Welcome to the second largest Autonomous Community of Spain, located in the south of the Iberian Peninsula and one of the most populated ones.
What to see
If you have already decided that you would like to make Andalucia the destination of your next holidays, and you are still planning your trip, we have a few tips for you that will make sure that you are never without something to do or visit during this trip.
The coming and going of different civilizations through the centuries in this area, has left a wide range of points of cultural interest of great importance throughout its territory.
What to eat
The dishes of this place are greatly influenced by the traditional cuisine of Andalucia, especially the desserts, where ‘alfajores’, ‘pestiños’ and most typical Christmas delicacies, ‘polvorones’ and ‘mantecados’, stand out thanks to the constant presence of nuts such as almonds in the gastronomy of this region..
To enjoy its essence to the maximum, do not forget to taste the different types of fried food, a local specialty here, as well as the cheese and the so famous ‘salmorejo cordobes’ that will refresh you while also present you with each of the flavors that make up the essence of Andalucia.>
And like with any other good meal, you must accompany these dishes with a good wine, such as the local sherry, ‘manzanilla’, or ’mosto’, and with liquors such as aniseed, or rum from Motril, you will add the final touch to this gastronomical experience.
This region is a true gift for the senses, as it has a natural heritage that combines different kinds of terrain, and where you will always find something new to discover.
Amongst the most important ones are the Natural Park of Doñana, which occupies the provinces of Huelva, Cadiz and Sevilla, and is the natural habitat for hundreds of animal species.
In the province of Almeria, on the other hand, you will find the desert of Tabernas. This natural landscape is considered the only desert area in the whole of Europe, and will make you feel like in a Western movie.
For the more adventurous ones, Sierra Nevada and its ski resorts, as well as the route of Caminito del Rey, not suitable for those who suffer from vertigo, will be the perfect choicees to practice sport in the middle of nature. And for those looking for some rest, the beaches along the coast will be perfect place for you.
Talking about Andalusia is, without a doubt, also a synonym of its local festivities, which are one of the main attractions for tourists, and a seal of identity for its culture.