Travel Europe - A Guide for Independent Travellers
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is the largest city on the Atlantic island of Gran Canaria. It is the largest city in the Canaries and the ninth most populated city in all of Spain.
Las Palmas was the departure point for Christopher Columbus's voyage of discovery to North America. Today, the Port of Las Palmas attracts cruise ships from Europe and North America.
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is a great place for independent travellers to begin a tour of the Canary Islands.
For more information about this Spanish city, please access the Las Palmas City Guide.