La Oliva

La Oliva Traditional Market

La Oliva Traditional Market (Mercado de las Tradiciones) is held every Tuesday and Friday between 10:00 and 14:00 at Casa del Coronel in the town of La Oliva, Fuerteventura.

Starts Friday April 26th 2019 10:00
Ends Friday April 26th 2019 16:00
Categories Markets,La Oliva
La Cilla Grain Museum

For centuries Fuerteventura was the granary of the Canary Islands. Grain left its ports to supply other islands. Today this past is remembered in the Casa de la Cilla, in La Oliva, a place not to missed by those interested in finding out about the backbone of the Fuerteventuran economy until a few decades ago.

In Fuerteventura “cillas” were created in Betancuria, Tindaya, Tetir, Tiscamanita and La Oliva. The purpose of these warehouses was to safeguard the Church’s crops and produce, either those obtained from their own livestock and lands or those that were due by way of tithes.

Starts Friday April 26th 2019 10:00
Ends Friday April 26th 2019 14:00
Categories Museums,La Oliva
Ruta de los Coroneles

For just 8 euros you can purchase a ticket that allows you entry to 5 museums, historical buildings and a tour showing the historical importance of La Olivia, collectively known as 'Ruta de los Coroneles' (Route of the Colonels)

The ticket includes entry to, Casa de la Cilla, Casa de los Coroneles, Iglesia de la Candelaria, Casa del Coronel and Centro de Arte Canario

Starts Friday April 26th 2019 10:00
Ends Friday April 26th 2019 14:00
Categories Museums,La Oliva
La Cilla Grain Museum

For centuries Fuerteventura was the granary of the Canary Islands. Grain left its ports to supply other islands. Today this past is remembered in the Casa de la Cilla, in La Oliva, a place not to missed by those interested in finding out about the backbone of the Fuerteventuran economy until a few decades ago.

In Fuerteventura “cillas” were created in Betancuria, Tindaya, Tetir, Tiscamanita and La Oliva. The purpose of these warehouses was to safeguard the Church’s crops and produce, either those obtained from their own livestock and lands or those that were due by way of tithes.

Starts Saturday April 27th 2019 10:00
Ends Saturday April 27th 2019 14:00
Categories Museums,La Oliva
La Oliva Traditional Market

La Oliva Traditional Market (Mercado de las Tradiciones) is held every Tuesday and Friday between 10:00 and 14:00 at Casa del Coronel in the town of La Oliva, Fuerteventura.

Starts Tuesday April 30th 2019 10:00
Ends Tuesday April 30th 2019 16:00
Categories Markets,La Oliva
La Cilla Grain Museum

For centuries Fuerteventura was the granary of the Canary Islands. Grain left its ports to supply other islands. Today this past is remembered in the Casa de la Cilla, in La Oliva, a place not to missed by those interested in finding out about the backbone of the Fuerteventuran economy until a few decades ago.

In Fuerteventura “cillas” were created in Betancuria, Tindaya, Tetir, Tiscamanita and La Oliva. The purpose of these warehouses was to safeguard the Church’s crops and produce, either those obtained from their own livestock and lands or those that were due by way of tithes.

Starts Tuesday April 30th 2019 10:00
Ends Tuesday April 30th 2019 14:00
Categories Museums,La Oliva
Ruta de los Coroneles

For just 8 euros you can purchase a ticket that allows you entry to 5 museums, historical buildings and a tour showing the historical importance of La Olivia, collectively known as 'Ruta de los Coroneles' (Route of the Colonels)

The ticket includes entry to, Casa de la Cilla, Casa de los Coroneles, Iglesia de la Candelaria, Casa del Coronel and Centro de Arte Canario

Starts Tuesday April 30th 2019 10:00
Ends Tuesday April 30th 2019 14:00
Categories Museums,La Oliva
La Oliva Traditional Market

La Oliva Traditional Market (Mercado de las Tradiciones) is held every Tuesday and Friday between 10:00 and 14:00 at Casa del Coronel in the town of La Oliva, Fuerteventura.

Starts Friday May 3rd 2019 10:00
Ends Friday May 3rd 2019 16:00
Categories Markets,La Oliva
La Cilla Grain Museum

For centuries Fuerteventura was the granary of the Canary Islands. Grain left its ports to supply other islands. Today this past is remembered in the Casa de la Cilla, in La Oliva, a place not to missed by those interested in finding out about the backbone of the Fuerteventuran economy until a few decades ago.

In Fuerteventura “cillas” were created in Betancuria, Tindaya, Tetir, Tiscamanita and La Oliva. The purpose of these warehouses was to safeguard the Church’s crops and produce, either those obtained from their own livestock and lands or those that were due by way of tithes.

Starts Friday May 3rd 2019 10:00
Ends Friday May 3rd 2019 14:00
Categories Museums,La Oliva
Ruta de los Coroneles

For just 8 euros you can purchase a ticket that allows you entry to 5 museums, historical buildings and a tour showing the historical importance of La Olivia, collectively known as 'Ruta de los Coroneles' (Route of the Colonels)

The ticket includes entry to, Casa de la Cilla, Casa de los Coroneles, Iglesia de la Candelaria, Casa del Coronel and Centro de Arte Canario

Starts Friday May 3rd 2019 10:00
Ends Friday May 3rd 2019 14:00
Categories Museums,La Oliva

Upcoming Fuerteventura Events

Thursday April 25th 2019 09:00 -14:00

The Morro Jable Flea Market is held every Monday and Thursday in the Cosmo shopping centre car park between 09:00 and 14:00

Thursday April 25th 2019 09:00 -13:00

The Miguel de Unamuno House Museum, in the heart of the old Puerto de Cabras, commemorates the passage of the famous writer through Fuerteventura. It is a house from the 19th century which, in other times, served as a guesthouse under the name of Hotel Fuerteventura.

Thursday April 25th 2019 10:00 -14:00

The Canary Islands Craft Market is held every Thursday and Sunday between 10:00 and 14:00 in the El Campanario Shopping Centre,Corralejo, Fuerteventura.

Thursday April 25th 2019 10:00 -18:00

To visit La Alcogida is to experience the way of life of Fuerteventuran peasants over the last few decades. Stone houses, whitewashed and with gabled roofs, welcome the visitor to the La Alcogida Eco-Museum, located in the village of Tefía in Puerto del Rosario. Its roofs are made of “torta” (a mix of water, earth and straw) which, with the advent of winter rains, is what gives the walls their ancient appearance. In summer the walls are repainted to once again display their pure and perfect white.

Thursday April 25th 2019 10:00 -18:00

Discover the origins of the famous Majorero cheese at the Majorero Cheese Museum. The Majorera goats are acknowledged to be amongst the most productive in the world, the excellent quality of their dense, aromatic and fatty milk is one of the main secrets of Majorero cheese.

The Majorero Cheese Museum is located in Antigua, Fuerteventura, as well as the Museum there's also a windmill, gardens, a shop and restaurant.

Thursday April 25th 2019 10:00 -18:00

The Del Carmen Saltworks Museum is located in the Del Carmen Saltworks at Las Salinas, Fuerteventura.

The only saltworks in Fuerteventura still in operation, comprised of 10 intake ponds, nearly 1000 condensation ponds, the salt warehouse, the salt worker’s house and  the remains of the old quay.