of Andalusia is still unspoilt. The sun shines more than 300 days a year.
Narrow country lanes lead to small white villages scattered over the surrounding
hills where people still live their lives, like a hundred years ago according
to age-old traditions, inherited from their Iberian, Roman and Moorish
villages are impressive historical monuments in themselves with a special
appeal for the adventurous travellers.
The stunning castellated town of
Vejer de la Frontera is a magical place to explore, its quiet cobbled
streets meandering through a charming jumble of secret corners, hidden
patios and delightful houses.
towns began as fortresses along the ever-fluctuating frontier (Frontera)
between the Christian and Moorish realms, as is apparent in the names
of such towns as "Jerez de la Frontera", "Arcos de la Frontera".
Many of the
villages in the highlands of Andalusia remain tough places, where the
outdoor life shows on the faces of its inhabitants. These villages have
over the centuries developed into thriving agricultural centres producing
olive oil, goat's milk, fruits and vegetables.
Nearby are the historic cities like Cádiz,
Jerez de la Frontera and Sevilla.
A two day trip gives you the opportunity to visit Cordoba and Granada with
its famous Alhambra
(book in advance!).
See also: http://www.alhambra.org
See also: http://www.tourspain.co.uk.