Málaga is the second biggest city of Andalusia and meanwhile a popular destination for a city trip. It’s definitely worth a visit. You’ll discover a lively Mediterranean metropolis with a beautiful cathedral, cosy shopping streets, the birth house of Picasso, the Picasso museum, a futuristic port with shopping promenade ‘MuelleUno’, the recently opened Plaza Mayor and lots of cosy terraces.
The climb to the Castillo de Gibralfaro is worth the effort, the view over the city is breath-taking!
There are several ways to explore the city. This can be done on foot, by bike, with or without a guide.
We are happy to help you make a tailor-made choice.
Granada is a must visit. Besides the well-known Alhambra it’s also worth visiting Albaicin, the old Moorish town.
In the old town you can walk around a maze of steep streets, stroll the shopping streets round the cathedral and/or relax on one of the nice terraces.
Of course, a visit to la Alhambra is the cherry on the cake.
It is the most visited monument of Spain. It is an enormous complex of 140.000 m². The fortress of la Alhambra was built in the 9th century and was extended with different palaces and gardens in the 13th century.
It has been on the World Heritage List of UNESCO for many years. Only a few visitors per day are allowed in the palaces of la Alhambra, so it’s important to order tickets on time.
It’s best to order online entrance tickets with a credit card up to two months in advance. This is a very useful system. With the same credit card you can then print out your entrance tickets at the big yellow machines at the entrance. Via this link you can already book your tickets.
Antequera is known as one of the oldest Spanish cities and has more than 25 churches.
Antequera’s elegant Plaza de Toros is a good place to start exploring the city. From the castle you have a beautiful panoramic view over the city. From here you also have a great view on The Lovers' Rock ('Peña de los Enamorados').
Just outside of the city you can find three huge prehistoric dolmens (‘Dolmen de Menga’, ‘Dolmen de Viera’ and a little bit further ‘Romeral’). The Dolmens of Antequera are part of UNESCO World Heritage since 2016 and are the largest dolmens in Europe that still exist.
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Córdoba was the capital of the medieval Emirate Córdoba and later the Caliphate of Córdoba. Córdoba is still home to many notable monuments of those glory days, of which the Mezquita is the best-known example. Since 1984 the historic centre of the city as a whole is part of the World Heritage List of UNESCO.
Just outside of the city you can find a beautiful archaeological site Medina Azahara (or Medina Al-Zahra). This old Moorish city gives you a nice impression of the wealth and the good life they had in this part of Andalusia thousands of years ago.
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This city is surrounded by gorgeous river valleys and is located at the top of a deep ravine.
The steep Tajo canyon in the middle of Ronda makes a lot of visitors’ jaws drop. From the Puente Nuevo, that connects the old Moorish centre with the new part, El Mercadillo, you have a stunning view on the overwhelming deep ravine.
If you have the time, you certainly have to explore the Camino de los Molinos (Road of the mills) that leads you into the canyon. The view is one of the best you can find there. In spring you can enjoy the valley filled with flowers.