Category Archive: Andalusia

UNESCO Cultural Heritage in Andalusia: El Torcal and the Dolmen

Located in Andalusia to the north of Malaga, the national park of El Torcal along with the Peña de los Enamorados (Lovers’ Rock) and the megalithic dolmens of Menga, Viera and El Romeral are an exciting destination on Spain’s long list of UNESCO Cultural Heritage sites. The dolmens are among the most recognized examples of […]

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Underground music: The Nerja Caves Festival

It’s quite difficult to find a more spectacular stage than the one used for the Nerja Caves International Festival of Music and Dance, which is one of Costa del Sol’s most eagerly awaited events. Held each year in summer for 60 years, the festival is a truly unique opportunity to enjoy some of the world’s […]

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City Portrait: Almeria

Located in eastern Andalusia, Almeria is a lively little city with a picturesque historic quarter, and plenty of culture to explore within it. It also boasts outstanding nature, and the surrounding area is made up of almost virgin beaches and important nature reserves filled with indigenous wildlife. Add great local cuisine to this mix, and […]

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Cordoba: Crosses of May festival

The month of May in Cordoba shows off this elegant Andalusian city in all its festive glory. From the jasmine and orange blossom scented Festival of Courtyards to the flamenco-fueled Cordoba Fair, there is truly never a dull moment. One of the most spectacular of all May’s celebrations is the Crosses of May festival, where […]

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TOP 5 Coasts: Costa de la Luz

The Costa de la Luz (Coast of Light) of southwestern Andalusia is as beautiful as its name suggests. With 3000 hours of sunshine a year, it boasts long beaches of fine white sand washed with turquoise waters from the Atlantic Ocean. Combine this with traditional cuisine, rich culture, plenty of festivals, intense pilgrimages, vast protected […]

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Top 5 Coasts: Costa del Sol

With over 300 days of sun each year and 100 miles of coastline, it’s no wonder that Costa del Sol is considered one of the top beach destinations in Spain. Beyond the beach, the region also has an impressive offer of attractions. Cities like Malaga are packed with culture and excitement, nature lovers will enjoy […]

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500th Anniversary: Magellan and Elcano

2019 marks the fifth centennial of an event that changed our view of the world forever: the first voyage to completely circumnavigate the globe, proving that the Earth is indeed a sphere. This expedition set out from Seville in 1519, and to commemorate the great achievement, the city is hosting a packed program of events […]

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Almeria: Gastronomic Capital of Spain 2019

Almeria is a picturesque eastern Andalusian city, which reigns over a sun-soaked coastline of secluded beaches. It was one of the most important ports in the Caliphate of Cordoba, a proud history that can still be seen in its citadel and its cathedral, and today is enjoying another turn in the spotlight – this time, […]

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Winter holidays in Malaga

Malaga is a lively city with an outstanding climate, exceptional beaches and golf courses, vibrant culture, and welcoming locals. But one thing that many people don’t know, is that it’s also an excellent destination for the Christmas season. With bright lights, music, specialty foods and a cheerful spirit, Malaga engages all the senses in the […]

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Montilla-Moriles: An unforgettable wine route

For enotourism, it’s hard to find a better destination than Spain. Every region has its own fine wines to discover, as diverse as the regions themselves. One of Spain’s lesser known wine routes that is gaining well-deserved popularity is the Montilla-Moriles route in Andalusia. Besides its superb wines and production processes, those who take part […]

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