Tag Archives: Andalusia

Walks: ‘Marbella – Old Town, Southern Spain’

Marbella is a city and resort area on southern Spain’s Costa del Sol, part of the Andalusia region. The Sierra Blanca Mountains are the backdrop to 27 km of sandy Mediterranean beaches, villas, hotels, and golf courses. West of Marbella town, the Golden Mile of prestigious nightclubs and coastal estates leads to Puerto Banús marina, filled with luxury yachts, and surrounded by upmarket boutiques and bars.

Walking Tour: Marbella – Costa Del Sol, Spain (Video)

Marbella is a city and resort area on southern Spain’s Costa del Sol, part of the Andalusia region. The Sierra Blanca Mountains are the backdrop to 27 km of sandy Mediterranean beaches, villas, hotels, and golf courses. West of Marbella town, the Golden Mile of prestigious nightclubs and coastal estates leads to Puerto Banús marina, filled with luxury yachts, and surrounded by upmarket boutiques and bars.

Walking Tours: ‘Marbella – Southern Spain’ (Video)

Marbella, in the south of Spain is a vibrant coastal town with a large number of sandy beaches, a charming old town. The old town is full of character with the whitewashed buildings, narrow streets, colorful churches, little chapels, lively squares, fragrant orange trees and of course many restaurants and shops. The beaches with its fine sand and the Mediterranean with its clean water are the main attractions of Marbella. A variety of activities, both on land and sea are available, as is shopping, eating and nightlife.

Video Timeline: 14:01 – Plaza de los Naranjos 31:24 – Paseo Maritimo de Marbella

Marbella is a city and resort area on southern Spain’s Costa del Sol, part of the Andalusia region. The Sierra Blanca Mountains are the backdrop to 27 km of sandy Mediterranean beaches, villas, hotels, and golf courses. West of Marbella town, the Golden Mile of prestigious nightclubs and coastal estates leads to Puerto Banús marina, filled with luxury yachts, and surrounded by upmarket boutiques and bars.

Walking Tours: ‘Seville’ In Andalusia, Southern Spain

Seville is the capital of southern Spain’s Andalusia region. It’s famous for flamenco dancing, particularly in its Triana neighborhood. Major landmarks include the ornate Alcázar castle complex, built during the Moorish Almohad dynasty, and the 18th-century Plaza de Toros de la Maestranza bullring. The Gothic Seville Cathedral is the site of Christopher Columbus’s tomb and a minaret turned bell tower, the Giralda.

Video Timeline Links: 00:00 – Seville, Spain Walking Tour Intro 03:38 – Spain Square 19:34 – San Sebastian Park 25:10 – University of Seville 28:40 – Jarez Gate Square 32:34 – Archive of the Indies 35:11 – Triumph Square 35:44 – Lion Gate of Alcazar Palace 38:52 – Seville Cathedral 40:40 – The Giralda 41:29 – The Archbishop’s Palace 48:00 – San Francisco Square 48:25 – Seville City Hall 50:24 – New Square 55:58 – Divine Saviour Church 58:57 – Chapel of San José 1:00:27 – Sierpes Street 1:04:57 – Lebrija Palace 1:08:41 – Metropol Parasol

Recorded in July 2020.

Walking Tours: Marbella, Costa Del Sol, Spain (Video)

A stroll along the beaches in Marbella – from Playa de la Fontanilla to Playa de la Venus.

Marbella beaches have been the favourite destination of both Spanish and international tourists. With 27 kilometres of coast, Marbella boasts a beautiful variety of beaches. Whether you are looking for calm away from the tourist trail or seeking full on activities and eateries, Marbella has an idyllic spot you’ll fall in love with. 🎬 Filmed: November 9th, 2020 (⏱ 2pm)

Marbella is a city and resort area on southern Spain’s Costa del Sol, part of the Andalusia region. The Sierra Blanca Mountains are the backdrop to 27 km of sandy Mediterranean beaches, villas, hotels, and golf courses. West of Marbella town, the Golden Mile of prestigious nightclubs and coastal estates leads to Puerto Banús marina, filled with luxury yachts, and surrounded by upmarket boutiques and bars.

Travel & Architecture: “Alhambra Palace – The Red Castle” In Spain (Video)

The Alhambra, the Red Castle Alhambra is a Palace and Fortress Complex located in Granada, Andalusia, Spain. Designed as a Military Zone at the beginning, the Alhambra became the Royal Residence and Court of Granada in the 13th Century after the establishment of the Nasrid Kingdom and the Construction of the First Palace by the Founding King Mohammed Ibn Yusuf,

Better Known as King Alhamar, It Was Converted Into a Royal Palace in Later by Yusuf the First, Sultan of Granada. After the Conclusion of the Christian Reconquista in 1492, the Site Became the Royal Court of Ferdinand and Isabella (Where Christopher Columbus Received Royal Endorsement for His Famous Expedition), and the Palaces Were Partially Altered in the Renaissance Style.

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Top European Cities: Cadiz, Spain Features “Delicious Andalusian Cuisine”, Ancient History

From a New York Times online article:

The neighborhood of La Viña is packed with open-air restaurants.CreditSebastian Modak The New York TimesOne of the reasons the province of Cádiz is on this year’s 52 Places list is food, as chefs in the area are innovating with pork and fish, the base ingredients here. I tried out a few of the white-tablecloth joints, but came away remembering the noisy, cheap tapas bars that have been around forever.

What makes Andalusian cuisine so delicious are the ingredients, and sometimes less is more. Why go crazy with reductions and infusions when freshly caught sardines sprinkled with olive oil are enough to elicit moans?

Cádiz, the province and city on Spain’s southwestern edge, is an underdog — and I’m among the many travelers who have spent years overlooking it. I know Andalusia, the southern region it is part of, well. For years, it’s been a meeting point for my family who has just as much wanderlust as I do and is spread across the world.

To read more: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/03/travel/cadiz-an-underrated-corner-of-spain.html