Have you come to enjoy a few days of sunshine on the beautiful beaches of Fuerteventura? Do you know that there are various other enjoyable options available when you wish a change from the beach life. One of those is the local markets, ideal to discover the variety of products (most with the Fuerteventura quality seal). Take a stroll through the most popular ones here in the north of Fuerteventura and let yourself be surprised.
Traditional Market in La Oliva
Here you will find typical handmade needlework (calados majoreros), pieces of art (oil painting and collage technique), mojos (local sauces), jams, fruit and vegetables, cheeses, aloe vera products, liqueurs, sweets, a variety of bread, jewellery, wood and leather handicrafts. When? Every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 to 14:00 in the Casa del Coronel.
Puerto del Rosario Markets
At the weekends, the capital of Fuerteventura has market fever to cater for the large influx of visitors. On Saturdays from 10:00 to 14:00 on the pedestrian street of 1º de Mayo you will find the Arts and Flowers market. As its name indicates it´s the ideal place to purchase an art object, plants, flowers and handicrafts. On Saturdays you also have the Biosphere Agricultural Market from 08:00 to 14:00 at the main bus station with natural and home grown products. On Sundays between 08:00 to 14:00 in the Plaza de la Paz there is a second hand market with lots on offer, children’s activities and live music.
In Corralejo you have 3 different markets to enjoy during the week. Just down from the only Acua Water Park in Fuerteventura, there is a local market that sells all types of handicraft and accessories every Tuesday and Friday from 09:00 to 14:00. Campanario Shopping Centre has its own handicraft market which also sells ecological products on Thursdays and Sundays from 09:00 to 14:00 and last but not least, on Saturdays the Campanario shopping centre offers an open air second hand market where you can find plenty of bargains.
Lajares Handicraft Markets
In the main square of this village from 10:00 to 15:00 every Saturday, there is a handicraft and locally produced ecological market.
Probably knowing the potential that the north of Fuerteventura offers with its traditional markets, you will wish to spend one of your mornings checking out the high quality products of the area, handmade or natural. Undoubtedly, this is a must during your holiday, an ideal way to spend a morning before making your way to one of the many beaches to relax and then enjoy the sunset.
In order to get to know the north of the island, in Vacanzy Collection we have a great deal apartments in Fuerteventura and villas in Corralejo and El Cotillo prepared to ensure your comfort and relaxation. Enjoy your break, take a stroll along the spectacular beaches that Fuerteventura has and discover all the attractions that each area has to offer. The experience will be unique and unforgettable!!