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Museum of Traditional Fishing

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Address: Avda de los Lagos, El Cotillo, La Oliva, Fuerteventura, Spain
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+34 639 43 83 19

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Interesting landmark with a small museum. Great views both out to sea and inland too. Good place to have a picnic

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Solihull, United Kingdom
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Solihull, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Interesting landmark with a small museum. Great views both out to sea and inland too. Good place to have a picnic

Thank DJinks
Worcester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

An Interesting visit to a working light house and museum. It's in an area of archaeological interest with paths marked out on the coastline explore and look for fossils.

Thank JayneRainbows
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Off beaten track,great for picnics and a walk,there is a cafe but closed when we visited early January,great place for yet another coffee I'm sure and if you like lighthouses what could be better.Piles of stones seems like many a visitor has a go,you'll see them when you visit.Parking ok and free like most the Island.

Thank dontbloodybelieveit
Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016

Walk, drive or pedal but if in El Cotillo I suggest this should be on your list to visit. The museum was closed on the day we visited but we had a walk admiring the views and listening to the waves crashing on the rocks. We added to the many piles of rocks people had built between the lighthouse and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful spot amongst the sand dunes, with views of Lanzarote and the beach coves with their stunning liquid blue and white surf. It's well worth a trip out from El Costillo to sit and take in the atmosphere or even create your own message in the stones in the shore line as so many have done.

Thank Steve J
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

Rather disappointing. In the museum we have received book with all info. No one was there apart of us. We went upstairs and return in 3 minutes. Took a walk through the museum - another 5 minutes, unless you want to read 3 pages of booklet in front of every picture. We did appreciate the story of this place and... More 

Thank Lucyna T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

As we were out this way we decided to come up and see this area but we were a little late as it was closed at 2pm. Still lots to see and do lovely walk you can do to see some fossils. It's really a lovely place.

Thank clarec848
Bromsgrove, Worcesterhire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2016

Really stunning location - great walking around and reading the history boards. Watching the kite surfers against such a breathtaking backdrop was lovely. Great walking - park away from the lighthouse and walk up.

Thank Carol_Starkey
St. Clement, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 2, 2016

In the footing of the lighthouse you will find a small but interesting museum outlining the traditional way of life and some of their tools. As I am interested in other cultures I take time to visit as many of these local museums as possible to make up a picture of what life must have been like in the past.I... More 

Thank Sten A
Holbeach, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 30, 2016

We hired bikes in El Cotillo and headed off to see this lighthouse and museum. It was about a forty minute hilly cycle ride away from our hotel but worth seeing. After a browse in the museum which is actually quite small, we did some of the signed walk, then walked out over the rocks and spent time looking at... More 

Thank Dameleisurely

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