Major Cities & Towns

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Sevilla, Andalucia.


Sevilla lies on the banks of the Guadalquivir and is one of the largest historical centres in Europe, famous for La Giralda, the Cathedral, and the Alcazar Palace. More >


Ronda retains a historic charm and is famous for its dramatic escarpments and views of the deep El Tajo gorge that runs through its centre.
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This port city which boasts excellent transport, top-class cuisine and fascinating monuments dating back to Moorish times. More >


Cadiz stands on a peninsula jutting out into a bay, and is almost entirely surrounded by water.
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Cordoba was founded by the Romans and became a city of great importance due to its strategic location on the Guadalquivir river.
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One of the most brilliant jewels of universal architecture is the Alhambra, a series of palaces and gardens built under the Nazari Dynasty.
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Huelva may lack the star attractions of other provincial capitals, but still has a beautiful centre with many breathtaking plazas.
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Stand at a prime lookout point at the top of the Santa Catalina castle and you will look down on a charming provincial capital that drapes over hills. More >


Jerez holds worldwide acclaim for its sherry and brandy production, as well as for its fine horses and Flamenco music and dance. More >


In the far Southeastern corner of the Iberian peninsula is this sun-baked province, with the most sunshine and lowest rainfall in Europe. More >


Algeciras is primarily and unashamedly a port and industrial centre, sprawling round the far side of the bay to Gibraltar.
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A visit to this historical Andalucían town is a journey almost 5,000 years back in time, beginning with the Bronze Age and the native Iberians.
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