If you like your climate balmy, your attractions plentiful and your scenery varied the Canary Islands’ miniature continent could be your bull’s eye. Geographically African, politically Spanish and culturally diverse, Gran Canaria is a melting pot of tastes and influences. Ever since the original cave dwellers roamed its palm-filled valleys and pounding shores, marauders have tried to claim it as their own - and for good reasons.
|Currency||1 Euro = 100 cents|
|Opening hours||On weekdays shops generally open from 9.30 am until 1.30 pm and then again from 4.30 pm until 7.30 pm. At weekends most only open 9.30 am until 1.30 pm on Saturday. Those in the resort areas generally open seven days a week.|
|Newspapers||Island Connections fortnightly newspaper|
|Tourist information||Oficina de Turismo
Plaza de las Palmeras 3, Las Palmas
+34 928 243 593