Andalusian Roadtrip

#CABODEGATA

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Tabernas is a village in Almería, (Andalusia). It is built around an Arab fortress that dominates an arid landscape with palm trees, agaves, prickly pears and cacti. It is the only desert area of the European continent and the aspect of its landscape is striking.
This desert area reminds the desert of Arizona, and different filmmakers chose it to film movies. This is the case of the movie “Lawrence of Arabia”, “The Mercenary Septs”, “Indiana Jones”, “Les Pétroleuses”, etc. As well as high numbers of other westerns. It is called the “Mini Hollywood”.
About 20 kilometers south of Mojacar lies the natural park of Cabo de Gata, a volcanic wilderness, a mineral landscape where only rare agaves live and the greasy plants of the desert zones, but offering dozens of extremely varied beaches of which Some of which are only accessible on foot between Carboneras and the village of Cabo de Gata, passing by the volcanic reef of the sirens (Arrecife de la Sirenas) dominated by the lighthouse of Cabo de Gata, one of the most advanced places in the Mediterranean Sea of the peninsula Iberian.

#Desert #Western #Beach #Cactus #Scuba Diving

#ALGARVE

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In the south of Portugal, the Algarve offers splendid beaches but also impressive cliffs, magnificent cities, dry and fragrant hills … Here the Atlantic Ocean with Mediterranean accents. With 2,800 hours of sunshine a year, it is no surprise that the region is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe. And what better way to escape in the late summer or summer? The Algarve is worth it!

#turquoise water #Beaches #Portuguese specialties #Surf #Portugal

#BEACH

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Andalusia offers magnificent beaches both wild and full of life, lake, Mediterranean or Atlantic, the diversity of beaches is incredible. Here are some of the favorite vanbreakers:

To the east of Malaga: Small pebble beaches (for the most part) around Nerja will delight young and old. You have to try and go down the cliffs to find your best option to access to see side. You will also find nudist beaches in this corner or cohabite nudists or not. You can also push towards Gabo de gata and discover its nature reserve.

To the west of Malaga: Marbella offers beaches, where you will find many beach clubs (NikKi beach, Ocean Club, Puro beach..etc) You will have to drive to Tarifa to find the most beautiful, wild and windy. The beaches on the Atlantic side are wider and authentic. Los Lances, Valdevaqueros, Bologna, Canos de Meca, El palmar..Etc. Push to the Portuguese border and the Algarve for even more pure sensations.

To the north of Malaga: El churro offers an interesting lake in its ancillary activities: nautical base, hiking, swimming, pedalo and kayak have an important place. An unexpected green parenthesis in this area.

#Sea #Lake #Sand #Relax #Beach #Mediterranean #Atlantic

#CLIMBING

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Indeed, there are excellent natural sites throughout the region of Andalusia for climbing.
The gorges of Teba or La Cala del Moral in the region of Málaga, the Sierra de San Bartolomé in Cadiz and various points in the Sierra Nevada are just some of the most popular places to practice this sport. But the Andalusian orography, of great wealth, offers a multitude of other possibilities to carry out all kinds of activities in the open air.
Not to miss, the caminito del rey which was previously the most dangerous via ferrata in the world. It is a vertiginous walk of 3 km long hung on the vertical walls of the Gaintanes parade in the gorges del Chorro (Malaga region). This site is renowned throughout the world and offers you a unique experience.

#Nature #Mountain

#SEVILLE #GRENADE #CORDOBA

#SEVILLE #GRENADE #CORDOBA 1920 406 VanBreak - Campervan and MotorHome Hire in Spain

The triangle around Malaga consists of 3 main cities: SEVILLA, GRENADA, CORDOBA.
Seville the superb: One of the biggest cities of Andalusia but on a reasonable size. Have a walk along the Guadalquivir, through the barrio, discover its cathedral full of history and its several patios. Seville is magical as it is full of beauty. Between tradition and modernity, it is an essential stop during your trip.
Cordoba the secret. The city center is an UNESCO’s heritage. Between the Mezquita, the Roman bridge and the medieval Jewish quarter, Cordoba is a must see! We breathe a special atmosphere full of mix. The power of the history carries us away. The area that borders the cathedral will take you in the middle of surprising alleys.
Granada the sumptuous. The Alhambra is certainly a delicious beer but it is also THE visit to do in Andalusia. BE AWARE THAT you can not improvise your visit, all tickets are counted! Patios, Orange trees, Ceramics, marquetry, meticulous work of the stone it is a MUST SEE. At the foot of the Sierra Nevada valley, it’s a good stop before the mountains. Its historic center is also a Unesco’s heritage. Granada is at the crossroads of cultures, places of cohabitation.

#WHITEVILLAGE

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The Route of the White Villages takes place between the provinces of Malaga and Cadiz in Andalusia. Its name came from the tradition of the inhabitants to whitewash the facades of their houses with lime and to decorate them with all kinds of plants and flowers, which gives to these villages a very particular beauty. This road has more than 20 villages in total.
Arcos de la Frontera marks the beginning of the itinerary. Then, it is Zahara de la Sierra at the foot of a ruined castle, Ronda, Setenil and Gaucín. This one offers a great panorama on the Mediterranean Sea, the Atlantic Ocean, the Rock of Gibraltar and Morocco. A little further at the east side, you reach Garganta del Chorro. The waters of the Guadalhorce flow there. A 200-meter canyon that is only about ten meters wide. Vejer de la Frontera, Casares and Mijas are also famous.

#Nature #Mountain #Gastronomy #Landscapes

#TARIFA

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Tarifa is one of the best kitesurf destinations in Europe. Situated in the south of Spain at the edge of the Straits of Gibraltar, Tarifa has become THE spot for kitesurfing stop. A simple reason for this: the kite spots of Tarifa are particularly windy and this, almost all the year. The wind (Poniente or Levante) accelerates between the Spanish side and that of Morocco. It is strongest in summer, even very strong. You can practice kite all year in temperatures often very pleasant…
Spots in Tarifa: Playa Chica, Balneario, Los Lances, Peña, Valdevaqueros, Punta Paloma or even Bolonia (20 km) or Caños de la Meca (50 km).

#Sport #Beach #Fiesta #Whitesand

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