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Fuerteventura fortifications

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 […]

What to visit in La Oliva?

The town of La Oliva, north of Fuerteventura, is the head of its municipality  As this part of the island is flat, fertile and has good pastures, it has favored human settlement since pre-Hispanic times.  In the 16th century it began to be populated by new settlers. Here a fundamentally agrarian society was established, dedicated […]

The lime kilns of Fuerteventura

The lime kilns are one of the heritage elements with the greatest ethnographic value on the island. We find examples throughout the territory  These lime kilns are testimony to a flourishing past. The production of lime, the best in the Canary Islands, was one of the most important economic engines on the island for a […]

What to visit in 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. […]

Discover Fuerteventura through its lighthouses

The more we walk through Fuerteventura, the more in love we are with this island. Each place, each corner, is a new opportunity to discover something different. Today we propose you to explore Fuerteventura, from end to end, visiting its lighthouses, an experience that you cannot miss.  The lighthouses of Fuerteventura Lonely, evocative, romantic … […]

What to visit in El Cotillo?

The maritime atmosphere that is breathed in the streets of El Cotillo, has managed to seduce, for decades, the thousands of tourists who visit Fuerteventura.  Seafaring soul, a rich gastronomy and its lively atmosphere have made this town in the municipality of La Oliva one of the most outstanding holiday destinations on the island.  If […]

Poblado de la Atalayita

The Poblado de la Atalayita is one of those places that you cannot miss on a visit to Fuerteventura. In addition, from the beginning of 2021, we will see it somewhat more tidy than what it had been showing until then.  What is the Atalayita Town? The Poblado de la Atalayita is one of the […]

Path to the Sanctuary of the Virgen del Tanquito

FuerteventurActiva is always committed to bringing you knowledge of our environment. Today we bring you an excursion to do as a family, full of history, legends and charm. Come with us us to a magical place, to the vicinity of the grave of the Giant Mahan. The path that we propose has a route of […]

Salinas del Carmen

That the best salt in the Canary Islands is made in Fuerteventura, is something that people who live on the island already knew. But, now a jury, made up of ten restoration and gastronomy professional experts has endorsed this fact, in the Official Agrocanarias 2020 Marine Salt Contest. The salt flower of the Salinas del […]

Jurado beach

There are beaches in Fuerteventura, whose main attraction is not its calm waters, or the possibility of taking long walks on the warm sand. There are coves on our beloved island that invite you to return because of its natural beauty , also because it is a historic enclave, and even because it is a […]