In a tiny, introspective village on Fuerteventura you can find a real worth seeing windmill. If you drive from Tuineje in direction to Antigua you come to a village called Tiscamanita. You really shall stop in Tiscamanita and visit the windmill.
Windmill in Tiscamanita
A museum round the windmill has been created to tell to the visitors the story about the windmills and the tradition of Fuerteventura. The information about windmills is very interesting, but only available in Spanish.
Windmill in the museum of Tiscamanita
On the museum area you find beside the windmill other traditional facilities like a bakery oven, where bread and other bakery have been produced in former times.
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 North of the Canary IsleFuerteventura, on the Westside, is situated a small village called El Cotillo.
The small village directly at the coast side is famous for surfers and watersport and generally for all people, who want to know a traditional village on the isle.
In the center of El Cotillo you find a small harbor, where the fishermen arrive with fresh fish and seafood. The other harbor, where the boats are, is quiet new. The old harbor is situated near the new harbor, separated only by a small path.
Fuerteventura is situated right next to the Canary Isle Lanzarote in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. Who spends his holiday on the Canary isles doesn’t have to stay only on one isle because you can do isle hopping and visit the neighbor isles. You can stay for more time or only make an excursion. It is very easy to get from Fuerteventura to Lanzarote.
The ferries from Fred Olsen are departing every day from Corralejo in the North of Fuerteventura and take their guests to Lanzarote. The trip takes more or less about 15 minutes. Thanks to this connection you have the possibility to visit the volcanic isle of Lanzarote, which characteristics are very typical for a volcanic … Read the rest “excursion to the neighbour island Lanzarote”