, so that you can take the most exclusive and original souvenir after your visit to the island and show it off when you come back home.
As we mentioned to you at the beginning, we want you to visit our local guides of the island, as well as a guide of the restaurants that we frequent. Forget about organizing your trip and looking for information here and there. Leave it in our hands!
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