Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is the most cosmopolitan city of the Canary Islands and ranked as one of the cities with the best climate in the world. Because of its location, close to the Tropic of Cancer, and the trade wings, pleasant temperatures are practically guaranteed at any time of the year: an average temperature of 17°C during winter and 25°C in summer. This modern city has also magnificient monuments and perfectly equipped hotels.
With 400,000 inhabitants, it is the largest city and the one which has the most active economy and cultural life of the Canaries. Las Palmas de Gran Canaria has been for centuries a transcontinental meeting point for culture and business among Europe, Africa and America.
This international scope makes the island the perfect place for meetings at both national and international level. The presence of trade along its history is still obvious in the streets and in the modern shopping centres. The special taxation system of the Canary Islands makes it possible to save from 15 to 30% on the purchase of goods in comparison with the prices in the continent.
Its cultural and leisure offer is also remarkable and a key fact in achieving success in your event: museums, exhibitions, conferences, theaters and concerts host interesting events throughout the year. Among them, the International Music Festival of the Canary Islands, Opera Festival, Zarzuela Festival, TEMUDAS Fest (theater, music and dance) or the International Jazz Festival as well as a regular musical programme of Auditorio Alfredo Kraus and Teatro Pérez Galdós.
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