El Torcal Nature Reserve

20 minutes drive from Antequera is the El Torcal Nature Reserve, made up of distinctive limestone rock formations. Sunset visits recommended. A 1.5km, 45 min walk leads from near the visitor centre. There are also 2.5km and 4.5km options available. […]

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Zuheros Bat Caves

Zuheros Bat Caves (Cueva de los Murciélagos) are a four kilometer drive above the village, at the edge of the Sierras Subbéticas Natural Park. Tours at 11am, 12:30pm, 2pm, 5pm, 6:30pm. […]

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Zuheros

Zuheros is a small, incredibly beautiful little village on a wonderful hillside setting. Check out the castle ruins and go for a short wander around the village. Las Balanchares cheese factory, which sources its milk from locally bred goats, is located in Zuheros. […]

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La Mezquita

La Mezquita, or Mosque–Cathedral of Córdoba, is a World Heritage site, and in fact a Roman Catholic church. My understanding is that the site was initially a small Catholic temple, was subsequently built into a great mosque while under Muslim rule. In 1236, which Cordoba returned to Christian rule during the Reconquista, the structure was […]

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Cordoba Old City

Cordoba’s Old City, which surrounds La Mezquita Mosque, is perfect for exploring on foot. Join a walking tour or just navigate your own way around town – suggested self-guided walking routes can be found online, or have a chat with the visitor center. […]

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Cordoba

Cordoba is a truly stunning city with some remarkable historical attractions, none more impressive than than La Mezquita, the third-largest mosque on Earth. In addition to La Mezquita, there are numerous additional worthwhile sights, which can basically be categorised as being inside or outside the Old City. For a comprehensive exploration, you’ll want to check […]

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Antequera

Antequera is a quiet but attractive Andalusian town. The Moorish Alcazaba at the top of town is amongst its key sites, and as a bonus offers stunning view extending for miles. The Arco de los Gigantes (Giant’s Arch) nearby the Alcazaba, dates back to 1585. […]

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Lagunas de Campillos

West of Antequera, you’ll pass through the Lagunas de Campillos nature reserve as you drive along the A-384. The lakes here are home to a wide variety of water birds, including flamingos. […]

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Montefrio

Iglesia De La Encarnacion is one of the biggest and regarded one of the most important neoclassical churches in Spain. Most distinctive is the circular shape. The massive dome above it spans 30 metres. The Arabian fortress and Iglesia de la Villa sits perched impressively above town. Tickets can be bought at the tourist office, […]

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Puerto Banus

Puerto Banús is a short distance west of Marbella. Developed around a marina, the streets are lined with the expensive luxury boutiques of premium European brands. There is a street market on Saturdays from 9am to 3pm. […]

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