Compare the offers of the car rental companies in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria on Driveboo. Rent your rental car well in advance and take advantage of the early booking discounts. If you are more of the late deciders, you can opt for one of the last-minute offers. In Las Palmas, not only is renting a car worthwhile, but scooters are also popular means of transportation in the city.
Near Playa de Amorades
Within 20 minutes, a rental car will take you to El Jardin Canario, a botanical garden also known as Viera y Clavijo, about 10 kilometers away. With over 23 hectares, it is the largest botanical garden in Spain. Here you can admire over 570 native plants of the Macaronesian zone. From the Parque Santa Catalina you can also take a relaxing walk across the outskirts of Las Canteras. Six kilometers north of Las Palmas is the Castillo de la Luz, a fortress formerly located on the sea. Nowadays, it serves as a marine museum and art exhibition venue and is open to visitors. The square building with massive walls was built in 1541 on the remains of a fortress wall of a destroyed castle from the times of the conquest. Mainly it served at that time as a protection against pirates and was thus an important defense against attacks from the sea side.
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, with a population of about 382.000, is one of the largest cities in Spain and also the largest city in the Canary Islands and is wonderful to explore by rental car. The easiest way to get there is to fly directly to Las Palmas by plane. The best way to reach your accommodation in Las Palmas is by rental car, which you can pick up at Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Airport (LPA). If you prefer to take a cab to your accommodation and rent a car for a limited time, there are countless options on site in Las Palmas to pick up your rental car rented in advance through Driveboo. Simply select the pick-up location on Driveboo that suits you the most.
In Las Palmas and the rest of the Canary Island, the Spanish traffic rules generally apply. Always plan enough time for your trip, because driving in the mountains with all the winding roads requires maximum concentration. Unless otherwise stated, the following maximum speeds apply on the island:
The easiest way is to park the rental car in one of the parking garages. Here you are charged by the minute. In white parking zones you can park continuously for free and in blue parking zones you have to get a parking ticket. At night, on weekends and at lunchtime, the blue areas are normally free.
Compared to other European countries, fuel prices on Gran Canaria are very reasonable. Nevertheless, one can also save here when refueling. The gas station network is quite dense, so you should have no problems finding a gas station. Outside of towns, gasoline prices are usually somewhat cheaper.
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria belongs to the Canary Islands and thus to the islands of eternal spring. The climate is mild all year round and changes little over the year. In summer it is pleasantly warm but never extremely hot, unless the winds from Africa move over. However, it remains dry and hot. As a rule, winters are also mild and usually temperatures do not fall below 20 degrees. The water temperatures move throughout the year at around 20 degrees - in summer it can be up to 25 degrees. Gran Canaria is suitable as a destination all year round.
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