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Photogallery: Spain: Cordoba
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Cordoba is a town, situated in south of Spain, where famous Christian-Moslem Mezquita is placed.
Photo: Maxim Kucer, Jakub Štantejský
Mallorca – The Island of Great Experiences and Natural Beauties
On this very day we take you to the Spanish island of Mallorca situated in the western regions of the Mediterranean Sea. It belong to the Balearic Islands autonomous region. As it is winter now, the beginning of the year is the best time to plan a summer vacation. The following lines should introduce you to this amazing, shiny island.
Spain, Malaga – La Cala de Mijas and Marbella
Even though summer is slowly coming to an end, it is still a good time for vacation. Today, we will head the sunny country of Spain, more precisely to Andalusia. We will see the province of Malaga to enjoy the Costa del Sol.
Spain, Salamanca – Universite City with Medieval Atmosphere
Today, we visit the Spanish city of Salamanca, located in the Autonomous Community of Castile-Leon. Since 1988, the historic center of the city is part of the UNESCO World Heritage List and after reading the following lines you will understand why it is so. You will feel as if you are walking in some huge historical open-air museum.
Spain, Merida – A Trip to the Antiquity I
In the west of Spain, close to the borders with Portugal, there is the town of Merida, a city of amazin excavations which are protected by the UNESCO. Merida offers some of the most preserved pieces of Roman architecture.
Spain, Mérida – A Trip to the Antiquity II
We will spend the first October Friday in Merida again, where we will visit some of the other ancient sights, such as the Roman amphitheater with a huge auditorium for 15,000 spectators, who were also watching gladiatorial matches. The amphitheater was so vast that there were also naval battles in it, because the stage could be flooded and the ships were let off by a gate.
Spain, Pamplona – The Capital of Navarra I.
Tourists who would prefer rather more adventurous experiences should visit this city in the northeastern corner of the country.
Spain, Pamplona – The Capital of Navarra II.
If you remember, at the beginning of the previous article we mentioned that Pamplona is a city where people who like rather unorthodox experiences will thrive. So what we talk about?
Spain, Pueblos Blancos – The Spirit of the Moorish Times I
Today we head to Andalusia. There we will take a look at the so-called Pueblos Blancos, or white villages that carry the charm of the ancient Moorish times. These small small villages are known by white houses typical of the Berber architecture of North Africa, a region that is home to the Moors.
Spain, Pueblos Blancos – A Spirit of Moorish Era II.
Right from the outset of the article, we have to take you to prehistoric caves near Villaluenga del Rosario. At the foot of the rocky massif that is part of the Sierra de Cádiz is the town of Villaluenga del Rosario.
Canaria Islands, Tenerife – European Pearl in the Ocean
If you are thinking about this year's holiday, be sure not to forget the Canary Islands in your choice. Although geographically a part of the African continent, it belongs to Spain. Tenerife is their largest island and attracts not only the tranquil atmosphere, but also the more demanding tourists for its unique beauty of volcanic nature.
Spain, Malaga – Catedral de la Encarnación – VIDEO
Spanish cathedrals are among the most impressive of all of Europe. Neither Malaga was left behind, and between 1528 and 1782 the majestic Incarnation Cathedral grew up here, which we will now look into together.
Spain, Valencia: The Capital of The River Turia
Famous for the Fallas of Valencia, maybe you have heard it sometime in the past, but also for its gastronomy, its good climate and for its love for life. A city not as well known perhaps as others (Madrid, Barcelona) but that undoubtedly has nothing to envy.
Spain – The Way of St. James to Santiago de Compostela
Today we have the Way of St. James, “Camino de St. James ", which is an unforgettable experience. For now, however, let's just look at where you can go on this pilgrimage and why you should go on it.
Spain I: Barcelona – Center of Catalonia - VIDEO
Spain’s second largest city, the center of Catalonia, popular destination of digital nomads, and mostly the place from where you bring countless great experiences. Barcelona is very kind to any type of traveler and you can visit it in any season.
Spain III: Barcelona – Hundreds of Years of History or What Sights to Visit - VIDEO
In narrow streets of historical center in Barcelona is really easy to get lost. However, you can be sure that you would always end up at some cathedral or, at least, small shrine. They are hard to see from distance, they just suddenly pop up in front of you. On the other hand, famous Sagrada Família is easy to see from distance.
Spain IV: Barcelona – Vivid Streets - VIDEO
I visited the Catalonian capital with my family for a week in the time of Christmas holidays. I like to learn about culture of the country I spend my time in so I spent lot of time wandering in the streets, in parks or had breakfast in back-alley cafes with locals. I enjoyed hours-long dinners having great tapas and even better wine. I tried to met as new people as possible. True, only disadvantage was that I didn’t speak Spanish or Catalonian.
Spain, Andalusia – Trip for Romance I
Whether you are lured by noisy streets of Sevilla, rhythm of flamenco and Sevillans, mystery of Cordoba, charm of Cadiz, or beauty of Granada with the Sierra Nevada in the background. You simply can’t let this slip away...
