Photos - Gran Canaria (Spain) 

Gran Canaria, the island which gives the Canary archipelago its name, is the third largest island after Tenerife and Fuerteventura. It is a small continent of its own. Hardly anywhere else you can find such different landscapes and climatical zones within a place of a less than 2000 square kilometers: mountain ranges, desert land and sand dunes, tropical forrests, white sand beaches, high cliffs, ....

If you are planning to visit the island you may be interested in having a quick look at several photos of Gran Canaria. Click on the links below to view the pictures. We have taken any attempt to provide exact (GPS-based) coordinates of the positions where the photos have been taken.
Here you see the island of Gran Canaria from space. Image courtesy of Earth
Sciences and Image Analysis Laboratory, NASA Johnson Space Center.
Playa de las Canteras | La Isleta and Santa Catalina | Playa de Maspalomas | Charco de Maspalomas | In the Dunes of Maspalomas | Faro de Maspalomas | In the Dunes of Maspalomas II | Caldera de Bandama | The Hills of Santa Brigida | In the Caldera de Bandama | At the bottom of the Caldera de Bandama | Moyar de Triana | Plaza de Colon | Church of Agaete | A house in Agaete | Agaete | Puerto de las Nieves | Dedo de Dios | Sunday at Las Canteras | Walk along Las Canteras | Pico de Galdar | The West Coast | Faro de Sardina | The West Coast II | Baranco de Agaete | Along the West Coast | Along the West Coast II | Tenerife | Puerto de la Aldea | Puerto de la Aldea II | Barranco de la Aldea | Las Casas de Veneguera | Iron Inclusions | Puerto Mogan | Cueva Grande | Roque Nublo | La Culata | Valley of La Culata | La Culata II | Roque Bentaiga | Barranco de Tejeda | The Peaks of the Canaries | Valley of La Culata | Roque Bentaiga and Pico de Teide | Volcanic Erosion | Pico de Teide | Mirador de Becerra I | Mirador de Becerra II | Paso La Cumbre | Llanos del Garañón | Embalse de los Horros | Roque Nublo | View from Roque Nublo | On the way to the South Coast | Arucas | Montana de Arucas | Cardones and La Isletta | Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pino | Teror | Caldera Pinos de Galdár | Caldera Pinos de Galdár II | Artenara | Pinar de Tamadaba | Tejeda | Puerto de la Luz