"where is andalucia spain?" ...
"right down south!"

So, where is andalucia spain ... that seductive Spanish region ...

As you can see from the map of Spain above, andalucia - or andalusia - lies deep in the sultry south of Spain.

Spain s largest region, it comprises 8 wonderful provinces, each named after its capital city - Almer a, C diz, C rdoba, Granada, Jaen, Huelva, M laga and Seville.

The sophisticated city of Seville is also the regional capital.

Famed for flamenco, fiestas and bull-fighting, Andalusia was one-time stronghold of Muslim Spain.

Teeming with superb historical sites, glorious countryside, majestic mountains, fantastic beaches, sophisticated cities, white-washed villages ...

There are so many things to do and see in southern Spain that it s difficult to know which to choose and where to start!

Sun-worshippers and families will adore the 900 kilometre coastline with its wonderful costas - Costa de la Luz, Costa del Sol, Costa Tropical, Costa Almeria.

The spectacular Sierra Nevada slopes lure the most demanding ski fanatic.

Picture-postcard pretty white villages beckon, and nature-lovers chomp at the bit to get to Do ana Nature Park.

As for the cities ... they re jam-packed with architectural jewels evocative of other eras ...

Seville - located on the Guadalquivir River - is home to a superb cathedral with its Giralda Tower.

Granada boasts one of Spain s most popular tourist sights - the Alhambra with the Nazaries Palace and Generalife Gardens.

Cordoba - one-time capital of the mighty Islamic Kingdom - has the magnificent Great Mosque and Cathedral.

Cadiz - thought to be the oldest city in Europe and overlooking the Atlantic Ocean - offers its cathedral.

There are a myriad of other glorious towns, each with unique appeal ... Ronda and its bullring, Jerez famed for fortified wines and Royal Equestrian School, Nerja with its Balc n de Europa and stalactite caves ...

where is andalucia spain - popular places

  • Seville
  • Granada
  • C rdoba
  • C diz
  • Ronda
  • Jerez
  • Costa del Sol
  • Sierra Nevada
  • Do ana Nature Park - Huelva

  • where is andalucia spain - popular sights

  • Alhambra - Granada
  • Giralda Tower - Seville
  • Cathedral - Seville
  • Maria Luisa Park - Seville
  • Cathedral and Mosque - C rdoba
  • Bullring - Ronda
  • Cathedral - C diz

  • remaining regions

    Check out the other, wonderfully varied, regions of Spain at the links below.

  • Aragon
  • Asturias
  • Balearic Islands
  • Basque Country
  • Canary Islands
  • Cantabria
  • Castile and Leon
  • Castilla La Mancha
  • Catalonia
  • Extremadura
  • Galicia
  • La Rioja
  • Madrid Region
  • Murcia Region
  • Navarra
  • Valencia Region

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