The Gran Canaria mountains are now a World Heritage Site due to the close cultural connection between the island's original Canarii inhabitants and the landscape. It's a tradition that chef Borja Marrero continues at Texeda with superb dishes made from local ingredients from the Tejeda area.

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Gran Canaria's craft beer scene has frothed up nicely in the last few years with 22 breweries attending the last Gran Canaria beer fair. But one brewery, Cervezería Viva, has been making quality craft beer in Gran Canaria since 1999.

This summer you could come to Gran Canaria and sit on the beach. Or, you could make the most of your summer and do something in Gran Canaria that sets you up for future career success.

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With its international outlook and bilingual business culture, Gran Canaria is an ideal spot to study international business. The MBA Business School has offered higher education since 1986.

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UNESCO has now declared Risco Caido and the Sacred Gran Canaria Mountains a full World Heritage Site. It is Gran Canaria's first World Heritage Site and brings the island's fascinating history to life. 

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Summer is Gran Canaria's traditional fiesta season and most villages have at least one party weekend. However, these ten places take it to a whole different level!

Everyone loves a cold jarra by the beach but there is far more to the Gran Canaria beer scene than lager in a big frosted glass. In Las Palmas, a set of excellent bars has raised the island's beer game to new heights with everything from locally made IPAs, sours and even fruit and coffee beers to draft Brewdog.

El Tiburón Hamburguesería has everything it takes to be a classic local spot in a city packed with bars and restaurants; friendly service, a beachfront location and tasty food all made from scratch.

Published in Restaurants, Las Palmas

Check out our video showing what the "Gastro Gallery" in Puerto Rico looks like, and what's so special about it.

 

The Finca de Osorio is an old country estate surrounded by laurel, cork oak and chestnut forests. You need permission to visit but it is a great spot for a walk and a picnic. 

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