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Gran Canaria Tour History To Present Day

Excursions Gran Canaria (the past and the present)

See the contrast of Gran Canaria with this historical tour showing how the island has changed through the decades. Gran Canaria is steeped in history and as the largest of the Canary Islands is also one of the most modern.

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Quick Overview
  • Pick up from all resorts at, or close to all hotels/private accommodations
  • Stop 1: Guayadeque see the caves
  • Stop 2: Aloe vera plantation
  • Stop 3: Teror Amazing sights
  • Lunch optional €12.50 adults €8 child paid direct
  • Stop 4: Firgas waterfall staircase
  • Stop 5: Banana plantation
  • Drop off at hotel/accommodation
Whats Included
Pick up and drop off Complies with COVID 19 regulations Meets Social distancing requirements Operates with all new regulations Complies with all sanitary guidelines Complies with all safety guidelines Stop for optional lunch Guided in Your Language Perfect selfie opportunities Mobile or printed ticket Instant confirmation Buyer Protection

If you cancel within 24hrs of the scheduled departure, we will refund your booking in full less a 5 euro per person booking fee.

No refunds can be issued for Parks and attractions.

A full refund will be offered should excursions be cancelled due to weather or other reasons.

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  • Pick up at or near your accommodation
  • Approx Pick up time:
  • Exact pickup time will be sent on your ticket when you book

We have pick ups in the South of GRAN CANARIA.

We have picks in all major resorts.

We do not pick up from Las Palmas

There will be a pickup either at your hotel or accommodation or very close, even if you are in private villas, apartments or Air B&B properties.

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Choose to pay in full today or pay only a deposit now to guarantee your space on this popular excursion and pay the balance on the day of the excursion when you are picked up. We will send you a ticket with the pick up time, pick up point. We pick up from or near ALL hotels and accomodation in ALL resorts.

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€39.00 Adult
€20.00 Child
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€13.00 Adult
€6.00 Child
Days And Pick Up Information
  • Wed
  • Full Day
  • All Year Round
  • Approx pick up : 9:00 - 9:30
  • Approx drop off time : 17:30 - 18:30
  • ** These times are estimated depending on what resort you are in
Why book with us?
  • We take care of everything
  • Find it cheaper we refund the difference
  • We have local agents on chat and phone
  • Our team are in the Canary Islands
  • You will receive an e-ticket (no need to print)
  • We give you clear pickup times information
  • Full after sales support
  • Specialists in Island destinations
  • Cancel 10 hrs in advance for a refund (See buyer protection policy)
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If you cancel within 24hrs of the scheduled departure, we will refund your booking in full less a 5 euro per person booking fee.

No refunds can be issued for Parks and attractions.

A full refund will be offered should excursions be cancelled due to weather or other reasons.

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Excursions Gran Canaria (the past and the present)

See the contrast of Gran Canaria with this historical tour showing how the island has changed through the decades. Gran Canaria is steeped in history and as the largest of the Canary Islands is also one of the most modern.

On this Gran Canaria tour, you really will see the difference from then to now. Fully guided in your language this Gran Canaria tour is perfect for those that want to see the real Gran Canaria.

Take a trip through the island's historical past crossing over to the hear and now through this excursion's facinating itinerary.

Gran Canaria Tours Itinerary

Stop 1: Guayadeque

This Gran Canaria tour will start with a visit to Guayadeque famous for its caves made many years ago to avoid and hide from the pirates. The views of the Guayadeque Valley are simply breathtaking and is what brings visitors to this part of the island and makes this the perfect location for Gran Canaria tours. Make sure you have your cameras at the ready to get some perfect landscape photos to share on Facebook.

Here you can discover how life was in the past with the aboriginal ancestry, see the chapel and some of the restaurants that have literally been carved out of the rocks. Guayadeque Gran Canaria has everything you would expect and more from a typical Canarian location.

Stop 2: Gran Canaria Aloe Vera

We will pass through the town of Aguimes, another Aboriginal settlement. Heading towards a plantation that grows and produces Aloe Vera. Aloe Vera in the Canary Islands is very popular for its healing and medical benefits and is grown in this perfect climate. The Alo Vera plantation is a must see and is always part of the Gran Canaria tour itinerary. Here you can see how it is grown and how it is used and sample some of the products on offer. 

Stop 3: Teror Gran Canaria

No Gran Canaria tour is complete without a visit to Teror, this picturesque typical Canarian village with its historic architecture, amazing views and a feel of a true Canaria village. The locals will welcome you and the laid back relaxing atmosphere is just perfect you will want to live here. Teror is set on a steep hillside with views of the valley and its green backdrop and quaint houses make this a perfect spot.

The houses in Teror or very typical of Canarian architecture with their wooden balconies and colours, the food here is also amazing and you can revisit Teror in the week for the weekly market. It is also home to many beautiful parks like the Parque Rural de Doramas.

Lunch stop

Lunch is optional on this tour and is in a lovely restaurant that offers a buffet style lunch to suit all dietary requirements. The lunch is €12.50 for adults and €8 for children, you can choose this option or take your own pack lunch or just get snacks at the stops along the way.

Stop 4: Firgas a must see

The Gran Canaria tour will head to Firgas not far from the capital and host to some of the islands most amazing sights like the town hall of Firgas with its water cascading staircase and colourful buildings. In the Plaza de San Roque you can see the church and the monument of San Juan de Ortega, he was the first patron saint Firgas.

Stop 5: Gran Canaria Banana plantation

As well as Aloe Vera the island of Gran Canaria is famous for its Banana production and visit the banana plantation where you can see how they are produced and exported is really interesting. Not to mention you can sample to produce and enjoy the different products they are used for.

How to book your Gran Canaria excursions

This Gran Canaria tour is very popular for visitors to the island so advance booking is essential, to book couldn't be simpler just follow the three steps, reserve your place and we will send you an e-ticket with pick up point and time. Don't miss out and book today!

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€20.00 Child
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€6.00 Child
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