Gran Canaria is an island with warm and pleasant weather throughout the year, making it an ideal destination to enjoy Christmas. During this season, the island fills up with lights, music, and Christmas activities. Among other attractions, it’s the perfect time to enjoy the Christmas markets in Gran Canaria, which we talk about today on our blog at LastMinute Transfer and FirstMinute Excursions.
Christmas markets in Gran Canaria, a festive and welcoming atmosphere
The Christmas markets in Gran Canaria are an opportunity to enjoy the island’s Christmas atmosphere, buy original gifts, and get to know the local crafts.
As usual, in these markets, you can find all kinds of products, from Christmas decorations to handmade gifts, including typical sweets from the island.
The best Christmas markets in Gran Canaria
One of the most popular Christmas markets in Gran Canaria is the Mesa y López market. This market is held in the Ramblas de Mesa y López, in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, and features a wide range of products and activities. There are stalls for crafts, gastronomy, decoration, and there are also live music performances and shows for children.
Another highly recommended Christmas market is in Teror. This market has a very cozy atmosphere. There are stalls for crafts, gastronomy, and decoration, as well as children’s workshops and shows for the whole family.
In addition to these two markets, there are other Christmas markets in various locations in Gran Canaria, such as Moya, San Mateo, and Arucas. All of them offer a unique opportunity to enjoy Christmas in Gran Canaria.
Tips for visiting the Christmas markets
If you want to visit the Christmas markets in Gran Canaria, it would be advisable to keep a few tips in mind.
On one hand, you can visit the markets during the weekends when there’s more atmosphere.
Remember to wear comfortable footwear, as you will have to walk a lot. Also, if you’re going with children, bring something for them to eat and drink.
Oh! And don’t forget your camera to capture the moments.
The Christmas markets in Gran Canaria are a tradition that has been celebrated for many years. Don’t miss them and include them in the excursions you make during your stay on our island. We’re waiting for you!