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Gay-maspalomas, the gay scene on Gran Canaria

Monday, January 21st, 2013

On the homepage gay-maspalomas.com you can find lots of information about gay scene on the isle. You can rent a special accommodation. You can find special hotels and apartments, which are gay friendly. The sense of this page is to help gay people to spend their holiday on the isle without being observed or discriminated by other tourists.

We want to underline that it’s got nothing to do with a pornographic association or something similar, it is … Read the rest

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Categories: About Gran Canaria, Beaches, Cultural Events, Events, Mapalomas, Nightlife, Tourism

The auditory of Las Palmas of Gran Canaria

Sunday, March 1st, 2009

The auditory of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria of Gran Canaria is located at the nothwestern end of Las Canteras beach, next to the convention centre opposite the Las Arenas shopping centere with it’s modern design.

It is named after Alfredo Kraus, a famous spanish tenor who died in 1999 and was considered to be one of the last Grandseigneurs of opera. Designed by the architect Oscar Tusquets and the sculptor Juan Bordes it was first opened on December … Read the rest

Posted by Anna
Categories: About Gran Canaria, Cultural Events, Events, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Music festival WOMAD (World of Music and Dance)

Saturday, November 1st, 2008

If you would like to listen to faboulus live music from all over the world, you should not miss the famous World of Music, Art and Dance (WOMAD) festival in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

WOMAD festivals take place in over 20 countries, on 4 continents.



For the past eight years, the Parque de Santa Catalina – a city square close to spectacular the Playa de las Canteras beach – has been the heart of the festival in Las Read the rest

Posted by Anna
Categories: About Gran Canaria, Cultural Events, Events, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Recomendable

Gran Canaria, a cosmopolitan isle with tradition

Saturday, March 1st, 2008

Gran Canaria is located in the centre of the Canary archipelago together with Tenerife. The surface is of about 1.532 km².

Only some of the highlights of nature are idyllic bays and marvellous beaches, imposing cliffs, hidden paradises, majestic mountains, impressing volcanic craters, breathtaking ravines mixed with a subtropical vegetation. The isle of Gran Canaria sustains many nature reserves and national parks.



Gran Canaria has become a cosmopolitan island where all over the year … Read the rest

Posted by Anna
Categories: About Gran Canaria, Beaches, Events, Tenerife

Variety of landscape and events

Saturday, December 1st, 2007

Gran Canaria, the third-largest island of the canary archipelago, offers 236 km of coast with marvellous sandy beaches, which are situated predominantly in the south and southeast. Some very well known beaches are Playa del Inglés and Maspalomas with their impressive dunes.

The southwest and west is dominated by rocky cliffs, the coast is very varied in the north and northeast with numerous beaches and little bays. The centre of the island is hilly with … Read the rest

Posted by Anna
Categories: About Gran Canaria, Beaches, Events, Playa del Inglés
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