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  Gran Canaria Rural Info
Gran Canaria lies in a part of the Atlantic known as Macaronesia, which includes the archipelagos of Madeira, Salvajes, Azores and Cape Verde.
Within the archipelago, Gran Canaria lies between Fuerteventura and Tenerife, lying at a distance of 83 kilometres to the west of Fuerteventura and 62 kilometres to the east of Tenerife.
Being of volcanic origin, Gran Canaria´s 1,560 square kilometres of surface area and 236 kilometres of coastline encompass a great many of the varied landscapes that are found in the archipelago.
www.grancanariarural.com /informacion.asp?lan=en   (242 words)

 Gran Canaria - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gran Canaria, rarely Grand Canary (archaic), is the third largest island of the Canary Islands, an archipelago located in the Atlantic Ocean 210 km from the northwest coast of Africa and belonging to Spain.
Gran Canaria's surface is 1,560 km² and its maximum altitude is 1,949 meters (Pico de Las Nieves).
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is the biggest city of Canary Islands, also the capital of the province of Las Palmas, and also one of the two capitals of the autonomous community of the Canary Islands, along Santa Cruz de Tenerife.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gran_Canaria   (697 words)

 Gran Canaria, Daytime in Gran Canaria
Gran Canaria is a "miniature continent" where you can fully appreciate the scenery both inland and on the coast by taking the different routes available all over the island.
Gran Canaria is a great theme park itself as it has a large variety of leisure activities to offer the visitors.
Visitors to the island of Gran Canaria are able to enjoy an enormous variety of landscapes as well as countless microclimates, which is why the island has become one of the world´s most attractive tourist destinations.
www.grancanaria.net /dia-en.html   (438 words)

The island of Gran Canaria is truly a continent in miniature.
Gran Canaria has a temperate climate, very agreeable during all the year, with an average tempreature of 23º, which makes possible combining work with leisure and sport with the nature...
The leisure possibilities of the island are infinite: the Dunes of Maspalomas, the cliffs of the west coast and the leafy pines groves of the centre area...
www.grancanariacb.com /en/index.php   (282 words)

 Gran Canaria
he orography of Gran Canaria increases from the coast towards the centre and the massif of the summit, where the highest points are to be found: the Pico de las Nieves (l.950 m) and the Roque Nublo (l.813 m).
Mother nature has been generous to Gran Canaria, endowing it with the most diverse shades of landscape, thus enabling a wide variety of tourism.
Gozad de una completas vacaciones y practicad vuestro deporte favorito en Gran Canaria.
www.dis.ulpgc.es /canarias/gcanaria   (1211 words)

 Canary Islands | Gran Canaria | Tenerife | Lanzarote | Fuertventura
Gran Canaria is one of the Canary Islands, an archipelago located in the Atlantic Ocean 210 km from the northwest coast of Africa and belonging to Spain.
Gran Canaria's surface is 1560 km2 and its maximum altitude is 1949 meters (Pico de Las Nieves).
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is also the capital of the province of Las Palmas, and also one of the co-capitals of the autonomous community of the Canary Islands.
www.vrcanaries.com   (589 words)

 Gran Canaria Market Wochenmärkte Gran Canaria Mercadillos shopping   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Maspalomas is the oldest touristic town in the south coast of Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands.
Puerto de Mogán is a port town in municipality of Mogán, in the southwest of the island of Gran Canaria.
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is a Spanish city, the capital city of Gran Canaria which is one of the Canary Islands, in the Atlantic Ocean, 210 kilometers located off the northwestern coast of Africa.
www.grancanaria-market.com /gc_eng1.html   (1269 words)

 Holiday - Canary Islands : Lanzarote, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria. Site seeing - Canary Islands
The islands of Lanzarote, Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands comprise 7,447 square kilometers of starkly contrasting landscape and breathtaking scenery.
Lanzarote, Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands owe their varied terrain to intense volcanic activity that long ago carved deep ravines, lush valleys, rugged canyons, golden sand dunes, and white-sand beaches in the face of the sun-kissed archipelago.
Lanzarote, Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands are the perfect island destination for tourists yearning to escape the snowy European winter and adventure-seekers looking for something out of the ordinary.
www.icanarias.com   (235 words)

 Gran Canaria, Surfing and windsurfing in Gran Canaria
The surf conditions that exist in certain parts of the coast of Gran Canaria have made it possible to develop various forms of water sports that are based on the exploitation of this phenomenon, the most notable being windsurfing, surfing and bodyboarding, the latter being better known as "boogie" on the island.
The most notable of these areas is the beach of Pozo Izquierdo, which, together with the beach of Playa del Inglés, is the location for two of the trials in the World PWA Windsurfing Championships, where the greatest windsurfers in the world come to compete.
There are approximately 21 windsurfing spots in Gran Canaria where you can practise all the facets of windsurfing, with the support of prestigious schools as well as a service infrastructure that stretches from the city of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria down to the tourist area in the South of the island.
www.grancanaria.net /surf-en.html   (577 words)

