Exploring Las Palmas: A History and Culture Tour (Pre)

Begin your adventure with a fascinating tour of Las Palmas, including an overnight stay.

  • Take a four-hour guided bus tour of Las Palmas and learn about its history and buildings
  • Visit Las Palmas’ beautiful Old Town, ‘Vegueta’, and the Columbus House
  • Enjoy panoramic views from the massive Bandama Crater
  • Visit a local wine cellar to enjoy some wine and tapas
  • Season

    Available all Year

  • Duration

    2 days

  • Min. passengers


  • Booking Code


  • From

    $ 241

Planned itinerary:

Day 1: Arrive at Las Palmas in Gran Canaria

Your Pre-Program begins with an overnight stay at a beautiful hotel near the city center. If you have time, you might want to do some exploring on your own. Las Palmas is packed with Spanish history, culture, and architecture.

Day 2: Tour of Las Palmas and Bandama Crater

After breakfast, you’ll enjoy a four-hour guided bus tour seeing some of Las Palmas’ most famous sights. Stroll through cobbled streets in Vegueta’s Old Town and visit Columbus House, where the legendary explorer once stayed. Admire Plaza Santa Ana and the exclusive suburb of Tafira. Next, we’ll head to Bandama’s volcanic crater for some fantastic views. Your final stop will be at a wine cellar and museum, where you can sample local wines before heading to the pier for the start of your expedition cruise.

Please note that the order of sites we visit may vary.

Practical information 


  • One-night stay at a hotel in Las Palmas with breakfast
  • Four-hour guided excursion, visiting the highlights of Las Palmas and the impressive Bandama Crater
  • Transfer from the hotel to Las Palmas pier

Not included

  • Lunch, dinner, and drinks

Remarks and requirements

  • This tour is available as a Pre-Program in combination with expedition cruises starting in Las Palmas.
  • Available for guests with limited mobility upon request.
  • Minimum number of participants: 10
  • If the minimum number of participants is not reached, we reserve the right to cancel the trip up to six weeks before departure.