The best places to visit in Andalucia:
Arcos De La Frontera, Baena, Carmona, Córdoba, Costa Del Sol, Granada, Italica, Jaen, Jerez de la Frontera, Lucena, Málaga, Ronda, Seville.
This is a land of culture, history, fiestas, nature areas and excellent food. You’ll be able to visit everything from outstanding monuments to a wide variety of different natural landscapes. Take part in several unique popular events and sample a range of delicious gastronomic products.
One way to discover the culture of Andalusia is by exploring the sites which have been awarded the UNESCO World Heritage designation. In Granada, visit the Alhambra palace, the Generalife gardens and the mediaeval Albaicín neighbourhood.
Cordoba, has its historic centre with the great Mosque. Seville, the cathedral, the Alcázar palace and the Indies Archive. In Jaén, the monumental sites of Úbeda and Baeza. Experience festivals such as Easter Week, the Carnival in Cadiz, the Rocío pilgrimage in Huelva and the April Fair in Seville.
There are a variety of natural landscapes which range from the beaches of the Costa del Sol, Costa de la Luz and Almería to the extensive olive groves of Jaén. Visit the Doñana National Park –also declared a World Heritage Site–, or go skiing in the Sierra Nevada ski resort.
Finally, remember that Andalusia has a thousand different flavours. Taste the sherries of Jerez (Cadiz) and Moriles (Cordoba). Try classic platters of fresh fried fish known as “pescaíto frito” from Cadiz and Malaga. Enjoy cured ham from Huelva and Cordoba. Delight in the olive oil, and other such typical dishes as gazpacho and “salmorejo” (a kind of thicker gazpacho).