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Why Do People Love to Spend Vacation in Gran Canaria, Spain?
By:Caroline Hawthorn

If you decide to embark on the Canary Islands vacation, be prepared to be transported into the land of paradise, a melting pot of cultures and races with its diverse traditional and historical heritage seasoned with the hot island sun and warm, inviting waters of the Atlantic Ocean. Canary Islands vacation is the most sought after destination for many travelers from Western and Northern Europe that come here year after year to experience a variety of Canary Islands pleasures.

People love to spend vacations in Gran Canaria simply due to the majestic beauty that surrounds you every step of the way. Over 2 million tourists come visiting Gran Canaria to admire golden beaches, volcanic mountains and rock formation along with endless sandy dunes.

The island is geographically positioned 150 kilometers off the north-west coast of Africa in the Atlantic Ocean. The volcanic surface of the island stretches across 1500 square kilometers. Due to its varying climates this Island is called a miniature continent.

Travelers venturing to Canary Islands vacation are welcomed not only by breathtaking beauty of the island but by its many points of interest both of historical and cultural significance.

Check out the little picturesque village of Puerto Mogan that is also referred to as Little Venice because of its abundance of water canals you can explore by boats.

Do not miss Las Palmas Cathedral considered one of the most important cultural and architectural landmarks on the island. Diocesan Museum of the Religious Arts is located right inside the Cathedral.

You can enjoy your Canary Island vacation even further if you take a toured hike up one of many impressive rock formations and witness the serene beauty that is a direct result of volcano eruptions many centuries ago.
Warm sandy beaches could be enjoyed fully along the coast. Multiple shopping malls, theme water parks and amusement areas are sure to complete any vacation.

No matter what your tourism preferences are, you will find plenty to do if you take a plunge into the Canary Islands vacation.

Caroline Hawthorn is one of the fellow contributors of the travel blog at www.TravelInformation123.com.

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