10 top things to do in Andalucía

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  1. 1. ANDALUCIA TOP 9 Things to Do 1 Explore our past through different remains and monuments from the Iberians, Romans, Arabs, etc. Many places in Andaluca are listed in the World Site Heritage: Crdoba, Granada or Sevilla are just a few examples. But dont limit yourself to big cities, virtually any town hassomething to offer. Visit Patrimonio Histrico Andaluz. 2 Spend a day on a beautiful beach. This region can boast the longest shoreline in thewhole of Spain with over 1,000 kms and many of our beaches display the International Blue Flag.From sandy Huelva to windsurfing paradise Cdiz, from cosmopolitan Mlaga to nearly virginAlmera. Visit Playas de Andaluca. 3 Ski down the slopes in Sierra Nevada in Granada because in this sunny and hot region we also have a ski resort with plenty of snow in the wintertime. Visit Sierra Nevada.es 4 Attend one of the different Flamenco shows scattered all over Andaluca. After all, sinceNovember 2010, it is World Cultural Heritage. Sevilla, Jerez or Granada are well-known places tofind some famous venues but dont forget amateur ones. Visit Flamenco.org 5 Put on your boots and go trekking off the beaten track in some of the different routes in the countryside. Natural Parks in Jan, Cdiz or Huelva are just a few examples not to be missed if you look for awe-inspiring landscapes. Visit Rutas del Sur. 6 Go tapas! They are small mouth watering delicacies offered with your drinks in bars. Youwont know what to choose from the long list available and in same places like Granada or Almerathey come for free!! Visit A Tapear. 7 Mingle with the locals in Feria time! Colorful festivities especially in springtime with famousbig ferias like in Jerez or Sevilla and romeras in different towns in western Andaluca. VisitFiestas en Andalucia. 8 Experience our Semana Santa. Whether you are Catholic or not,this is a time to see, smell and feel. Cities and towns are transformed, traffic diverted andeverybody wears their Sundays best to enjoy unforgettable procesiones. Find out more. 9 Although virtually every Language Assistant was dying for a placement in a city or bigtown, allow yourselves some time to discover our little pueblos. Laid-back places where oldmen chat in squares, old ladies water their flowers or kids play catch after school. Try Ruta delos Pueblos Blancos in Cdiz, Serrana de Ronda or Axarqua in Mlaga, Alpujarra in Granada,Sierra de Huelva or Sierra Norte in Sevilla. Visit Pueblos Andaluces. Jos A. Alcalde Lpez