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Stories and Tips Andalucia

There Will Be Oil

Written by Niiko on 24 Jan, 2011

Andalucía is a destination positively bursting with treasures cultural, architectural and gastronomic, as millions of holidaymakers and their glowing testimonies bear witness. However, in a region groaning beneath the collective weight of its visiting hordes, few of these find their way to Jaen, and fewer…Read More

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A week in Sevilla

Written by Leapin Lorne on 07 Nov, 2002

Andalucia - I'm not sure how many other places there are in this world that offer such a breadth and variety of sights, sounds, and pleasures all within a day's drive or less. At the heart of it is Sevilla - one of the most wonderful,…Read More

www.parador.es: Spanish hotels at their best

Written by Mr Oystercatcher on 06 May, 2001

Get ready to experience a whole new Spain. The Parador chain of hotels is a government-run group, built for the most part in converted castles, monasteries, and other ancient structures. The first thing that struck us was the sheer value offered. Accommodation is charged on…Read More

Princess Sevilla

Written by Lenio on 28 Jun, 2003

In my opinion, the best time to visit Andalucia is springtime and particularly at Easter. You need seven full days to explore the sights. ~~~~~~~~ We started our trip from Marbella and took N340 and then A381 which was a big mistake. I recommend you to take…Read More

Dining in Analucia

Written by Coronado Bob & Berie on 04 Apr, 2004

You just can't go wrong. Stop in the most humble of places or where you see the locals go and you will get wonderful tapas, raciones (meal-sized orders of tapas), paella, and salads. The salads are so fresh it seems that they just…Read More

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Mountainous Ronda

Written by BigWally on 13 Jun, 2004

From the coastal highway past Marbella, we now turn the car towards the mountains following the Calle Ronda that snakes its way up to 2560 ft above sea level past panoramic views of silvery olive groves and "pueblo blanco" villages. Ronda is situated on a…Read More

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Sandy coves of Nerja

Written by BigWally on 01 Jun, 2004

Further west of Malaga along the coastal highway is the tourist town of Nerja. It is situated at the extremity of the Costa del Sol perched on a cliff above a succession of sandy coves and coral rocks. The main area for tourists is along the…Read More

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Fuengiola, Torremolinos and Malaga

Written by BigWally on 01 Jun, 2004

On our first full day we explored the closest towns along the coastal highway in the direction of Malaga. Just before entering the first major town of Fuengiola is the Roman built castle of Suel, the original town center. Fuengiola has a long sandy beach and…Read More

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Coastal Marbella

Written by BigWally on 26 May, 2004

This day we took the coastal highway south to Marbella, a most elegant and rich resort town. Centered around the Plaza de las Naranjos is the attractive Old Town with boutiques filled with hand crafted ceramics, earthenware, rugs and leather goods, bistros, spotlessly clean alleys,…Read More

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Club Playa Vista at Lubina Sol

Written by BigWally on 25 May, 2004

Arriving at the nearest airport with a connection via Paris, my wife and I picked up our rental car at Malaga airport. Once out of airport we were greeted by the warm rays of the Andalusian summer sun and headed along the coastal road towards…Read More

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