Exploring the Canarian cottage industries

MERCADO CANARIO - EXPLOSION OF CREATION AT LAJARES MARKET

If you like creativity, come and take a look at the artisanal market of Lajares. About twenty artists and craftsmen exhibit their works: jewelry, bags, clothes, decorative objects, creations of all kinds … you will be spoiled for choice. 

And if there is a little wind, the rustling of palm trees will accompany the melodious sounds of the musical artists. 

Open: Thursday and sunday, from 10h to 14h 

Address: 1 Calle Hibisco Centro Comercial El Campanario,, 35660 Corralejo, La Oliva, Fuerteventura Espagne

Centro de Arte Canario - Casa Mane

Superb Canarian art center, with exhibition rooms located in an old typical renovated house. The works are of high quality and you can buy originals in the beautiful gallery shop. 

The gardens are also very pretty and the large underground gallery is surprising. 

The cafe is nice, there is an extensive library on the history of art and the important museums of the world. A beautiful artistic visit, not to be missed on Fuerteventura! 

Open: From 10 :00 to 17 :00, daily 

Address: C. Salvador Manrique de Lara, s/n, 35640 La Oliva, Las Palmas, Espagne

Molino de Antigua - Majorero cheese museum

The most famous cheese on the island. This very well restored former Fuerteventura house offers an overview of the milling activity of the island in the 19th century and until the beginning of the 20th. The welcome is extremely friendly and the shop offers a wide choice of local products including the famous “gofio” (toasted cereal flour) and other sweets. 

The mill is also well restored and the cactus garden beautiful. 

Open: From 10h to 18h 

Address: Calle de la Virgen de Antigua km 20, 35630, Antigua, Fuerteventura Espagne

OTRO MAR - Ceramic Creations

Looking for that perfect souvenir? This is the place to visit. With their original designs, another sea offer you handmade ceramics that you will love. Perfect items for home decorating and items you will only find here on the island. I just wish you had more room in the suitcase. 

Open: From 10h to 14h – 17 to 19h30 

Address: Calle Coronel Gonzalez del Hierro 48D Main Street, 35650 Lajares, La Oliva, Fuerteventura Espagne 

 

AULAGA DESIGN - A WARM CONCEPT STORE

When you pass through La Oliva, be sure to stop by Aulaga Design. You will be able to discover a fine selection of clothing and decorative objects, some of which are handmade by Canarian artisans. The perfect souvenir or 

Béatriz and Alejandro will be there to warmly welcome you and advise you if ever the need. If you feel like chatting, their smiles and kindness are communicative. They will welcome you with open arms. 

Open: From 10h to 14h 

Address: Av. Tababaire, 3, 35640 La Oliva, Las Palmas, Espagne

LAPA - THE SHOP FOR ARTISTS

It’s the story of a Galician, Catalan, Madrilenian and Finnish woman who wanted to open a studio in El Cotillo. In the main street of the small village, do not miss a visit to this adorable shop. It is a real mine of treasures, decorative objects, art and design. 

Open: Daily from 11h to 13h30 – 17h to 20h 

Address: C. 3 de Abril de 1979, 13, 35650 El Cotillo, Las Palmas, Espagne

MOUJA - A BREATH OF MOROCCAN AIR IN EL COTILLO

The Mouja boutique, in the small village of El Cotillo, takes you to Morocco as soon as you pass the door. With its selection of decorative objects and small gifts, which Alexandra lovingly selects in this country. You will find lights, foutas, rugs, soap boxes, mirrors, and much more. If

you are looking for that oriental touch during your stay in Fuerteventura Mouja has what you need. 

Open: From 11h to 19h 

Address: C. Mallorquin, 40, 35650 El Cotillo, Las Palmas, Espagne

POETIC FLIGHT WITH GRETA CHICHERI

Greta Chicheri transports us to her poetic world through his work. To discover, his collages and paintings gathered in his travel diary “Diario de un viaje por la isla del Viento” to visit Fuerteventura far from traditional tourist guides and his collection “Reset” which brings together portraits and exotic landscapes. 

If you pass through Lajares, you will be able to feel his universe more closely by visiting his workshop. 

Address: Coronel del Hierro 19, 35650 Lajares, Fuerteventura

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