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This is the most visited monument in Spain – and it’s in Andalucia

AS far as architecture goes, Spain has some of Europe’s best.  A result of the country’s unique history, Spain’s architectural treasures are marked by stark...

Disney fans vote for Alhambra Palace in Spain’s Granada to feature in future blockbuster: Here’s what it would look...

A PUBLIC vote has named The Alhambra the top spot in Spain for a Disney film.  The entertainment giant launched a survey to see which...

Granada’s Alhambra Palace is boring, Sevilla’s Giralda is pointless and the Caminito del Rey isn’t dangerous enough… It must...

From the confused to the disillusioned to the just plain bored, check out our ‘dirty dozen’ of the daftest TripAdvisor reviews given to some of Andalucia’s most noted tourist attractions
Two Mijas wildfire in Spain’s Costa del Sol declared under control

Hikers arrested after sparking wildfire with barbecue while camping outskirts of Granada in southern Spain

A COUPLE have been arrested on suspicion of being responsible for starting a wildfire that has already destroyed 172 hectares of woodland on the...

New high-speed train launched between Malaga and Granada makes Alhambra day trips easy from Spain’s Costa del Sol

A NEW high-speed rail route has opened between Malaga and Granada taking under one hour and 10 minutes.  New high-speed train launched between Malaga and...

Dry January: How good are Spain’s alcohol-free alternatives?

As we approach the end of January, how many have managed to stay alcohol free? Will it continue into February? We asked Jo Chipchase to test some alternatives

The ultimate bar crawl and guide to tapas in Granada

WHEN in Rome they say you should do as the Roman's do. And in Granada, I was equally happy to follow suit. Here the...

Night visits to the Alhambra in Spain’s Granada to resume this week

NIGHT visits to the Nasrid Palaces and the Generalife will open up to visitors this week. With the lifting of curfew, the Managing Board of...

Travel in the time of Covid: What it’s like to be the only hotel guest in one of Spain’s...

DURING a brief period last autumn when travel around Spain was not restricted, Madrid-based American Deirdre Carney made a once in a lifetime trip...

Spain’s Alhambra palace celebrates 150 years as a national monument

The sultans of Granada, the rulers of the last muslim kingdom, built the palace in the 14th century

Spain’s Alhambra will reopen its doors to visitors on June 17

THE Alhambra will reopen its doors on June 17, it has been announced.

Spain’s stunning Alhambra in Granada adapts spaces and hygiene conditions to reopen ‘as soon as possible’

The Alhambra is working on the adaptation of spaces for reopening.

Spain’s Alhambra sells 12,590 tickets in eight hours with new ticket sales system

THE Alhambra Palace in Granada has sold 12,590 tickets in the first eight hours of its new ticketing system.

The Alhambra in Granada makes more tickets available to the general public

THE Alhambra has introduced a new measure for ticket sales.

Andalucia FUMING after map of Spain’s favourite beers labels them ‘Cruzcampo-drinkers’

Many of the southern Spaniards took to social media to vent their fury at the findings.

WATCH: All Blacks rugby stars perform haka in Spain’s Alhambra

The players took the opportunity to perform the traditional mauri war dance at the site's famous Patio de Los Leones palace

Photographer reveals amazing world of Andalucia’s cave dwellers

A CHILEAN photographer has spent two weeks in Andalucia documenting hundreds of cave dwellers and their fascinating homes. As part of her project, Tamara Merino...

‘One-of-a-kind’ Moorish frescoes unearthed at Granada’s Alhambra palace in €3 million restoration project

The works were commissioned by Muhammed V of Granada, using leather, ceramics, glass and plasterwork

Read the TripAdvisor reviews of 12 tourists who were not impressed by Andalucia

“It’s as though some of the museums have just been put there to give tourists something to do”

Granada’s Alhambra to begin ‘integral restoration’ of Court of the Lions

Tourists will still be able to visit the site during the building work

ISIS propaganda targets Spanish holiday hotspot for the first time

The new video features child soldiers

Miguel de Cervantes’ journeyed around Andalucia collecting taxes

New research has tracked the 16th century author’s voyage of Andalucia

Mel Gibson is in Spain visiting romantic Granada and the Alhambra Palace

Hollywood icon Mel Gibson is in Spain

Granada’s Alhambra ticket scam court case set for 2016

This case promises to be a long walk to justice for Granada

Falling for Granada

There is a mystery about Granada, a soul and personality that has as much to do with its history as with the people who now choose to live here




Gibraltar calls for special care for its Scops Owls, Bee-eaters, Crested Larks and other birds as nesting season begins

FROM Barbary Partridges to Zitting Cisticola by way of Scops Owls and Crested Larks, Gibraltar’s bird nesting season is officially underway from tomorrow.  Spanning March...


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