This year we were determined, we went horse riding in Gran Canaria! We booked a one hour tour at El Salobre.Read more
Gran Canaria is one of the Canary Islands that really has it all. It is sometimes said that Gran Canaria is a mini continent in itself. You will find many beautiful beaches, but also within an hour's drive, high spectacular mountains for endless walks. The island is about 580 km² in size and slightly smaller than Tenerife† We stayed in the sunny southeast and made trips all over the island. All blog posts together form a kind of mini travel guide of Gran Canaria. It is best to start with “10 fun things to do in Gran Canaria”.
Do you need a passport in Gran Canaria?
Gran Canaria is part of Spain and therefore of the European Union. Residents of the EU and Switzerland can use their ID, all other visitors need a valid passport. In Gran Canaria payment is made with the Euro. So you can simply pay with your debit (current account) or credit card.
Customs: how much can you bring back from Gran Canaria?
Caution! Gran Canaria is not subject to customs regulations such as within Europe. This means that you can only take a limited number of purchases home tax-free. Applies to Gran Canaria the conditions that apply to travelers arriving from a non-EU member state return. This means that you owe VAT on all items that you bring above €430 per person. You have to declare this yourself at customs.
A fishing license for Gran Canaria
If you want to fish at sea in Gran Canaria, you need a permit. Where and how can you purchase a fishing license for Gran Canaria?Read more
Rent a boat in Gran Canaria
Take the wheel into your own hands! Where can you rent a boat in Gran Canaria? We rented a motorboat in the harbor of Pasito Blanco.Read more
10 fun things to do in Gran Canaria
Besides visiting the beach and taking beautiful walks, there are many other things that are fun to do in Gran Canaria!Read more
Three short beautiful walks in Gran Canaria
Here you will find some short beautiful walks on Gran Canaria. One of the most beautiful walks goes to Roque Nublo.Read more
The most beautiful beaches of Gran Canaria
Here you will find the most beautiful beaches of Gran Canaria. The Canary Island has golden sandy beaches, but also nice pebble beaches.Read more
Our apartment with sea view in Gran Canaria
Description and review of our apartment with sea view that we rented in Gran Canaria! During the Easter holidays we stayed there for 12 nights.Read more