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På vei til Las Palmas, Gran Canaria
God plass på flyet denne gangen. DC-8 fra SAS
Erling og Geir på Las Canteras, Las Palmas

Geir og mormor

Erling og mormor
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is the biggest city of the
Canary Islands, in the Atlantic Ocean.
The city, with a population of 383,308 in 2010,
is the eighth-largest in Spain.
Together with Santa Cruz de Tenerife, it is the capital of
the Comunidad Autónoma de Canarias (Autonomous
Community of the Canary Islands). It is also the capital
of the island of Gran Canaria and of the province of
Las Palmas. The islands of this province are Gran Canaria, Lanzarote and Fuerteventura.
The city was founded in 1478.
The town has a beautiful old area. This area (Vegueta)
has a lot of houses from the 16th to the 19th Centuries.
There is still a house where Christopher Columbus
stayed in 1492. He stayed there before he went to the
Americas. The interesting cathedral was begun in the
year 1500.
Its port is one of the busiest in Spain and the biggest
between Europe and Cape Town, in South Africa.
Las Palmas (for short) is famous for its very nice and
dry weather all year round. It is also famous for its
Las Canteras Beach. This beach is more than
3 kilometers long. The beach brings a lot of tourists
to the city.
Main industries: trade, tourism, canned food,
fishing, shipbuilding. (12. mars 2020)
Las Canteras is an ideal beach for long barefoot
walks as it’s golden sand stretches for over
two kilometres. during the day you can sunbathe
by the sand sculptures, rent parasols and loungers
or surf at the southern end. Children love
Las Canteras thanks to its clear, calm waters,
playgrounds and sports zones.
The beach is also accessible to all and has parking,
changing rooms and showers.
At sunset its beachfront terraces fill up and the
promenade’s cafés, bars and restaurants are
lively into the night.
(12. mars 2020)


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På hotel Golden Beach, Las Palmas
There are many reasons to choose Gran Canaria
as your holiday destination, at any time of year.
Its privileged climate and beaches are just a
few of them. On this island you will also find
extraordinary natural heritage and a wonderful
setting for water sports.
The variety of landscapes on Gran Canaria is stunning.
There is an incredible choice on its 236 kilometres of
coast. From the peaceful coves of the south of the
island to more popular tourist areas such as
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and San Bartolomé de
Tirajana, home to the famous Playa del Inglés beach,
along with unique spots like Maspalomas beach with
its dunes and the broad, untouched sands of Güi-Güi.
(12. mars 2020)
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