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Historic Quarter of San Juan in Telde

A visit to the old quarter of San Juan, in Telde, will take approximately two hours of our time, assuming you are interested in visiting the interior of the church...  

 

 

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Historic Quarter of San Francisco in Telde

Our route through the historical quarter of San Francisco, in Telde, will take approximately 45 minutes.  Allow me to guide you around this quaint area…

 

 

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Historic Quarter of Teror

Our visit through the historic quarter of Teror will last approximately an hour and a quarter.  Each Sunday, a street market is held in the centre, so be prepared to spend longer here if you enjoy browsing!

 

 

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Historic Quarter of Agüimes

Our historic visit of the “Villa de Agüimes” (the Village of Agüimes) will last approximately one hour. Before we start our walk through Agüimes I would like to give you a brief outline of its history...

 

 

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Historic Quarter of Arucas

Our visit through the municipality of Arucas will take approximately three hours. It is recommended that if you visit here in the morning, you do so between 9.30am and 12.30pm, as these are the opening and closing times of the Church of San Juan Bautista (Saint John the Baptist)...

 

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Historic Quarter of Ingenio

The concern and respect of Ingenio towards its historic legacy, such as the important archaeological sites, its historic quarter or the cultural traditions in the form of handcrafting and customs are manifest in its well kept streets and in the care with which the flame of tradition is kept alive...

 

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Historic Quarter of Artenara

Our route through Artenara will last approximately 45 minutes, to which one must add a little more if you don’t want to miss out on a silent history lesson that the old nearby aboriginal settlement of Acusa has to tell us...

 

 

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The Route of Santa Brígida

Santa Brígida maintains its rural character, with a combined influx of new inhabitants proceeding mainly from the city of Las Palmas, and who have seen in this beautiful village the ideal place to live in tranquillity without giving up on the urban proximity of the capital.

 

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The Route of Tejeda

Tejeda: a municipality situated in the highest part of the Gran Canarian mountain region which, due to its distance from the capital, has maintained its traditions fresh and preserved its rural character.

 

 

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The Route of Gáldar

A tour along the streets of the old district of Galdar brings us to the epicentre of the island’s ancient history. No other place is better to understand the way of life of the aborigines and the social development that took place after the conquest.

 

 

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The Route of Agaete and the Port of Las Nieves

Our next route seeks to discover one of the most beautiful villages on the island of Gran Canaria: Agaete. This is a village that remains bound to popular culture by one of its festivities: La Rama...

 

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The Historic Centre of the Village of Moya

Our visit to the historic centre of the Village of Moya will last approximately one hour. On arrival to the centre of the village, I recommend you first visit the Tourist Information Office, situated opposite the stone fountain. Here you will find all the information of interest which this municipality has to offer as well as an example of its handcrafts...

 

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The Historic Centre of Valsequillo

Our visit through the historic centre of Valsequillo will last approximately one hour. Before starting this route I invite you to get to know a brief history of the place...
 

 

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The Historic Centre of Firgas

Firgas is not only a municipality with natural beauty but also one with a rich heritage, in which history and the modern age intermingle. As soon as we get to the municipality we find the Paseo de Gran Canaria walkway, opened in 1995; which constitutes one of the most recent and striking constructions of the town...

 

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The Route of Santa María de Guía

Let's start this visit by getting to know some historical facts of interest about this town. The illage of Santa María de Guía, was given the status of town from October 1871. Guía arose after the Spanish conquest of the island, at the end of the XV century, when the new landlord of the area decided to build a hermitage in honour the religious figure of Saint Mary...

 

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The Route of San Mateo

I welcome you to the island of Gran Canaria and will accompany you on the route you have chosen to take today. The municipality of La Vega de San Mateo is only a distance of 22 kilometres from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, where we will also visit the highest peak on the island, El Pico de Las Nieves, 1,949 metres above sea level. If you are ready, we can leave immediately...

 

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The Route of Santa Lucia

Welcome, dear visitor. The route you have chosen will allow you to get to know the municipality of Santa Lucia, located in the southeast of the island. It is a beautiful place that stretches from the sea to the mountain summits, and plains, towering rock faces and ravines can be found within it. The extension of this municipality reaches 60 square kilometres, it is situated around 680 metres above sea level and about 50 kilometers south of the city of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. The route by car is easy, and if you so desire I'll accompany and guide you...

 

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The Route of Valleseco

Did you know that the route you have chosen takes you to the youngest municipality on the island?

Well yes, Valleseco was part of Teror until 1842, and it was on 29th January of that year when the first municipal corporation was elected. To reach the municipality from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria there are several options. I will accompany you along the North road, in my opinion the shortest ...

 

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The Route of La Aldea de San Nicolás

La Aldea de San Nicolás is the furthest municipality from the capital of Gran Canaria and, as its inhabitants say, "the great Unknown of Gran Canaria". Until 2005, it was called San Nicolas de Tolentino, but since then it has been known as La Aldea de San Nicolás (The Village of St. Nicholas), although the locals often simply call it, “La Aldea”....

 

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