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Muslim Spain Brief History

Muslim Spain Brief History

By the time 'Abd al-Rahman reached Spain, the Arabs from North Africa were already entrenched on the Iberian Peninsula and had begun to write one of the most glorious chapters in Islamic history. After their forays into France were blunted by Charles Martel, the...

Discover Granada’s Enchanting Streets: A Guide to Strolling the Historic Center

Discover Granada’s Enchanting Streets: A Guide to Strolling the Historic Center

Immerse yourself in the captivating beauty of Granada’s historic center as we unveil the most picturesque streets for your leisurely exploration. From the romantic Carrera del Darro, offering views of the majestic Alhambra, to the bustling Calle Elvira with its Moorish charm, our guide will lead you through the heart of Granada’s cultural heritage. Whether you seek history, architecture, or local ambiance, these streets offer an unforgettable experience.

Seville’s Most Charming Streets fo a Picturesque Stroll in the Historic Center

Seville’s Most Charming Streets fo a Picturesque Stroll in the Historic Center

Explore Seville’s historic heart with our guide to the most enchanting streets in the city’s center. From the famous Calle Sierpes, lined with shops and tapas bars, to the cobbled beauty of Calle Mateos Gago near the iconic Santa Cruz neighborhood, discover the perfect routes for leisurely walks. Immerse yourself in the neoclassical allure of Tetuán Street, the artistic ambiance of Regina Street, and the riverside views of Betis Street in Triana. Whether you’re seeking shopping, history, or tranquil beauty, Seville’s historic streets have it all.

Top things to see and  do in Ronda

Top things to see and do in Ronda

New Bridge One of southern Spain’s most famous attractions, Ronda’s epic Puente Nuevo or New Bridge, spans the 328-feet-deep El Tajo gorge, linking El Mercadillo (The Little Market), the newer part of town, with the old Moorish quarter. Completed...

What to see & Do in Madrid?

What to see & Do in Madrid?

A day in Madrid in 10 essential visits   First, can Madrid be visited in one day? It’s obvious that the capital has much more to give. But if you only have one day, we’ve come up with a selection of must-sees.Ready for that? Top: Puerta del Sol © Valery Bareta....

20 Must Visit Attractions in Seville

20 Must Visit Attractions in Seville

Seville has something for everyone. From its great Moorish and Catholic monuments to its historic bullring, and from great tapas bars to enchanting old neighbourhoods and giant wooden mushrooms, these are the top 20 attractions for you to seek out while you’re in the...

Must-Visit Attractions in Granada

Must-Visit Attractions in Granada

Wonder What to See & Do in Granada?     Granada has one of the most fascinating histories and cultures in all of Spain. As you’d expect, then, the city is packed with attractions and monuments to explore – from the great Alhambra fortress and old Moorish...

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Top Islamic Heritage Site in Seville, Andalusia

Top Islamic Heritage Site in Seville, Andalusia

The travel giant Lonely Planet announced in 2018 the quintessentially Andalusian city of Seville as its top travel city. Home of the flamenco, bullfighting, tapas, and over 500 hundred years of Muslim history. So here are our top five Muslim heritage sites you simply...

Sintra: the perfect get away from Lisbon

Sintra: the perfect get away from Lisbon

With its various palaces, the ruins of an Arab castle and the beaches surrounding it, Sintra stands out for looking taken from a fairy tale. Just 30 kilometers from Lisbon is located this town catalogued by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site under the special category of...

Sintra & Cascais Natural Park

Sintra & Cascais Natural Park

This Portuguese Eden brings together a great diversity of landscapes and heritage displayed between the lush Sierra de Sintra and a rugged Atlantic coast. As soon as the traveler enters the Sintra-Cascáis Natural Park, he is immediately ecstatic. It is inevitable that...

The ultimate Algarve itineraries for your next trip to Portugal

The ultimate Algarve itineraries for your next trip to Portugal

e Algarve is justly famed for its beaches and reliably good weather (300 sunny days per year!). And while visitors can’t be faulted for wanting to bask on captivating shorelines, there’s much more to Portugal’s southernmost region than sun and sand. ...

1 day in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Canary Islands)

1 day in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Canary Islands)

If you’re spending a few days on the island of Gran Canaria and you want to see everything it has to offer, it’s a great idea to spend a day exploring its capital: Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. This is a major city which, in addition to beaches, has plenty of...

Granada Al-Andalus: Muslim Spain Last Kingdom

Granada Al-Andalus: Muslim Spain Last Kingdom

Delve into the captivating history of Granada, the last Muslim kingdom in Spain, exploring its rich Islamic heritage, stunning mosques, and enduring legacy as a historical treasure