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The Canary Guide Día de Canarias #WeekendTips 26-28 May 2023

What an interesting last weekend of May ahead. Weather predictions are showing some rain showers are likely across Gran Canaria. This extended #WeekendTips covers up to Tuesday, when all things Canarian are celebrated on the Día de Canarias. There’ll be some gorgeous Patron Saints’ festivities happening in San Fernando de Maspalomas as well as in Valleseco.

Fun Fact:
Valleseco literally means “dry valley” in Spanish, but is actually one of the wettest municipalities Gran Canaria. Nestling between the famous fresh water sources of Firgas & Teror, half way up the island’s mountainous northern slopes, this area is well known for its apple growers, cider and its weekly market

Six weeks since the unexplained disappearance of Anna-Karin on Gran Canaria

The authorities on Gran Canaria have been engaged in a rigorous search for Swedish tourist Anna-Karin Bengtsson, who went missing in the south of Gran Canaria around April 9. Her unexplained disappearance has caused her family much distress, with no clues to her whereabouts having emerged in the six weeks since they first realised her phone was no longer functioning.

The Canary Guide #WeekendTips 19-21 May 2023


An exciting May weekend ahead with abundant events and festivities taking place all around Gran Canaria. There are Patron Saints’ festivities for Motor Grande, in Puerto Rico de Gran Canaria, and in El Tablero in the municipality of San Bartolomé de Tirajana and up in the mountains of Artenara. There is also a two day lively exhibition event in Meloneras boulevard and the Rally Gran Canaria is held this Friday and Saturday.


Gran Canaria launches ten new air routes to reinforce the winter season

The latest report issued by the Spanish airport authority AENA & Gran Canaria Airport has highlighted ten new air routes to reinforce this winter season, following recent additions over the last two weeks.
EasyJet started operating a flight to Berlin-Schönefeld, in Germany, from October 30 with a weekly frequency, while Laudamotion, has added two weekly flights to Vienna.
On November 1, JetTime launched a route to the Swedish city of Malmö with a weekly flight and on November 2, followed on November 5 and 6 with new routes to Boa Vista and Isla de Sal, in Cape Verde and TUIfly Netherlands have launched a route to Groningen, in the Netherlands, with two weekly links, and TUIfly’s latest route was presented on the 7th with the inauguration of the Paderborn German city route, which will fly twice weekly.
SAS, Scandinavian Airlines, now connect Gran Canaria with Gothenburg, in Sweden, and Eurowings have debuted a new flight to the Austrian airport of Salzburg, both of which fly once a week.
As well as these SunExpress Deutschland have begun operating a new connection with Dusseldorf, in Germany.