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Looking for a quiet life in Spain? 36 villages in inland Malaga seek inhabitants
MALAGA is home to many charming and off-the-beaten-track villages and small towns, of which multiple hope to attract those seeking small-community life. For this, the...
IN PICS: Top 10 smallest villages in Spain’s Malaga
AROUND the province of Malaga there are villages with less residents than in a block of flats in a big city.
The Cat’s Whiskers: Is Sierra de Gata Spain’s most delightful region?
As the tiny village of Robledillo de Gata is singled out alongside Carmona and Vejer as Spain’s best rural retreat, Jon Clarke extols the delights of a week in the little-known Sierra de Gata
Reality show tackles Spain’s rural depopulation problem with search for entrepreneurs
A NEW reality TV show is launching this October with an aim to tackle depopulation in some of Spain’s most rural villages. The 20-episode show,...
Spanish town with just seven residents stages 10th edition of ‘smallest film festival in the world’
THERE may only be seven registered inhabitants in the small village of Ascaso, Huesca, but that hasn’t stopped it from putting on an annual...
Thousands march in Madrid as depopulation rocks rural Spain
MADRID has seen large protests by rural Spaniards who fear their communities are withering away. The movement, labelled the ‘revolt of an empty Spain,’ brought...
Village in Spain ‘bewildered’ as Robin Hood mystery figure slides cash envelopes of up to €100 under doors
Some of those benefiting from the surprise cash received messages as well, including one that said, to ‘the princess of the household’
How you can buy your own pueblo in Spain
Would you like to own your own village? Spain has a few to spare. They are the forgotten pueblos - once thriving rural communities, now...
Two Andalucia villages make it onto list of Spain’s seven rural wonders
TOP SPOT: Vejer de la Frontera was ranked as one of Spain's seven rural wonders TWO Andalucian villages have made Homeaway’s Seven Rural Wonders of...
Six Andalucian villages officially among Spain’s prettiest: how many have you visited?
These beauty spots are included for their history, architecture and culture and show that Andalucia really does have it all
‘Ecocide’: Super-intensive olive farms fingered for water shortages in Almeria
Now 400 times more water is being taken from an important Almeria aquifer than enters, an alarming situation that is being blamed on a surge in super-intensive olive production in the zone
Santa Claus gets Christmas off to a bang in Gibraltar today
Father Christmas will arrive at Ocean Village at 6.30pm
‘Kill Jews’ village to change 500-year-old name
The tiny village has hit global headlines in recent weeks
Pick up a Spanish ghost town for next to nothing
Foreign investors are queuing up to own abandoned medieval hamlets
Keeping Andalucia’s history alive
At Algaba you can find out what Andalucia was like 5,000 years ago, discovers Eloise Horsfield
Touring the incredible village of Iznate
Sally Harrison takes a visit to a village that pours beer on its plants