Fuerteventura Centre - Culture

Fuerteventura Centre - Culture

For those who want to learn more about the locals and their culture, we supply below a list of the most important sources of information, like museums and monuments:

Museums.
Puerto del Rosario – Casa Unamuno: home of the famous and banned writer Unamuno, who fell in love with Fuerteventura.
Puerto del Rosario – Centre of Art “Ismael”: contemporary art museum.
Tefia – La Alcogida: museum about the ancient local agricultural life.
La Ampuyenta – Casa Dr. Mena: small but cosy museum about local objects.
Caleta de Fuste – Museo de la Sal: salt museum where you can learn how inventive the ancient locals were to harvest salt from the sea. This salt was then shipped to mainland Spain.
Antigua – Molino de la Antigua: restored windmill, a craft shop, gardens with indigenous plants and a permanent exhibition on archaeological findings.
Betancuria – Archaeology Museum: exhibition about the culture of the ancient locals and about the first expeditions to Fuerteventura. (Temporarily closed due to construction)

Places.
Vega de Rio Palma – Ermita: nice walk to a tiny chapel between impressive rocks.
Ajuy – Chalk ovens: on your walk to the caves you will see two big chalk ovens. From here the burnt chalk was shipped to mainland Spain.

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