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The history of Gran Canaria started in the Vegueta area and here you can also make your own story.  

In the old town of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria you are going to solve the mystery of the Canarian Treasure. How?

You are visiting the main places and non tourist places with us while you overcome challenges and enjoy fun moments.

Check out what you are going to visit. 

Pirate, do you dare to discover the treasure? The reward is guaranteed! 

 

  • Clock  Duration: 2 HOURS
  • Puzzle  Category: HISTORY
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  • Santa Ana Square

    Santa Ana Square

    Pirates and conquerors made their first stop in a great square lead by green dogs, lots of palm trees and a Cathedral. Are these dogs guarding the Canarian treasure? Maybe they bark at YOU...

    • Pregunta  Myth or truth?
    • Pregunta  Warming up challenge and doggy challenge
    Stop 1
  • Espíritu Santo square

    Espíritu Santo square

    Is there something that catches your eye in this square? Probably this square is like an ordinary square, except for a small detail. In this place we have prepared you an interaction challenge and it won't be through your phone although maybe you will need it.

    • Pregunta  Is it a truth that...?
    • Pregunta  Here you will live an authentic local experience
    Stop 2
  • Secret place

    Secret place

    We stray from the centre of the old town to reach one place with a lot of Canarian charm. Throughout the way we will give you a great clue to find out the Canarian treasure. Here we just ask you to open your ears and if you do it you will successfully accomplish this challenge.

    • Pregunta  Challenge: open your ears!
    Stop 3
  • Columbus house and Plaza del Pilar Nuevo

    Columbus house and Plaza del Pilar Nuevo

    When we arrive to this square, you will be frozen! Pose for the camera and listen to Canarian music. If in the other stop you opened your ears here you will open your whole heart in order to grasp the next clue. The Canarian treasure is closer and closer!

    • Pregunta  Photo challenge
    Stop 4
  • Vegueta Market

    Vegueta Market

    After interacting with more locals, we arrived to the end of this journey. Oooooh! :( Here you will tell us what the Canarian treasure is while we count how many #handy coins you got. Will you break the Canarian level record?

    • Pregunta  Solution of the enigma
    • Pregunta  Last challenge
    Stop 5

Meeting point: Santa Ana square, next to the dogs statues

Wait us here at the time of the tour! Take the bus lines 1, 12 or 17 until Teatro station or Vegueta Market

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  • Teror

    Una forma novedosa de conocer un sitio tan agradable y único como Teror, en el corazón de Gran Canaria. La guía hace un trabajo espléndido, con el valor añadido de que es del mismísimo pueblo de la Virgen del pino. ¡Felicidades a las emprendedoras de Handy Visits!

    Luis M
  • Funny sightseeing with friendly people

    Yesterday I took part in a sightseeing tour around Vegueta in Las Palmas on Gran Canaria. It was an different experience. The tour was created interesting and interactive with a small treasure hunt and at different quests with a little friendly competition.

    Daja
  • Un tour innovador

    Una muy buena e innovadora experiencia. Me sorprendió gratamente ya que al residir en la misma ciudad no esperaba descubrir/aprender grandes cosas, ¡pero lo consiguieron!. Lo recomiendo si quieren descubrir la ciudad de una forma diferente y divertida.

    Miguel Ángel G
  • Best tour in Gran Canaria

    A great introduction to the city and Gran Canaria. This is the most fun you will ever have on a tour, as Aida and Elena make the tour fun and interactive and let you experience first-hand the friendliness of the people of Gran Canarian, as well as the food, language, music and many more things that make this island so great. A must do for anyone new to the island!

    Jo S
  • The most fun visit I have ever had!!

    If you like discovering local culture in a funny way, you will love Handy Visits! The tours are full of challenges and small games really fun to do. A unique way to learn more about the place you are. Just go!

    Edouard B
  • Original tour made by young and local guides

    Handy Visits is a start-up whom unique value proposition is to offer a new concept of interactive tours in Canarias. Young and local guides will lead you around in town in order to discover secrets and tips unknown at any other tourist, including backpackers.

    Alberto M
  • Una visita divertida con amigos y para toda la familia

    Una visita genial y diferente, llena de juegos. Experiencia innovadora y para rematar nos invitaron a una tapa de comida típica canaria. un 10!.

    Mateo J
  • A new fun way to discover Las Palmas

    They make discovering the old town of Las Palmas a game with lots of group tasks, quizzes and stuff. I had a lot of fun, lost track of time and learn a lot of interesting facts about the city, its conquering and foundation and canarian culture. Way better than just listening to someone telling you the buildings history. 100% recommended

    Isabel F
  • ¡100% recomendable!

    Hice su visita en Teror y Vegueta, fue muy divertida. Elena y Aída son personas encantadoras. El tour tiene una forma especial, y pude conocer la cultura canaria con ellas. No se puede comparar a otros tours que hice en otras ciudades. ¡Muy recomendable!

    Youjin Y
  • Very unique Teror experience

    I did the Teror tour - it was awesome! :-) Elena and Aída are doing a great job showing you around in a funny and entertaining way. Both are originally from Teror and know everything about the city. That makes it super authentic. We also got some water and snacks of local products, which is quite convenient (water) and interesting to experience (snacks). I would definitely recommend it!

    August M
  • Say goodbye to those boring tours while you travel to Gran Canaria!

    Do you like challenges? Say goodbye to those boring tours while you travel to Gran Canaria. Handy Visits is the best option to get to know the island, but in a funny and always-on-the-move way. I took the gastronomic tour in Teror, a lovely village in Gran Canaria. Found out interesting things about the place, explored hidden treasures and solved urban challenges. All this in a great and multicultural company. After this experience, Teror quickly became my favourite place on the island!

    Alina S
  • Discovering Teror

    Thanks a lot Elena & Aida for the lovely tour in Teror. Discovering the beauty of Teror and got to know a lot of insights with the special interactive tour. You are doing a great job

    Geert V

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