Lajares Craft Market-Mercado Artesanal de Lajares,Lajares,Fuerteventura

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Mercado Artesanal de Lajares (Craft Market) is where you will find products made on the island. It'is located at Plaza de Los Lajares, Lajares, and is usually open every Saturday from 10:00 until 14:00 from January 22nd to December 31st

This year the market's open for extra days over the Christmas holiday period, it will expand its business hours and will open on December the 23rd, and 24th from 10:00 until 18:00, and on January the 4th, and 5th from 10:00 until 18:00.

The small inland village of Lajares is famous for its exquisite embroidery, and the famous Majorera craftswoman Natividad Lopez opened a workshop here. This village is home to some superb architecture, the houses are built from volcanic rock, the same rock that adorns the landscape.

Lajares Craft Market-Mercado Artesanal de Lajares is located in Lajares, Fuerteventura.

Lajares is a small inland village in the north of La Oliva not to be overlooked, an ideal place to enjoy a peaceful stay on the island, with a short car journey to the busy towns of El Cotillo or Corralejo. Lajares is famous for its exquisite embroidery, and the famous Majorera craftswoman Natividad Lopez opened a workshop here. This village is home to some superb architecture, the houses are built from volcanic rock, the same rock that adorns the landscape.

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Mercado Artesanal de Lajares (Craft Market)
Plaza de Los Lajares
Lajares
La Oliva
Fuerteventura

Latitude  
28.678895
Longitude  
-13.939995
  

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