Gran Canaria Road Trip | Exploring Gran Canaria’s Mountains & Northern Region!

If you can pull yourself away from the beautiful beaches on the popular south coast, it’s worth taking a day trip to explore the central and northern areas of Gran Canaria! The landscape is completely different. The coastal areas of the south are generally sunny, so it’s very dry and rocky. However the mountainous regions receive over 100 days of rain a year and therefore it’s quite green! It can also be on average, 10c cooler in the mountains, so additional layers may be needed! Here’s a look at the stops on my Gran Canaria road trip that were part of a ‘highlights’ tour!

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Gran Canaria’s ‘Little Venice’ | 6 Things To Do In Puerto De Mogan

The fishing village of Puerto De Mogan sits on the south-west coast of Gran Canaria, close to Puerto Rica and the resort town of Taurito. This village is nicknamed ‘Little Venice’ because of the canals and the narrow streets around Mogan Marina. The brightly coloured flowers hanging from balconies make it a very photogenic little town. In this guide I share things to do in Puerto de Mogan!

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8 Things To Do In Playa Taurito | A Guide To Taurito, Gran Canaria

Taurito is a small resort in the South West of Gran Canaria. It is dominated by large hotels, but you may be wondering what there is to do in Taurito. In this guide to Taurito Gran Canaria, I share what you can expect from a stay in the area. If you’re looking for somewhere that’s quite peaceful and relaxed, this may be a good area to consider. Outside of the resorts, there’s not really a nightlife scene, if this is something you enjoy, maybe take a look at Puerto Rico or Playa Del Ingles/Maspalomas instead.

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