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Fuerteventura by bus

Estación de guaguas

Fuerteventura is a very popular island. The more than 2 million tourists who arrive annually on the island corroborate this. If you are an active traveler and you like to get to know the unique landscapes of the island, the best option is to rent a car.  However, you may be wondering if it would […]

The Achipencos and the Arretrancos of Fuerteventura

carrera de arretrancos

Carnivals are the most colorful festivals with the greatest collective joy of the year. They are celebrated in all the municipalities of Fuerteventura.  Those of Corralejo, Morrojable and Puerto del Rosario are the ones that attract the most public.  Today we focus on the Achipencos regatta and the Arretrancos race. Two unique events, hallmark of […]

Fuerteventura fortifications

TORRE DEL TOSTÓN - EL COTILLO - FUERTEVENTURA

Fuerteventura has certain natural characteristics that have allowed for centuries, both invasions by sea and attacks by corsairs and pirates.  Among these singularities we could name:  It’s a very long island. From end to end it measures almost 100 km. It is the longest island in the entire Canary archipelago, which complicates the defense of […]

The Canary Latin Sailing (Vela latina)

Vela Latina

If you search in the RAE (Royal Spanish Academy) the meaning of “Vela latina” will return the following result:  “Triangular sail, spanned in entena, which is usually used by small boats”.  However, those two words (Vela Latina) in the Canary Islands have a deeper meaning. They are synonymous with tradition, sport, camaraderie and rivalry. It […]

Sport events in Fuerteventura

Deportes en Fuerteventura

  Sport events have recently become an excellent claim for tourist destinations, such as Fuerteventura, to be discovered by a wider and more diverse public.  Fuerteventura, in addition to having some wonderful beaches, is also known for being one of the best places in Europe for practicing water sports, and for having an ideal landscape […]

Fuerteventura in 4 days

Grandes playas de Corralejo

 Fuerteventura is the longest island in the entire Canary archipelago, and the second largest. It has dozens of charming places to discover during your vacation. If you have little time, we propose the following routes, visiting the essential places in just 4 days. Fuerteventura, seen from the air, offers us unique landscapes: kilometers of beaches, […]

What to visit in Betancuria?

Betancuria

Betancuria is the oldest town in Fuerteventura, and is the first city in the Canary Islands with a stable settlement. Visiting it is entering a historical past that transports us to almost 100 years before the discovery of America.  Today we show you the enclaves that you cannot miss on a visit to this town. […]

Fuerteventura: The island of the wind?

Vela Latina

When landing on our island, the wind is usually the first to welcome us. So we think that the meaning of its name is closely related to the wind. But we have already seen in other articles, that it has nothing to do with it!  The truth is that Fuerteventura has earned a reputation for […]

Nicknames or popular names of the towns of Fuerteventura

Corralejo

The nicknames of people born in a certain locality, have served since ancient times to make jokes and little songs. Many of them are sung at village festivals and have an ironic, burlesque or sarcastic character, displacing, in many cases, the official name. Nicknames often have a metaphorical meaning. Their origins have become so rapidly […]

Where to observe and photograph stars in Fuerteventura?

Nocturna en Triquivijate

Clear skies and spectacular scenery are all you need for an experience that combines science and fun.  Fuerteventura offers such clear and clean skies that they allow stargazing, almost anywhere on the island. Due to its purity, low cloudiness and light pollution, Fuerteventura was designated, in 2015, Starlight Reserve. The foundation that grants this certification […]