The Canary Islands – islands of eternal spring just 150 km off the coast of Africa, the unique Sun island is Gran Canaria. You enchants its visitors with special impressions of beaches, beautiful dunes and wild mountains. Gran Canaria offers a variety of recreational opportunities. Whether hiking, scuba diving, or just let your soul dangle it is never boring – Gran Canaria. Especially among young people, is the island of the Sun well known due to its varied nightlife, and popular. Gran Canaria is the third largest of the Canary Islands after Tenerife and Fuerteventura.
The most popular part is probably to Maspalomas, where there are also many shopping opportunities and numerous modern hotels and holiday resorts. There are sufficient ways to soak up the Sun, to bathe in the sea or just relax. Who lands the first time at Gando airport, could leave easily shocked due to the sparseness in the South of Gran Canaria, the aircraft. The cherry blossom in the individual resorts, ensures however that This first impression is soon forgotten. Many visitors escape in winter of the local cold and winter on the Sun island. The uniqueness of the wide dune beaches between San Agustin and Puerto de Mogan is no end to refrain. The circular and very versatile island is volcanic and the highest point, the 1949 m high Pico de las Nieves, is located in the Centre of the island.
Rough trails and boiler-shaped crater still remember the volcano active time. However, hikers are rewarded with a unique biodiversity and numerous natural beauties. The roof of Gran Canaria, the Pico de las Nieves, offers a stunning view and is under a cloudless sky, the Pico del Teide, the highest mountain in Spain, to the access close. The most beautiful vantage points are Los Pechos. Gran Canaria is becoming increasingly important in global tourism. Are especially popular travel last minute now to Gran Canaria.