Best places to visit in Gran Canaria
Gran Canaria is the second most visited island of Canary Islands, after Tenerife and it’s considered a small continent, due to its numerous land forms and beautiful various landscapes.
This unique island enjoys a large number of tourists who come all the year to rejoice its spectacular places and to explore the mountain trails, volcanic spots and the delightful waters.
The first place you have to visit are the Maspalomas dunes, which will give you the impression you are in the middle of a great desert, surrounded only by grasping sands and infinite sky. Having a stroll along the dunes is a must and you can spend the day at the Playa Maspalomas beach, followd by a romantic walk at sunset.
The capital of Gran Ganaria, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is a wonderful place where you can spend the day together with your friends and family, enjoying the main attractions or having a break at one of the many terraces along the way. You also have the chance to admire the architecture of the houses or monuments of the city, all along impregnated with history and charm.
You can have a stop at Columbus House (Casa de Colon), the charming mansion where Columbus stayed during his stops in the Canary Islands on his way to the Americas. Casa de Colon is a magnificent example of Canarian architecture with adorned doorways, traditional heavy wooden balconies and plateresque elements, which makes it one of the most interesting and eye-catching buildings from the island.
You mustn’t miss Poema del Mar, one of the most recent attractions from Gran Canaria, which is a fascinating aquarium located in Las Palmas. This is the perfect place where you can enjoy the varied species of marine life, along with many other exhibits, which will definitely amaze you.
If you look for more fun, you should go to Aqualand Maspalomas, a relaxing and interactive place where you can have all types of activities. Enjoy the deep blue water and the lovely summer sun, while enjoying your favorite food and tasting exotic cocktails.
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