Original towns of Andalucia: the “smurf town” of Júzcar

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There are original ideas that can put a town on the map without it having a truly great museum or being the home of a historical figure or artist to place it on a region’s tourist route. And this doesn’t make them any less interesting or curious. Such is the case with Júzcar, a lost […]

Twelve must-see key points in Marbella’s old town: a walking tour with Wikiloc

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Often when we visit somewhere we don’t know exactly where to go. We get information from the tourist office and the internet. Now, there is a new website called Wikiloc featuring routes and activities recommended by users. With this website, we have designed a very special route for visitors to Marbella. We want you to […]

The Ten Essential Places To See Flamenco In Andalucia

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If you’ve already learned about the ten key things to know about flamenco or if you want to discover the art form in person, what better way to do it than to catch up on the ten essential Tabernas or flamenco spaces to see the art form in Andalucia? Today, we’ve created a tour of […]

Beauty And History: Enjoy Andalucia’s Five Points Of UNESCO Heritage

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It does not take long in Andalucia to see the charm that permeates every corner of the region. Its stunning artistic and natural monuments make it a true and admired geographical gem. It’s no wonder that the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisations (UNESCO) has declared five different Andalucian locations World Heritage Sites. Do […]

Ten Keys To Knowing Flamenco

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Flamenco is one of the most important musical components of Spain’s rich cultural history and folklore, considered a universal art and designated an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity (2010). Its origins are found in the late eighteenth century in Andalucia  and is especially associated with the Gypsy population, who gave it a defined genre identity. […]

When We Choose A Hotel, It’s Women And Children First

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When choosing a destination for family vacations, it is usually the women who take the lead – a conclusion backed up by several studies. When the whole family wants to spend a few days relaxing, there are a number of factors to consider. What is the factor that holds the most weight during the decision […]

What are the 10 most beautiful villages in Andalucia II?

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As we discussed in our previous post, we here at the Fuerte Blog are out to find the three prettiest villages in Andalucia so we’ve set aside our top ten list so our readers can choose which one they like best – those that you just cannot miss when you come to Southern Spain. After […]

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