7 days in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria & Maspalomas Itinerary

7 days in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria & Maspalomas Itinerary

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Fly
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Santa Cruz de Tenerife
— 1 night
Ferry to Agaete, Gran Canaria, Taxi to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
— 3 nights
Drive
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Maspalomas
— 2 nights
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Santa Cruz de Tenerife

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Real Sociedad Economica de Amigos del Pais de Tenerife, then admire the masterpieces at Fundacion Cristino de Vera - Espacio Cultural CajaCanarias, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de la Concepcion, and finally experience rural life at Finca Canarias Aloe Vera.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Santa Cruz de Tenerife tour builder tool.

Barcelona to Santa Cruz de Tenerife is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Barcelona in March: high temperatures in Santa Cruz de Tenerife hover around 26°C and lows are around 18°C. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Tue) before leaving for Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

Things to do in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

— 3 nights

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Bodega San Juan - Museo del Vino and Centro de Arte La Regenta. Get out of town with these interesting Las Palmas de Gran Canaria side-trips: Casa del Queso (in Guia) and Galdar (Museo & Parque Arqueologico Cueva Pintada & Casa-Museo Antonio Padron). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Las Canteras Beach, wander the streets of Vegueta, do a tasting at Bodega Los Lirios, and examine the collection at Museo Nestor.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Las Palmas de Gran Canaria day trip planning tool.

You can fly from Santa Cruz de Tenerife to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in March, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Maspalomas.

Things to do in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Museums · Wineries · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Maspalomas

— 2 nights

Home to Gran Canary's Most Beautiful Beach

Fondly referred to as “El Sur” by the locals, Maspalomas serves as a hub of entertainment and beach activity on Gran Canary Island.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): experience the excitement of Motos Tivoli Gran Canaria. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Mogan, stroll through Playa de Amadores, then relax and rejuvenate at Dobrev Wellness and Massage, and finally kick back and relax at Playa de Maspalomas.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Maspalomas trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria to Maspalomas in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Maspalomas are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Maspalomas

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Museums

Side Trips