Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Andalusia1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Andalusia with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.
Railway and landscape maps of Andalusia areaThis Andalusia map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
City tours, excursions and tickets in Andalusia and surroundings
Spain - moving around the countryThere are about 40 airports in Spain. The largest air harbor is the airport in Catalonia called “Barcelona”. This airport has a traffic of about 50 million people a year. It operates in areas within the country. There are also a number of international flights. “Barcelona” also accepts cargo shipments. Free buses run between the terminals. A special underground electric train also operates to transport passengers. The airport has a variety of restaurants and cafes, lounges, offices of international and state banks, shops and souvenir shops within its territory. You can get to the capital by using a shuttle bus, taxi or the subway. … Open
Overview of festivals and celebrations in SpainUnlike other holidays, Christmas in Spain is celebrated at home, in a narrow family circle. Spaniards always cook a festive duck, seafood, and sweets. After the family feast, they leave the house and gather at the Christmas tree, where they have fun all night long. At this time, Papa Noel comes to the house and leaves gifts under the tree or in special shoes. In the Basque country, children are congratulated by another character, Olentzero, who is dressed in simple homespun clothes and carries a flask with red wine. It is customary to meet New Year on the main square of the city. You need to eat 12 grapes and make 12 wishes while the clock is striking twelve. After the New Year celebration, families go home and sit down at the festive table. … Open
Photogallery of Andalusia sights
Our guide to Andalusia
The Costa de la Luz is famous for its fabulous beaches of golden sand; water sports fans are sure to enjoy resting there. There is a luxury resort in Chiclana de la Frontera, which has long chosen by fans of windsurfing. The beach of El Puerto de Santa María located within a large nature reserve is also good for athletes. Those preferring to relax at wild beaches would find the area of Huelva to be more suitable; … Open
Advices for travellers
1. Andalusia has a very favorable climate that is considered to be the warmest in Europe. Fans of hiking excursions aren’t recommended to have a trip in summer, as it is always very sultry. 2. It is very convenient to travel Andalusia by trains; high-speed AVE train cruises between major cities and towns. Small towns and villages are connected with regular RENFE trains. During a trip, travelers would have a … Open
Travel guide to Andalusia
Besides invaluable historic monuments, Andalusia is famous for its popular beach resorts. The Costa de Almeria is distinguished by the most modern tourist infrastructure and a great variety of hotels. It is interesting to vacation here with children. At the coast, there are water sports centers, so active tourists often come here. Those who prefer vacationing in an uncrowded atmosphere should visit Costa de la Luz. … Open
Traditions and mentality of Andalusia
Andalusia is known as a major center of olive oil production; cultivation and processing of olives also remains an important national craft. Andalusia is the largest oil producer in the world. Every year in mid-November, locals celebrate the Festival of olives. The festival is held Baena that is proudly called the capital of olives. The program of the festival lasts for three days; it includes a lot of … Open
Cuisine and top restaurants
Andalusia is a real gem for discerning gourmets and those who enjoy interesting local food. Coastal areas of Andalusia are rich in fish delivered to all cities of the region and mountain areas are ideal for grazing. The region is famous for its unique black pigs; their meat is used to produce high quality bacon and to cook a lot of interesting delicacies. Speaking of typical national food, tapas appetizers, which … Open
Attractions and active leisure
Costa del Sol is a world-class resort area; it has gained its popularity because of unique climatic conditions. Almost all year round clear and sunny weather reigns on the Mediterranean coast. You won’t find a better place in Europe to have vacations. In the immediate vicinity of the coast there is the Sierra Nevada mountain chain. Foothill areas are famous for their beautiful orchards and ancient forests; … Open