Things to see and do - Betancuria
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Betancuria Travel guide
Betancuria : Michelin's recommendations
This tranquil town in the heart of the mountains on the island of Fuerteventura was founded in 1404 by the Norman sailor Jean de Béthencourt. It has retained a certain charm and several noteworthy buildings, such as the church of Santa María de la Antigua.
Tourist attractions Betancuria : Things to see and do
Fuerteventura, the "Calm Island", distinguishes itself by the beauty of its stark landscape and a coast that is almost entirely lined with white-sand beaches running down to turquoise waters. The island's pleasant climate, its perpetual, mo..
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The small museum on the south side of town displays several Guanche exhibits. The Guanches, the native population of the Canary Islands, were still living in the Stone Age at the time of the conquest in the 15C.
Betancuria's former cathedral with white walls and a picturesque wooden balcony is now called the Iglesia Santa María la Antigua. The interior consisting of a nave and two aisles has an interesting figure of Christ on the font. The Sacristy has a fin..
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This restaurant is notable for its attractive decoration. It reveals typical features within a predominantly wood setting with Arabic inspired objects. Exuberantly planted terrace.