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Fuerteventura isn’t all beaches and volcanic landscape—history and culture are highlights too, best discovered in the island’s most historic village, Betancuria. Named after the French explorer Jean de Béthencourt, who founded the town (and conquered the island), Betancuria served as Fuerteventura’s capital until the late 1800s. It was selected as such in hopes that its inland location would be protected from pirates; unfortunately that wasn’t quite the case, as almost the entire village was virtually destroyed in the 1500s (and later rebuilt, of course).

Expect to find a quintessential Canarian pueblo here, including whitewashed buildings set upon the backdrop of a volcanic landscape. A visit here doesn’t just promise a charming town either: you can learn more about the region’s inhabitants and history with a trip to the Museum of Archaeology and Ethnography. Also of note is the Santa Maria Church, with its humble white exterior, and lavishly baroque interior altar.

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Fuerteventura dagtrip vanuit Lanzarote

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Ervaar prachtig Fuerteventura tijdens een dagtrip vanuit Lanzarote! Dit betoverende eiland is twee maal zo groot als het drukke buureiland en bestaat volledig ...  Meer info

  • Locatie: Lanzarote, Spanje
  • Duur: 9 uur
  • Taal: Engels
Van USD 55,08