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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

City of Palms

As the largest city in the Canary Islands, Las Palmas serves as a popular vacation destination, encompassing lively island culture and all the modern amenities of a major metropolis. One of Christopher Columbus’ stops on his journey back to Europe from the Americas, the city itself is an alluring blend of strong Caribbean influence and traditional Spanish architecture dating back over 500 years. Its picturesque plazas, tranquil gardens, and pristine, white sand beaches offer year-round enjoyment, from strolling to sunbathing and water sports. Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is in Gran Canaria. Add Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and other Spain destinations to your travel plans using our Spain trip planner .
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For a view of the sea, consider lodging along the coast in one of the following neighborhoods: Arenales, Ciudad Jardín, Alcaravaneras, Santa Catalina, Ciudad Jardín, or La Isleta. These districts boast an assortment of hotels, rental apartments, and lodging near the beach that is also within walking distance of the city center. For an urban vibe, with a view over the modern city, consider accommodations in the city's old town or its earliest neighborhoods: Vegueta, San José, and Triana.
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