Monthly Archives: May 2017

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Gran Canaria Flavours

The land of Gran Canaria, of volcanic origin, has many properties which, combined with the various microclimates, make agricultural and zootechnical production rich. Microclimate also permits the development of a unique flora and a variety of endemic plants (more than 500 species unique to the Canary Islands). For example, the […]

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Cenobio de Valeron

The archaeological park of Cenobio del Valeron is located in the municipality of Santa Maria de Guia (territory where are also the Doramas rural park and the Brezal nature reserve) and is located in the north of the island. It is a collective granary¬†used by aborigines, consisting of 298 compartments […]

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54 Blue Flags

With the opinion of the international jury of the Blue Flag environmental program in 2017 edition, the Canary Islands awarded 49 beach awards, 2 more than the previous edition, 5 for the tourist ports. In the Canary Islands, the Blue Flag initiative is managed in collaboration with the Canary Islands […]

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El Molino de Agua

Taking the road GC 60 from Maspalomas (north), overcome the village of Fataga, we meet the finca (farm in Spanish) El Molino de Agua, a lovely place immersed in nature and peace. In the property there is a good restaurant (rustic typical Canary), a swimming pool and a small ranch […]

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Gran Canaria cheeses win 14 medals

The Gran Canaria cheeses have a record of 14 medals (3 gold, 4 silver and 7 bronze) in the World Cheese Awards (WCA), held this year in San Sebastian. In total, the Cabildo of Gran Canaria sent to the contest 29 cheeses, of which 14 have been recognized in the […]

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Guided tours to the Castle of La Luz

The castle, built in 1494 by order of governor Alonso Fajardo as a defensive fortress, is located in Las Palmas, in the neighborhood of Isleta (near Puerto de la Luz). Guided visits will be held twice a month, always at 5.30 pm, during the months of May, June and July, […]

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Tall ships regatta

Gran Canaria receives in May to eleven large sailing vessels participating in the Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta, a transatlantic test in which ships train young people in sailing. The regatta, organized by Sail Training International, commemorates the 150th anniversary of Canada in this edition and will be a very […]

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