Roque Nublo

Gran Canaria

Roque Nublo is an icon of Gran Canaria, an impressive monolith (1803m) jutting 80m skywards from the surrounding volcanic landscape. It sneaks into the background of virtually every photo you'll take in the area, but it's worth approaching to get an up-close shot as well. The half-hour walk from the roadside has a few steep sections, but isn't too challenging, and the views are wonderful.

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