If you’re wondering where to go in Easter holidays, this is one of the ideal periods for recreation and to give you the wonderful opportunity to tour and meet new places. So, if you are thinking of going to the beach and participating in this week’s religious activities, the ideal place in Spain is the Canary Islands.

Although less known than in other places like Andalusia, during Easter holidays, from Palm Sunday to Resurrection, a series of religious traditions are celebrated in the Canary Islands, but, in addition, there are other options so that you not only go to these parties but also know some emblematic sites of this archipelago.

Where to go in Gran Canaria or Fuerteventura during Easter holidays?

Have you decided to travel to the Canary Islands? The archipelago has a wide variety of landscapes, from laurel forests to desert areas, in addition to its spectacular beaches. However, it is also a place of entrenched traditions, where you can enjoy multiple events related to the Easter week.


If you are planning where to go during Holy Week, you have the possibility to attend the processions that take place in the different villages of the Canary Islands.

These tours were carried out in places such as the Puerto del Rosario of Fuerteventura, where the images of Jesus of Nazarene, the Virgin of Sorrows and the Christ of the Good Death are walked in the Procession of the Meeting.

In Gran Canaria, the processions with more roots are those that are held in the historic neighborhood of Vegueta, in the city of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. From Palm Sunday, with the procession known as “El Señor de la Burrita”, which runs through Triana, one of the main arteries of the city, until Easter Sunday, this neighborhood hosts numerous processions such as The Christ of Health and the Virgin of Hope, Los Dolores de Triana, The Christ of the Good End Viacrucis del Silencio or, the very colorful, “Procession of the Mantillas”.

     Religious art

If you are thinking that the place where traveling at Easter must also have attractive cultural options, the city of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria has an interesting Diocesan Museum of Sacred Art. In addition, on Holy Thursday is tradition to visit the 7 most important churches in the neighborhoods of Vegueta and Triana, which are decorated for the occasion, with images, sizes and, paintings of important artistic value.

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     Visit the historic neighborhood of Vegueta

One of the places to go during Holy Week and that stands out by its immense historical value and great artistic and cultural wealth is Vegueta neighborhood in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. It puts on its best clothes to receive the faithful who attend religious events during this date.

     Visit tourist sites

If, in addition to the interest in the religious celebrations of Easter holidays, you want to enjoy the peculiar attractions of the Canary Islands, the archipelago has the advantage of having very diverse topographic characteristics. They will allow you to make excursions in volcanic, desert areas, parks, monuments or museums, among others.

     Natural Park of Corralejo

Some of the places to go during Easter holidays that are mandatory is the Natural Park of Corralejo. It is located in Fuerteventura and has some dunes that represent a desert landscape whose contrast with the sea on the horizon, usually projects an image that will simply dazzle you.

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     Oasis Park

Another place to go during Easter holidays is the Oasis Park, a zoological and botanical park where they have dedicated themselves to help the preservation of animal species that are in danger of extinction.

This park, which is one of the places where to go on Easter during a family outing, has a varied marine, terrestrial and avian fauna and has also become a reference training center for veterinary students.

It is a space that offers a wide variety of attractions such as Fauna Live in which a variety of lizards and snakes are exposed; Sealions Live,  the shows with sea lions or Birds of Prey in which different birds such as vultures, hawks, among others, with the guidance of a coach, do stunts and exercises that show their intelligence and obedience.

In addition, this show offers the show known as Parrots Live, which will undoubtedly surprise you with the majestic intelligence of parrots, which dazzles with the grace of its colors during a marvelous fly of this kind of bird.

     Knowing different beaches

For those who simply want to relax and are thinking about where to go during Easter holidays, they have the possibility to enjoy from the spectacular beaches,      Crystal clear waters in which an incredible variety of marine species can be observed, in addition to walking along the shore or between the dunes.

During your stay in the Canary Islands, you cannot miss the beaches of Gran Canaria like San Agustín or Playa del Inglés, as well as Jandía, Morro Jable, or Corralejo de Fuerteventura, which also offer you the opportunity to enjoy the most varied leisure activities and exquisite cuisine.

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     Practice water sports

If in addition to being a lover of beaches and the sea, you are a fan of water sports, you have the possibility of surfing, diving, snorkeling, windsurfing, among others, in the wonderful and majestic beaches of these islands where you can also navigate in sailboats, ferries or kayaks, among others.

Where to stay to go to Gran Canaria or Fuerteventura during Easter holidays?

If you want to go to Gran Canaria or Fuerteventura during Easter holidays, do not miss the opportunity to stay in one of the hotels of the Lopesan Group, in which, in addition to the best service, we strive to make you feel at home

If something distinguishes us, it is that we are “manufacturers of happy memories”. So if you want your trips to be filled with the kindness and comfort we offer in our facilities, contact us through our website and we will gladly assist you and respond to each of your concerns about our services.


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