More than 3,000 hours of sunshine and more than 150 km of beaches invite you to enjoy the sun and the sea and to feel like in paradise.
Edition 2019- Up-to-date - detailed information, important useful insider tips and all highlights to explore the island individually. The Fuerteventura travel guide... a different kind of guide! takes you next to endlessly long, snow-white Caribbean beaches to the attractions of the multifaceted volcanic island.
In the north, from the lively village of Corralejo with its imposing dunes, explore the small nature-protected island of Isla de Los Lobos and the fantastic beaches of the Playas Grandes. Visit the Castillo de Testón and Faro de Tostón lighthouses with their fishing museum and don't miss the yet unknown popcorn beach. Visit the historically important La Oliva and admire rock carvings of the Guanches in Casa Alta de Tindaya. In the open-air museum La Alcogida you get to know the traditional rural life. In the island capital Puerto del Rosario you will find the biggest shopping centre of the island Las Rotondas. In the popular holiday resort Caleta de Fustes you can enjoy the sandy beach of Playa de Castillo with a view of the marina, shop at the popular African markets and explore the Salinas del Carmen with the Museo de La Sal. Meet pure island history in the centre of Fuerteventura: In La Ampuyenta you can admire the Ermita de San Pedro de Alcántara, the Casa Museo Doctor Mena; in Tuineje the altarpieces of the Battle of Tamasite and in Pajara the parish church Nuestra Señora de la Regla. On the rugged rocky coast of Ajuy you will find lime kilns and deep grottos. Cross the Malpais, walk in the footsteps of the indigenous people of La Atalayita and meet the holiday village Las Playitas with the lighthouse Faro La Entallada on the east coast. Spend an unforgettable day in the child-friendly Oasis Park with impressive animal shows. Let yourself be impressed by the unique contrast of a barren mountain landscape and a miniature Sahara at La Pared. Feel at home on the Costa Calma and enjoy the more than 20 km long beach section over Jandía Playa to Morro Jable. Take a break at Playa de Butihondo or Playa de Esquinzo with its crystal clear turquoise sea. From Playa de Sotavento to Risco del Paso kitesurfers and windsurfers will get their money's worth. Head south along jerky volcanic tracks to Puerto de la Cruz with the lighthouse Faro de Jandía, then serpentine roads to Cofete, the fantastic Playa de Barlovento and visit the historic Villa Winter. Fuerteventura...something different! is the indispensable travel guide for perfect holiday planning. With the latest information, you will arrive on the island immediately and immerse yourself in the lively events of the island.
Don't miss any highlights and make your holiday an unforgettable experience: dream beaches - Sahara - dunes - popcorn beaches - lonely bays - sightseeing attractions - museums - historic towns and villages - viewpoints - artisan markets - Africa - markets - cheese dairies and goat cheese - aloe vera windmills - adventure tours and activities for children.
Fuerteventura in a different way! Compact Travel Guide 2019
Publication date: 31.03.2019