A Charming Town: Antigua in Fuerteventura


A Charming Town: Antigua in Fuerteventura
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Antigua is a town in Fuerteventura. It is a picturesque municipality that has natural spaces of great interest and an exciting historical centre. There are several typical buildings of great historical value. Plan your getaway to Antigua in the central part of Fuerteventura where you will get a pleasant surprise.

The town offers many attractions. It is even possible to extend the getaway through cheap car rentals in Fuerteventura by stopping at Puerto del Rosario and the village of Tuineje located in the south. In the same way, it is possible for lovers of active tourism to travel to the many beaches in Antigua. One can also reach the Rural Park of Betancuria through the affordable rent-a-car services in Fuerteventura.

Another of this town`s great attractions revolves around the kitchen. Spoon dishes are traditional recipes, such as potato stew, that visitors tend to love. But the local products such as Majorero cheese are also among the loved attractions. Antigua is a small town that does not have a lot of restaurants and bars, but you will find good places to enjoy the Canarian cuisine. Try their delicious home-made broths of grouper, the sancocho (Canarian recipe made with potatoes, sweet potato, and salted fish), octopus, crabs, and mussels. Another of its star dishes is the meat of kid in adobo.

Once you arrive in Fuerteventura, you can take advantage of cheap car rental services in Fuerteventura and head to Antigua. In your visit to the town, you can not miss its main attraction, the Parochial Church of Our Lady of Antigua. It is worth seeing inside the temple. You can find someone who can guide you through the famous story of the apparition of the Virgin, much better. The Casa del Portón is one of the most remarkable homes within the urban area. The Mill Center of La Antigua, on the other hand, has a garden full of cactus, palm trees, and an old mill.

Travel around the area with the cheap rent-a-car service in Fuerteventura and see small churches and temples distributed in different points. Some of the locations include Triquivijate and Agua de Bueyes. In Antigua visit the San Buenaventura Castle. The castle is the most important building in which the Caleta de Fuste practice sail sports.

You can also visit the Salt Museum and the Salinas del Carmen, as well as the incredible aloe vera fields in the municipality. With a cheap rental car, you can go further to make an exciting excursion to the protected landscape of Malpaís Grande. The scenery is an impressive natural space formed by sharp rocks, the result of erupting volcanoes.

Antigua in Fuerteventura is a privileged place where you can enjoy a few days of rest. Sport, culture, nature, history, and tradition. There are not many municipalities that have that special charm and are as complete as this one.