Andalucia is so much more than sunshine, sea and sand. While the beach is an integral part of life in the south of Spain, especially if you live near the coast, there are a zillion things to do, see and experience throughout the region. Try this trivia list on for size and find out how much you know about the destinations and events right here on your doorstep.
Did you know that Sevillanas isn’t pure flamenco?
Did you know that there are around 70 bullrings in Andalucia?
Did you know the bullring in Seville is one of the most important?
Did you know that it takes only 70 minutes to get to Morocco by ferry from Andalucia?
Did you know the Romans invaded the Iberian Peninsula in 206 B.C.?
Did you know the Umayyads were the first moors to take over Spain?
Did you know that Parador Hotels across Andalucia allow you to stay in some of the region’s most prestigious monuments?
Did you know that you can go skiing in Andalucia?
Did you know that Malaga airport has the lowest car-hire rates in Europe?
Did you know the Osborne Bull is considered to be a symbol of Spanish culture?
Did you know that Alfarnate in Málaga hosts a Cherry Festival every year?
Did you know that Ronda’s Feria Goyesca has hotels in the city reserved to capacity months ahead?
Did you know that chestnuts are an important traditional crop in Andalucia?
Did you know that there are over 110 golf courses in Andalucia?
Did you know you can make your own tasty Spanish tapas at home?
Did you know that the Spanish delicacy Jabugo Ham comes from Huelva?
Did you know that Andalucia offers a wealth of beautiful natural caves?
Did you know you can watch whales off the coast of Andalucia?
Did you know that Tarifa is an international Mecca for windsurfers?
Did you know that the cities of Seville, Cordoba and Granada make up Andalucia's Golden Triangle?
Did you know that over 100 companies in Andalucia work in the aerospace industry?
Did you know that Christopher Columbus departed for America from Huelva?
Did you know that Jaen is the olive producing capital of Spain?
Did you know that Andalucia is a key destination for birds migrating between Europe and Africa?