Isle of Fuerteventura

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Isla de Lobos

Friday, February 27th, 2015

In the North of Fuerteventura you can find a small island called Isla de Lobos, which is a famous destination for excursions.

The whole surface of Isla de Lobos is 6 km² and reaches 127 m on the highest point, which is a volcanic cone. The Isla de Lobos is situated between Fuerteventura and Lanzarote.

The space between Fuerteventura and the isle is round about 2 km and it’s known as Rio. The depth of the Rio is not superior to 10 m.

The name of the isle comes from the extinction of a colony of sea lions. The isle is more or less between 6.000 and 8.000 years old and it was populated … Read the rest “Isla de Lobos”

Posted by Ann
Categories: About Fuerteventura, Corralejo, Flora and Fauna, Places to visit

Cumbre de Betancuria – goat and sheep farm and cheese dairy

Sunday, December 9th, 2012

Who is interested in culture and gastronomy of Fuerteventura can visit a goat and cheese farm. The isle is well known for sheep and goat cheese and other specialty’s as marmalade out of cactus fruits or different liquors.

Cumbres de Betancuria – cheese dairy and goat farm

Near the village of Betancuria in the interior of the isle you find the cheese dairy and goat farm called Cumbres de Betancuria.

The guest room

The farm house by itself is already a visit worst and in the inside you can find many interesting decoration articles and old tools, which were used to do different works at the farm. In the farm cheese, coffee and sweets are served for the … Read the rest “Cumbre de Betancuria – goat and sheep farm and cheese dairy”

Posted by Ann
Categories: Betancuria, Flora and Fauna
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