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Andalusia Travel Guide

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Plan Your Andalusia Vacation

Gypsies, flamenco, horses, bulls—Andalusia is the Spain of story and song, simultaneously the least and most surprising part of the country: least surprising because it lives up to the hype and stereotype that long confused all of Spain with the Andalusian version, and most surprising because it is, at the same time, so much more.

Updated 1/20/2014

Top Reasons To Go

  1. Appreciate exquisite architecture Granada's Alhambra and Córdoba's Mezquita are two of Spain's—if not the world's—most impressive sites.
  2. Dance the flamenco "Olé" deep into the night at a heel-clicking flamenco performance in Jerez de la Frontera, the "cradle of flamenco."
  3. Admire priceless paintings Bask in the golden age of Spanish art at Seville's Museo de Bellas Artes.
  4. Explore ancient glory Cádiz, believed to be the oldest port in Europe, is resplendent with its sumptuous architecture and a magnificent cathedral.
  5. Visit the white villages Enjoy the simple beauty of a bygone age by exploring the gleaming pueblos blancos.

When To Go

When to Go

The best months to go to Andalusia are October and November and April and May. It's blisteringly hot in the summer, so, if that's your only chance...

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