Canary Islands - Gran Canaria (Chapter)
This is the Gran Canaria chapter from Lonely Planet’s Canary Islands guidebook.
Gran Canaria is a continent in miniature, with a dramatic variation of terrain, ranging from the green and leafy north to the mountainous interior and desert south. Its rugged coastline is interspersed with white sandy beaches and a garish tiara of holiday resorts.
- ponder the pastel-painted buildings in lovely Agüimes, an aesthetically restored 15th-century village
- drink in the incredible views at Cruz de Tejeda, positioned at the very centre of the island
- restaurants & accommodation
- dig into lunch at a cave restaurant in the dramatic Barranco de Guayadeque
Coverage includes: Las Palmas de Gran Canaria & around, Telde, Ingenio & Agüimes, Barranco de Guayadeque, Temisas, San Bartolomé de Tirajana, Fataga, Tejeda & around, Vega de San Mateo, Santa Brígida & Caldera de Bandama, The Northwest, Teror, Arucas & around, Moya, Santa María de Guía & around, Gáldar, Agaete & Puerto de Las Nieves, Aldea de San Nicolás & around, Playa Del Inglés & Maspalomas & around, Puerto Rico & Arguineguín, Puerto de Mogán and Mogán & around.
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