Tourist routes in Gran Canaria

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Aug. 9, 2018, 6 a.m.

An island that has endless landscapes and places worth visiting during your holidays. We offer you an amazing list of routes in Gran Canaria so you can enjoy all the paradises that can be found here.

Enjoy coastal sceneries full of beaches and the smell of the sea thanks to the southern routes of the island. Or, maybe, feel the power of the north in all its essence as you enjoy the spirit that define these islands.

Travel across mountains and authentic pine forests to end up thrilling with the impressive Roque Nublo. Visit charming villages integrated into nature itself full of humble and hospitable inhabitants.

All of it thanks to the routes that will take you through the center of the island. Try the best way to get to know Gran Canaria with these tourist tours and don’t miss anything of this versatile and unique island.

Gran Canaria Tourist Routes

Get ready to mark on the map the impressive paths that will take you to the best corners of the most famous and emblematic of the 8 Canary Islands.

If you have everything ready, let’s get started with the best routes to enjoy each of the incredible places that Gran Canaria has.

Southwestern Route

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Live the true essence that characterizes the south of the island: beach, an incredible climate and lots of entertainment, thanks to towns like Maspalomas or Mogán.

Venture into one of the best routes in Gran Canaria that will take you to the most famous tourist icon on the island, the Maspalomas Dunes, an impressive sea of sand that will surprise you once you get there.

Enjoy the many water sports that are practiced in the area and visit Puerto de Mogán to enjoy the "Little Venice” while strolling through a village full of beauty and charm.

Beach tourism and entertainment are the hallmarks of this itinerary that will take us from Santa Lucía and San Bartolomé de Tirajana to Mogán and its coastal towns, such as Arguineguín and the town of Mogán itself.

Enjoy the sun and the impressive beach areas in a route specially created to live this experience.

Northern Route

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A path that will take you along impressive cliffs, relaxing natural pools and an atmosphere full of charm thanks to the seafaring spirit of all the places on one of the routes of Gran Canaria.

You will be able to enjoy the impressive rural scenery of the coast, the villages of the north of the island, such as Arucas, Firgas, Moya, Gáldar, Guía and the well-known Agaete.

Feel the well-being of northern Gran Canaria thanks to the incredible coves of these rocky coasts. Take a bath in these natural pools of crystal clear waters, ideal for diving or snorkeling lovers, while you enjoy the humility of its inhabitants.

You will get to know the rural landscape thanks to the fact that this route offers the possibility of visiting picturesque places such as Firgas and Moya that will bring you closer to the traditional Canarian spirit.

Get to know the pre-colonial history of the Canary Islands thanks to the Gáldar Painted Cave Museum, an excellent place to learn about life before the conquest.

A route that will take you through many traditional places that will help you understand how it is to live on this impressive island.

Eastern Route

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One of the most emblematic routes of Gran Canaria, where you can visit the capital of the island: Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. A multicultural city, with plenty of colors and nuances full of vitality thanks to its impressive climate and clean air.

You can enjoy Las Canteras, an iconic and immense beach that is, without a doubt, the pride of its citizens. Stay in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria while you get to know its old town and its colonial-style cobblestone streets.

Here you won't mind getting lost and understanding the traditional spirit of a city full of culture and history.

Get to know impressive humble and traditional villages such as those of the municipalities of Telde, Valsequillo and Ingenio. All of them have a rural flavour, as well as inland and coastal environments. A route full of diversity and impressive sensations.

Central Route

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All the magic of Nature and the most Canarian traditions can be found on the Gran Canaria central route, where you can enjoy ravines and forests full of vegetation and fauna.

Visit Tejeda, one of the most beautiful villages in Spain, where you will be fully immersed in the spirit of the island. Surrounded by Canarian pines and tiled streets, you can stroll and observe the natural beauty of the island's central area.

Take a hike that will take you to the slopes of Roque Nublo, the largest and most emblematic rock on the island, the icon that represents each inhabitant of Gran Canaria.

It's a spectacle for all those who visit it for the first time, on a route that will take you along the famous royal roads of the ancient shepherds.

Feel the rural flavor of small and beautiful villages, such as Artenara, which is the highest of all, where you can observe the impressive views of the ravines that form Gran Canaria.

Or, maybe, spend a day enjoying the best Canary Islands products in villages like San Mateo or Teror. Get ready to feel the interior of the island thanks to this route that will make you breath the uniqueness of theses rural places.

Stay in the best hotels on the island to enjoy all these impressive routes of Gran Canaria. For this, we recommend the next ones:

Don Gregory: A hotel to find the rest and calm you need on your vacation. Find great comfort and relax thanks to its Nordic style and enjoy the best services, such as the Wellness Center.

Maspalomas Resort and Suites & Villas: Stay in a small village in the middle of a paradise of lush and beautiful gardens with incredible and relaxing pools surrounded by impressive palm groves.

Mirador Maspalomas: Enjoy the best dynamic and youthful atmosphere thanks to this hotel. The best place to live the experience of a fun and rhythmic vacation, together with the best services that guarantee the well-being and satisfaction of your trip.

Feel and discover the best places thanks to the best routes in Gran Canaria, which will make the most of your holidays on the island

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