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Museum of Traditional Fishing

Avda de los Lagos, El Cotillo, La Oliva, Fuerteventura, Spain
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Ranked #7 of 10 Attractions in El Cotillo
Type: Specialty Museums
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

Lovely light house, with fishing Centre based in the old light house building. There is a 40 min circular walk, rock pools, fossils and amazing views. If you follow the dirt/ sand road towards along the cost you come to some lovely coves.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

Stood waiting to pay the entry fee for about 15 minutes before giving up on the rude and totally oblivious staff coming to serve us. Would be able to rate this higher if we'd have been able to actually get in.

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York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

Well worth a visit for the panoramic view. Having visited the museum we had a greater understanding of how the locals fished from such small rowing boats - they each used two. You will have to visit to find out how.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2012

The museum is situated in the old lighthouse and is very interesting to see how people lived on the island many years ago. great photo opportunities if you travel in along the old dirt road from Corralejo.

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Middlesbrough England
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2012

only a rip off for foreing bus trips just an old fortification and a money maker as far as we were concerned

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La Oliva, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2012

Although the famed lagoon beaches are the highlight of any trip to El Cotillo, there are two other specific 'sights' to see, the castle in the old village, above the new harbour, and the Museum of Fishing, which is housed in the old lighthouse on the Punta de Toston right at the far end of the lagoons. There are 3... More

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