Central Fuerteventura attractions

Top Choice Museum in Antigua

Museo del Queso Majorero

This superb museum is one of the island's best, with lots of interactive displays including a sit-down 'virtual goat milking' activity! Kids will enjoy the touch-button exhibits with information on the island's flor…
Top Choice Church in Betancuria

Iglesia de Santa María

This lovely church dates from 1620 and has a magnificent stone floor, carved wooden ceiling and an elaborate baroque altar. Don’t miss the sacristy with its display of vestments, altar ware and carved wooden ceiling…
Top Choice Viewpoint in Central Fuerteventura

Mirador Astronómico de Sicasumbre

If you want just one place to put the island's primordial, barren geology and Martian features into wide-angle perspective, this mirador has breathtaking views of Fuerteventura's copper-coloured hills, valleys and r…
Top Choice Church in Pájara

Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de Regla

The unique 17th-century Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de Regla has an Aztec-inspired exterior with its animal motifs. The simple retables behind the altar also have influences that flow to Mexico and are more subdued th…
Chapel in Central Fuerteventura

Ermita de San Pedro de Alcántara

Located in tiny La Ampuyenta, the 17th-century Ermita de San Pedro de Alcántara is surrounded by a stout protective wall built by the French from the Normandy area. Inside, the walls of the nave are decorated with l…
Archaeological Site in Pozo Negro

Poblado de La Atalayita

This archaeological site is a pre-Hispanic settlement dating to the time of the Mahos. It's accompanied by a small, well-built and sunken information centre, which was closed last we visited; however, it is possible…
Museum in Central Fuerteventura

Los Molinos Centro de Interpretación

This attractive windmill has a small information centre with all you could possibly want to known about windmills; there’s also a free guide in English. The mill was not operating when we visited, though you can sam…
Museum in Betancuria

Museo Arqueológico de Betancuria

Archaeology buffs should check out this modest but absorbing museum that concentrates on the indigenous Guanche tribes and features a skeleton that was found in a local tomb which is thought to be between 600 and 10…
Viewpoint in Betancuria

Mirador de Morro Velosa

This viewpoint a couple of kilometres north of Betancuria offers mesmerising views across the island’s weird, disconsolate moonscape. You can stop at the bar located here, with its large picture windows and exhibiti…
Beach in Caleta de Fuste

Playa del Castillo

The resort is fronted by a white sandy beach, complete with volleyball net and camel rides. It is ideal for families, although perhaps not a great choice compared to the rolling dunes and endless sands of Corralejo …