Day trip destinations Fuerteventura

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The best day trip destinations on Fuerteventura for your surfing holiday

The best day trip destinations Fuerteventura for those days of your holiday on Fuerteventura when there are simply no waves in sight or the waves are far too big or you just need a little break from learning to surf. A day trip around our beautiful island is perfect for these days. Because our little island really does have more to offer than you might think.

Be inspired by our favourite day trip destinations on Fuerteventura and have fun discovering them!

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Day Trip Destinations Fuerteventura

Island Road trip

Our beautiful island of Fuerteventura is so diverse and offers the most beautiful excursion destinations, which you can also explore on a road trip, whether in a van or a hire car. We have put together a possible road trip for you here and hope you enjoy travelling around and trying it out! Take a look at the other excursion destinations on Fuerteventura!

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Day Trip Destinations Fuerteventura

Walk through El Cotillo

Get to know El Cotillo and discover the hidden details that our fishing village has to offer. We have put together three wonderful tours for you: 1. harbour, 2. Faro del Tostón and 3. pictures of El Cotillo. Have a look! Have fun!

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Day Trip Destinations Fuerteventura

Lighthouse in El Cotillo

The Faro del Tostòn lighthouse is located directly on the beautiful north coast of Fuerteventura. Together with the adjoining small fishing museum, the lighthouse is always worth a short trip, whether on foot, by bike or by car.

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Day Trip Destinations Fuerteventura

Tindaya – The sacred mountain

The indigenous people of Fuerteventura believed that the mountain possessed magical powers. And indeed, when you stand in front of Tindaya, both the mountain and the landscape exude absolute tranquillity and a certain mystery. A highlight of our excursion destinations on Fuerteventura!

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Day Trip Destinations Fuerteventura

Volcano hike in Lajares

The easy hike to the nearby, long-extinct Calderon Hondo volcano is suitable for everyone and rewards you with a breathtaking view over the island. In addition to the view, there are also a few cute little four-legged surprises at the crater.

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Day Trip Destinations Fuerteventura

Ajuy and the pirate caves

Ajuy is a small fishing village on the west coast of Fuerteventura. In addition to the small village, which is well worth seeing, the “Playa de los Muertos” (Beach of the Dead), a deep black sandy beach, and the pirate caves are not far away and should not be missed when visiting the island of Fuerteventura.

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Day Trip Destinations Fuerteventura

The old island capital Betancuria

The former capital of the island of Fuerteventura is considered one of the most beautiful places on the whole island – and rightly so. With just 500 inhabitants, the town lies in a valley surrounded by mountains and exudes a very special charm. There are several sights in the village itself. A gem of an excursion destination on Fuerteventura.

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Day Trip Destinations Fuerteventura

The Mirador de Morro Velosa viewpoint

The viewpoint is located on the way to Betancuria and offers a unique panorama over the north of Fuerteventura and the dunes of Corralejo. The building itself and the museum inside are also worth a visit. So if you want to make a short stopover and enjoy the view (perhaps even with a cup of coffee or a small snack), this is the place for you.

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Day Trip Destinations Fuerteventura

Vega de Río Palmas – the valley of 1000 palm trees

As the name suggests, the dry valley of Vega de Río Palmas is full of palm trees and various other native plants. An easy hiking trail leads through the valley to a traditional pilgrimage chapel.

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Day Trip Destinations Fuerteventura

Playa de Cofete and Villa Winter

Cofete beach and Villa Winter are probably two of the most mysterious sights on Fuerteventura. While the paradisiacal sandy beach impresses with its sheer endless length and invites you to take long walks, Villa Winter is the subject of many rumours and speculations about the former function of the building.

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Day Trip Destinations Fuerteventura

The island of Lobos

Just off the harbour of Corralejo lies the small island of Lobos, which is an absolute must-see for every nature lover. Whether for hiking, mountain climbing, snorkelling or simply relaxing on the beautiful beaches – there is definitely something for everyone here.

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Day Trip Destinations Fuerteventura

Dunes of Corralejo

A highlight of our excursion destinations on Fuerteventura and a special feature around Corralejo are certainly the dunes of Corralejo. The dune landscape forms a national park and offers a unique, bizarre landscape reminiscent of a desert. Many films have been shot here and you can discover fascinating details even on a very small scale.

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Day Trip Destinations Fuerteventura


The Canary Island of Lanzarote is only about 20 minutes away from Fuerteventura by ferry, making it a perfect day trip for days when you need a break from surfing. Our neighbouring island is also known as “César Manrique’s Island of the Fire Mountains”. Find out why here.

Day Trip Destinations Fuerteventura – Top 10 sights on Fuerteventura

You can also watch the top 10 sights on Fuerteventura in this video!

Hiking on Fuerteventura

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Fuerteventura may not primarily be considered a hiking paradise, but it offers an amazing variety of hiking trails and routes all over the island. We hope you enjoy exploring them!