The Camino de Santiago in Gran Canaria is a wonderful trek where you can see many different environments in just a few kilometers.
It is located on the island of Gran Canaria and is about 66 kilometers long, but you have to add some must-see detours.
Camino de Santiago in Gran Canaria, the must see places
It can be done by foot or by bike, but it is by walking that you can reach the most beautiful areas, inaccessible to bicycles.
It goes from the Maspalomas lighthouse, in the south, to the Gàldar Cathedral in the north, where it ends in front of the statue of Santiago de Compostela.
It was first done by two 15th-century sailors, who were shipwrecked here and traveled the island to build a small church dedicated to Saint James, to thank him and seek their fortune for their return to Galicia (and eventually returned).
There are 3 stages, about 20 km each.
It can be done in all seasons, although it may be too hot in summer.
Here in the gallery are the most beautiful things you encounter on the Camino de Santiago in Gran Canaria.
Photo by Nacho Gonzalez for Canarias
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