Gran Canaria

Exclusive guide to the best holiday destinations in Gran Canaria, independent reviews from award-winning travel writers

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On Foot in Gran Canaria, Canary Islands Spain

Rupert Parker puts on his hiking boots and explores the rugged interior of Gran Canaria

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Anfi Tauro Golf Club

Men moved mountains for me to play the Anfi Tauro golf course. Dynamited out of Gran Canaria’s black volcanic rock, this hedonistic and sometimes simply sadistic Par 72 course is a golfing Beauty and the Beast.

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Hiking in Gran Canaria

Far more than just sun and sand, Gran Canaria boasts mountains, colonial villages and archaeological remains, Rupert Parker dons his boots to hiking in Gran Canaria.

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Gran Canaria. The mInature continent

Gran Canaria has an advantage because of its  location. It is further to the west of Fuerteventura but also not far from Africa very close to the Sahara.

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