 Gran Canaria School of Languages. Intensive Spanish Courses.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Gran Canaria offers you not only a holiday under the sun but also the possibility to learn about its culture, art, people, food and more.
The Certificate and Diplomas are issued by Gran Canaria School of Languages as a private center and are signed by the teacher and Head of Studies.
The Gran Canaria School of Languages is the only authorised center for the DIE (Diploma Internacional de Español) examinations in Las Palmas.
www.grancanariaschool.com /PaginaEnglish.htm   (2549 words)

 Self catering Gran Canaria - Gran Canaria Properties Ltd
As our name suggests we specialise in providing holiday accommodation on Gran Canaria and over the past 17 years have built up a great selection of properties, samples of which can be found on our website.
We specialise in late availability on Gran Canaria and in addition to the accommodation featured we will be offering further apartments as they become available throughout the season, so please do contact us to check on the latest information.
Gran Canaria is recognised as the most scenic of all the Canary Islands and the variety of the scenery is quite fascinating.
www.grancanprops.co.uk   (275 words)

 Spanish Language Courses in Gran Canaria - University Courses
Facts: Gran Canaria is one of the seven Canary Islands (the second in size, after Tenerife), which are located in the south-west of Spain and north-west of Africa, directly in front of the coast of Morocco.
Gran Canaria enjoys a spring climate all year round with average annual temperatures that fluctuate between 18 and 25 degrees centigrade.
Gran Canaria is the perfect option for those who would like to learn Spanish in an environment that has mild temperatures and a mixture of Spanish and Latin American cultures.
unispain.com /Gran_Canaria.htm   (669 words)

 Gran Canaria Canary Islands Spain by Grancanaria.to
The Gran Canaria landscape climbs to it’s highest peak "Pozo de las Nieves" which looms to 1,949 meters at the center of the island.
Gran Canaria history is extremely colourful and dates back for several millennia.
They now have one office situated in Gran Canaria and their friendly and experienced staff are there to show you some fabulous Real Estate for sale in Gran Canaria and the Canary Islands in Spain.
www.grancanaria.to   (561 words)

 GRAN CANARIA - Conocer la Isla
Gran Canaria -que fue incorporada a la Corona de Castilla en 1483 y cuyos primeros habitantes se llamaban canarii- se encuentra situada casi en el centro del archipiélago canario, entre las islas de Tenerife y Fuerteventura.
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, capital de la isla y de la provincia de Las Palmas, fue fundada en 1478 y su población se aproxima a los 400.000 habitantes, lo que la convierte en la primera ciudad del archipiélago.
Cada de 7 de septiembre, víspera de las fiestas del Pino, se produce una gran romería en la que participan miles de personas, provenientes de los distintos municipios de Gran Canaria y del resto del archipiélago, ataviadas con trajes típicos para entregar sus ofrendas a la Virgen.
www.fatoumaria.com /grancanaria.htm   (4713 words)

 Gran Canaria, Spain
Gran Canaria draws larger numbers of holidaymakers than any of the other islands.
Although its scenery is less spectacular than that of Tenerife, it has the great attraction of the beautiful sandy beaches in the south of the island and is well equipped with sport and entertainment facilities.
The center of Gran Canaria, which is almost exactly circular in form, is occupied by a range of mountains which reach their highest point in the Pozo de las Nieves (1,949m/6,395ft).
www.planetware.com /spain/gran-canaria-e-can-gc.htm   (283 words)

 Gran Canaria - Latest information about Gran Canaria
Stepping onto the spectacular island, you can't help but marvel at the varied terrain and diverse climatic conditions that affirm the reputation of Gran Canaria as the 'Miniature Continent.' Eons of volcanic activity carved the extremely contrasting details that define the awe-inspiring landscape of Gran Canaria.
Gran Canaria has everything you could ever want in an island paradise: verdant valleys, majestic mountains, vast sand dunes, volcanic craters, deep ravines, meandering coastlines, fantastic beaches, and sometimes, snow-capped peaks.
Las Palmas, the capital of Gran Canaria, is home to the urban beach district Playa de las Canteras, the Catedral de Santa Ana, clusters of Gran Canaria hotels, and some of the finest examples of Canarian architecture.
www.icanarias.com /grancanaria/uk   (227 words)

