Isle of Fuerteventura

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Patio de Lajares – a real gourmet restaurant

Saturday, October 5th, 2019

On the isle of Fuerteventura there is a real temple for gourmets. The exquisite restaurant Patio de Lajares is situated in the North of the isle, between the beaches of Corralejo and El Cotillo. The village Lajares is nice to visit and you can combine a sightseeing tour with a visit in the gourmet restaurant.

The chef

The chef of the restaurant Patio de Lajares offers daily changing menus for his guests as well as a special wine menu. On the wine menu you can find round about 150 wines.

In the restaurant you can enjoy the beautiful ambiance in the middle of art objects, antiques, classic music and Canarian folklore.
The professional stuff of the restaurant … Read the rest

Posted by Ann
Categories: About Fuerteventura, Corralejo, El Cotillo, Specialties

Excursion to Cofete, a shepherds village

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

A nice excursion you can make on Fuerteventura is a tour to Cofete on the South of the isle.
Our excursion was a real nice experience. Cofete is one of the smallest villages of the isle where you can see locals and their way of life.

The breeding of the goats hast got a long tradition in this area and many families formerly dedicated their time to breeding. Cofete is a village of shepherds and farmers.
Typical specialties from this area are goat milk, goat cheese (Majorero Cheese) and delicious dishes with goat meat.

goats in Cofete

To get to Cofete you start from Morro Jable, from where an earth road leads to the village. For this … Read the rest

Posted by Ann
Categories: Beaches, Cofete, Locations, Places to visit, Specialties

Granja La Villa – cheese dairy and farm

Saturday, March 9th, 2013

Fuerteventura is well known for the delicious goat cheese. The Majorero cheese forms part of the diet of the habitants nearly every day. For visitants and others the cheese is something very special. Who spends his holiday on Fuerteventura, can try and buy this cheese. If you are interested in the elaboration of the special cheese you can visit some milk dairy’s and special farms.

Such kind of farms are situated near Betancuria. This village is placed in the middle of the isle and it’s got many places of interest and historic buildings to visit. If you drive from Betancuria in direction to Antigua you find a road on the left side opposite of a Franciscan Monastery on … Read the rest

Posted by Ann
Categories: About Fuerteventura, Places to visit, Specialties
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