4 Great Attractions of Gran Canaria You Must Visit in 2019
With over 80 magnificent beaches, Gran Canaria, the second most populous Canary Island is a captivating family getaway destination in Spain. The sizzling volcanic natural spots and breath-taking surfing experiences, this island is power-packed with enthralling activities. But, Gran Canaria has more to offer, and today we explore the four awesome attractions you just can’t miss on your tour of Gran Canaria Island.
1. Roque Nublo
An enormous volcanic rock standing at 80 meter high, the Roque Nublo is a place for every adventure freak out there. Protected by the UNESCO heritage department, here you will fall for the mesmerizing views of Tejeda Mountain. You can also do Moonwalk at Roque Nublo, the rocks of varying sizes create a perfect setting.
The second largest beach in Gran Canaria, the vast sun dunes of Maspalomas make for unforgettable tours. Maspalomas trip has a lot to offer, the opportunity to ride on a camel in the amidst the sand desert, not to mention stopover by the lagoon to enjoy the crystal clear water.
3. Jardín Botánico Viera y Clavijo
Situated in the Northeastern region of Gran Canaria, Jardín Botánico Viera y Clavijo put on show the living side of nature. This botanic garden is a must when you are on a trip to this island to know Gran Canaria isn’t just about dull-massive deserts, endemic plants will awestruck your mind. Further, the imported flora will rejuvenate you from within.
4. Go Stargazing
Well, that has to be wonders of nature. Because of the position of this island on the equator, Gran Canaria is one of the best places on earth to do stars seeing. Temisas Astronomic Observatory and Roque Saucillo Astronomy Centre let you get close to the sky, the amazing world of the Stars.
Apart from these four, you can try Scuba in Gran Canaria, Hike Caldera de Bandama, Study ancient cave paintings, and Experience the Gran Canaria Carnival.