Seville

Seville

July 17, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

For a real taste of Seville, spend some time in the Barrio Santa Cruz, one of the most picturesque parts of the city, full of narrow lanes and surprising squares; whitewashed houses and excellent tapas bars. Tapas is thought to have been invented in Seville, and it’s certainly the way that most locals choose to eat.

House for rent in Polopos

February 17, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The house is simply not luxuriously furnished in a traditional style with comfortable cane and pine furniture, and has all necessary amenities : electric hot water, shower, fridge,a butane gas cooker,both electric heaters and heaters run from butane gas,and also a wood-burning stove. Rates are from £180 p/w in Winter to £280 p/w in Summer.

5-Day Southern Spain Tour: Seville, Cordoba, Toledo, Ronda, Costa del Sol and Granada from Madrid

5-Day Southern Spain Tour: Seville, Cordoba, Toledo, Ronda, Costa del Sol and Granada from Madrid

February 16, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

5 days to explore some of Spain’s most famous cities: Seville, Cordoba, Toledo, Ronda, Costa del Sol and Granada. Andalucia is one of the most attractive areas within the Mediterranean regions, due to its mild climate, environmental nature, its history and culture.

Alcazaba of Malaga

February 9, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

There are two rings of defensive walls and a number of lookout towers around the fortress. Set high on the hill overlooking the port, the Alcazaba provided a secure home down the years for the many governors of the province. The entrance is through a large gateway now known as Puerta del Cristo (Christ’s Door).

Malaga Cathedral

February 7, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Cathedral of the Incarnation in Malaga was built between 1528 and 1782 on a site that (like so many in the country) was formerly occupied by a mosque, the Malaga Cathedral isn’t merely a church. It is an architectural wonder of the region.

Ronda

Ronda

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One of the oldest extant religious structures in Ronda is the Minarete de San Sebastian, one of the remains of a 14th century mosque. Be sure not to miss seeing the Moorish Baths, built in the 13th century. Modern bullfighting has its home here in Spain’s oldest arena, the Ronda Bullring.

Cordoba vacations

Cordoba vacations

February 7, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, a fortress built by and for the conquerers. Today, that war is an item in history books that won’t intrude on the peaceful atmosphere created by the numerous gardens and fountains in the interior. Watermills on the nearby Guadalquivir River supply the water that irrigates the plants.

Granada

Granada

January 28, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Granada is located in Andalusia at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountains. It is one of the main tourist destinations in Spain. Alhambra is the main tourist attractions of the town. From the 740 meter (2400 feet) high terrace one gains a view of Granada.

Sierra Nevada ski resort

January 17, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Sierra Nevada ski resort is located in the Penibetic mountain, it is the major ski resort in Costa Tropical region, and it is regarded among the best ski resorts in Spain. There are different ski courses offered at the Sierra Nevada resort that have been created by both American and European specialists. These courses include skiing over 61kms of snowy slopes that is spread over 39 different types of ski runs including 6 spectacular off-course trails.

Popular Beaches in Costa Tropical, Andalucia

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There are many beaches in Costa Tropical, Andalucia and some of them are among the finest beaches in Spain. The Imunecar beach situated in Granada offers some of the most spectacular views in the region. The Cabria beach has a unique aspect to it: the sand here is dark grey in color and has sugarcane plantations around the beach.