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Immerse yourself in the natural majesty of Fuerteventura on a full-day tour led by an accomplished guide. See luscious landscapes and sites of breathtaking beauty as you explore the island on foot and by coach. Follow the curve of the island’s mountain roads, passing traditional goat farms and spiky cacti cradled by dramatic volcanic hills. Absorb the provincial charm of quaint village Betancuria; explore the sights of the isalnd’s capital Pajara; and visit an aloe vera factory to learn of the medicinal properties of the plant. Conclude your tour amid the verdant splendor of Corralejo Natural Park for an exhilarating end to your island excursion.

Highlights

  • Full-day trip around the island of Fuerteventura
  • Explore the island’s spectacular volcanic landscape, picturesque beauty spots and charming villages with an expert guide
  • Wander around Betancuria, the former capital, and the quaint village of Pajara
  • Learn about the Canary Island’s most famous plant at an aloe vera factory
  • Get up close to the giant sand dunes at Corralejo Natural Park

What You Can Expect

Fuerteventura Grand Island Tour

Discover Fuerteventura's idyllic villages on this day trip

Depart from Fuerteventura and climb aboard a comfortable, air-conditioned minivan for the journey to island’s former capital, Betancuria. Cruise along deserted roads studded with dramatic volcanoes and swaying palm trees then arrive amid the whitewashed buildings and charming churches of Betancuria.
Disembark and stroll around the ambient squares thronged with flower gardens and sandstone tiles. Venture within the sacred Santa Maria church and admire its Baroque altar, then follow the curvaceous mountain road to Antigua in your coach. Revitalize with a traditional lunch in a rustic restaurant (own expense) then capture panoramic vistas of the countryside from an incredible lookout point nearby. Scour the surroundings for cute chipmunks then return to the coach.
Arrive at the Pajara, a traditional village that oozes provincial charm; enjoy some leisurely free time wandering the serene streets and visit the sacred church famed for its Aztec-style door carvings.
Then, venture to an aloe vera factory to discover the medicinal properties behind the spiky plant. Learn about how the succulent bulbs heal burns and enjoy testing some of the natural products. Finally, travel to Carralejo Natural Park to capture fabulous photographs of the undulating sand dunes that dominate the expanse. Stroll along 6 miles (11 km) of natural sand sculptures the return to your original departure point in your air-conditioned coach.

Customer Reviews

Neil S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

An enjoyable day out, guide very knowledgeable, good insight to the real Fuerteventura.

Marcela S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

very good! well worth it!

Sabrina M

3 star rating: Worth doing April 2016

Nice tour however there is no stop at the dunes...so I was disappointed!

Margaret M

3 star rating: Worth doing March 2015

Tour was ok but there was too much time spent in Aloe Vera manufacture and goat farm. Only had very short time in old capital town which would have been far more interesting. Lunch break was at a remote restaurant so nothing to do if you didn't want lunch. Too much emphasise on the tour operators benefits, instead of what would interest the tourist.

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