Tag: activities

  • Auditorio Alfredo Kraus in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

    Auditorio Alfredo Kraus in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

    At the most southern point of Playa de Las Canteras, right next to Playa La Cicer (the surf beach), you’ll find the Auditorio Alfredo Kraus. It might remind you of a lighthouse, which is exactly how the Spanish architect Óscar Tusquets designed it; the auditorio is there to protect the beach of Las Canteras. It […]

  • Hiking routes using public transport

    Hiking routes using public transport

    Gran Canaria is great for hiking and there are many routes for different levels of fitness. But digital nomads are usually living in the capital city of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, where you don’t have many options to hike. Since not everyone drives a car (and in high season it can be even very […]

  • Where to find cultural events in Las Palmas

    Where to find cultural events in Las Palmas

    Gran Canaria is quite popular for sports activities, but also has a lot of culture and (cultural) events to offer. It’s impossible for me to share a list here and keep it updated, especially since dates and venues tend to change a lot because of covid, so I will share the main sources here. Bookmark […]

  • Cueva Pintada Museum & Archaeological Site in Gáldar

    Cueva Pintada Museum & Archaeological Site in Gáldar

    If you want to learn about the history of Gran Canaria and its aboriginal inhabitants (the guanches), this is a must-see. The videos will show you a lot of information about the islands in pre-colonial times and the Castillian conquest. The caves are well preserved and show you what it was like to live here, hundreds […]

  • Outdoor climbing routes in Gran Canaria

    Outdoor climbing routes in Gran Canaria

    Gran Canaria is an incredible versatile island and heaven on earth for all sport lovers. If you’re into climbing, you won’t get bored easily. The most popular area for climbing is Tamadaba, with 170 climbing routes. Also Fataga and Sorrueda have over 100 routes, but are definitely less popular than the Barranco de Moya in […]

  • The Dunes Of Maspalomas

    The Dunes Of Maspalomas

    The dunes of Maspalomas are one of the hotspots you must visit when you are in Gran Canaria. The dunes are located on the southwest coast of the island and are a protected nature reserve since 1987. A lot of people think that the sand was imported from the Sahara but this is not the […]

  • Museo Elder de la Ciencia y la Tecnología in Las Palmas

    Museo Elder de la Ciencia y la Tecnología in Las Palmas

    Elder, the big green building at Santa Catalina, is an interactive museum with exhibitions of technology, physics, mathematics, geology, biology, medicine and astronomy. The museum encourages hands-on interaction with the displays and children will enjoy this museum a lot. There’s a limited capacity because of COVID so it’s recommended to buy tickets online. The entrance […]

  • Museo Canario in Las Palmas

    Museo Canario in Las Palmas

    “The museum’s archaeological collection mainly consists of prehistoric remains and historic artefacts originating from the early human populations on Gran Canaria, as well as artefacts originating from other islands in the Canarian Archipelago. Items on display include ceramic vessels, religious idols, pintaderas, tooled implements made of bone or wood, animal skins and other remains. As […]

  • English cinema in Las Palmas

    English cinema in Las Palmas

    The Spanish love to dub their movies, but most people just want to hear the original actors speak! Luckily you can watch the original English movies in cinema here, just not every day. In Yelmo Cines the Tuesday is reserved for VOSE (Version Original Subtilada en Español), meaning you’ll be able to watch the original […]

  • Indoor climbing in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

    There are two indoor climbing walls in Las Palmas. Feel free to share your experience in the comments! Indoorwall Gran CanariaIndoor climbing gym Indoorwall is located in the north east of La Isleta at Calle Dr. Juan Domínguez Pérez 47. Open daily. https://goo.gl/maps/G9EiXKj7rch2Mcea9 Sala Tagorock ClimbingThis indoor climbing gym is located on the other side […]