Interesting places


El Mirador de Femés

Silence accompanies the perfect view of the rosy peaks of Los Ajaches and the stretch of sea that separates Lanzarote and Fuerteventura known as La Bocaina. On bright days can be seen clearly the bright dunes of Corralejo (Fuerteventura) and the mysterious silhouette island of Lobos.

Neighbor of the church of San Marcial Rubicon, the viewpoint expands its domains to the traditional architectural structure of the inland villages as Maciot and its contrast with the tourist resort of Playa Blanca.

Halfway between Papagayo, Timanfaya and Geria, worth transit through the winding, narrow road that leads to Femés to enrich the look destined for the Atlantic immense.

Guarded by the Natural Monument of Los Ajaches Femés and enigmatic few houses form a village perched at 450 meters high, in a prime location with excellent views south of Lanzarote (Playa Blanca) and the neighboring island of Fuerteventura. No wonder the place prove the most important settlement after the Spanish conquest of face to defend the island against the pirate attacks.

El Mirador de Femés

The crucial role of this valley during that time are still present in the presence of the dilapidated church of San Marcial de Rubicon (pattern Lanzarote), built in 1406 and which took root and doctrine the bishopric of the Canary Islands.

La iglesia de San Marcial de Rubicón

A ten steps from the entrance gate of the religious building the presence of the viewpoint of people guess. The balcony is small, only twenty meters in length and five of width, but the panorama is great. The first striking the Atlantic, almost always lying on the southern fringe of Lanzarote, the strait known as the Bocaina separates the island of volcanoes and Fuerteventura, the island of Lobos and disturbing the bright dunes of Corralejo (in Fuerteventura).

Fear of silence

The silence that settles in Femés restless dogs and goats. Only occasional barks and howls accompany the serene contemplation from the viewpoint, which is not in the sea but is diversified with the slender figure of the rosy peaks of Los Ajaches, the traditional architectural stamp of the villages inside and Maciot and contrast to the tourist resort of Playa Blanca appearing mammoth.

Ventanal al sur de Lanzarote

Halfway between South Papagayo, Timanfaya and Geria, the window invited to take the narrow road leading to Femés, walk through the village and take the present lookout. Beside a restaurant it allows the coffee to a huge glass to continue the tourist trail.