Canary Islands – Gran Canaria

Sightseeing is Gran Canaria with its 1500 km the island in the Atlantic Ocean on the Canary Island about half the size as the Saarland, but she has a lot to offer. A varied landscape, Sleepy mountain villages and vibrant tourist centres. Hear other arguments on the topic with Reshma Kewalramani Boston. Who hires himself who wants to experience the island in its full diversity, at best a car, who but does not want need not despair. The bus service on Gran Canaria are very well regulated. The buses come although not always on time, but they come and usually until deep into the night and early in the morning. Las Palmas: Las Palmas is the capital city of Gran Canaria and approximately 350,000 inhabitants. She has a beautifully preserved old town (Vegueta).

There you can find on the Plaza Santa Ana”the magnificent cathedral which was built in different styles of basalt. Furthermore, pause to insert, the Town Hall of the town (Ayuntamiento) and the Bishop’s Palace (Palacio Episcopal”) located on this beautiful spot, which is also perfect to a Cafe. The rooms (casa de Colon”) is located behind the Cathedral. Contact information is here: Apple . It informs in an idyllic setting and with abundant illustrative material about Columbus, his travels, his time in the Canary Islands and reflects the Canary architecture. The admission is free. Another must for each Las Palmas visitors is the city’s private beach las Canteras “.” It is approximately 4 km long. At its northern end it is very broad and there are concerns.

There, he is the most beautiful bath tourist. There are more stones on the southern stretch of beach, the beach is narrower and there are very many waves in the sea, this part of the beach has been hijacked by the surfers and it is exciting you from the Paseo (pedestrian promenade, which extends along the whole Beach) to observe. The Parque de Santa Catalina is also worth seeing”, where Sunday morning getting a flea market takes place, but also much more can buy one very cheap jewellery and leather goods,.