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Best Free Tours in Gran Canaria

Located in the Atlantic Ocean, off the northwestern coast of Africa, Gran Canaria is the crown jewel of the Canary Archipelago in Spain. The island is blessed with balmy and sunny weather, so there are many amazing free walking tours in Gran Canaria that you can join all year long. The Essential Las Palmas City Tour is one of the most popular free walking tours in Gran Canaria. This tour takes visitors through the historic city center of Las Palmas, where they can explore its ancient streets and monuments. You will learn about the role of the island in the Age of Discovery and the flourishing of the Spanish Empire. The Maspalomas Free Tour is another great option for those who want to explore on foot this beautiful resort town in the south of Gran Canaria. The Telde Free Tour is perfect for those who want to explore Gran Canaria’s rich cultural heritage, including churches and monasteries as well as some fascinating archaeological sites. Finally, join the Myths and Legends of Gran Canaria Free Tour to hear spooky stories about pirates and ghosts! So why not come join a local guide on one (or all!) of these amazing Gran Canaria free walking tours?

Highlights of a Free Tour in Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria is an incredibly interesting destination that has been attracting local and international tourists for decades. With Free Tours in Gran Canaria, you can explore the culture and history of this stunning destination with passionate local guides. Take a stroll through the old city of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and visit the old neighborhoods of Vegueta and Triana. You will get to see Colon House, the mansion where Cristopher Columbus lived before his transcendental first trip to the Americas. You'll discover the link of Gran Canaria with piracy, Ferdinand Magellan and many other historical figures. At Maspalomas, you will have the opportunity to explore the stunning Botanical Garden of Maspalomas and San Fernando Market. This is the perfect place to buy tropical fruits, handicrafts, and aloe vera organic products. And don't miss the beautiful town of Telde! Located just a short ride from Las Palmas, it is known for its rich history and cultural heritage. It has many historical sites, including the Church of Saint John the Baptist, Leon and Castillo House Museum and San Juan Park. Whether you’re looking for an educational experience or just want to have some fun, Free Tours in Gran Canaria are sure to provide something for everyone.

Things to Do in Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria is a popular tourist destination known for its diversity of landscapes, including mountains, beaches, and deserts. It offers cultural landmarks, hiking opportunities and a laid-back atmosphere that will captivate you for sure! For those looking for a beach vacation, Gran Canaria has over 80 stretches of golden sand around the island, perfect for soaking up some sun and enjoying the warm waters. Make sure to go for a swim at wonderful Las Canteras Beach, Playa del Ingles Beach or Amadores Beach. Outdoorsy travelers who want to explore nature will be delighted to learn that Gran Canaria has beautiful agricultural landscapes and natural parks with plenty of flora and fauna to discover. The massive Wind Cave and Special Natural Reserve of the Dunes of Maspalomas are a must during your trip! The island also offers plenty of cultural attractions such as museums, galleries, monuments and historical sites that will give visitors insight into its rich history. Don't miss Colon House and Cueva Pintada Archaeological Museum to dive into the past of the island. No matter what type of experience you're looking for on your vacation, the Canary Islands will be your perfect destination!

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