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Alhambra tickets March 2017

Just in 2018 2.766.887 people visited the Alhambra Palace. Tickets to the monument can be tricky to purchase, particularly at peak times of the year.  Booking ahead to get the best price for your visit is imperative. Also reserving as soon

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View from Jaen Cathedral Spain by piccavey

The Andalusian province of Jaen is known for its Castles and Olive Oil. It is also a wonderful space to connect with nature as it has a vast amount of nature reserves and parks. In June I spent a day

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Antequera Spain by piccavey

Although I have been to Antequera many times. It has taken a while to actually discover everything that this Malaga town has to offer. In November 2017 I revisited Antequera to see the Alcazaba which I not be able to

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A trip to Spain isn´t quite complete without visiting the Royal Alcazar in Seville. This Royal Palace is one of the most magnificent architectural works in Andalusia. Drawing inspiration from Christian and Muslim architecture, this Moorish castle reflects Spain’s History.

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I have to confess that I hadn´t visited Sevilla since 2008 (Business trips don´t count) After returning from a city break in this beautiful city, I´m sharing the places I visited in this latest post. Here´s my experience of the

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Plaza Vazquez de Molina Ubeda Spain

Ubeda and Baeza are towns in the province of Jaen, Spain. Although they are off the main tourist track both towns are worth visiting. Especially as they are both UNESCO World Heritage sites. This summer I took a short break

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72 Hours In Granada Apart from being one of Spain’s great historical cities, Granada is also situated in beautiful surroundings on the edge of the Sierra Nevada mountains. While spending just 72 hours in Granada, this attractive Andalusia city there are four must see

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Tortosa by piccavey Spain blog

Tarragona + Tortosa Trip My latest trip to Tortosa brought back memores. If you have already read my post about Tarragona 23 years on you´ll know that last weekend I spent 3 days the region. This charming area South from

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Alhambra palace Granada Spain

The Alhambra Palace in Granada has been the most visited monument in Spain over the last 5 years. In 2011 alone 3,096.829 people visited this stunning historic monument. The Alhambra is actually a complex of palaces rather than one building. The

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UNESCO sites in Spain  are dotted around the country. Currently there are 44 of these World Heritage sites. It made me wonder how many of these sites I had actually visited. This list is ever-increasing. Another 24 places in Spain are

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