The WOMEX team will approach all selected Showcases regarding accommmodation for artists and crew, our local partners are currently working on options for them.
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria has an international airport which is just a 25 km ride form the city centre and the WOMEX venues.
Before you book flights and accommodation individually, check tourist packages available in your home country.
Numerous airlines travel to Gran Canaria every day. Check the usual agencies and online services to get a good connection from your location. In some cases a flight to neighbouring Tenerife might be an even better deal. In that case there are ferries as well as local flights multiple times per day. (This might also be interesting for you if you fancy a holiday on one of the neighbouring islands after WOMEX.)
In addition to the above options, check Binter Airlines for flight offers from North and West Africa.
Looking for accommodation in Las Palmas? Gran Canaria island is a tourist destination, offering an abundancy of options.
Our local partners Nordesía and Mirmidón with booking partners Amaia Viajes will soon provide a booking tool offering hotel beds of various budgets and locations. If you would like to book your accommodation now - always good to be early - you can already write to them direct with questions and booking requests.
As Las Palmas is a tourist destination, travel agencies might offer package deals to get to and stay in Gran Canaria which outperform individual bookings of flights and hotel. Check with agencies in your home country to compare the costs.
Obviously you can find hotels on various booking sites online. If hotels maybe aren't your thing, Las Palmas also has many other accommodation options, including hostels and AirBnB.
Note: If you rent a car, hotels and rooms in the south of the island might also be attractive for you - the south-to-north motorway is a convenient ride.
Photo: Beautiful Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.
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