Every Sunday the largest agro-artisan market of the island of Fuerteventura is celebrated, where you can buy typical Fuerteventura products and traditional crafts.
Where does it take place?
Oasis Park Zoo, in the village La Lajita.
Every Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
What will you find?
Ecological and handmade products.
This market takes place inside the Oasis Park complex, being free for all the public. Next to the entrance of the zoo and before entering to their particular plant nursery you can enjoy a nice walk among the market stalls, where the vendors will receive you dressed in the typical costume of the Majorero. It is located in the tourist center, so it will be very easy to find it.
If you have a predilection for crafts, you can find all kinds of wooden items, ceramics or paintings. For those who love accesories, they have hand made pieces made of very different materials. In addition, the stand of handicraft fabric stands out, where you can find fabrics worked for home and decoration.
This street market in La Lajita is also the ideal place to get to know the typical gastronomy of the island, because in it you can get the most typical products. Agricultural or charcuterie products at lower prices than in supermarkets. Artisan pastry, where you can enjoy the most exquisite delicacies majoreros. The best? That in this way you will support the local trade and producers, the majority dedicated to organic production.
Every Sunday the market of La Lajita is visited not only by a good number of tourists: also the residents of Fuerteventura come from all points of the island since they can buy much more than local products. The “new majoreros” are also present in the stalls, with products brought from all over the world, finding in this market a beautiful confluence of cultures.
Poland, Italy, Germany … typical products from other European countries produced in Fuerteventura await you in this market of curiosities. Do not leave without trying one of the famous German Bretzel, the jam of Indian tuno, or a reinvented Majorero dish: the mojo of pomegranates. Taste the limpets in vinegar or the spiders and dry jareas, only for the bravest!
Now you know, next Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. surprise your senses in the craft market of La Lajita, in the Oasis Park zoo.