of Gran Canaria, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is an attractive holiday destination
enriched with culture and heritage. From historical sites, rich architecture
to exotic beaches, Las Palmas has lots of imposing activities to offer
for an incredible holiday.
Below are some of the things
to do and see when holidaying in Las Palmas:
Designed and structured by
Nestor and Miguel Fernandez de la Tore in the year 1930, this tourist attraction
is a canary village formed by island houses, turrets, atriums and gates.
Tourists and visitors on a holiday in Las Palmas can shop for arts and
crafts in the large square situated at the centre of the village. The centre
square is also famous for being a venue for shows on the island's folklore.
Popular as a park and a town
square, this tourist attraction is an amazing beauty of Las Palmas. Those
holidaying in Las Palmas must visit this square which presents superb nightlife
with discos, bars and clubs as it gets dark. The same site is completely
different during the day time with most of the activities being a centre
for shopping, cafes, a place for people to sit, relax and play chess, cards,
and dominos or simply have a relaxation time with friends. On the other
side of the square stands another tourist attraction, the museum of science
Situated close to Agaete,
this tourist attraction displays a variety of reptiles and crawlies. The
major attraction of this park is the largest lizard, Komodo dragon. Other
such remarkable attractions offered in this park are tortoises, snakes,
monkeys, spiders and turtles.
Tourists and visitors looking
forward to some beach time during their holiday in Las Palmas should not
miss the Alcaravanera and Las Canteras beaches. Known as a major tourist
attraction, Playa de Las Canteras is a 3 kilometer long beautiful beach
that attracts sports lovers and swimmers alike holidaying in Las Palmas.
The best way to relax when on a holiday in Las Palma is to take a stroll
along the beach and enjoy its cafes, restaurants, snack bars and shops.
You can also find impressive street entertainers. Playa de las Alcaravaneras
is the second longest beach as well as a sandy tourist attraction of Las
Palmas. The beach is the pride of the local people and attracts many tourists
and visitors holidaying in Las Palma. You can take a stroll on the beach,
drink the local beer called Cana de Tropical and enjoy the local cuisines.
When on a holiday in Las
Palmas do not miss its most important town festival. The Las Palmas Carnival
is a yearly tourist attraction that is held during the month of February
and presents a glimpse of the amazing tradition and culture of the Canary
Best time to holiday in
The ideal time for a holiday
in Las Palmas depends upon the purpose of holiday. The summer temperature
varies from 26 ºC to 28 ºC or more, the winters in Las Palmas
are somewhere between 22 ºC and 24 ºC.