Tour code: 6257NORTHCANARIA
Check off northern Gran Canaria’s most popular sights on this full-day tour. Following pickup from your Las Palmas hotel, you’ll travel north to the pretty village of Teror. Explore its colonial architecture, markets and timeworn churches on a walking tour, then make your way to the city of Arucas, where you’ll visit a local rum distillery, banana farm and more.

Highlights

  • Half-day northern Gran Canaria tour from Las Palmas
  • Visit the captivating Canaria village of Teror for a walking tour
  • See the Baroque Basilica de la Virgen del Pino with a guide
  • Explore the city of Arucas and visit a local rum distillery and banana farm

What You Can Expect

Northern Gran Canaria Tour from Las Palmas

Visit the colourful city of Teror and learn about its history from your guide!

Leave your Las Palmas hotel by air-conditioned coach, and travel north to the village of Teror, some 14 miles (22km) from Las Palmas. Almost unchanged for centuries, the charming village is home to colonial architecture, markets and history-rich churches. On a walking tour, learn how Teror is recognized as a place of Christian pilgrimage, and see the famous Baroque church — Basilica de la Virgen del Pino — built to celebrate the Virgin Mary, who locals refer to as 'our lady of the pines.'

From Teror, travel to the elegant city of Arucas. See the Neo-Gothic church of Iglesia de San Juan with its Gaudi-esque spires as well as cultural sights such as the local rum distillery and banana farm. After admiring some of the sights and learning about the town’s history and culture

Return to your minivan, and then finish your tour with a drop-off at your hotel.

Customer Reviews

Michael B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2014

Fantastic tour. Franc our guide was so friendly and knowledgeable. He went out of his way to make the day really enjoyable for us. Would definitely recommend this tour to anyone staying in Las Palmas.

Laura R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2014

Bruno and Frans were FANTASTIC tour guides! They had a vast amount of historical knowledge of Gran Canaria and all of the villages we visited. They are incredibly inviting and create a comfortable fun-filled environment. We tasted local food and drink from each place at no cost and without fail, were impressed by the beauty of everything we saw.

Miriam G

4 star rating: Recommended March 2016

Pleasant trip, nice range of locations including three churches, banana plantation and rum distillery . Knowledgable guide with great location selected for luncheon. Weather not great but hardly anyone's fault

Teresa T

4 star rating: Recommended February 2015

Fran was our guide for the day, and he did a great job of explaining the local history and connections to the United States. Our trip was Dec. 26 and a few of the normal stops were closed. the only

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