Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria is one of the Islands that make up the Canary Islands. Geologically speaking, it is a formation of volcanic origin, around one thousand five hundred square kilometres, and in a slightly circular motion. The highest point is the Pico de las Nieves, of almost two thousand metres of height. The island, though small in area, offers visitors a great variety of landscapes: from the beautiful beaches of soft decline, to Plains, cliffs, and beautiful urban landscapes. But another of the most important reasons to seriously consider to Gran Canaria as a tourist destination of excellence are also hotels in the Islands. There are for all tastes and all budgets.

Most of the hotels, as well as the tourist points of greatest attraction, found on the extensive marine coastline, although there are also those inland. The climate is truly ideal, without exaggerations. In fact, a recent study by the University of Syracuse in New York, has proclaimed that Gran Canaria has the gentler climate of the planet. Furthermore, the topographical diversity makes that, despite its limited length, Gran Canaria present climatic diversity, due to the prevailing trade winds, and elevations of the land. Certainly the paradisiacal beaches of Gran Canaria are all the attention of millions of tourists that come together in the archipelago every year. However, the island also offers the possibility of urban sightseeing, touring many places loaded with history that still remain. An example is the neighbourhood of Vegueta.

Nothing less than the foundation of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria has carried out in this historic place. The site is considered a historic for its peculiar architecture of the 15th century, and by museums and historical sites that are found here. The Museum and Archaeological Park Cueva Pintada is a trip that will be of great attraction to those wishing to learn more about the prehistoric past of the primitive inhabitants of the region. The site has been declared a site of national interest, between other things by the large number of murals Hispanic pre that are hosted on it. We know the culture of these ancient locals, through the archaeological remains that have been found, such as utensils, pots and other items here. The Canary garden is another beautiful place you can walk is from any of the hotels in the islands located in the downtown area, since it is only 7 kilometers away from the center of the city. It is an area of 27 hectares where has done work for the conservation of the flora and the fauna, and to have settled several terraces and inns, with the purpose of offering the tourist a nice place to rest, spend the day and enjoy the multifaceted natural life of the place.