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Although it is located on the island of Gran Canaria, Las Palmas has the vibrancy and energy of a mainland Spanish city. The joint capital of Gran Canaria, along with Santa Cruz, Las Palmas is one of the largest cities in Spain and offers the hustle and bustle of city life, in addition to the finest traditions of a beach vacation. Indeed, Playa de Las Canteras is regarded as one of the very best urban beaches in the world and is a focal point for both tourists and locals alike. The promenade which runs along Playa de Las Canteras is lined with bars, cafes and restaurants and is a constant hive of activity.

Away from the beaches, many tourists head for the older districts of the city, including Triana and Vegueta. Triana is the center of commercial life in the city, with a wealth of shops and eating establishments constantly thriving with visitors. Vegueta was officially designated a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1990 and has an atmosphere all of its own. Many of the city's best bars and restaurants are located here, with special tapas evenings a regular occurrence.

Las Palmas is a city that remains proud of its heritage. It is said that the explorer Christopher Columbus embarked on his voyage to the Americas from here and visitors to the city can now relive his story at the Casa de Colon Museum. This is just one of many such attraction to be found here which pay tribute to the city's historic legacy.      

Best Time to Fly to Las Palmas

February is an ideal month to visit the city as this is when the famous Carnival of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria takes place. A cavalcade of color, song and dance, this is one of the largest and most famous annual festivities in the whole of Spain, attracting thousands of visitors each year.   

The low season months of January, March and November are the cheapest times to visit the city. Temperatures during this period are still pleasantly warm but the chance of rainfall increases, particularly in November. 

Getting around Las Palmas

Las Palmas has one of the best bus services in Spain. Yellow buses operate solely within the city itself, while the blue-colored variety will take you to other destinations on the island. The main yellow bus services run every few minutes. Taxis can be hailed in the street when you see their green light and all operate on a metered fare system.


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Interesting information about Las Palmas

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  • In July and August, Spain is extremely hot. The rest of the year the climate is generally temperate.
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Pair of jeans $73.79
Pair of Nike shoes $75.24
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter) $1.50
Pack of Marlboro cigarettes $3.47
1 hour taxi waiting fee $24.31
Loaf of white bread $1.02
Small bottle of water (0.33 liter) $0.81
Cappuccino $1.53
Cheap meal $9.26
Gasoline $5.11