Ten Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Miss Out On the Quintessential Bohemian Corner of Southern Europe – Caños de Meca

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There are some places that just can’t be found anywhere else in the world and Caños de Meca, in Barbate is one of them. This hamlet is located in the South of Andalucia, along the Cadiz coastline and became a focal point for the hippie and bohemian movement of the 1960s. Today, it remains a […]

5 things we wish we’d known before going to the Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park, Andalucia

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1. The inhabitants of the Park’s villages love parties There are many holiday celebrations throughout the year and most go back to Andalucia’s most ancient traditions. This is a great way to experience the local culture, exchange experiences and travel back in time. Carnivals, Corpus Christi, Bulls on Ropes, Pilgrimages, Festival of Moors and Christians, […]

10 reasons why Conil de la Frontera is not to be missed

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Conil is a delightful town on the Costa de la Luz that forms part of the White Town Tour belonging to the province of Cadiz. Its narrow whitewashed streets, its seafaring zest and above all its endless and sublime beaches, make it one of the most “desired” villages by tourists exploring Andalucia. Here are ten […]

Sports and Nature: Don’t Miss The 10 Highlights of the Legion of Ronda 101 Kilometre Race

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Do you love sports? Well, if so, don’t hesitate to sign up for one of the sporting highlights of the Malaga province- the Legion of Ronda “101 Kilometres in 24 hours” race. Already open for enrolment for this 17th annual edition, the 101 KM unites military and civilian athletes for a good cause this 10th […]

10 reasons why Grazalema is not to be missed

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Settled in the Sierra de Grazelema Natural Park, which gives it its name, is a picturesque town that is one of the most beautiful stops on the White Village Tour of the province of Cadiz. In addition to its mountainous charm, it offers the best location with regards to appreciating this park, declared a World […]

Grazalema, one of 2013’s most popular rural destinations: A Route – A Little By Foot And Then By Train

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Recently, the tourism portal Toprural reported that the Sierra de Grazalema (Cadiz, Andalucia) was designated as one of the three most popular rural destinations by travellers in 2013. Why? The combination of lush nature, the view of white villages, exquisite local cuisine and a host of sports activity combine to make this a truly unique […]

Natural Cosmetics: The 7 Benefits of Clay As A Beauty Ritual

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As summer comes to an end, your skin is likely dry and a little resentful due to the effects of long days in the sun. Now that September has arrived, it is an ideal opportunity to take the initiative and treat yourself to a trip down the coast where the heat is more bearable and […]

Travel diary from Grazalema: Roman Road Route

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For another week we are lending space on our blog to Petra and her travel journal which, we regret to announce, will be her last post, describing the fifth day of her stay at the Fuerte Grazalema Hotel. This German girl wanted to share her experiences of sport, trekking and nature on the Llanos del Endrina (Endrina Plains) Route, the Salto […]

Ancient Traditions: Don’t Go Swimming Until El Carmen!

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There was once a tradition in Spain that people did not take their first swim in the sea until the procession of the Virgin del Carmen on the 16th of July. As tradition dictated, once the procession of the Virgin passed, our ancestors were threw themselves into the water. The belief was that the waters […]

Travel diary from Grazalema: Pinsapar Route

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Another week has gone by and, just like every Wednesday, we are lending our blog to Petra and her travel journal. This German woman wanted to share her experiences with sport, trekking and nature during her five day stay at the Fuerte Grazalema Hotel. After the  Llanos del Endrina (Endrina Plains) Route, the Salto del Cabrero […]

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