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If you cannot imagine your life without conquering mountain peaks, then you can try alpinism in the picturesque Sierra Cabrera Mountains during your vacation in Almeria that is famous for its beautiful beaches. The season starts in May and lasts till September. Don’t forget that in order to enjoy such an extreme entertainment, you need to have experience and corresponding skills because you will walk tenths of kilometers in an unpopulated region with stones, fast rivers, and heights. The reward is worth the effort – you will get to the top and enjoy a breath-taking view. Mountains will help you know more about yourself, check your endurance, reach peace of mind, and get exciting memories.
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Cycling Tour in a Nature Reserve

If you enjoy exploring natural landmarks, consider renting a bike, leave Almeria, and head to Cabo de Gata-Níjar Nature Resort. The ride will take no more than 40 minutes. Your ride to the nature resort will not be boring as roads are of a nice quality and are laid in a picturesque area. You will breathe clean mountain air and laze in the tender sun on the golden sand of beaches hidden behind rocks. You will see petrified volcanic lava, beautiful lakes and caves, watch pink flamingoes and other gorgeous birds. You can reach the most interesting parts of the nature reserve by bicycle.

Cave Excursion

While in Almeria, you can visit an absolutely fantastic place, Cueva de Nerja, a gorgeous cave that was formed yet during the ice age. It is also the biggest discovered cave. Young people from the town of Maro found Cueva de Nerja in 1959. The cave is not completely explored, but the parts open for the public have precious wall drawings, remains of a fireplace and stone weapons. These facts make scientists think that the cave served as home for ancient people. Copyright
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Cueva de Nerja is also famous for the biggest inner column, the height of which is 32 meters, so it is present in the Guinness Book of Records. Later, it was discovered that the cave has an excellent acoustics. Nowadays, it hosts a music festival with internationally famous opera and ballet stars every June. There are three galleries in Cueva de Nerja. Visitors are allowed to enter the lowest gallery only, while the medium and high ones are open exclusively for archeologists.
During an excursion, you will walk in halls that have electrical lighting and special paths. However, if you want, you can hire an instructor-speleologist and enter closed parts of the cave. You will see ancient stalactites and stalagmites illuminated with colorful lights and display windows with artifacts found in the cave. There is also a special observation deck that offers an impressive panoramic view.
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Excursion to the Tabernas Desert

If you want to see an unusual place, the Tabernas Desert is the right destination. It is a famous national reserve. The Tabernas Desert has one more informal name, the Almeria Desert, because of the close distance to the city of Almeria. It is a truly unique place. It has mountain air, but the temperature raises up to 45 oC in summer. Strong hot wind and extremely rare rains are also typical for the desert. People have started settling down in this region in the 50s of the 20th century. All buildings in the area have a cowboy theme – most of them were used for filming purposes. Nowadays, visitors can attend an entertainment park or a large zoo and watch interesting shows.
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Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Almeria
♥   Restaurant 'Bacus' Aguadulce. Type - Modern cuisine. 11.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Alejandro' Roquetas de Mar. Type - Creative. 16 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Almeria
♥   Castle 'Casa Fuerte de la Cruceta' Almería, 12.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castle of Tabernas' Almería, 24.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castle of San Felipe' , 35.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Battery of Guardias Viejas' Almería, 38 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Battery of San Ramón' Almería, 40.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Notable celebrations and festivals in Spain

Hundreds of different festivals take place in Spain every year. Spaniards know a lot about arranging amazing and unique holidays. Locals are keen on having fun. One of the most unusual festivals is La Tomatina, held in the town of Bunol, 40 km from Valencia. After the special signal from the Town Hall, a real battle begins in the streets. Participants throw ripe tomatoes in each other. In total, about 100 tons of tomatoes are consumed during the holiday. The event ends with folk festivities, dances, and fireworks. In the city of Ibi, a similar festival is held before the New Year. Armed with eggs and flour, local residents go to the streets. Participants are divided into two groups. One of them attacks the city, and the second defends it. On this day, a real chaos and strange, comic laws reign on the street. … Open
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Preferred to Open 9 New Hotels in 2022

In September 2022, the Sommerro hotel in Oslo will start operating in a carefully restored 1930s Art Deco building. This building is a true landmark of Frogner, a historic neighborhood of the Norwegian capital. A multi-million-dollar renovation carefully turned the largest preservation project in Norway into a modern hotel with 231 rooms, including 56 residences. Preferred will open five more hotels in 2022, namely, The Wall Street Hotel in New York, Amrit Ocean Resort & Residences on Singer Island (Florida, the US), TOA Hotel & Spa in Zanzibar, Pendry hotel in Washington, and Pendry Park City hotel in Utah. Read this


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