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Andalucía (Andalusia) is full of amazing moorish monuments, a reminder of the seven centuries of Berber/Arab rule until the Reconquest in 1492 when the Catholic Castillian nobles took over and Sevilla became an important trading point with the Spanish colonies. The moorish influence is most readily seen in Córdoba, Sevilla and Granada. But Andalusia’s history is much older with greek,phoenician and roman influences. There’s Alhambra Palace in Granada one of the wonders of the world. In Sevilla it’s the ornate Royal Place the Alcázar and the old quarter of Santa Cruz. Córdoba is famous the world over for its Mezquita,the largest and most stunning mosque ever built by the moors.
Facing the Mediterranean there’s the Costa del Sol where the sun always seem to shine. Andalusia has a beautiful interior too including the Sierra Nevada Mountains,the Las Alpujarras and the olive covered hills around Jaén. The coast is home to a vast array of resorts and beaches near Málaga but there’s quieter stretches too at Huelva in the Costa de la Luz facing the Atlantic Ocean and between Cádiz and Tarifa and around Almería. Doñana National Park is home to an amazing diversity of wildlife.
Encounter the real Spain of spectacular, white washed hilltop villages with their courtyards,balconies and floral displays like in Mijas, Ronda or Arcos de la Frontera. The home of flamenco with images of Carmen in her gypsy dress or the appeal of Don Juan and the bullfighting. Then there’s the fiestas,ferias and romerías like the pilgrimage to El Rocío and Easter (Semana Santa) processions in Málaga, Granada, Sevilla, Córdoba and Jerez de la Frontera.
There’s the tapas culture too of eating in an outdoor terrace all year round ; fried fish/seafood, gazpacho, cured serrano ham or fresh cheese drizzled with extra virgin olive oil followed by honey or almond based sweets, a legacy from the moorish period. A siesta and unforgettable experiences await the adventurous.
Population: 8.388 million (2016)
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Explore Andalucia in-depth! On this tour you will have the chance to discover the charm of Southern Spain. Start and end the trip in Sevilla, the heart of Andalucia.
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If Cadiz is on your itinerary for a stop during your cruise around Spain why not have a private English-speaking chauffeur at your disposal to take you around Cadiz or on an excursion to nearby cities...
Private Chauffeur/Driver Car services in Cordoba, Andalusia. You can be picked up and dropped off from your hotel, airport, or a location specified within city limits. Choose from our selection of vehicle types (eg. Mercedes Benz E-Class Sedan, Minivan)
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Private Chauffeur/Driver Car services in Granada, Andalusia. During your stay in Granada have a private English-speaking chauffeur at your disposal to take you around the city. Choose from our selection of vehicle types (eg. Mercedes Benz E-Class Sedan, Minivan).
Private Chauffeur/Driver Car services in Seville, Andalusia. You can be picked up and dropped off from your hotel, airport, or a location specified within city limits. Choose from our selection of vehicle types (eg. Mercedes Benz E-Class Sedan, Minivan)
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Get a full-on experience and truly get to know Córdoba, its lifestyle and delicious food by learning how to cook the traditional dishes.
A Food and Wine Short Break Tour in Seville staying in one of the most charming hotels, Day Excursions to taste sherry wines, Spanish Ham, Olive Oil...
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Half-day private walking tour of Granada once Granada of the Jews, site of Samuel La Nagid´s Talmudic Academy. Visit the palace of Alhambra and it´s Generalife Gardens
Here are the top 10 recommended hotels of Spain & Portugal selected by our tour specialist in all the destination we offer hotels within these countries. After many years of exploring and experiencing the "Best of the Best" we would like to share our knowledge with you to make your next trip an unforgettable journey!
This fantastic hotel, just 200 metres from Cordobas Mosque-Cathedral was built showing maximum respect for the buildings architecture and history
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