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Gran Canaria: Panorama Tour

1. Gran Canaria: Panorama Tour

Start your day from Maspalomas before taking the scenery-filled drive to Mirador las Moscas. On the way, enjoy a fantastic break at the famous sand dunes, a place people love to grab some memorable holiday snaps. Continue on your journey to Fataga Village where you will have time to visit the old center, not to mention grab a coffee and use the amenities.  Your next stop on the tour is in San Brtolomé de Tirajana, from which you will be able to reach Ayacata and Tejeda, the highest altitude point in the area. Whilst in the antique center of Tejeda, you can visit a herbal tea museum and try some local herbal infusions. Continuing on, you'll reach the cave houses in Artenara, one of the most important and popular attractions on the island.  On the way to the island in Fontanales, stop at Monte Pavon Mirador, have an optional Canarian lunch, and take some photos of Las Palmas and Tenerife. Follow the street down to Moya, through the wonderful valley of Los Tilos. Whilst here, visit the church of Moya, and head along the North coast as you watch banana plantations and brave the North Sea. You will cruise through the Capital Las Palmas and take the highway back down South.

Las Palmas: Sacred Mountains, Artenara, and Tejeda Village

2. Las Palmas: Sacred Mountains, Artenara, and Tejeda Village

After departing from Las Palmas, visit the charming villages and stunning green landscapes of Gran Canaria, quoted as a “Continent in Miniature”. Visit Moya, complete with the Tomás Morales Museum. Continue through the Fontanales region to the crater of the Gáldar pines and the Black Mountain range, and learn about unique Canarian endemism flora. Visit the Museum and a replica of a Risco Caído cave-dwelling, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit Artenara, one of the highest villages in the Canary Islands that is home to many cave houses. After lunch, finish your tour with a visit to Tejeda, one of the most beautiful villages in Spain. Marvel at the Bentaya and Roque Nublo rocks, and learn about its famous almond candy production.

Gran Canaria: Full-Day Customizable Private Photography Tour

3. Gran Canaria: Full-Day Customizable Private Photography Tour

Customize a private tour around and through the island of Gran Canaria on this full-day adventure. Let your guide and personal photographer help build an amazing vacation photo album during your trip. Visit local markets, take in unbeatable views, and visit must-see spots. Take a tour that follows you, not the other way around. Start your experience with pickup, then embark on a tour route tailored to your needs and set to your personal pace. Choose from a variety of possibilities like the Rainbow Rocks in the southwest or the cave houses in the municipality of Artenara. Visit Tilos de Moya, the small tropical forest in the north, or Pico de las Nieves on the very top of the island. Stop at local markets, taste authentic local food such as gold medal awarded cheese, wine, and rum. Choose to have an exclusive lunch in a cave restaurant with amazing views over the mountains (for a surcharge). As you explore, blend in and observe the local life as it is. Enjoy a personal journey where you get to discover places reserved only for the few. 

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What people are saying about Artenara

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 144 reviews

Very nice and interesting tour. Our guide Juan was great, he explained everything to us in detail and it was all very enjoyable. I recommend it 100%. All the places visited are worth it.

The tour with Uwe was a lot of fun. He shows you beautiful places and tells a lot about them. Towards the end we also had a good meal at a good price. Only to be recommended!

The tour is really recommended. You drive in a small group through all climate zones of the island and the tour guide Uwe knows the island very well ☺️

Was really worth it. Uwe, our driver, gave us a lot and detailed information about the island. Beautiful places approached. Very friendly.

The guide(Uber) was amazing Very energetic and explained everything in detail. Overall the experience was very good Mustn’t miss