Guide to the towns, and villages of Tuineje, Fuerteventura

Tuineje is situated in the south east of the island. It is bordered on the south and at the west by Pájara and Antigua to the north. Farmland dominates most of this municipality, Tuineje's gastronomy is simple but very high quality, and has known how to make the most of resources the land and sea offers. A highly prized tomato is grown on this land, it has a sublime flavour and has one of its main producers in Tuineje. The figure of the Majorera goat dominates the island landscape and can be seen in fine dining. Not only its meat but its milk, with which the acclaimed Majorera cheese is made, are highly valued for their flavour and quality. The real stars of Tuineje's local cooking is the produce from the sea, a municipality of fishermen par excellence.

Tuineje is home to much exquisite architecture. Los Molinal Visitor Centre, located in a traditional house in Tiscamanita, offers information on milling methods used throughout history. You will be able to see not only the mill functioning but the products of the milling. La Entallada Lighthouse, built in 1953, is architectually quaint and unique on the Archipelago. It is located in a cliffy area near to Las Playitas, from where you can enjoy a spectacular view of the Los Cuchillos de Vigán Natural Monument. This was declared anArea of Ecological Sensitivity and a Special Protection Area for Birds.

The Gran Tarajal Lime Kiln, built in 1953 and of civil architecture, is considered one of the largest on the island. La Casa del Maestro, an emblematic building of Tiscamanita, dates to the end of the 19th century. It is the centre for the Manuel Velázquez Cabrera y del Ranco de Ánimas Foundation. San Miguel Arcángel Church, has been declared a property of Cultural Interest and dates back to the 17th century. In it you can see a pictoral representation, carried out in oil painting, which tells of the 'Battle of Tamasite' fought in 1740.San Marcos Chapel, in Tiscamanita, declared a Property of Cultural Interest, stands out for its altar pieces and its set of sculptures.

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Location  Cardon   Tuineje
The small village of Cardon is located in the municipality of Tuineje
 
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Location  Giniginamar   Tuineje
The remote, and picturesque little village of Giniginamar is located south of Gran Tarajal, It has a restaurant, and a beach and is popular with locals for fishing.
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Location  Gran Tarajal   Tuineje
The name Gran Tarajal derives from the year 1740 when Tuineje saw the battle fought by an English Privateer with the ship named Grand Tarajal. At one time the port of Gran Tarajal was responsible for the export of the entire island's tomato production, today Gran Tarajal is mostly populated with locals and ex pats. It is home to one of the island's largest lime kilns, the Gran Tarajal Lime Kiln built in 1953. ...
 
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Location  Las Casitas   Tuineje
The small village of Las Casitas is located in the municipality of Tuineje
 
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Location  Las Playitas   Tuineje
Las Playitas is a small village and holiday resort in the east coast, in the municipality of Tuineje. The picturesque coastal village is linked with two modern hotel complexes with a range of sporting facilities. The village is built on the steep hillside and has narrow winding streets. There is a small fishing harbour with two restaurants/bars which face onto the promenade over looking the white sandy beach. A perfect place fot those looking for an...
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Location  Tuineje   Tuineje
The fishing village of Tarajalejo has managed to keep its tranquil atmosphere along with serving the needs of tourists. The beach is ideal for swimming and for this reason is a favourite with sports lovers.
 
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Location  Tesejerague   Tuineje
The little village of Tesejerague is located in the municipality of Tuineje
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Location  Tiscamanita   Pajara
Tiscamanita is an inland village in the north of the municipality of Tuineje. The majority of the island's preserved windmills are found here and at the Centro de Interpretación you can discover how it was that the milled grain fed the population. Therefore you can enjoy a trip back in history as well as the breathtaking landscapes that Tiscamanita has to offer.
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Location  Tuineje   Tuineje
Located inland and west of the municipal is the village of Tuineje. It is home to the ruins of Berber buildings, and it was in these places that Berber slaves were kept hostage. Tuineje is also home to the Church of San Miguel; this building was damaged by invaders they took the arm and the stick from the sculpture of the saint as a trophy. This village is popular with hikers, there is an interesting route that starts at...
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