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Poem of the Sea aquarium

21-02-2018   Discover Gran Canaria

Poem of the Sea aquarium

Poem of the Sea is an aquarium in the city of Las Palmas of Gran Canaria that owns the longest water tank in the world. It is a continuous aquatic space of 37 meters long, with a capacity exceeding 4,000 cubic meters of water, concentrating 350 species of 35 ecosystems, in enclosures in which you can sight tunas, sharks, black piranhas of Peru, freshwater rays and fish without any eyes, and even crocodiles.

Arehucas Distilleries

13-10-2017   Discover Gran Canaria

Arehucas Distilleries

In 1965 THE FACTORY was renamed Arehucas Distilleries and began an era of expansion based on the purpose to cooperate in the social and cultural community of the Canaries.

Playa del Inglés

13-10-2017   Discover Gran Canaria

Playa del Inglés

Playa del Inglés, en continuación renovación, se ha erigido como un hiper-centro turístico famoso en toda Europa, que muestra a través de la mezcolanza de visitantes y residentes una variopinta fotografía multicultural, en la que tiene cabida todo tipo de gente.

Cruz de Tejeda

13-10-2017   Discover Gran Canaria

Cruz de Tejeda

Tejeda ocupa el centro de la isla de Gran Canaria. Posee un entorno rural prácticamente inalterado durante décadas y un paisaje que reúne dos de los principales símbolos de identidad de la isla; el Roque Nublo y el Roque Bentayga.

En el popular mirador encontrará animados restaurantes y bares, tiendas de souvenirs y especialidades locales, incluyendo una estupenda miel y un señor que ofrece paseos en burro a los niños. Es un lugar excelente para sentarse, relajarse y tomar una taza de café. Si está deseoso de encontrar algo de sosiego, deberá evitar esta zona los fines de semana, ya que es uno de los lugares favoritos a dónde van los canarios de excursión.

7 Islands with a good taste

12-10-2017   Discover Gran Canaria

7 Islands with a good taste

Across the gastronomy you can always get to know a country. Therefore it is not surprising that the Canary Islands have a kitchen full of contrasts, with well-seasoned dishes and fresh and healthy ingredients, fruit of a temperate climate and volcanic soil which gives them a special flavor. Furthermore, many of their products made by hand are under protected designation of origin, as some of their cheeses and wines.

Canary traditions

20-09-2017   Discover Gran Canaria

Canary traditions

The Canary Islands are a region with rich customs and traditions and numerous festivals!  During the festivities the Canarios are in colorful costumes, there are arts and crafts stalls, games for children and, of course, food and drink in abundance. 

Basilica of Teror

19-09-2017   Discover Gran Canaria

Basilica of Teror

Teror is a place of pilgrimage for all the inhabitants of Gran Canaria, since the municipality welcomes in its Basilica to the Virgen del Pino, patron saint of the Diocese of the Canaries. It is in the Plaza del Pino (Pine Square) and the beginning of its construction dates from the year 1767, although subsequently it had to be restored on several occasions, especially in the years 1968 and 1969. The current Temple, with gable roof, has three naves with fourteen arches supported by columns and pillars. Its façade opens to three doors, and its side also have two entrances, windows and stained-glass windows depicting the mysteries of the Rosary.

The Dunes of Maspalomas

19-09-2017   Discover Gran Canaria

The Dunes of Maspalomas

La Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas se encuentra al Sur de Gran Canaria y es visita obligada durante tus vacaciones en la isla. La superficie de ésta reserva natural es de unas 404 hectáreas, y es un desierto de dunas que se encuentra amenazado por la presión humana. Un paraíso, un lugar para desconectar de todo lo que te rodea, escapar de la rutina del día a día y olvidarte de dónde estás por un momento.