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Overview Guide on Andalusia

By Ricky Ponting Subscribe to RSS | June 8th 2012 | Views:

Andalusia is one of the most popular regions of visit in Spain by all tourists. Millions flock to Andalusia throughout the year for the many astounding cities and towns as well as their outskirts and surrounding beauties. Diverse landscapes attract different types of tourists to Andalusia as bees to honey.

Prominent cities

Granada is one of the most popular cities in Andalusia; it is called the Moorish Jewel of Andalusia with its impressive location at Sierra Nevada’s foothills. The main attraction in Granada is Alhambra; a fantastic ancient Arabian palace that showcases the history of the region.

Cordoba is famous for its well preserved historical Moorish monuments such as the Great Moorish Mosque while Malaga is famous for its ancient Moorish Alcazaba fortress that is located at the Mediterranean coast.

Splendid beaches

Andalusia offers plenty of beautiful beaches with soft sand and water sports. Most of the beaches in Andalusia are awarded with the coveted Blue Flag status for their high standards and great amenities. One of the more popular beaches is Costa del Sol which offers warm sunshine and waters at the Mediterranean Sea. Costa de Almeria also is another popular Andalusia beach with plenty of fun and sun that draws millions of tourists every year.

Ecstatic Landscapes

Andalusia sports diverse natural beauties with majestic mountains surrounding the town or city such as Ronda. There are also vast plains where green and fresh vegetation and other produce grow in fertile soil.

Historical monuments

Andalusia is filled with many historical monuments that feature the region’s past. Antequera is one quaint town in Andalusia that is famous for its Bronze Age relics and monuments. Almeria is another Andalusia city with many Moorish heritages well preserved.

Cadiz was a Phoenician established town that has grown in leaps and bounds in modern days; it remains as the nation’s oldest cities with quaint whitewashed homes and fresh tropical vegetation.

Industrial importance

Many of Andalusia’s cities and towns such as Huelva have grown to play an important role in building the region’s economy. From a mere town fishing port, many Andalusia towns and cities have developed remarkably to significant levels of importance in various industries. Certain ports were made famous by the visits of Christopher Columbus.

Natural beauty

Andalusia offers well preserved parks like the Doñana National Park which is a haven for many species of flora and fauna in the region. Endangered and exotic species of flora and fauna can be sighted here to the delight of nature lovers and bird watchers. There are plenty of good trails to trek.

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