Wednesday, 26 July 2017

Moorish secret in backcountry Granada

Alhama de Granada (Spain). Photo by Simon Raven ©
You may have heard of Granada and the mighty Alhambra, but drive 50km south of this ancient city and discover beautiful pint sized Alhama de Granada. This beautiful fortress town was snatched from the hands of the Moorish Sultanate and Kingdom of Granada by the Catholic Monarchs in 1482. The location of beautiful thermal baths and views to rival Rhonda, this ancient town is a great day trip on an adventure exploring off the beaten track Spain.

Download the ebook version of Lonely Planet's Spain - Granada & South Coast Andalucia chapter

Spain - Granada & South Coast Andalucia

Incorporating the provinces of Málaga, Granada, Jaén and Almería, this region leaves no one uncatered for. Golf fanatics: pack your clubs. Nightclub-loving beach bums: commandeer the sun lounger. Solitude-seeking outdoor types: pack a bag and find a natural park.

- follow the masses and make a pilgrimage to the Alhambra in Granada, then join 300 others in the Plaza Bib-Rambla for churros dipped in hot chocolate

- go long-distance hiking along Cabo de Gata, Andalucía’s most beautiful stretch of coast

- sift through the fine array of art galleries and museums in the vibrant southern city of Má-laga

Coverage includes: Granada, Granada Province, Sierra Nevada, Las Al-pujarras, Costa Tropical, Málaga Province, Málaga and around, Costa del Sol, Ardales & El Chorro, Antequera, Southern Cádiz Province, Tarifa, Gibraltar, Jaén Province, Jaén, Baeza, Úbeda, Cazorla, Parque Natural Sierras de Cazorla, Segura y Las Villas, Almería Province, Alme-ría, Desierto de Tabernas, Cabo de Gata-Níjar and Mojácar.

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