Practical info about Gran Canaria
Canaria is one of the most popular islands of canarian archipelago. As Canarian Transfer we give you some
practical information about Gran Canaria to keep in mind before visiting the
Where is Gran Canaria
Canaria belongs to Canary Islands, in Spain by the Atlatic Ocean. On the island
there is Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, the capital of the island and the provice.
Gran Canaria is the third in extension
of all the archipelago, with almost 1560 squared kilometers.
Language of Gran Canaria
The official language spoken in Gran Canaria is Spanish.
Other languages such as English, French and German are common in the island,
for its big touristic activity.
Currency of Gran Canaria
official currency of Gran Canaria is Euro (€). In most of the shops it is possible to pay cash or with the main credit
Religion of Gran Canaria
main religion on the island is the catholic ones. There are also other minor
religions that have their own special places of worship and meeting.
Electricity in Gran Canaria
The voltage is Spain is 230V and the frequency 50 Hz. The plags and the pegs are of type F,
that are valid also for type C.
is one among the most important info about Gran Canaria. If you want to use
your electronic devices, don’t forget to bring your adapter if in your country it
Climate in Gran
Gran Canaria is known as
"continent in miniature". For this reason, exist big differences
in terms of temperature among the different zones of the island.
The average temperature is between 18 and 24 degrees. If
you visit the center of the island in winter, it’s better to dress warmly because
the minimum temperatures are lower.
Health in Gran Canaria
travel to Gran Canaria no vax or special
treatments are required and the health system of Gran Canaria has wonderful
are two big public hospitals by the capita: one is Hospital
Universitario de Gran Canaria Doctor Negrín and the other one Complejo Hospitalario
Universitario Insular - Materno Infantil de Canarias.
The main touristic centers have also public and private
medical centers. There
are many pharmacies that offer products with or without prescription.
with spanish nationality have just to bring their health card. Europeans can
ask for the european card, while for the visitors of other nationalities we recommend
to buy an insurance with a complete medical coverage.
Enjoy Gran Canaria
that you are aware of the main information about Gran Canaria, you should just
choose the date of your visit.
Canarian Transfer we offer the best transfers
from Gran Canaria airport to
your accomodation. Don’t forget to check
all our excursions in Gran
You will enjoy the island! We are waiting for you!