Las Palmas

Las Palmas is one of the most tourist towns of Gran Canaria. Summer and winter, the capital of the archipelago deserted no tourists. They come mainly in the summer to enjoy its beautiful beaches, but also crosses many tourists in February when its famous Carnival. Things to see and do in Las Palmas Las Palmas is a seaside destination renowned, as are the majority of the towns of Gran Canaria. Tourists come mainly to enjoy its beautiful beaches, the most famous of which are: Las Canteras, Las Alcaravaneras and San Cristobal. Even if your primary motivation is swimming during your stay in Las Palmas do not ignore its cultural heritage, it is definitely worth exploring. For example you can visit: - The house-museum of Christopher Columbus during his conquest of America, Christopher Columbus made a stop in Las Palmas and lived in a house located in the historic center of Vegueta. Today this house is now a museum, in which there is a rich collection of tools and navigation charts. Other parts of the museum trace the voyages of Christopher Columbus. Free entry. - The Plaza de Santa Ana is definitely the place that offers the greatest discoveries. It is the cathedral of the city, a beautiful building of Gothic and neoclassical style. Do not miss the Diocesan Museum of Sacred Art. - The Canarian Museum: If you want to know all about the population Guanches (ancient inhabitants of the island) visit the Canary Islands Museum, it traces the history of the Canary Islands through archaeological and anthropological collections. - The Gabinete Literario: it is a large building built in 1844