Ferry tickets to Las Palmas
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is well known for its sand dunes and beaches.

Las Palmas, the once home of Christopher Columbus

It’s the capital of the Gran Canaria and it belongs to the Canary Islands of Spain. The city is in an important geographic spot, and it is a bridge to Europe, Asia and Africa. It is the ninth largest city in Spain and it’s at the Atlantic Ocean, across Morocco. This is the island’s main port.
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Attractions in Las Palmas
• The Aquarium (Acuario Poema del Mar) is in a short distance from the port. It has many fish species as well as a restaurant and an events hall.
• The Museum of Science and Technology (Museo Elder de la Ciencia y la Tecnología) has a planetarium and a model space station.
• The Naval Museum (Museo Naval) has many information and objects regarding the naval history and tradition of the island. Admission is free.
• The Columbus House (Casa de Colon) hosts documents from the times of the great explorer on the island.
Vegueta is a district very close to the port that is known for its traditional Canarian architecture.
• In this area you will find a famous square, the Plaza de Santa Anna as well as the Cathedral of Santa Anna (Catedral de Santa Ana de Canarias Catholic cathedral).

The port of Las Palmas

The port of Las Palmas

Beaches in Las Palmas
Playa de la Laja is a sandy beach near the port. Most of the days it is windy and locals go there to surf.
Las Canteras is organized and popular. You will see many swimmers snorkeling.
Playa de Bocabarranco is a beach open to the public, ideal for dog walks.

Activities in Las Palmas
Beach football and sunbathing at the Playa de las Alcaravaneras, near the port.
• Travel 60 km south from the port, to visit the Maspaloma dunes. Book a camel tour to get a feeling of how a desert is.
• Visit the volcanic canyon Barranco de las Vacas that reminds of the Antelope Canyon in Arizona.

The city of Las Palmas

The city of Las Palmas

Access to Las Palmas: You can reach the port by car, ferry, plane or bus. The airport of Gran Canaria is 27 km from the port.
Telde is 20 km away. Las Palmas to Telde is 20 minutes by car and an hour by bus.
Santa Lucia de Tirajana is 55 km away. Las Palmas to Santa Lucia de Tirajana is an hour by car.
Arucas is 20 km away. Las Palmas to Arucas is 20 minutes by car and an hour by bus.

Only in Las Palmas: Take a road trip to see stunning views of the island. While driving to the roads GC-60, GC-505 and GC-200 the scenery alternates between sea views, roads with palm trees and volcanic landscapes. On the GC-200 make a stop at the Mirador del Balcon and on the GC-60 at the Valley of the 1000 Palm Trees.

Information about the port of Las Palmas

Las Palmas is connected to Arrecife, Cadiz, La Gomera, La Palma in Santa Cruz, Morro Jabble, Puerto Rosario, Tenerife and Huelva.
Facilities at the port of Las Palmas: Free Wi-Fi, ATM, taxi, car rentals, WC, WC for the disabled, waiting lounge, information desk, cafe, paid parking.

Useful phones, Las Palmas
Port: +34928 214 400
Hospital: +34928297151
Police: +34928448552