“We are incredibly proud to be Canarians,” he told me once when visiting Gran Canaria Alfredo, owner of a small restaurant in Playa del Inglés. “There are the most beautiful beaches with the most beautiful sand with the most amazing waves. On the shore are the most beautiful hotels, promenades and cafes. The island is home to the most hospitable people. Grow the tastiest tomatoes, sweetest bananas, the most fragrant roses. We will make the finest wines here and the kitchen is also the best. ”
I would like to introduce you on this blog our beautiful Canary Islands. I focus mainly on Gran Canaria, but you can find articles about other islands too. My aim is to bring the islands closer to you from all angles – tourist attractions, island history, nature or ordinary people. I wish you a pleasant reading. If you liked an article, I’d be glad if you rate it, or leave a comment with your observations.
You can also ask me questions. I would also be grateful for tips for new articles. I work as a tourist organizer with registration at Registro General Turístico. During your visit to Gran Canaria, I will be happy to give you a guide or advice on how to make your vacation more enjoyable. If you need advice on accommodation I can help you too. As an official retailer of the hotel networks RIU, LOPESAN, DUNAS, BARCELÓ, MELIA, SERVATUR and H10 I personally know all hotels hotels of these networks in Gran Canaria.
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Dedicated to the memory of Alejandro del Castillo y Bravo de Laguna, IX. Count Vega Grande and Guadalupe. We cannot forget its key role in promoting Canarian tourism. The idea that shaped the present-day south of Gran Canaria was born ...Read more
Under the Canary Islands, most people imagine the 7 main islands of Tenerife, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, La Palma, La Gomera and El Hierro. However, fewer people know that the main islands include the small island of La Graciosa, located ...Read more
The original Berber inhabitants of the Canary Islands are generally called the Guanches. As an independent nation, the Guanches no longer exist. They mixed with the Spanish settlers and together formed the basis of today's population of the Canary Islands ...Read more
The history of the county of de la Vega Grande de Guadalupe began almost 250 years ago. On September 23, 1777, King Carlos III of Spain granted Fernando Bruno Castillo Ruiz de Vergara, Viscount del Castillo, a county title. 1 ...Read more
The King of Spain is the head of state, a symbol of his unity and perseverance, who is responsible for deciding and moderating the proper functioning of the institutions and at the same time being the highest representative of the ...Read more
If you were on holiday in Gran Canaria, you probably noticed a four-engine aircraft shut down at the El Berriel Bay and Bahía Felíz resort from the highway or the old GC-500. Although the aircraft is in the colors of ...Read more
Néstor Martín-Fernandez de la Torre was born on 7 February 1887 in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. He died just a day before his 51st birthday, 6 February 1938 also in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. He was a painter ...Read more
Every visitor to the Canary Islands is sure that the Canary Islands consist of thirteen islands. The largest island is Tenerife, followed by Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, La Palma, La Gomera, El Hierro, La Graciosa, Alegranza, Monte Clara, Lobos, Roque ...Read more
There are few hotels in the world that are so marked in the history of the city and the country in which they are located, such as the Santa Catalina Hotel in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. In its 130-year ...Read more
On Sunday, March 27, 1977, two giant Boeing 747s crashed in the Canary Islands right on the runway. They waited several tens of minutes for ambulances and firemen to arrive. Because of the fog there was nothing to see. 40 ...Read more