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Shopping Gran Canaria

Shopping Gran Canaria

Most people who go shopping in Gran Canaria, usually ends up in the shopping street Mesa y Lopez in the middle of town, the old town pedestrian Calle Triana, or at one of the many shopping centers and markets. There are also several hidden tresures outside the main tourist areas, where you can get some great shopping and experience, something completely different.

Shopping in Gran Canaria

Summary of good shopping streets, shopping centers and markets in Gran Canaria. All you need to know about shopping in Gran Canaria in Spain.

The price level of goods is higher in the south than in the north of Gran Canaria. This is because there are many more tourists in the southern regions, especially in Arguineguin, Puerto Rico, Maspalomas and Playa del Ingles. Gran Canaria as the other Canary Islands maintained its status as free trade zone, and therefore lower taxes and charges on so-called “luxury goods” such as alcohol, tobacco, perfumes, cosmetics. This means that these goods are much cheaper to shop in Gran Canaria than elsewhere in Europe.

Shopping streets in Gran Canaria

Shopping streets Gran Canaria
The capital Las Palmas is the island’s commercial center. Here you’ll find all the big chain stores – both Spanish and international. In addition, interesting specialty stores and major shopping malls. Streets “Avenida Mesa y Lopez” and “Calle Mayor de Triana” (Old Town) is considered to be the city’s commercial district. Also “Viera y Clavijo” and “Calle Cano” are popular shopping streets. Read more about shopping in Las Palmas

Triana street in Las Palmas, Calle Mayor de Triana, a lively pedestrian street that stretches from Vegueta and over a kilometer north. Many fashion stores have moved to the more modern shopping street Avenida Mesa y Lopez, but it lacks much of the charm that Triana offers. Do you go to Triana street you will see beautiful historic buildings with small specialty shops in the side streets. Here’s fashion brands such as Zara, Benetton, Marks and Spencer, and many many more. The street has a relaxed atmosphere, and in the side streets one can find more interesting specialty stores as well as cafes and restaurants.

Around Parque Santa Catalina in Las Palmas, which is more a plaza than a park, is a variety of shops selling everything of electronics, including cameras, gadgets, games and the like.

In the old city of Las Palmas is the food market “El Mercado Publico de Vegueta” who have lived here since 1854. The place offers vegetables, fruits, fresh fish and meat mm. If you prefer to go to a flea market, it is recommended to visit the park “Parque Blanco” at the port of Las Palmas. Every Sunday. 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. find flea market place and has sales of everything between heaven and earth.

The streets Calle Tomás Miller, Calle Luis Morote and Calle Alfredo L. Jones were all part of the original shopping district in Las Palmas, before shopping centers acquired. In some of these easy chaotic and crowded bazaar-like shops it is still possible to bargain.

The wide avenue Mesa y López is the city’s main artery, and here lies the famous Spanish department store chain El Corte Inglés. In this street are also many trendy shoe shops and Spanish high street brands as Caramelo and Massimo Dutti.

Shopping Centers in Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria Shopping Centers
There are many large shopping centers in Gran Canaria, and many tourists use their vacation to shop when they need a break from the sun and beach life. Gran Canaria offer many shopping centers with a good selection of international exclusive shops and famous Spanish brands. See the list of shopping centers in Gran Canaria

Markets in Gran Canaria

Market Gran Canaria
Most towns in Gran Canaria has its own market, and here you’ll find all the traditional ingredients, local handicrafts arts, clothes and knick-knacks. The most popular market is the Sunday market in Teror, where residents from all over Gran Canaria come. Markets in Gran Canaria ranges from the vast Friday markets it at Puerto Mogan, to small local markets where you can find fresh local produce. We believe everyone should visit a local market on Gran Canaria, which is a window into how Canarians live. See the list of markets in Gran Canaria

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Market Gran Canaria

Markets Gran Canaria

Most towns in Gran Canaria has its own market, and here you’ll find all the traditional ingredients, local handicrafts arts, clothes and knick-knacks. The most popular market is the Sunday market in Teror, where residents from all over Gran Canaria come. We will now go through the markets in Gran Canaria day by day throughout the week.

