La Fortaleza in 2 minutes

Today we show you a video of one of our members of Gran Canaria Natural & Active: Centro de Interpretación La Fortaleza.

It’s great infrastructure allows you watch the best traditional canary museography. We carry out outreach activities and recreate the everyday life of the pre-Hispanics habitants from La Fortaleza.

La Fortaleza is perhaps one of the sites of GranCanaria with the most diverse archaeological record. It is formed by three “roques” (stones), La Fortaleza Chica, Titana and La Fortaleza Grande, in which the architecture situated on the summit stands out, already known since the XIX century due to the quality of their execution. They were called “braseros” (heaters) because they thought they did ritual purposes. We hope that the excavations conducted by Tibicena, Arqueología y Patrimonio gives additional information.

For the time being we show you a video of just two minutes where you can perceive the complexity and beauty of this site. And you already know, if you like it,share it!

La Fortaleza. A great archaeology:

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Nicholas Kynaston, from Daily Mail, writes about Gran Canaria.

Nicholas Kynaston, journalist of the Mail Online, the online version of the british Daily Mail, has written a major article of his visit to Gran Canaria, result of the collaboration between Gran Canaria Natural & Active and the Gran Canaria Tourist Board.

In the said article he writes about his stay in various associated accommodations such as Oronado Countryside House, in Ingenio, or Las Longueras Rural Hotel, in Agaete. In addition, Nicholas was delighted with the wonderful nature of Gran Canaria, its warm hospitality and its gastronomy and history, which was also embody in his article.

Click here to read the full article on Mail Online

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Gran Canaria Natural & Active in FITUR 2016

Gran Canaria Natural & Active attended the 36th edition of the International Tourism Fair of Madrid, FITUR, with PROMOTUR - Canary Islands and the Tourist Board of Gran Canaria.

This stand was attended by authorities as Mr. Antonio Morales, President of the Cabildo de Gran Canaria and Mrs. Inés Jimenez, Minister of Tourism and President of the Tourist Board of Gran Canaria. We could also maintain several interviews with tour operators, travel agencies, hiking associations and companies establishing contacts and agreements.

In addition, our association with its main product, Gran Canaria Walking Festival, appeared in the FITUR special edition of the Airelibre Magazine.

Meanwhile, we continue working hard to promote Gran Canaria as an ideal destination for nature tourism, where you can practice active tourism throughout the year.

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Stunning Experience of Matthew Hirtes at Marmitia Restaurant.

Matthew Hirtes is a journalist who writes for important media like The Huffington Post or Hotelegraph, section about tourism of the english newspaper The Telegraph. He collaborates with us in an active way by writing his experiences in country houses and country hotels of our association on his different blogs (Gran Canaria Local, Spain Buddy, Weather2Travel, TravelBuddy, etc.).

This time he had the chance of having a dinner at Marmitia Restaurant, Parador Cruz de Tejeda. By CLICKING HERE you can read his stunning experience as well as reading some tips about what to eat or drink even how to get there.

 

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Gran Canaria Walking Festival opens its registrations

The program has five routes and will be held from 5 to 8 November 2015

Gran Canaria Walking Festival is the most international hiking event in the Canaries, aimed at all hiking lovers. The IV edition will take place from 5 to 8 November 2015, promoted by the rural tourism business associated of Gran Canaria.

The program has five routes especially created for you: Wine and Water route; Cheese route; Cumbre de Gran Canaria route, an Astronomical Night route, and Summit of Gran Canaria route; all of them are suited to the most sybaritic hikers demands.

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