There are plenty of people who consider air sports are as rewarding as it gets, bettering all other sports in terms of thrill and satisfaction. Thus, paragliding, parachuting and skydiving, for instance, are highly appreciated by those keen on that specific adrenaline rush which can not be paralleled by any other sports alternatives.
Gran Canaria features a solid platform for practicing air sports. Plenty of sites and routes, as well as plenty of centers making it possible for tourists to discover the island from above its ultimate heights occasion unforgettable moments to all tourists raving after such experiences.
This is the authority in charge with regulating the issues related to air sports. Tourists are advised to refer to the information provided by this authority before making up their mind about resorting to air sports as manner of diversifying their stay in Gran Canaria.
Canariaventura gives tourists the opportunity to enjoy the stunning scenery of the island by means of a 20-minute flight the climax of which refers to a parachute jump from 3,300 meters. Anyone can enjoy the incredible rush, regardless of age or previous experience, due to the fact the activity is rather more about tandem parachuting than otherwise.
The Mother Church of San Juan Bautista is often referred to by the locals as the cathedral of Arucas, despite the fact it does not enjoy this statute.
Surfing and windsurfing in Gran Canaria are at their best, as compared with the specific opportunities available in the rest of the Canary Islands world.
For an intuitive insight into the history of traditional agriculture and tomato growing in Gran Canaria, tourists should visit the Harvest Museum.