Gran Canaria Island Live Webcams

Live webcams of Gran Canaria Island stream real-time views of the cities, resorts, villages, nature, coastline, beaches, and attractions of the third-largest island in the Canary Islands archipelago, after Tenerife and Fuerteventura. The live webcams provide up-to-date weather conditions on Gran Canaria Island. Some of the webcams stream images with sound. Popular webcams are located at the top of the streaming list. Each live webcam has an informative description and a map showing its location on the island. A map on this page displays the exact location of each webcam on Gran Canaria Island.

Brief Information about Gran Canaria Island

Gran Canaria Island (Spanish: Gran Canaria) is one of the islands of the Canary archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean off the northwest coast of Africa, belonging to Spain. The island is located in the central part of the archipelago, between the islands of Tenerife and Fuerteventura. Gran Canaria, along with neighboring smaller islands, forms the province of Las Palmas within the autonomous community of the Canary Islands.

The island has a population of approximately 846,717 people and an area of 1,560.1 km² (602.4 mi²). Gran Canaria is the third-largest island in the archipelago, after Tenerife and Fuerteventura.

The capital of the province of Las Palmas and specifically of Gran Canaria is Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, which is also the largest city in the archipelago and, along with Santa Cruz de Tenerife, one of the two capitals of the autonomous community of the Canary Islands.

Major cities and popular resorts include Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, known for its numerous historical monuments, cultural attractions, and beautiful sandy beaches, Playa de las Canteras, Maspalomas, Puerto Rico, and Puerto de Mogán.

Climate in Gran Canaria

The climate on Gran Canaria is subtropical with moderate temperatures throughout the year. The island has warm summers and mild winters. The average summer temperature is around 26°C (78.8°F), and in winter, it is around 20°C (68°F). The trade winds contribute to the pleasant climate throughout the year. Gran Canaria is often called the “Island of Eternal Spring.” Rainfall mainly occurs in the northern areas of the island. Therefore, the landscape varies from dense forests in the northern regions to more arid and desert-like landscapes in the south.

Attractions of Gran Canaria Island

Here are some of the main attractions on the island:

— Roque Nublo, a volcanic rock with breathtaking panoramic views, is a symbol and one of the most iconic landmarks of the island.

— Palmitos Park, featuring a wide variety of plants and animals.

— The Maspalomas Dunes (Dunas de Maspalomas).

— The archaeological park and museum “Cueva Pintada” (Painted Cave).

— The Casa-Museo de Colón (Columbus House Museum), showcasing numerous exhibits and historical documents about Columbus’s voyages.

— The Mirador de Unamuno, one of the best viewpoints in Gran Canaria.

— Playa de Las Canteras, a beach with golden sand in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

— The Basílica de Nuestra Señora del Pino.

— The historic district of Vegueta in Las Palmas, with colonial architecture, museums, and the Cathedral of Santa Ana.

The list of Gran Canaria Island live webcams is regularly updated. New webcams are added, and non-working ones are fixed. Sometimes, broadcasts from the webcams may be interrupted for an indefinite period.