The best way to get to know a place and its traditions is to enter its markets. Fuerteventura has a wide offer: gastronomy, crafts, flowers, art, second-hand products … To not miss anything and make your trip more complete, we take you through the best markets of Fuerteventura.
Market of traditions – Mercado de las tradiciones
Where? In the Colonel’s House in La oliva
When? Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
The Mercado de las Tradiciones is one of the most complete on the island. In it you can find everything from typical gastronomy such as mojo or majorera goat cheese to pieces of art or local crafts such as Majoreros draft. Do not miss the opportunity and visit the Market of traditions where you can do many of your purchases.
Market of arts and flowers
Where? On the 1st May pedestrian street of Puerto del Rosario
When? Saturdays from 10:00 to 14:00
This market of the north of Fuerteventura is one of the most curious and perhaps more atypical. It is the perfect place to buy flowers, plants and pieces of typical Majorera art or crafts. A place to get lost and know the vegetation of the island.
Agricultural Market of the Biosphere
Where? Bus station of Puerto del Rosario
When? Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
In the capital it is also located in Agricultural Market of the Biosphere. In it you can buy organic and natural products, from fruit and vegetables to meat and fish, through cheeses or breads. Consumers have a direct deal with farmers, fishmongers or ranchers, thus avoiding intermediaries and acquiring a first quality product.
Market of Corralejo – Mercadillo de Corralejo
Where? Acua Water Park in Corralejo
When? Tuesday and Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
The local products of Fuerteventura also come together at the Corralejo market. The curious thing about this market is not only the products that you can buy from crafts or accessories, but also because of its location. The Aquatic Park of Fuerteventura, Acua Water Park, is in charge of giving shelter to one of the best known markets of the island.
Write on your travel list the visit to one of these markets since you will not only buy totally natural and original products, but you will also know the culture and traditions of Fuerteventura.