About Las Palmas - presentation, information, photos and recommendations
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is the capital and largest city of the Canary Islands archipelago, and one of the largest cities in Spain.
Las Palmas offers sun, sea and an exceptional historical heritage. Guanche combination of Aboriginal culture, and colonial past that is at a distance of 144 km from the coast of Africa, have created a unique character, a mix between Europe, America and Africa.
The island capital, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria enjoys a subtropical climate, summer temperatures are keeping the whole year. In port or Christopher Columbus landed in his first trip to America, the city keeping its memory alive in the house and memorial statue in the historic center Vegueta. Moreover, the district kept a lot of historical relics, monuments and museums.
If you want to do a little holiday shopping in Las Palmas, then you should choose the Triana district - its pedestrian streets are packed by a wide variety of shops and cafes.
No night life is missing - the historic pubs and discos have become a meeting place for young people, especially weekend evenings. And in the port area there are many bars and restaurants.
During Carnival in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria - usually in January, February - in the city have been a lot of festivals and entertainment events.
Las Palmas city has many beautiful beaches, the main one being Las Canteras. Shore area is newly renovated and the promenade is lined by many bars and restaurants overlooking the sea. Is always fine sand beaches, Iara sea water is very deep.
Las Palmas | Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is the capital and largest city of the Canary Islands archipelago, and one of the largest cities in Spain.
Las Palmas offers sun, sea and an exceptional historical heritage
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