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 […]

“Your Story”, the best tour of the medium-sized towns of Andalucia

Antequera, la ciudad del arte

The center Andalucia has a tremendous landscaping beauty that blends with its rich artistic and cultural heritage. To highlight a common touristic project and publicize the wonders hidden in the heart of southern Spain, six cities came together in what they called the Network of the medium-sized cities of Andalucia. Écija, Alcalá la Real, Antequera, […]

The bullrings of Andalucia with the most colorful and peculiar architectural styles

Plaza de Toros de Ronda

Spain is world famous for its bullfights, but most of the time, one of the most characteristic elements goes unnoticed, the bullring. This architectural element varies depending on the destination, but it is a hallmark worth visiting. As for its artistic value, it is essential in any tourist guide. Andalucia is the land of great […]

A sea of history, Marbella through time

Arco de Marbella - credit: Ekaterina Chuyko / Shutterstock.com

One of the main attractions of Costa del Sol is Marbella, with a 26 km long coastline provided and sandy beaches next to Sierra Blanca. A landmark in itself, famous for its sunny weather, beaches and luxury, it also adds another attraction: cultural tourism. We will begin a tour through an archaeological Marbella showing a […]

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 […]

Remember these ten majestic bridges in Andalucia you simply must see at least once

Puente de los Cahorros, Monachil

Original, natural, historical… behind every bridge, every union between one place and another, hides a story. Sometimes it is the fusion of cultures; in others, anecdotes between cities.  Others are found in unusual places.  Most of the time, they are due to the ingenuity and creativity of human beings. Functional or decorative, bridges are an […]

Keep cool! Don’t miss these ten beautiful and original water fountains in Andalucia

fuentes de Andalucía

The high temperatures the summer brings to Andalucia are easily beaten with a good cooling off! This symbol of life is shared through the streets and squares of southern Spain where locals and visitors can drink and cool off at these fountains. But it is not only an urban element; there are natural places with […]

WHAT TO DO IN VELÉZ-MÁLAGA

Cosas que ver y hacer en Vélez Málaga

Vélez Málaga is the capital of the Axarquía region. One of the most important municipalities of the province of Malaga both by number of inhabitants and its historical and cultural heritage. It was the birthplace of María Zambrano, one of the most important thinkers of the 20th century and was place of residence of Miguel […]

Malaga Day Trip: what to see in the capital of Costa del Sol in one day 

bahia de Málaga

In a few years Malaga has become an unmissable destination in Andalucia. Until not long ago the capital of Costa del Sol was known exclusively for its sun, beach and fried fish. Now, national and international mass media place it as the city of the museums for their great commitment to culture, accompanied by an […]


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