Casa de los Coroneles

Old military power
The Colonels’ House (Casa de Los Coroneles), located on the outskirts of the town of La Oliva, capital of the northern municipality of the same name, is a stand-out example of Fuerteventura architecture. The seventeenth century mansion was abandoned and sat in ruins in the twentieth century until restoration in 2006. Visitors will be astonished at the gleaming Canarian patio, the majestic wooden balconies, and the towers with battlements (used to defend against pirate incursions). Wandering through galleries and corridors as well as the permanent exhibition – which invites tourists to learn about the history of the house, visitors will be able to relive the stately and military power exercised over centuries from the imposing building.
Cultural events and theatrical historical tour
Visitors should note that, in recent years, the La Regenta Art Centre has used the Colonels’ House as a location for a cultural, artistic, and educational programme. Trips to the area could also include a history tour. The reasonably-priced “Route of the Colonels”, co-ordinated by the Raíz del Pueblo association, is a theatrical spectacle with actors in period costume guiding tourists through the Cilla Museum, the Candelaria Church, Mané’s House, the Traditional Market, and the Colonels’ house. The experience is available in several languages.
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Localidad
La Oliva

TENERIFE

TENERIFE

GRAN CANARIA

GRAN CANARIA

FUERTEVENTURA

FUERTEVENTURA

LANZAROTE

LANZAROTE

LA GRACIOSA

LA GRACIOSA

LA GOMERA

LA GOMERA

LA PALMA

LA PALMA

EL HIERRO

EL HIERRO
Sustainability
Sostenibilidad
- Do not take photos using the flash. They could damage items of artistic and cultural value.
- Use the waste- paper baskets and, insofar as possible, separate and place your recycling waste in the appropriate containers. Do not eat inside exhibition rooms.
- Try to be careful with your rucksack or bag and make sure you do not hit anything when you move.
- Try to be silent or speak quietly so that you do not bother other visitors.
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