Discover Andalusia by bicycle with the Washington Irving Route

Washington Irving

In 1829, the romantic and diplomatic American writer Washington Irving, fascinated by the wealth and exoticism of the Spanish-Muslim civilization, made a route from Seville to Granada through Antequera where he was enjoying and taking in every detail of the historical heritage and beauty of Andalusia. The author of the Tales of the Alhambra has […]

The Arabian Route through Andalucia allows you travel back in time to Al-Andalus

Alcazar Sevilla, Ruta Árabe por Andalucía

Andalucia is a region rich in artistic and cultural heritage and visiting its cities is the best history exercise that any lover of the humanities and the arts can do. One of the periods of splendour that has marked the Andalucian character, cuisine, music and the architecture of its buildings has been, without doubt, that […]

Here is a route through Málaga which allows you to dive into the day-to-day life of Pablo Ruiz Picasso

On the shores of the Mediterranean Sea in the city of Málaga, 139 years ago, Pablo Ruiz Picasso was born, the father of Cubism and a legendary artist. The young painter lived the first 10 years of his life in the capital of the Costa del Sol, his childhood being marked by the marine nature […]

Processions and saetas. Here are 10 things you should know about Holy Week in Andalucia

Semana Santa, Andaluci

8When Easter Week celebrations arrive in southern Spain, all you need to do is let yourself get carried away by your own senses: enjoy the aroma that wafts around you, a mix of orange blossom and incense; be moved as you listen to a saeta flamenco religious song or ‘hear’ the silence of a respectful […]

Ten Keys To Knowing Flamenco

flamenco

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. […]

The Best Place In The World To Live, According To The Telegraph, Is Andalucia: 10 Reasons To Live In Southern Europe

Ronda al atardecer

“The Best Place To Live In The World.” This designation was bestowed on Andalucia (a few years back) as a part of the British publication, The Telegraph, list of its top 20 places to live the good life. Ahead of Paris, France, Parma, Italy and a Caribbean paradise, Southern Spain earned a place on top. […]

28F, history and tradition of Andalucia on its big day

Día de Andalucía

Andalucia is a charming land that is full of great treasures just waiting to be discovered. Different festivities can be found all year round where visitors can see Andalucia’s culture first-hand. However, there is a special day on this region’s calendar which none other than Andalucia’s Day, a festival where houses fly the white and […]

10 curious festivals you cannot miss if you visit Andalucia

Fiesta Cascamorras de Baza

Andalucia has a huge amount of popular traditions to enjoy any time of the year. So grab your camera and get ready because we present the ten most curious Andalucian festivals and traditions that you can and should go to in the south of Spain. To run stained with black paint, witness the horse races […]

Alternative plans to enjoy the Easter holidays

Malaga sunset

Are you tired of drums and bugles during Easter? Do you fancy a change of scenery and enjoy a different Easter? Every year more people are betting on an alternative Easter holiday. We want to take advantage of these rest days to do different things. Break the routine. Live new experiences that relax or excite […]

30 Malaga facts that surely you did not know

Malaga

There are many things to see in Malaga, so tourism in Malaga is much more than enjoying its fabulous coastline and beautiful landscapes. Malaga is a city full of traditions and facts that have shaped both its history and its people, so despite having a millenarian and urban nature still continues to protect and promote […]


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