Spain is a true melting pot of cultures. Dozens of civilizations have populated their lands leaving their small contribution to a country with a rich historical heritage. Among all its communities, the largest one stands out, in whose provinces we find true wonders. Because we visit today the 10 most beautiful places in Andalusia.
The most beautiful places in Andalusia
We will start touring the largest Spanish community from west to east and from north to south looking for the most beautiful places in Andalusia. Get ready because the trip is really wonderful and well worth it.
1. The Alhambra in GranadaThe Alhambra, Granada - In Green
Among the most beautiful places in Andalusia can never miss the Alhambra, in Granada. The lavish palace of the Muslim king Boabdil is still in a formidable state of conservation and it is one of the most incredible corners of all Spain. In addition, the views from anywhere in the city are a real beauty.
«I don't know if I called this land my floor heaven, if this below is paradise, what will the Alhambra be, heaven?»
-Lope de Vega-
2. Úbeda and Baeza, in JaénSanta María de los Alcázares, Úbeda - Fotomicar
We begin our visit to two of the most important cities in Andalusia in terms of historical beauty. Úbeda and Baeza are Historic Patrimony of Humanity by Unesco thanks to its enormous Renaissance wealth, the Muslim legacy and the well-kept streets and historic centers.
3. Natural Park of Cabo de Gata in Níjar, AlmeríaCabo de Gata, Almería - holbox
But not only historical heritage lives Andalusia. Also its natural spaces are wonderful, as in the case of the Natural Park of Cabo de Gata, in Nïjar, province of Almería. A reserve washed by the Mediterranean Sea and pearl of small coves, some very hidden, but all truly incredible and beautiful.
4. Plaza de España in SevillePlaza de España, Seville - Alexander Demyanenko
Among the most beautiful places in Andalusia you can not miss Seville. The Torre del Oro or the Giralda are an example of the city's heritage, but if there is a really beautiful corner in the great Andalusian capital, that is the Plaza de España. Unique in its magnificence, even George Lucas used it to roll his particular Star Wars.
5. Conil de la Frontera in CádizConil de la Frontera - Quintanilla
Andalusia is also famous due to its white villages. In general, they are all beautiful, rugged and striking for their white houses falling down the mountain slopes towards the beach. But if one of them especially attracts attention, that is Conil de la Frontera. Lovers of surfing, the sea, good gastronomy, the friendly atmosphere and the beauty of a great sunset are in luck in this town.
6. The Mosque-Cathedral of CórdobaMosque-Cathedral of Cordoba - Sean Pavone
There can be a walk through the most beautiful places in Andalusia that does not stop and go to the Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba. However, its location in the heart of the city is enriched with the historical heritage of the area, which adds the Royal Stables, the Roman bridge over the Guadalquivir, the Jewish quarter or the Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos. A true joy for the five senses.
7. National Park of the Sierras de Cazorla, Las Villas and Segura in JaénCazorla - patjo
We return to drop by Jaén to visit the National Park of the Sierras de Cazorla, Las Villas and Segura. An area of spectacular forest vegetation surrounded by streams, water births, deer in freedom and everything you need to enjoy in the middle of nature.
8. Doñana National Park in HuelvaDoñana - anacarol
Now it's time to talk about the Doñana National Park in Huelva. Among the most beautiful places in Andalusia highlights this great reserve full of birds, diverse ecosystems and dunes, beaches and marshes like you've never seen before in Spain. They emphasize the imperial eagle and the Iberian lynx among its most incredible fauna.
9. Ronda, in MalagaNew Bridge, Ronda - Marques
If you approach the province of Malaga, never stop visiting the wonderful town of Ronda. Everything in the city is beauty, especially its historic center and its privileged location between ravines. Churches, palaces, museums, an incredible bullring and nature come together in a unique melting pot in Spain.
10. The Alpujarras of Granada and AlmeriaLas Alpujarras - Arena Photo UK
We finish our visit to the most beautiful places of Andalusia in the Alpujarras of Granada and Almeria. Go up the hillside of Sierra Nevada to visit small villages that dot the mountain with its beautiful white houses in the middle of Spanish nature.
We have traveled ten wonderful corners of Andalusia, but this community has even more places that deserve a quiet visit .