Las Palmas Holidays

As the vibrant capital of Gran Canaria and the most populous city in the Canary Islands, Las Palmas offers an unforgettable holiday destination, bringing together all the elements that make a trip to the Canaries so alluring. The city is steeped in history, full of rich cultures, and bathed in year-round warmth, courtesy of its desert-like climate. From soaking up the sun on phenomenal beaches to sampling divine Canarian cuisine and exploring remarkable landmarks, Las Palmas promises an unforgettable experience. Whether you're seeking a beach holiday with a touch of city life or a cultural immersion, this radiant city has all you need and more.

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Things to See and Do

With a history stretching back over half a millennium, Las Palmas offers an abundance of exceptional attractions that beautifully blend the past and present. Whether you're a culture-loving holidaymaker, a history buff, or simply wish to immerse yourself in some Spanish charm, Las Palmas boasts an array of fascinating experiences.

Experience the wonder of Plaza de Santa Ana

Plaza de Santa Ana, a historic landmark nestled in the heart of Las Palmas, presents an enchanting blend of centuries-old colonial architecture and lively local ambience. The stunning cathedral, government buildings and art exhibitions add to the textured tapestry of this amazing square.

Explore the artistic realm of Palacete Rodríguez Quegles

A visit to Palacete Rodríguez Quegles offers a fascinating insight into the artistic and cultural vibes of Las Palmas. The resplendent mansion, now a cultural hub, is an architectural marvel and regularly hosts exhilarating exhibitions.

Discover the rich heritage of Castillo de la Luz

The Castillo de la Luz stands as an enduring testament to the city's rich heritage. This historic fortress, transformed into a distinguished art institution, offers a captivating exploration of Las Palmas' past and present.

Take a stroll through history at Santa Ana Cathedral

Anchoring Plaza de Santa Ana, this cathedral's gorgeous facade and splendid interior are truly mesmerising. Climb the tower for a breathtaking view over the city.

Unearth Christopher Columbus' past at Casa de Colon

Christopher Columbus' association with Las Palmas is beautifully manifested in Casa de Colon. Now a museum, this house, thought to have been Columbus’ temporary abode, offers intriguing exhibitions about the famed explorer's voyages.

Destination Essentials

Enjoying a hot desert climate, Las Palmas offers joyous holiday conditions throughout the year. With warm temperatures providing the perfect backdrop for a beach holiday and cultural expedition, every season allows a unique way to explore the city.

Visit between July and September to catch the highest temperatures that are ideal for beach excursions. Alternatively, the winter months with their pleasant weather and radiant sun make a delightful setting for city exploration. For a particularly festive experience, you might wish to time your visit with the colourful Carnival of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

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