10 days in Maspalomas & Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Itinerary

10 days in Maspalomas & Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Itinerary

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10 days in Maspalomas & Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Itinerary

Start: Maspalomas
1
Maspalomas
— 6 nights
Bus:  45 min
2
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
— 3 nights
Bus:  45 min
End: Maspalomas

6
nights
Maspalomas

Maspalomas ©
Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
Change things up with these side-trips from Maspalomas: Mirador del Balcon (in La Aldea de San Nicolas de Tolentino), Mirador La Sorrueda (in Santa Lucia) and Mirador los Pozos de las Nieves (in Vega de San Mateo). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, categoryPhrases.phrase.get_up_close_and_personal_with_brilliant_marine_life_at Palmitos Park, and enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Mogan.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Maspalomas itinerary builder.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are Gran Canaria Airport, Tenerife South Airport and Tenerife Norte Airport. In February, daytime highs in Maspalomas are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to take a bus to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

San Bartolome de Tirajana, Santa Lucia, Puerto Rico, Tresor Noir, Playa de Amadores
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Playa de Maspalomas ©
Playa de Maspalomas
Palmitos Park ©
Palmitos Park

3
nights
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria ©
As the largest city in the Canary Islands, Las Palmas serves as a popular vacation destination, encompassing lively island culture and all the modern amenities of a major metropolis.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): kick back and relax at Las Canteras Beach, get engrossed in the history at Casa de Colon, appreciate the history behind Los Perros de La Plaza de Santa Ana, then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Santa Ana, and finally take a stroll through Vegueta. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Roque Nublo, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then admire the natural beauty at Jardin Botanico Viera & Clavijo, and finally don't miss a visit to Calle Triana.

For where to stay and other tourist information, go to the Las Palmas de Gran Canaria planner.

You can take a bus from Maspalomas to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow time for the bus ride back home.

Things to do in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Museo & Parque Arqueologico Cueva Pintada
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Las Canteras Beach ©
Las Canteras Beach
Vegueta ©
Vegueta
Casa de Colon ©
Casa de Colon

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