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Come and visit Ronda and the surrounding areas, or plan your itinerary around the most popular sites, and some of the lesser known things to do. Ronda is much more than the bullring and new bridge (Puente Nuevo). There are also the Arab Baths, the Water Mine, the Mondragon Palace, and outside the city, the Cueva de la Pileta, or the Dolmen structures at Antequera. Further afield are the beaches of the Costa del Sol, Sevilla’s cathedral and palace, or Cordoba and the Mezquita. And of course for discovering the beautiful Sierra de Grazalema have a look at Wildside Holidays – Grazalema

Benalmadena – Costa del Sol

There are many reasons to visit Benalmadena, the beach and world class Arabian styled marina being just two of them. Eating out is a pleasure, the pueblo a delight to see, and the parks and gardens a relaxing distraction.

Amongst the best known attractions of Benalmadena is the marina with its village atmosphere, yachts berthed under sun soaked apartments, and the boulevard along which many of Benalmadena’s best restaurants and bars are located.

Activities and Guided Tours from Benalmadena
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Jewish Synagogue in Cordoba

The only surviving “pre-expulsion” synagogue in Andalucia (and one of only three in all of Spain.) The “Sinagoga de Córdoba” has a special place in the history of the jewish faith. It was in Cordoba that the Jews reached their greatest level of influence and from where some of their greatest minds of the medieval era lived and worked.

Hotels in Cordoba
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Cordoba the Mezquita and Old Town

The city of Cordoba, located on the Guadalquivir river, has been a significant part of the history of Spain since Roman times. But, reached its zenith during the Islamic era when the city was the capital of the Cordoba Emirate of Al-Andalus. So, here is a bit of information about Cordoba the Mezquita and old town.

Guided tours in Cordoba from Get Your Guide
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Visiting Antequera from Ronda

Antequera is a historic city located in the heart of Andalusia. It has a rich cultural heritage that dates back thousands of years, with influences from the prehistoric, Roman, Moorish, and Christian periods.

The city is surrounded by stunning natural landscapes, including the Torcal de Antequera natural park, which is famous for its unique rock formations. Antequera is also home to several UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the Dolmens of Antequera, which are prehistoric burial chambers, and the Alcazaba, a Moorish castle that sits atop a hill overlooking the city.

Guided tours in and around Antequera
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Peña de los Enamorados (Lover’s Rock) – Antequera

Close to the road joining Seville with Granada, a historically important route in Andalucia, travelers will come across a rock formation outside Antequera on the Archidona side of the city with the look of a human face staring up into the heavens. The Peña de los Enamorados (Lover’s Rock) – Antequera

A guided walking tour in Antequera

Known the Peña de los Enamorados, or in English either “Lover’s Rock” or “Lover’s Leap”, the rock has been immortalized by the likes of Cervantes, Washington Irving, and Lorenzo Valla to name just a few. The rock dominates the horizon and due to the legend of the “doomed lovers” has become an instantly recognizable symbol of the city.

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