Five reasons to visit Las Palmas in autumn

Although it is usually visited in summer, Las Palmas is one of the destinations that must be visited at any time of the year and in autumn there are several reasons to see

In autumn There are several possibilities to travel, and not only in the interior of the Iberian Peninsula. In the Canaries you can always enjoy a spring weatherthat although we can find some rain, allows us to have a pleasant temperature even in autumn. The Gran Canarian palms offers Five reasons to discover the island in autumnwhich makes the Canarian city a very suggestive destination to escape the temperatures of the interior of the country.

Don Juan Tenorio

It is an autumn classic and for 13 years it has been represented on the eve of All Saints. This year 2018 has been celebrated in the Santa Ana Square, where hundreds of spectators have had the opportunity to attend a performance that is celebrated in the traditional way on that magical night. But it is not the only reason for visit Las Palmas during the November long weekend, since in the Vegueta neighborhood there are chestnut grills, entertainment and music for everyone.


The WOMAD, World of Music, Arts and Dance has been held since 1982. It has been held in various cities, including the palms, where it was until 2012. It has been resumed in the city for a few years and we can find a great offer of ethnic music, crafts and many activities around this. In 2018 it is celebrated from November 15 to 18 in it santa catalina park and will bring together artists from both the Canary Islands and from other parts of the world.

The Sand Bethlehem on Las Canteras beach

On Las Canteras beach, a spectacular sand nativity scene is set up every year with figures prepared by nativity scenes from all over the world. sand figures They reach 4 meters in height and begin to rise at the beginning of November to be finished on November 30, the day this particular Bethlehem is inaugurated.

Reasons to visit Las Palmas in autumn

Las Canteras beach

Although it is autumn, in the Canary Islands the temperatures are good and you can enjoy the benefits of the Las Canteras beach. In addition to walking along the sand, you can practice sports such as surfing, paddle surfing, snorkeling, canoeing and a long list of sports that have the Atlantic Ocean as a true protagonist.

Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC) departure

The day November 11th the members of the regatta depart from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC), which leaves from the city and reaches the Caribbean. In 2018 the 33rd edition and almost 300 boats from all over the world participate in it. These are arriving at the beginning of November and are preparing for departure. There are three days of departure, depending on the category and they lead to the boats until the end of the competition crossing the Atlantic Ocean.

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