Spain, Andalusia – Trip for Romance II
My trip to sunny Andalusia, rhythm of unbounded and wild guitarist Paca de Lucía, flamenco dancers, people of Sevilla goes on and this time it takes place in marvellous Granada.
Spain, Andalusia – Trip for Romance III
I believe I will visit Granada one more time at some point in the future. Yet now I head to Málaga and Córdoba.
Spain, Andalusia - Trip for Romance IV
Cordoba was the richest city of the West and the center of Islamic culture. First emirs resided in Seville. In the sixth year of Arab occupation (716) Emir Alhor moved his court to Cordoba. The ruled as deputies of the caliph of Damask. They were military warlords subordinated to the might of the House of Umayyad.
Spain, Andalusia – Trip for Romance V
It is time to move on in the direction to Cádiz. Everybody recommended me to see it. So why not?
Spain, Toledo – Trip for Romance VI
On my road from Cádiz to Toledo, I spent couple of days in Lisbon. I think I really deserve some comfort and a shower. Thus, I would live in a hostel this time.
Spain, Madrid – Trip for Romance VIII
I walk in the park around Museum Prado. It is the temple of the art. Yet even the greatest of the art enthusiasts would get tired after couple of hours.
Spain, Malaga – City which Lives
Malaga (correct Spanish spelling is Málaga) is the second largest city in Andalusia. It is situated on the Mediterranean coastline. It is a center of the famous Costa del Sol resort.
Spain, Cordoba – A City of Two Cultures
A beautiful city scenting with orange trees is located in Andalusia, south Spain - Cordoba (Córdoba in Spanish). The city is protected by UNESCO. Tourists are lured in for its Arabic architecture originating around the year 1000. The city was an important part of Islamic cutlure back then.
Spain II: Tibidabo – Sacred Mountain above Barcelona - VIDEO
Having 512 meters, Tibidabo is the highest summit of the Serra de Collserola. Therefore, you should miss it if you want to enjoy one of the best vistas over Barcelona. Tibidabo is on city’s northwest. You can easily distinguish it for its white temple on the top.
Spain: Madrid - Almudena Cathedral
Centre of Madrid is rich for interesting places, cultural and social events and the beautiful art treasures. One of them is the Cathedral of Santa Maria la Real de la Almudena, situated close to the royal palace. It represents a mixture of neo-classicist, Gothic and Romanesque styles. It is interesting valuable stained glass, paintings and two cross-shaped ships.
Spain, Barcelona: Catalan Metropolis III.
In the third part of our series you can learn about other notable references genius of Antonio Gaudi, which are the Sagrada Família and Parc Güell.
A blow of art in the Prado Museum
«To the Prado Museum, to which I owe so many hours of happiness».
Cádiz: The little silver cup
In Southern Spain nearly embracing Africa there is an unforgettable place full of warm colours and exciting and vivid experiences.
Spain, Seville - The City With a Special Colour
Many people may have heard about Seville before. Many of them are accustomed to see its image represented along with the Giralda, watching the city aware of all what may take place, from its 94 meters heights.
Spain, Granada: A Blink to the Eternal Silence in the Alhambra II
The visitor will feel at home in the Patio de los Leones whose fountain, surrounded by a slim gallery of 124 columns, provides a humane architectonic space put to the service of men, in a miraculous mixture of geometry, light and rhythm.
Spain, Girona – A Small Bonus on a Way to Barcelona
Certainly I am not the only one who used services of a lowcost airlines. To be honest, I have never regretted doing this. I was pleasantly surprised that such a journey gave as a bonus.
Spain, Lleida: The City in Western Catalonia
Our trip to sunny Spain will be the last remark on summer this year that for the last time shows itself as the weather is really good this week.
Gibraltar – To See Monkeys in the South of Europe
There is a small British enclave in the southernmost tip of Spain (Andalusia region known for the cities of Cordoba and Granada mostly). The earliest finding of human settlement dates back to the Stone Age here. A skull of a Neanthrtal man was found there. Later, armed struggles were led over the this strategic area which was annexed by the United Kingdom eventually.
Gibraltar – Oversee Territory of the United Kingdom
A narrow 6.5 acre peninsula is not only a sought-after tourist destination but also a strategic l...
Spain - In the rhytm of Flamenco
Spain (officially the Kingdom of Spain) is to be found on the Iberian Peninsula as well as Portu...
Spain IV: Barcelona - Vivid Streets
Barcelona is an ideal destination for anybody. You can make a tour to sights and galleries. Or yo...
Spain III: Barcelona - Sights
It is easy to get lost in the historical center of Barcelona. You will always end up at some cath...
Spain II: Tibidabo - Sacred Mountain
If you want to enjoy one of the best vistas of Barcelona, part of Catalonia, and the Pyrenees the...
Spain I: Barcelona – Center of Catalonia
Barcelona lays on the Mediterranean Shore in the very heart of Spanish province of Catalonia . Th...
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