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Antigua – picturesque village on Fuerteventura

Sunday, June 9th, 2013

Antigua means in Spanish ancient and the village is one of the oldest villages on the Isle of Fuerteventura. Antigua is situated in the center of the Isle, near the village of Betancuria.

The village was built in the 18. century and has been the capitol of Fuerteventura for one year. Afterwards the capital was changed to La Oliva near Puerto del Rosario. At the moment Antigua counts with 3.000 habitants and a surface of 250 qkm.

In the center of Antigua there is a picturesque church, which is dominating the village. The church was built in 1785 and is situated in the middle of green spaces with trees and plants. The church is open for … Read the rest “Antigua – picturesque village on Fuerteventura”

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Categories: About Fuerteventura, Antigua, Places to visit

Fuerteventura – the golden canarian isle

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

In the middle of the Atlantic Ocean is where the Canary Isles find their place. Fuerteventura is one of 7 marvelous islands in between the 3 continents America, Europe and Africa.

Fuerteventura is famous for its wonderful beaches and bizarre landscapes. Here you can find endless beaches with golden sand and an unforgettable view over the ocean. Round over the isle there are touristic villages, hotels and apartment complexes where you can rent a comfortable room or your own holiday apartment or cottage.

On the island you find many surf- and windsurf spots. One of the most famous surf spots are situated in Corralejo, El Cotillo, Costa Calma and Morro Jable, Tarajalejo, … Read the rest “Fuerteventura – the golden canarian isle”

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Categories: About Fuerteventura, Antigua, Beaches, Betancuria, Cofete, Corralejo, Costa Calma, El Cotillo, Jandía, Nightlife, Places to visit, Sotavento, Sports
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