Cycling in Gran Canaria: the diverse island that should be next on your 'to do' list

Looking for a winter getaway? Take a short hop to Gran Canaria where it's spring/summer conditions all year round

Image shows the view from the top of a mountain in Gran Canaria
(Image credit: Future)

Destinations for an off-season cycling holiday are more limited than the glowing myriad of mid-summer escapes - but with highs of 24°C in November, and highs of 21°C in January and February, the 'Eternal Spring' of the Canary Islands represent an obvious choice.

Tenerife is a popular late season get-away, but images of climbing the same volcano six ways might not appeal to everyone - and daydreams of black sand shores could be an understandable deterrent of Lanzarote.

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