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Museum of Traditional Fishing

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Address: Avda de los Lagos, El Cotillo, La Oliva, Fuerteventura, Spain
Phone Number: 639 438 319
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Nice walk

They've done quite a bit of work on this attraction including a nice walk with information boards. Probably the best part of a mile if you follow the full route. Didn't visit the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Jack B
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English first
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7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

They've done quite a bit of work on this attraction including a nice walk with information boards. Probably the best part of a mile if you follow the full route. Didn't visit the museum as it was a bit expensive. The lighthouse was having work done on it so scaffolding etc was up and sheets covering it.

Thank Jack B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

If its open worth the visit, but recently problems with electrics and been closed along with the Faro and cafe for a while so be warned

Thank phinaeus
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Quite a nice surprise to find that the entry price of 3 euros also included access to the old lighthouse tower - panoramic views from here were fantastic. The museum itself was very interesting too, telling the story of fishing in Fuerteventura, with the help of English translated guide book. A wonderful location on the lagoons.

Thank Elizabeth G
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Just amazing area, a must see. Clean litter free beaches a delight. Little path disabled friendly area with seats so you can enjoy the wildness and unspoilt area. The rocks are a wonderful area of small plants and pools of drying salt, take a jar and spoon and collect the salt, it is the best ever when dried for cooking.... More 

Thank alisonmaynard
Billingshurst, United Kingdom
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133 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Super little museum in lovely, dramatic setting. Staff were friendly and helpful. Also worth taking the self guided nature walk from the lighthouse - a very pleasant 30 minute stroll. Note the museum is closed Sundays and Mondays, it costs €3 to get in. Worthwhile.

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015 via mobile

Visited the lighthouse today. It was a windy day with extraordinary big waves flushing in against the lighthouse. Just fantastic. Worth a visit.

Thank Einste1n
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Went to El Cotillo three times but only saw the lighthouse on the second occasion. Amazing. Very dramatic with waves crashing in. We never went into the museum but had drinks and chocolate served in a small cafe. The views are stunning and there's an area where people make little towers from the rocks. Couldn't resist. Third time we went... More 

Thank dixie441
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We were driving around the island and stumbled across this place. Breath taking views but didn't stay to long after. If your in a rental it's worth a stop .

Thank Lundyballs
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

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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112 reviews
36 attraction reviews
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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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