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GRAN CANARIA: The Small Continent

... that is how this island is called because of its extremely varied landscapes with European, African and even American vegetation. The mountain range in the island's center, of a height of about 2000 meters, is cut by some bizarre canyons.

Hardly anywhere else you can find such different landscapes and even climatical zones being geographically that close one to each other: mountain massives, desert land, tropical forrests, ...
Along the seaside there are wide beaches of sand, and while elsewhere people are shuddering of cold, here the tourists are lying in the sun and looking at those mountainpeaks being covered with snow ...

More about Gran Canaria ...

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

... the island's very original capital.

The beaches

... the most beautiful and best known beaches, as Maspalomas and Playa del Inglés.

The Tracks of the Guanches

... original inhabitants of Canary Islands. We get you on the track of this highly interesting old civilization.


... to the most beautiful landscapes and most picturesque villages.

Photo Tour

A great way to get a first impression! Choose from a collection of thumbnail-photos on which items to get informed or which images to see in full-scale.

More Canary Islands >>> Gran Canaria | Fuerteventura | Lanzarote | Tenerife | La Palma | La Gomera | El Hierro

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