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Garldar used to be the centre of the Guanche civilisation in Gran Canaria, so there are lots of archaeological ruins there. The Spanish took over from the Guanches in 1484 and the name Galdar comes from the word “Agaldar”, meaning… (READ MORE)

Gran Canaria Cheese Festival 2010

The cheese festival in Gran Canaria takes place in Santa Maria de Guia each year, at the end of spring. This little town used to be part of Galdar but the two are now separate towns, situated about 23 miles… (READ MORE)