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Transportation to the markets

If you don`t have a rental car, there are good bus connections between Mogan, Puerto Rico and Arguineguin, the same applies between these places and Playa del Inglés / Maspalomas. The bus companies are setting up extra buses on market days, so it’s no problem to come by bus. An alternative is to use the ferry. These runs regularly between the ports of Gran Canaria and serves markets in Mogán, Arguineguin and Puerto Rico.

Markets on Gran Canaria

Markets in Gran Canaria ranges from the vast Friday markets it at Puerto Mogan, to small local markets where you can find fresh local produce. We believe everyone should visit a local market on Gran Canaria, which is a window into how Canarians live.

Monday Market – Gran Canaria

Food market Gran Canaria
Overview of markets held every Monday various places in Las Palmas and the rest of Gran Canaria. Note that some of these markets may have temporary stay in low season.

Market – Playa del Inglés
Market at Plaza Mini Train by mini train in Avenida de Italia. Time: 19.30 to 23.30.

Market – Puerto de Mogan
Crafts Market at town square between the beach and the bus station. It’s not as big as the huge Friday market, but here one can find products of higher quality. The stalls in the area behind the beach, instead of along the breakwater. Torg dealers must have craft license, and most items are handmade in Gran Canaria. Time: 8:00 to 2:00 p.m..

Market – Puerto Rico
Crafts Fair from kl. 18.00

Market – Vecindario
Agricultural Market in the marketplace Recinto Ferial. time 8 to 14.00

Tuesday Market – Gran Canaria

Overview of markets held every Tuesday various places in Gran Canaria. Note that some of these markets may have temporary stay in low season.

Market – Arguineguin
Market on Market Square “La Plaza Negra”. The popular Arguineguin market is held every Tuesday morning in Paco González street. This is in the area of ​​Fusion cafe, on the same side of town as the cement factory, that is not on the beach side. Most of the stalls here are the same as those in Mogán market on Fridays. Here you get everything from smoothies and cakes to lingerie and jewelry. Time: 8.00 to 14.00

Market – Playa del Inglés
Market at Plaza Mini Train. Time: 19.30 to 23.30.

Market – Puerto Rico
Crafts Fair. Time: from 18:00.

Wednesday Market – Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria market
Overview of markets held every Wednesday various places in Gran Canaria. Note that some of these markets may have temporary stay in low season.

Market – Maspalomas
Crafts Fair at Holiday World. Time: at. 18 to 22.00.

Market – Playa del Inglés
Market at Plaza Mini Train by mini train in Avenida de Italia. Time: 19.30 to 23.30.

Market – Puerto Rico
Crafts Fair. Time: from 18.00

Market – San Fernando
Market on Market Square opposite the fire station. It sold pretty much everything from fresh produce to souvenirs, aloe vera products and leather goods. Time: 8 to 14.00.

Market – Vecindario
Agriculture and crafts market at the bazaar Recinto Ferial. Time: 8 to 14.00.

Thursday Market – Gran Canaria

Overview of markets held every Thursday various places in Gran Canaria. Note that some of these markets may have temporary stay in low season.

Market – Aguimes
Agricultural Market in the square across the street from the municipal swimming pool and bus station. Time: 8.00 to 14.00.

Market – Arguineguin
Market in shopping center Ancora. Time: 8 to 14.00.

Market – San Agustin
The Canarian market shopping center in San Agustín is the newest market in the south of Gran Canaria. From the stalls selling a selection of local produce and traditional crafts, such as baskets and knives, pottery and jewelry. Time: starting at 08 to 14.00.

Market – Galdar
On the central square. Time: 8 to 14.00.

Market – Playa del Inglés
Market at Plaza Mini Train. Time: 19.30 to 23.30.

Market Puerto Rico
Crafts Fair. Time: from kl. 18:00.

Friday Market – Gran Canaria

Flower market Gran Canaria
Overview of markets held every Friday various places in Gran Canaria. Note that some of these markets may have temporary stay in low season.

Market – Playa del Inglés
Market at Plaza Mini Train by mini train in Avenida de Italia. Time: 19.30 to 23.30.

