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Snapshots from the past – Alcala al Real, one of Spain’s great citadels

There in the distance, beyond the blossoming cherry trees, was our first glimpse of the citadel; an ancient walled city; …

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Andalucía’s Liquid Gold – Olive oil tasting in Jaén Province

Experience Jaén, from its Renaissance cities to its natural parks, experiencing some of the world’s best olive oil on the …

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Andalucía’s Range of Light – the magnificent natural park of Cazorla, Segura and Las Villas

Once you arrive in Cazorla you are struck by the sheer scale of this vast area of protected nature. The …

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Putting Luxury Back On Track – the newly relaunched ‘Tren Al Andalus’

With rolling countryside of olive groves; rugged mountain ranges; renaissance cities; and ancient capitals, there is no doubt that there …

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Jaen Province – Introductory travel notes by Andrew Forbes

It is impossible to mention Jaen without in the same sentence mentioning olive oil. It is the largest single producer …

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Forest boar, wild rabbit, and partridge – and that was just for dinner in Cazorla Natural Park

  The sheer size and scale of Cazorla Natural Park reminds me of some the great national parks of North …

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Renaissance Weekend

The Moors has dominated much of Andalucía for centuries leaving a distinct and powerful architectural heritage.Yet, Andaluz also boasts a …

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