DAYTIME IN GRAN CANARIA
climate on Gran Canaria all year around is an invitation for
visitors to make the most of an endless number of daytime leisure
A visit to the different theme parks will give you a day of
enjoyment that you will always remember, with the possibility
of learning more about the Island’s landscape and flora
and fauna. You can always visit spectacular water attractions
or small zoos with tropical birds and reptiles of all sizes.
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in the Island’s principal museums and the different archaeological
sites which open their doors daily, or our monumental heritage,
is another of the attractive possibilities provided by Gran
Canaria to tourists looking for daytime enjoyment at any time
of the year.
Gran Canaria is a "miniature continent" where you
can fully appreciate the scenery both inland and on the coast
by taking the different routes available all over the island.
|Gran Canaria is a great theme
park itself as it has a large variety of leisure activities
to offer the visitors. It has also developed some natural and
artificial areas where it attractions and shows are put together
just to entertain and in many cases to educate their visitors.
Although the island does not have large theme parks, places
for leisure in Gran Canaria are noted for their variety, originality
and a sense of being somehow linked to the surroundings and
natural resources. Thus, you can find botanical gardens, zoos,
water parks and thos parks which are linked to the Canarian
culture. You will also find scientific and amusement parks.
|Visitors to the island of Gran
Canaria are able to enjoy an enormous variety of landscapes
as well as countless microclimates, which is why the island
has become one of the world´s most attractive tourist
destinations. It is on account of these characteristics that
Gran Canaria has earned its epithet, namely "the miniature
No matter where you go on the island, the temperatures remain
unusually pleasant throughout the year. However, in a single
day, it is possible to travel to the South of the island, where
you can enjoy the warm temperatures of the southern coastal
areas; to explore the midlands, where the climate is more temperate;
to traverse the subtropical valleys and forests; and even to
travel to the highest peaks of the island, where you may be
lucky enough to witness the first snowfalls of the winter.
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endless possibilities for tourism in every corner of Gran Canaria.
Every enclave on the island derives a special quality from the
island´s orography, the trade winds and the ocean currents.
The best place to start your visit to our "miniature continent"
is the capital of the island, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, and
specifically the Las Canteras beach. Upon commencing a tour
of the island, you should know that there are five routes for
exploring the rest of Gran Canaria, namely the Northern route,
which has two itineraries; the Southern route; the Western route;
the Central route; and, lastly, the Circular route around the