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Casa de los Coroneles

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The Casa de los Coroneles –House of the Colonels– in La Oliva (Fuerteventura, Spain), construction of the second half of the 17th century and attributed to Ginés de Cabrera de Bethencourt, is a majestic building representative of the power, which...more
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Calle Coroneles 28, 35640, La Oliva, Fuerteventura, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is an old colonels house. The house has no furniture left but still the building is quite nice. Also la oliva is a nice small village to visit.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Krizzyboy89
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best seen with a tourist guide who can explain all the details of the house, even as a private visitor, it's probably the finest example of Spanish Colonial architecture in the Canary Islands. The ground floor usually houses art exhibitions and the upstairs the history...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed January 30, 2019

Only on Fridays, you can enjoy the 5 attractions in La Oliva, with both a guided and dramatised (in costume) tour. Very inexpensive and so worthwhile. Much was in Spanish, but our guides gave us a lot of information in English. After the tour, you...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank kenstrachan
Reviewed January 27, 2019

The building is much larger than it appears from the outside. It isn't expensive to visit and worth a look. There are plenty of rooms to view on different levels. There is no furniture but there are portraits etc. on the walls in some rooms....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sandancer77
Reviewed December 16, 2018

While visiting La Oliva we decided to enter this museum. Admission was quite cheap, and the interior is really nicely preserved. You will have a nice view of the city from the terrace at the top. Inside some of the rooms are some panels with...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank EricNJulia
Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

We drove to the little town of La Oliva and walked to the Casa. Before we got to the door around the outbuildings were lots of inquisitive chipmunks. They obviously get fed by humans so surrounded us. Had ages of fun with them. The Casa...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

This restored building on the edge of town was used by the Colonels, who provided military administration of Fuerteventura back in the 18th century. The entrance fee is €3 per adult. A couple of explanatory leaflets in Spanish, English and German provide a little background...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

Nicely restored mansion, on the first floor you can wander around the original rooms and find information about the family that lived there and historical events. There is also a roof terrace with fine views. Ground floor houses temporary arts exhibitions, at the time of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

We came for about 30 minutes to this well preserved mansion in the heart of La Olivia. A small entrance fee of 3 EUR only for adults applied. The mansion has a lot of rooms - all off them without interior and some of them...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

Whilst there is no doubt this historic building is a delight & well worth a visit for adults (& at only 3euros a must) for the views from the rooftops alone, and the woodwork is beautiful - please be aware that aswell as the history...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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