Southern Spain is covered with pueblos blancos; essentially towns of whitewashed homes that pretty much bring to life everything you might have imagined this part of the world to be. Some of these white villages – as they are called in English – form part of a more formalized route called the ruta de los […]
Situated at the base of the Sierra de Gracia nature reserve is the sweet Andalucian town of Archidona. It may be quaint in terms of size, but it’s packed with history, festivals and food, making Archidona a day trip-worthy destination while in Malaga, or really anywhere in central Andalucia.
You’ve fallen in love with Granada — the tiled walls of its Alhambra Palace, the sweet little streets of the Albaicin neighborhood, and the giant complimentary tapas served along with your drink at the city’s bars. But guess what? There’s so much more to discover in this southeastern corner of Spain. With that in mind, here are three village day trips to add to your list of things to do when visiting Granada.
Ah, Valencia, you really had us at paella. But it turns out that when it comes to gastronomy, there’s so much more to taste, see and smell than just the region’s famous rice dish. And there’s no better place to do so than at the city’s Central Market, called El Mercado Central. Built in 1914, […]
While your trip to Málaga probably revolves around visits to the beach, you may also wish to escape the heat — and heading underground into the depths of a possibly treasure-filled cave might be just the excursion you had hoped for.
Whether your vacation preferences swing toward resorts and nightlife, or instead toward a more mild holiday of sightseeing and the beach, Torremolinos is prepared to deliver. As Costa del Sol’s first proper resort town, the once fishing village has a long history, layout-worthy shores, and plenty to do both within the city borders and beyond.