Market – Puerto de Mogan
Market in the area stretching from town square between the beach and the bus station, through the main street and out on the pier in the marina. Friday Market in Puerto Mogan is the biggest and busiest market in southern Gran Canaria. You can not fail to notice the stalls that fill the area behind the beach and square and extending outward along the harbor and breakwater. It is very crowded in Mogán on Fridays, so it is advisable to arrive early, visit the stands and gladly take a snack at the time the buses and ferries arrive. This market is mostly for tourists, and here are a wide range of goods and prices. The stalls with fresh fruit and vegetables have fair and reasonable prices. Time: from 8 to 14.00 o’clock

Market – Puerto Rico
Crafts Fair. Time: from kl. 18:00.

Market – Valleseco
Organic market “EcoValles” Calle Párroco José Hernández Acosta 11. Time: at. 15 to 20.00

Saturday Market – Gran Canaria

Overview of markets held every Saturday various places in Gran Canaria. Note that some of these markets may have temporary stay in low season.

Market – Arguineguin
Flea organized by dog ​​organization Tara, Plaza del Pino Seco. Time: 9 to 14.00.

Market – Arucas
Agricultural Market in Fransisco Gouri Street, Santa Brigida. Time: 8 to 14.00.

Market – Puerto Rico
Crafts Fair. Time: from kl. 18:00.

Market – Playa del Inglés
Market at Plaza Mini Train by mini train in Avenida de Italia. Time: 19.30 to 23.30.

Market – San Fernando
Market on Market Square opposite the fire station. San Fernando market takes place every Saturday and Wednesday in the indoor market hall. Here sells pretty much everything from fresh produce to souvenirs, aloe vera and leather. Time: 8 to 14.00.

Market – San Mateo
Arts and crafts market. Time: 8 to 20.00.

Market – Santa Brigida
Arts and crafts market. Time: 11 to 14.00.

Market – Telde
Market at the bus station. Time: 8 to 14.00.

Market – Valleseco
Organic market “EcoValles” Calle Párroco José Hernández Acosta 11. Time: at. 19-14 and 16 to 20.00.

Sunday market – Gran Canaria

Flea markets Gran Canaria
Overview of markets held every Sunday different locations in Gran Canaria. Note that some of these markets may have temporary stay in low season.

Market – Arucas
Market in Fransisco Gouri Street Santa Brigida. Time: 8 to 14.00.

Market – Ingenio
Crafts and agricultural market. Time: 9 to 15.00 every first Sunday of the month.

Market – Las Palmas
Crafts Market in Vegueta, Plaza del Pilar. Time: 10 to 14.00.
Flea market in San Telmo Park, atop the bus station. Time: 10 to 14.00.
Market at Casa del Marino near Catalina Park, towards the harbor. Time: 9 to 14.00.
Agricultural Market in front of Centro de Salud in San Lorenzo. Time: 9 to 15.00.

Market – Jinamar
Market in Las Ramblas. Time: 8 to 14.00

Market – Maspalomas
Market behind the shopping center Faro 2. Time: 10 to 20.30.

Market – Playa del Inglés
Market at Plaza Mini Train by mini train in Avenida de Italia. Time: 19.30 to 23.30.

Market – Puerto Rico
Agricultural Market in the park. Time: every Sunday from 8.30 to 14.00 o’clock.
Crafts Fair. Time: from 18:00.

Market – San Bartolome de Tirajana
Agriculture Market. Time: 9 to 14.00.

Market – San Fernando
Agricultural Market Pista de patinaje de San Fernando.
Flea market along the San Mateo street from Colegio Marcial Franco to the stadium. Time: from 8 to 14.00 o’clock.

Market – San Mateo
Agriculture Market. Time: from 8 to 20.00 o’clock.

Market – Santa Lucía
Traditionally market. Beautiful Santa Lucia, surrounded by olive trees, palm trees and undulating valleys, will hold its weekly market on Sundays at the entrance to town when you drive up from the coast. Most of the raw materials offered are local products and it is a great place to buy fruit and vegetables. Time from 8 to 14.00 o’clock.

Market – Tejeda
Agriculture and crafts market in Galindo-building at the football field. Time: the first Sunday of every month at. 9 to 14.00.

Market – Teror
Market on the square around the cathedral. Time: from 8 to 14.00 o’clock.

Market – Valleseco
Organic market “EcoValles” Calle Párroco José Hernández Acosta 11. Time: at. 9 to 14.00.

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