For many people Andalucia is all that they imagine Spain to be. Great climate, sun, sea and beaches, bullfighting, sherry and flamenco. Covering over 33,000 square miles and running the length of mainland Spain’s southern coast it is the largest and most populous of the 17 autonomous regions of Spain. Andalusia is crossed by the [...]
Andalucia travel destinations
Andalucia is probably one of Spain’s most varied areas with its mountainous regions leading down to the Costa del Sol, Costa Tropical, Costa de Almeria and to the far west bordering Portugal, the beautiful Costa de la Luz. It is ideal for a holiday in winter as well as summer as there is skiing in [...]
Andalucia is the most populated and second largest of the seventeen autonomous communities that constitute Spain. Its capital is Seville and it is bordered on the north by Extremadura and Castilla-La Mancha; on the east by Murcia and the Mediterranean Sea and on the west by Portugal and the Atlantic Ocean.
The Seville Film Festival has been held in the city since 2001, at different projection halls such as the Nervión Plaza Cinema and the Lope de Vega Theatre.
The Nazarene International Folk Sessions are held annually in Ciudad de Dos Hermanas (Seville province) over one week between the end of June and the beginning of July. The event is funded and organised by the “Ciudad de Dos Hermanas” dance group.
The Flamenco Biennial Festival de Sevilla is a flamenco festival since 1980 is held every two years in the city. The Festival has the most representative artists of flamenco, as well as with new promises of the genre. The next event will take place from 7 September to 10 October 2012.
Andalucia family holidays
The Benalmádena Sea Centre (“Classroom of the Sea”) is an interpretation centre that also focuses on nature conservation, while actually being located at the beach itself. Special leisure activities are offered for children, including guided tours through the centre and outdoor trips. Benalmádena Sea Centre also has an oceanographic laboratory, which allows direct contact with [...]
The Westin La Quinta Golf Resort, Marbella-Benahavís, is the most recent jewel of the Costa del Sol -a true paradise in the heart of the famous Marbella Golf Valley, where the green hills beautifully blend with the blue colour of the Mediterranean Sea.
Rhythm on horseback is a very successful horse show that has been run since 1993. Since our visitors requested it, we started offering feria del sur (southern fair) in 2000. It consists in dinner with a flamenco show that, along with ritmo a caballo make the perfect andalusian mix. Without doubt, the fifteen-year experience and [...]
This museum is located in the heart of Malaga, in the former Victoria Tavern, a building that dates back to the 17th century. Following completion of its purchase in 1974, the building was restored and refurbished as a museum, inaugurated in 1976.
Principia is an interactive science centre which sets out to explain science and technology to the public in an entertaining way without losing any of the rigour of its contents. The science centre PRINCIPIA is organised around various areas:
The Interactive Museum of Music is a unique project in Europe, both in terms of its dimension as well as the variety of what it offers. It is concieved as a great cultural space where sound envelopes the visitor and stimulates the senses. It boasts a valuable collection of instruments and musical objects from all [...]
Andalusia Spain holidays
For almost eight centuries, the Iberian Peninsula lived one of its most privileged moments, not only with regard to Spain, but also to Europe as a whole: the age of Moslem Spain, which the Arabs called Bilad al-Andalus. The mixture of races, religions and cultures gave rise to a brilliant civilization, where both the Arts [...]
The Costa del Sol Racecourse is located in El Chaparral, an urban development in Mijas Costa. It can be accessed from both La Cala de Mijas and road N-340, opposite the Fuengirola Castle. It is open all year round, holding day races on Sundays in autumn, winter and spring (11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.), and [...]
Sol Meliá, a worldwide leader in holiday travel, is a hotel chain with 50 years’ experience. Its 350 hotels are located in more than 30 countries, and the Meliá Don Pepe is undoubtedly one of its finest. Completely renovated in 2004, this luxury hotel is an oceanfront property, situated on the sea promenade, only 500 [...]