Friday, June 9, 2023

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A walk through Hardy’s Wessex

One of his favourite areas for walking, author Guy Hunter-Watts praises Aracena and, continuing his series of walks for The Olive Press, describes a delightfully leafy circuit easy for all the family starting at Galaroza

Up Marbella’s magic mountain

Continuing our serialisation of new book Coastal Walks of Andalucia, Guy Hunter-Watts takes you on an exciting trip up La Concha, the Costa del Sol’s most emblematic peak

Best job in the world

There are three types of dolphin swimming around the Bay of Gibraltar, discovers Wendy Williams

Bravo Baviera

Andy Chapell enjoys a romantic Valentine’s Day outing to the Axarquia... with his chef!

The ape escape!

Wendy Williams has a tug of war with a monkey on a tour around the Rock

Heading for the heights!

A new walking book Coastal Walks of Andalucía charts 50 great walks along the Costa del Sol, the Costa de la Luz and Gibraltar. Here, Guy Hunter-Watts offers a fabulous alternative look around the Rock

The only way is up for Santander airport

The airport is fast-growing - and it's all thanks to one airline

At the peak of good living in Spain

Continuing the series on the villages of the Axarquia, local estate agent Sally Harrison guides us around Alcaucin…

Thousands left stranded after Spanair goes bust

Spanish airline now faces nine million euro fine after government launches legal action

A cleaner drive in Spain

Car hire giant Europcar is introducing electric cars to its Spanish fleet

Vueling introduce flights from Cardiff to Spain

Three weekly services will run between Cardiff and Alicante, and Cardiff and Mallorca

From Andalucía to the Antarctic

Expat Tiki Kyte joins a BBC crew retracing the steps of explorer Frank Wild who a century ago conquered the Frozen Planet

Iberia Airlines pilots strike once more

A total of 266 flights will be cancelled on January 9 and 11

No half measure for Sierra Nevada snowboarders

The Sierra Nevada is fast becoming one of Europe’s top resorts for snowboarding

Super stylee skiing in Spain

Olive Press editor Jon Clarke hangs out in southern Europe’s top skiing resort

Bee-ing there!

Buzz along to Colmenar, the true hive of the Axarquia, writes Wendy Williams

Racing along the raisin route

A great way to see the Axarquia is to take a tour by car around the so called ‘raisin route’ or Ruta de la Pasa, writes Sally Harrison

Sweet dreams

Jon Clarke discovers that the Axarquia has a long and rich history of winemaking

A chilling experience in the Axarquia

John Keogh takes a trip up the celebrated Chillar Gorge

Axarquia: A land of rebellion and renaissance

Why I fell in love with the confusing ham-shaped wedge of rutted hills and dry river valleys known as the Axarquia

My Top 10 places to visit around Ronda

Following a request from a reader, Paul Whitelock chooses his Top 10 places to visit around Ronda having already shared his Top 10 places in Spain and in Andalucía and his Top 10 favourite spots in Ronda itself

A Roman Holiday in Casares and Manilva

Casares was named after Julius Caesar, who cured a nasty skin complaint while staying there, discovers Jon Clarke

A view truly fit for a king as the Olive Press climbs continental Spain’s highest peak

The Olive Press sent JAMES BRYCE to the highest point in continental Spain, Mulhacen, in Granada, which according to legend is the final resting place of a Muslim monarch

Gaucin: A view from the top

Wendy Williams admires the views from the Balcony of the Serrania de Ronda and discovers what gives Gaucin its ‘zing’…

Crash landing for Spain’s first private capital airport

Ciudad Real Airport is to be left without flights

Living the high life in Spain

Wendy Williams explores a magical region of myths, mountains and sleeping mayors




Elon Musk’s Tesla revealed as car maker interested in opening factory in Spain’s Valencia area

DISCUSSIONS are said to be an 'advanced stage' for Elon Musk’s electric car manufacturer Tesla to open a factory in the Valencia area. Both the...


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