6 days in Gran Canaria Itinerary

6 days in Gran Canaria Itinerary

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6 days in Gran Canaria Itinerary

Start: Glasgow, Scotland
Fly:  7 h 30 min
1
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h
2
Maspalomas
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Glasgow, Scotland

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, don't miss a visit to Monumento el Cubo, then get outside with Arucas a Caballo, then stroll through Las Canteras Beach, and finally get your game on at Experiencias Virtuales. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: catch some excitement at Canary Ride, learn about winemaking at Bodega Los Lirios, and then steep yourself in history at Vegueta.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Palmas de Gran Canaria online trip itinerary builder .

Glasgow, UK to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Glasgow in April: highs in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Outdoors Fun & Games Neighborhoods
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Las Canteras Beach ©
Las Canteras Beach
Experiencias Virtuales ©
Experiencias Virtuales
Vegueta ©
Vegueta

3
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.
Maspalomas is known for nightlife, beaches, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Maspalomas, browse the different shops at Yumbo Centrum, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and experience the excitement of Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Maspalomas trip planning site .

Traveling by bus from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria to Maspalomas takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Puerto Rico, Playa de Amadores, Playa de Mogan
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Playa de Maspalomas ©
Playa de Maspalomas
Palmitos Park ©
Palmitos Park

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