Andalusia

Andalusia is famous worldwide for its beautiful nature and cities of Seville, Cordoba, Antequerra and Granada with the Alhambra. You cannot possible get bored in the south of Spain. Highlights citytrips:

Seville • Cordoba • Antequera • Granada

Seville

• The royal palace of Seville: ‘Alcázar Real de Sevilla’,
• ‘Catedral de Santa María de la Sede’, one of the biggest cathedrals in the world.
• The impressive ‘Plaza de España’, located in the green Maria Luisa Park, was built in 1929 for the Iberian-American exhibition.
• ‘Casa de Pilatos’, a palace from the 16th century to be found in the historic neighbourhood of Santa Cruz.

Cordoba

• The city’s greatest monument is the Mezquita-Catedral.
• ‘Puente Romano’, the 331 metre Roman bridge over the Guadalquivir river, crosses the city.
• ‘Sinagoga de Córdoba’, the synagogue from 1315 in the Jewish neighbourhood ‘Judería’.
• The wonderful patios, the hidden and flowery courtyards of Cordoba are famous worldwide with the yearly Patio-festival in May.

Antequera

• The heart of Andalusia, with the 5000 years old graves, ‘Dolmenes’.
• 16th century church: ‘La Real Colegiata de Santa María la Mayor’
• ‘El Torcal’, an almost ‘alien’ landscape formed millions of years ago.
• ‘La Laguna de la Fuente de Piedra’, one of Europe’s rare locations where flamingos breed.

Granada

• ‘Alhambra’, a Moorish fortress and palace, is the most famous sight in Spain. Important: buy tickets on line, some weeks before arrival!
• ‘Albaicín’ is an old Arabic neighbourhood with small alleyways, which makes it look like a labyrinth.
• ‘Monasterio de Nuestra Señora de la Asunción’, an impressive monastery from 1506.
• In wintertime the nearby mountain range of the Sierra Nevada offers 85 kilometres of skiing. In summertime you can walk for hours and enjoy fantastic views.

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