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Fuerteventura is a canary island archipelago located in the Atlantic Ocean to 97 kilometers from the northeastern African coast. Known in ancient times as the Blessed Island, Fuerteventura denies this description is not quite appropriate. The island is indeed a place of leisure and idleness, the golden sand beach and endless.
A feature of the island of Fuerteventura is that individually as one of the few places on earth that has succeeded in raising Zmeilor turn into an international festival (taking into account the strong winds blowing in certain regions of Fuerteventura).
Being the second largest island in the Canary Islands, Fuerteventura is speaking tour, one of the most successful resort islands of that archipelago, a tourist paradise, you might say.
Fuerteventura Island - Brief History
From the geological point of view, it is assumed that Fuerteventura is the oldest of all the Canary Islands, although the formation took place while being driven by an eruption 20 million years ago. Whatever could be spectacular natural history of the place, human history is equally significant. The fact that the Phoenicians, Spaniards and Portuguese, and French tried to gain dominance over the island's alternative is a sufficient reason to believe that there is indeed one rightly coveted.
Fuerteventura today is part of the autonomous province of Las Palmas and, therefore, part of Spain.
Although there is no place to spend crazy all night, the island is perfect for families and couples seeking a relaxing holiday. Island of Fuerteventura is the longest beach in the archipelago and is a paradise of sun, beach and sports facilities nautice.Aceasta has over 150 beaches, spread across the 340 km of coastline, crystal-clear sea is ideal for sailing, skiing, surfing and fishing (the island has an important place in the World Cup Windsurfing). Due to the crevices, caves and tunnels formed on the ocean floor, Fuerteventura also ideal places for diving.
A good way to explore the island of Fuerteventura is to go through the paths that lead to unexplored areas, such as mountain and nature reserve Tindaya Betancur.
Most, of the best beaches are in Jandia peninsula. The largest resort here is Morro Jable, modern city that was built on the site of a small fishing village. You'll find beautiful beaches and many shops, restaurants and bars. Sotavento beach windsurfers became Mecca, which is in the eastern peninsula of Jandia, where the wind blows almost constantly. It is 5 km long and up to 1km wide, during low tide. Here you can try windsurfing, thanks to the many rental centers.
North Island also has something to offer. Here lies a protected natural area El Jable. On an area of 20 km ² is sand dunes, among which you will feel like a true wilderness. In addition to the dunes, you'll find beautiful beaches, some of which are nudist. A protected area is the little island of Los Lobos, who are one step away from the north coast and offers beautiful beaches and pleasant hiking. Not far from the port city Coralejo, Baku water park is located.
The interior of the island is mountainous and arid, but this is probably the most beautiful place on the island. Betancur, although it was originally the principal city of the island is rather a picturesque village. It was founded in 1404 and in particular because of its cathedral, architecturally interesting, historic cultural center was declared.
A beautiful view offers the windmills, which have kept the island in number 38. Due to weather conditions, milling was an occupation on the island developed.
Fuerteventura gourmet picture is no different from the overall bid submitted by all the other Canary Islands. Thus, tourists should always expect to find a very accurate representation of many international cuisines in Fuerteventura, ranging from Chinese food to the English, the latter served as a vigorous habit almost traditional (special interest in view of relations between the Islands Canary and England). Spanish dishes such as paella, tortillas, tapas and kebabs could never miss the many restaurants and other places to eat, scattered throughout all resorts in Fuerteventura. Canary Islands kinds of cheese, cheese and smoked goat cheese farm and is also a culinary feature of the place, with wrinkled potatoes (papas arrugadas) and pastry specialties made from gofio.
Fuerteventura | Fuerteventura is a canary island archipelago located in the Atlantic Ocean to 97 kilometers from the northeastern African coast. Known in ancient times as the Blessed Island, Fuerteventura denies this description is not quite appropriate
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