43 days in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Santa Cruz de Tenerife & Puerto de Santiago Itinerary

43 days in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Santa Cruz de Tenerife & Puerto de Santiago Itinerary

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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
— 22 nights
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Santa Cruz de Tenerife
— 12 nights
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Puerto de Santiago
— 8 nights

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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

City of Palms

As the largest city in the Canary Islands, Las Palmas serves as a popular vacation destination, encompassing lively island culture and all the modern amenities of a major metropolis.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Museo Nestor and Maipes de Agaete. Do some cultural sightseeing at Casa de Colon and Museo de Guayadeque. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Las Palmas de Gran Canaria: Playa de la Caleta (in Castillo del Romeral), Galdar (La Cueva Pintada Grancanaria, Museo & Parque Arqueologico Cueva Pintada, &more) and Guia (Casa-Museo Nestor Alamo & Casa del Queso). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Las Canteras Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia de San Juan Bautista, pause for some serene contemplation at Ermita de San Pedro Gonzales Telmo, and get engrossed in the history at La Fortaleza Centro de Interpretation.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Las Palmas de Gran Canaria trip planning app.

If you are flying in from Malta, the closest major aiports are Gran Canaria Airport, Tenerife Norte Airport and Tenerife South Airport. In November, daytime highs in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

Things to do in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Festival Capital of the Canary Islands

The lively port of Santa Cruz offers the convenience of a modern city while maintaining its laid-back island appeal.
You'll get in some beach time at Playa de las Teresitas and Playa Roque Bermejo. Appreciate the collections at ARTlandya and Centro de Fotografia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Santa Cruz de Tenerife: Meson el Monasterio (in Los Realejos), Candelaria (Ermita de San Blas & Plaza de Patrona de Canarias) and Puerto de la Cruz (Convento De San Francisco, Museo del Pescador, &more). There's much more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Museo Historico Militar de Canarias, see the interesting displays at Casa Del Carnaval, relax in the rural setting at Finca Canarias Aloe Vera, and look for all kinds of wild species at Parque Rural de Anaga.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Santa Cruz de Tenerife online holiday maker.

You can fly from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria to Santa Cruz de Tenerife in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In December, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Puerto de Santiago.

Things to do in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Puerto de Santiago

Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de los Remedios and Faro de Buenavista. We've included these beaches for you: Playa San Juan and Playa La Arena. Explore Puerto de Santiago's surroundings by going to Le Belvedere Altos de Baracan (in Buenavista del Norte), Charco Los Chochos (in Los Silos) and Faro del Porís (in Poris de Abona).

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Puerto de Santiago trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Santa Cruz de Tenerife to Puerto de Santiago takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in December, and nighttime lows around 19°C. On the 4th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Puerto de Santiago

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips