Andalucia holidays

Andalucia holidays

August 4, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Madrid, Barcelona. These are among the most well-known and sought after vacation spots in Spain.

Jerez de la Frontera Wine Region

Jerez de la Frontera Wine Region

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Wine is produced in many areas of Spain. The hot sun and Mediterranean breezes make for some stellar Palomino grapes.

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

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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.