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Festive Scene Christmas in Spain

At Christmas in Spain , celebrations vary slightly from the festivities in the UK or USA. Celebrations in Spain generally begin around the first weekend in December and continue right through to the end of 6th January. If you want

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Priego de Cordoba Andalusia Blog Spain

  Where is Priego de Cordoba? This Andalusian city of 22,000 inhabitants is located in the Subbetica Cordobesa. South of Madrid yet in the Northern part of Andalusia, Priego de Cordoba is between Cordoba (90kms away) Jaen (70kms) and Granada.

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Alhambra March 2017

Alhambra tickets can be tricky to purchase, particularly at peak times of the year. For example in 2018 2.766.887 people visited the Alhambra Palace.  Booking ahead for your visit is imperative. Reserving as soon as you can you will guarantee that

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Alcala La Real Jaen by piccavey

When most people head off to the beaches and the Costas around Andalusia. I like to explore lesser known towns and villages. So this month I am heading inland to the unspoilt Jaen town of Alcala la Real. Este post

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Easter Wax on Cera Semana Santa Granada Spain blog

The Semana Santa of Granada was declared an International interest in 2009. Easter has a special significance in Andalusia and there are many traditions surrounding Holy week. The traditional Semana Santa processions attract huge crowds particularly in Seville, Malaga and

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Ibiza City by Alexander Schimmeck on Unsplash

Idyllic Ibiza holiday  My Ibiza holiday sprang to mind recently, while looking through some photos. I came across some holiday snaps taken on a trip to Ibiza and Formentera. It made me think about the idyllic time I spent there

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Atmosphere at the Seville Fair

Perhaps the best time to visit Seville is for the Spring Fair. Each year in April, thousands of people visit the largest and most celebrated festival in Andalusia. The Seville Fair; or as the locals call it – Feria de Abril.

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Montefrio Poniente Granadino 2022

One of the best reasons to come to Granada is for the fantastic landscapes. Montefrio is one of these great locations. Of course the city of Granada is a great location for historic sites, gastronomy and charming atmosphere, yet the province

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The Return Book Victoria hislop

Spain Book Reviews Here are two Spain Book reviews. The weather is changing this week here in Southern Spain. It´s the perfect time to get back into the habit of reading in the evenings now it´s darker earlier on. I read both

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Andalucia FITUR 2016

FITUR is an annual International Tourism Fair held in Madrid.  This important event in the Travel sector calendar is held each January at IFEMA exhibition centre in Spain´s capital. Along with the ITB in Berlin WTM in London these are

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