11 days in Gran Canaria Itinerary

11 days in Gran Canaria Itinerary

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11 days in Gran Canaria Itinerary

Start: Birmingham
Fly:  4 h 30 min
1
Maspalomas
— 7 nights
Bus:  45 min
2
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
— 3 nights
Fly + Foot:  7 h 30 min
End: Birmingham

7
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 de Puerto de Mogan (in Puerto de Mogan), Caldera de los Pinos de Galdar (in Galdar) and Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Experiencias Virtuales, Spas, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Reserva Natural Especial de Las Dunas de Maspalomas, stroll through Playa Puerto Rico, observe the fascinating underwater world at Palmitos Park, and enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Mogan.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Maspalomas travel tool.

Birmingham, UK to Maspalomas is an approximately 7.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or fly. In March, Maspalomas is much hotter than Birmingham - with highs of 25°C and lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Puerto Rico, Puerto de Mogan, San Bartolome de Tirajana
Find places to stay Mar 13 — 20:
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Las Canteras Beach ©
Las Canteras Beach
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.
You've now added Vegueta to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Botanico Viera & Clavijo, take an in-depth tour of Casa de Colon, then look for gifts at Casa del Perfume Canario, then contemplate the long history of Vegueta, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Experiencias Virtuales. On your second day here, make a trip to Calle Triana, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, get great views at Mirador Plaza de San Roque, explore the striking landscape at Roque Nublo, then take some stellar pictures from Mirador Degollada de Becerra, and finally examine the collection at Museo & Parque Arqueologico Cueva Pintada.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Palmas de Gran Canaria planner.

Take a bus from Maspalomas to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. March in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Casa Consistorial, Mirador Plaza de San Roque, Museo & Parque Arqueologico Cueva Pintada, Mirador Degollada de Becerra
Find places to stay Mar 20 — 23:
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Las Canteras Beach ©
Las Canteras Beach
Experiencias Virtuales ©
Experiencias Virtuales
Vegueta ©
Vegueta

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