Andalucia & Costa del Sol:
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History is alive in Granada's narrow streets, riotous gardens and spectacular monuments, reverberating with echoes of the city's grand Islamic past and its medieval Renaissance. With the ...
Andalucía has the lot: glorious coastline, soaring mountains, cosmopolitan cities, white-washed villages, marvelous Moorish heritage...and that's just for starters. Granada makes an ideal ...
Malaga, though perhaps skipped over on the less comprehensive tour of Spain, is rife with history, as much as just about any city of the Old World. Founded around 770 BC by the Phoenicians, Malaga ...
With excellent weather, beaches and villages, the 90 miles (150km) of Malaga known as the Costa del Sol is an enduring favorite. A trip inland deeper into Andalucia rewards with pretty villages ...
Sizzling, stylish and spirited – that’s Seville. Standing proudly on the banks of the Río Guadalquivir, Andalucía’s capital dances to its own exhilarating beat. Whether you’re getting ...
Dubbed the ‘Sunshine Coast’ and proud of its 320 sunny days a year, there’s no doubting what draws the masses to Costa del Sol. The Mediterranean coastline is home to over 150km of sandy beaches and ...
Written by Erin R, March 2013
Located just 12 kilometers west of Málaga, Spain, you’ll find another popular seaside of resort town: Benalmádena. Editor’s Note: This recommendation was taken from our Andalucia and ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, October 2012
It’s got the sun, the sea, the marina facilities, the apartments and the nightlife: no wonder Benalmadena
Marina is so popular and often voted Best Marina in the World. If
you’ve got a boat of ...
Gibraltar is the imposing rock at the entrance to the Mediterranean Sea, sitting between Morocco and Spain where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Mediterranean.
It’s only 6 square miles in total ...
Written by Jodi R, Germany, September 2011
The Moorish Baths of Andalucia
offer to create an idyllic sense of well being, taking you back to the
historic days of the Caliphs in gorgeous settings. The spas and thermal
springs have been ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, April 2012
That wonderfully passionate dance, the Flamenco, has come to represent the whole of Spain but it all began in the small region of Andalucia ,
the town of Jerez de la Frontera in particular. The ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, August 2012
Seville is the capital of Andalucia and the fourth largest city in Spain . Its historic center is the largest in Spain and only third in size in Europe after Venice and Genoa . It has a ...
Tarifa is a small city on the southernmost tip of Spain , in fact it’s the southernmost point of Europe, where the Mediterranean Sea meets the Atlantic Ocean, facing Morocco across the Straits of ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, May 2012
If you’re looking for the spectacular then Ronda is for you. One of the famous pueblos blancas (white villages) of Andalucia , it’s situated around a 330 feet (100 m) deep gorge with sheer rock ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, June 2012
is an ancient city dating from 1000 BC, and it’s been continuously
occupied since then, making it one of Europe’s oldest cities. Like many
old cities, it’s in two halves, or two ...
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