Gran Canaria, a miniature continent

Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria is a Spanish island of the Canary Islands archipelago located in the Atlantic ocean. Together with the islands of Lanzarote and Fuerteventura, it forms the province of Las Palmas, which also comprises the small islands of La Graciosa, Alegranza, Montaña Clara, Roque del Este, Roque del Oeste and Isla de Lobos.

The island's capital is Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (the most populated city in the archipelago, with 381,847 inhabitants), which is also capital of the eastern province (Las Palmas) and the Autonomous Community of the Canary Islands, together with Santa Cruz de Tenerife.​


The climate of Gran Canaria is incredibly mild and pleasant practically all year round. In summer, temperatures do not surpass 26º - 28ºC, and in winter, generally speaking, the minimum is 16ºC.





  • Gran Canaria Airport
What to see every month​
  • In February, the Carnival of Gran Canaria and the Blossoming Almond Tree Festival in Tejada
  • In May, the fiesta de San José (first Sunday in May) and the Cheese Festival of Guía
  • The festivities of the city's Patron Saint are held in Las Palmas in June (23)
  • In July, the Water Festival, the Clay Festival and the Fiesta del Carmen
  • In August, the Fiesta de la Rama in Agaete [In Honour of the Snow Virgin] (August 4), La Traída del Agua [Bringing the Water] of Lomo Magullo, Las Fiestas de la Virgen de la Cuevita, la Vará del Pescao [Pilgrimage and fish-roasting and eating Festival] las Fiestas de San Lorenzo.
  • In September, las Fiestas de la Virgen del Pino (September 7 and 8), la Fiesta del Charco [Festival commemorating an old fishing method] in La Aldea, la Bajada del Gofio [Festival commemorating the taking of gofio - toasted maize - to the mill] and la Suelta del Perro Maldito [Festival commemorating when the Devil was supposedly let loose].


H10 Hotels in Gran Canaria

  1. H10 Playa Meloneras Palace

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