Inland Lifestyle

Andalucia! Did you know…?

Andalucia is so much more than sunshine, beach and ferias. While the local ferias are an integral part of life in the south of Spain, there are so many things to do, see and experience throughout Andalucia. But how much do you know about the culture and events right here on your doorstep?

  • Did you know that Christopher Columbus departed for America from Huelva?
  • Did you know that Sevillanas isn’t pure flamenco?
  • Did you know that there are around 70 bullrings in Andalucia?
  • Did you know that you can go skiing in Andalucia?
  • Did you know the bullring in Seville is one of the most important?
  • Did you know Andalusia is the only production area in Europe of tropical fruits thanks to the subtropical climate of the coasts of Granada and Malaga?
  • Did you know that it takes only 70 minutes to get to Morocco by ferry from Andalucia?
  • Did you know the Romans invaded the Iberian Peninsula in 206 B.C.?
  • Did you know the Osborne Bull is considered to be a symbol of Spanish culture?
  • Did you know that Andalucia is a key destination for birds migrating between Europe and Africa?
  • Did you know that there are over 110 golf courses in Andalucia?
  • Did you know that Andalucia offers a wealth of beautiful natural caves?
  • Did you know you can watch whales off the coast of Andalucia?
  • Did you know that all European avocados are of Andalusian origin?
  • Did you know Andalucia has the second-highest life expectancy of all the OECD countries at an impressive 83 years?
  • Did you know that Tarifa is an international Mecca for windsurfers?
  • Did you know that the cities of Seville, Cordoba and Granada make up Andalucia’s Golden Triangle?
  • Did you know that Jaen is the olive producing capital of Spain?

There are some amazing villages and things to do in Andalucia. Wander the streets of classic white villages like Frigiliana or Alcala la Real. Or just fall in love with the warmth of its people in the local towns…