Explore Andalucia

August 10, 2016

A breath of fresh air: Exploring the Guadalhorce Valley

The mountains, rivers, wildlife and greenery of the Guadalhorce Valley feel a million miles away from the Costa del Sol, writes Tom Powell
August 10, 2016

Alluring Alora: The heart of the Guadalhorce valley is beginning to unveil its fascinating historical importance

By Tom Powell, tucked into the Guadalhorce Vallye is Alora, an Andalucian town rich in history and character
August 10, 2016

Jump in: No English allowed

The Olive Press sends Imogen Calderwood to experience the total cultural immersion of Pueblo Espanol… and dress up and try on some ridiculous wigs!
August 10, 2016

Castle of light: The ancient Moorish redoubt in Cartama

The ancient and modern worlds collide at the castle in Cartama
August 10, 2016

Where to stay in Marbella

From the tranquil Marbella Heights Hotel to party-loving Sisu
August 10, 2016

Tranquilo Estepona: The coast’s last remaining gem

Estepona is by far the most chilled-out resort on the Costa del Sol, writes Tom Powell
August 10, 2016

Where to stay in the Axarquia

Jon Clarke discovers a great selection of places, from boutique to rustic rural
August 10, 2016

A sunrise Comares hike

The Axarquia is a walker's paradise, so off sets Tom Powell early one morning
August 10, 2016

Molasses of fun: Nerja and Frigiliana

The coastal pair Nerja, with its stunning beaches and top restaurants, and Frigiliana, with its sugar cane factory and cobbled streets, compliment each other perfectly, writes Tom Powell
August 10, 2016

Tolkien-shire: The best of the Axarquia

Wild soaring mountains, crystal brooks and elegant white-washed villages. Tom Powell is blown away by the stunning, varied Axarquia region en route to its ‘crown’ of Comares
August 10, 2016

The Mijas miniatures museum that’s no small feat

Professor Max's Wagon of Miniatures is one of the world’s best small museums, writes Imogen Calderwood
August 10, 2016

Mijas – a pueblo of donkey taxis and hidden treasures

The are two main types of tourist who visit Mijas pueblo. The ‘watch-everything-through-your-camera-lens type’ and the others, who try and avoid them at all costs
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