The best markets you can discover in Fuerteventura

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Would you like to acquire a special souvenir during your vacation? Then we recommend you to visit the best markets in Fuerteventura. In these places you can find from traditional gastronomy products to unique gifts during your stay in Fuerteventura.

Fuerteventura: handicraft paradise

Despite the fact that this Canarian island is internationally recognized for its 150 km of beaches and natural landscapes, the different markets of Fuerteventura are becoming more and more popular among tourists who visit the island.

The island of Fuerteventura is the oldest in the Canary archipelago and has a rich history. Tradition that is demonstrated in the production and sale of artisan products in its various commercial areas. These markets have become an interesting attraction to visit and a place where you can acquire a distinctive memory of the place.

What are the best markets in Fuerteventura?

The markets in Fuerteventura have become a very frequent stop among tourists due to the large amount of handicraft jewelry and gastronomy products typical of the land. But, if you are looking for international brands and firms, some of these markets also have this type of products.

You can find offers and get quality objects and unique crafts in the world.

If you want to discover which are the best markets in Fuerteventura, in this article we will show you a selection of the most recognized markets on the island, along with information on their opening days and hours.

∅ Caleta de Fuste Market

Within the Caleta de Fuste tourist area, you will find two different markets. The first is near the La Caleta de Fuste bus stop, and it opens every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. In this market, you will find an unbelievable variety of products.

On the other hand, the second market is mainly for handmade products and it is located in the public square of La Caleta de Fuste, perfect to take an original souvenir from Fuerteventura. It only opens on Fridays from 6 pm to 10 pm.

∅ Costa Calma Market

Just a few steps from the beach, in Jandía, in the Pájara municipality, you will find the Costa Calma Market on Hapag Lloyd Avenue, which is open on Wednesdays and Sundays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The peculiarity of this market is that you can haggle the prices of the products you are interested in as if it were a bazaar. In the African market of Costa Calma you can buy all kinds of fashion items, jewelry, toys, etc. You will also be surprised with more than one exotic souvenir.

∅ Corralejo Market

If you visit Corralejo in Fuerteventura, you should not miss the three markets that take place in the town.

One of them is located in the Acua Water Park. In this market, you will see a great variety of artisan articles, as well as others from national and international firms. It opens every Tuesday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The second market is much more traditional than the previous one, since they only sell objects from Fuerteventura. To visit this market you must go to the Campanario Shopping Center, which is open every Thursday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The last market called Art Walks in Corralejo, has a completely bohemian style, where you will discover all kinds of art. It opens on Fridays on Churruca Street and on Saturdays near the church, in the pedestrian zone, from 4 to 10 p.m.

∅ Jandía Market

Near the Promenade Beach, in the municipality of Pájara, you will find one of the best-known markets in Fuerteventura.

The Jandía market opens its doors every Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., housing a very wide selection of typical products and fashion items and accessories.

Source https://www.pajara.es/

∅ Morro Jable Market

Located in the beautiful town of Morro Jable  in the south of the island, in this market you will find the most unique mix of handicrafts, fashion items and accessories. It opens its doors from Monday to Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

If you want to go to the Morro Jable market, you can go taking a walk along Avenida del Saladar to the Cosmo Shopping Center.

∅ Puerto del Rosario Market

In the capital of Fuerteventura, there is the Puerto del Rosario Market, very frequented by the inhabitants of the area.

In Puerto del Rosario you will also find the Agrícola de la Biosfera market with a multiplicity of artisan and ecological products, which is only open on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., on Avenida de la Constitución.

Also worth mentioning is the Vega de Tetir market, which is held in the square with the same name every 3 months on the second Sunday of the month, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Here you can find the best pieces of ceramics, Canarian crafts and delicious gastronomic products.

∅ Market of Las Tradiciones

Source: holaislascanarias.com

The Market of La Oliva or Las Tradiciones is located in the Casa de los Coroneles. It opens every Friday, in summer from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., and in winter, it accommodates its schedule between 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. hours.

In this market, the greatest traditions of the island of Fuerteventura come together along with its typical majorero drafts, mojos and sweet jams.

Where to stay to visit the markets in Fuerteventura?

We hope that this selection has given you an idea about the best markets in Fuerteventura and you can give yourself a well-deserved break to enjoy the variety of activities that the island offers.

At the Lopesan Group we are at your disposal to offer you excellent accommodation services at our hotels in Fuerteventura.

 

 

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