Cuchillos de Vigán in Fuerteventura is one of those secret stops that not many people know but is worth visiting. This natural area has more than 6,090 hectares and 462 meters high, where you can enjoy its unique desert beauty and geomorphological remains so representative of the island.
Located between the municipalities of Antigua and Tuineje, the Cuchillos de Vigán limits to the northwest with the spectacular Protected Landscape of lava plains, Malpaís Grande; To the north it is also adjacent to the Interpretation Center of La Atalayita and in the center-north there is Playitas and the Faro de la Entallada where you can see ancient fossils.
The Cuchillos de Vigán are a series of lava formations that appeared many years ago and make up a very beautiful landscape. However, the true uniqueness of this natural area lies in its geomorphological character where you can find remains of various native Canarian species such as the Handiense fauna.
It should be noted that, in the Cuchillos de Vigán in Fuerteventura you can find a wide variety of protected birds such as the Trumpeter Bullfinch. For this reason, the Cuchillos de Vigán was classified by Law 12/1994, of Natural Spaces of the Canary Islands as a natural monument.
The access to the Cuchillos de Vigán in Fuerteventura may seem complicated at first, since this environment has different unpaved routes that, if not known well, could go unnoticed.
The most direct way to get to Cuchillos de Vigán is by taking the FV-2 and FV-512 roads, which are located between the natural settlements of Teguital and Las Casas de Tenicosquey. Within these routes you will have several dirt detours that will take you to the western part of this natural space.
If you take the FV-512 road you can also reach other destinations, which you may be interested in visiting during your tour of the Cuchillos de Vigán de Fuerteventura, such as the enchanting crystalline waters of Las Playitas and end the day enjoying the majestic views that offers the Lighthouse of the Entallada.
In case you are thinking of arriving from the north by car, you should take the FV-420 road until it connects with one of the exits of the FV-2 road to border the Natural Monument of the Cuchillos de Vigán.
Are you thinking of visiting this charming place? If during your next vacation you plan to know the magic of the Cuchillos de Vigán in Fuerteventura, you will need to have accommodation to enjoy your stay to the fullest.
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