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This island is located not far away from the coast of Africa. This is a true paradise for beach lovers. White sand, turquoise sea and beautiful nature attract thousands of visitors to this wonderful resort. High level of service will surely make your rest comfortable and diversified.
Each town of Fuerteventura has its own great attraction, so the island is ready to offer its guests an extensive cultural program. An interesting site is the Museum of Miguel de Unamuno … Open
There are not so many local residents in Fuerteventura, and vast majority of them are employed in the tourism business. It’s won’t be a lie to say that this island is completely devoted to rest and tourists. However, it would be still an exaggeration to call it a noisy and a crowded resort. There are no traditional water parks and large entertainment complexes here, but the pristine beauty of preserved forests and nature reserves simply strikes newcomers. The so-called eco-tourism is one of main attractions for guests of the island.
The nature reserve named Lobos is the largest and the most visited on the island. On the territory of this reserve you will see over a hundred of rare plants. The nature reserve named Corralejo is another place of interest. Here you can walk on sand dunes and admire fantastic volcanic hills. The reserve features stunning looks of the Tindaya Mountain, one of symbols of the island. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Fuerteventura is the island full of sun and tranquility. Those who love outdoor activities and sunbathing on the beautiful beaches would enjoy a vacation here; the island doesn’t … Open
Fuerteventura is surely rich in architectural attractions. Among the old buildings of this place we suggest visiting Gustav Winter Villa as many interesting legends and fascinating stories are connected with it. During the Second World War the island was a location of a secret base of German troops. Here were moored submarines, and many important military decisions have been also made here. The famous German design engineer Gustav Winter was sent to this island. Nowadays tourists can see numerous secret development plans, drawings and scale models of submarines in his villa. Returning to the theme of beach rest, it is surely worth mentioning Sotavento and Kofete coasts. These are the most picturesque beaches of the island. Here you will find numerous restaurants, sports equipment rentals, and cozy cafes.
The old charming town of Puerto del Rosario lies in the eastern part of the island. From the middle of the 19th century, it is the capital of the island. The town is receiving much travelers' attention nowadays with its distinctive atmosphere. It has preserved many beautiful centuries-old buildings. There are popular beaches here, as well. The famous Spanish writer Miguel de Umano House Museum is one of the main attractions of the capital. The atmosphere of the previous years has been restored in a beautiful mansion with a century-old history. It contains the writer's personal belongings and unique works of art.
1.The island has the developed public transport system; be free to travel on buses across its territory. The Tiadhe bus station that is the main one is situated in the capital; there you can … Open
The miniature town of Betancuria is a goldmine of interesting sights, as well. Although it is officially considered a sparsely populated city in the Canary Islands. Less than a thousand people live permanently in the city. The Museum of Archeology and Ethnography is the main cultural center around here. In the city and its suburbs are several important archaeological areas. Every artifact found on their territory is now represented in the museum.
View by night The town of La Oliva will also appeal to those who love scenic beaches and historical sights. The famous old Casa de los Coroneles manor is located on its territory. An art gallery operates within its walls nowadays. Many mysteries are associated with the old house. The exact date of its construction is unknown. Some suggest that it was erected in the middle of the 18th century. Originally, the mansion served the main residence of the military rulers of Fuerteventura.
Calm and picturesque beaches of Fuerteventura are widely regarded among the best on Canary Islands. In total there are several dozens of beaches on the island, including pretty large ones. … Open
Those who love to relax in deserted and cozy towns will appreciate the village of Cofete. Its main attraction is a large isolated beach, without any infrastructure. There're very few holidaymakers here. The beach is surrounded by marvelous mountain landscapes from all sides. Numerous hiking trails start nearby. This area is not so popular with travelers because of the strong undercurrents, however, it is just perfect for walking and outdoor activities. Not far from the coast is the mountain range of Jandia. Its peaks are the most impressive peaks of the island. Walking tours are regularly held in mountain areas.
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Map of all castles
Survived castles around Fuerteventura
♥   Castle 'Castle of Guanapay' Canary Islands, 91.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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National and city parks around Fuerteventura
♥   Natural Park 'Corralejo' , 41.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural Park 'Islote de Lobos' , 48.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nacional Park 'Timanfaya' , 76.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural Park 'Los Volcanes' , 79.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural Park 'Archipiélago de Chinijo' , 111.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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Casa Mila, La Pedrera, which is located in Barcelona, might be the most famous architectural place of interest in the country. The name of the building can be literally translated as "the stone cave". The building was constructed according to the project of Gaudi and was controlled by the famous architect. It's worth mentioning that all works of Gaudi are distinguished by original and unusual design. According to initial project, Casa Mila La Pedrera was intended to be made solely from curvilinear elements and slanting partitions, but later the architect changed his original thoughts and built a unique house that has absolutely no load-bearing walls. This is the only building in the country, where even balconies have an important construction rather than decorative role. … Open
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