 Gran Canaria Island hotels. Save up to 60% off rates on all hotels in Gran Canaria Island
If you are planning for a particular holiday destination at Gran Canaria Island, then H10 Playa Meloneras Palace Hotel is only a kilometre from the Congress Hall and is also close to the Maspalomas and Salobre golf course.
Providing comfortable accommodation and excellent meeting facilities, the AC Hotel Gran Canaria in Las Palmas is an ideal place to stay, whether you are travelling on business or pleasure.
The AC Hotel Gran Canaria is an emblematic building located very close to the city,...
www.hotelclub.net /hotel.reservations/Gran_Canaria_Island.htm   (254 words)

 Gran Canaria travel guide
Gran Canaria assembles, in an almost perfect circle of 1,532 square kilometers (597 square miles), a little of everything found on the other Canary Islands, in addition to holiday attractions that combine vast beaches and natural physical diversity.
In addition to this calm sandy shore, Gran Canaria also has abrupt wild areas with secluded unspoiled spots, such as Güigüí, or rockscapes that push headlong hundreds of feet towards the sea, such as the cliffs of Andén Verde.
Most of the beaches are found on the southern end of the island, where the climate is sunny and dry.
www.world66.com /europe/spain/canaryislands/grancanaria   (456 words)

 Gran Canaria island, an overview Photo Gallery by roboele at pbase.com
The Canarian island of Gran Canaria is especially known for its masstourism at the southside of the island.
Ik heb er drie weken gelogeerd bij vrienden in de stad Gran Canaria.De foto's die je zag zijn bijna uitsluitend gemaakt op een tweedaagse trektocht rgens aan de noordoost kant.We sliepen er op het strand,waarvan ook foto's,vanwaar we Tenerife konden zien.
Gran Canaria indeed is a wonderful place, and we especially like Puerto de Mogan.
www.pbase.com /roboele/gran_canaria_an_overview   (471 words)

 Gran Canaria Info Page, with one wery personal view...
Henna is plant and when applied on skin will leave red, orange or brown stains as it is case for the last 5000 years that it is in use worldwide.
If you have been offered fl Henna tattoo on the streets of Gran Canaria or elsewhere that will last for two weeks and need 20 minutes to dry/one hour to stain then you will be definitely advised to:
Welcome to Gran Canaria, (well, not yet, you are still at home).
savic.com /canarias/home/index.htm   (376 words)

 Gran Canaria Destination Travel Guide including hotels, holidays and flights
The paradise island of Gran Canaria is located in the Atlantic Ocean, 130 miles from the African coast.
It is the third largest of the Canary Islands and has Fuerteventura and Tenerife as it neighbours.
Gran Canaria truly has something to interest everyone on their holiday and I am sure that like so many others that regurarly visit us - you will want to return again and again."
www.spain-grancanaria.com /uk   (338 words)

 Magnolias Natura - naturist holidays in Gran Canaria, Spain
Magnolias Natura, a well established bungalow complex is the very first and only Naturist destination on Gran Canaria.
It is situated on the southernmost tip of the island and has 28 bungalows perfectly located in a peaceful and relaxing setting.
We are located on the southern tip of Gran Canaria, Spain's tropical paradise island with its year-round sunshine.
www.canariasnatura.com   (90 words)

 Gran Canaria - National Parks International Shopping at dooyoo.co.uk
Gran Canaria had some apartments available through our timeshare Getaway breaks at very reasonable prices, so we decided to check it out as we had never been to the Canary Islands.
Gran Canaria lies about 186 miles west of the coast of Morocco.
There are 7 islands in the archipelago, it is the third largest island in the Canaries and has the largest population.
www.dooyoo.co.uk /national-parks-international/gran-canaria   (222 words)

 Gran Canaria Homes.com - Property for sale in Gran Canaria
The island of Gran Canaria is third in size of all the other islands, after Tenerife and Fuerteventura.
It has a surface area of 1,532m2 and its most outstanding features are the ravines which come down from the central peaks - which are over 2,000m high - to the shore.
In Gran Canaria, the steep cliffs of El Puerto de la Nieves and de la Aldea together with the rugged ravines of Tirajana, Moya and Azuaje alternate with pleasant valleys where thousands of banana-trees grow and which - like the Arucas - gently descend towards the sea.
www.grancanariahomes.com /gran-canaria-guide.htm   (1096 words)

 Gran Canaria Guide. Canary Islands. Find flights, hotels and car hire - fishing, restaurants, maps, golf and ...
Gran Canaria Guide is your complete dictionary about Gran Canaria.
You can find comprehensive collection of accommodation on Gran Canaria under Hotels.
It's not all party and summertime, so if you would like to know the cultural background of Gran Canaria, visit Facts or Culture, where the history of the Island and its people is being told.
www.grancanariaguide.com   (369 words)

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