Antequera town is a 45-minute drive from the city of Malaga and the street plan in its historic centre still harks back to the days when it was a Roman city. Antequera is a pretty and prosperous town set in a remarkable and fertile landscape. It has a population of around 45,000 and more than… Continue reading Antequera


Mijas Pueblo is the most famous Pueblo Blanco, (white village), in the Andalucian province of Malaga. Mijas has grown from being a village to a town over the past decades, but its historic centre is still a mix of narrow streets, whitewashed housed and walls adorned with blue flowerpots and colourful flowers all year long.… Continue reading Mijas


Malaga is a coastal city, and you can feel the difference between Malaga and the other large cities such as Seville, Granada, or Cordoba right from moment you arrive. For one thing it is cooler than the other three cities in the summer and warmer in the winter. That being said, Malaga shares the history… Continue reading Malaga


Ronda certainly deserves the title of one of the Jewels of Andalucia. It is a picture postcard town located in the most idyllic and picturesque setting. The area is thought to have been first settled by Celts in the 6th century BC, and who gave it the name Arunda. Like most towns or cities in… Continue reading Ronda


Cordoba is a city with a history, and it is a history that you can feel when you walk through the narrow-cobbled streets of its old town. To the modern visitor, Cordoba is known for its monuments such as The Alcazar of the Christian Monarchs, (14th Century), The Synagogue, (14th Century and one of only… Continue reading Cordoba


Seville, the capital of Andalucia, can trace its history back for more than 2,000 years, to when it was founded on the banks of the river Guadalquivir, and it was this river which made Seville an important trading city right from the outset, with its inhabitants trading with the Greeks, Phoenicians, and latterly the Carthaginians.… Continue reading Sevilla


Granada, quite simply, is a city that will take your breath away. It is a city of contrast, of historic and of modern, of Muslim, Jewish, and of Christian heritage, and of the two hills, the hills of Sabika and Albaicin. Granada sits in the shadow of the Sierra Nevada mountains and from almost every… Continue reading Granada

The White Villages of Andalucia

Andalucia is renowned for many things, and its ”white village”, (pueblos blancos), are high on the must-see list of many visitors. One of the most famous of the white villages is Mijas Pueblo, and we agree that it is a lovely place to visit and a lovely way to ease into the pace of Andalucia…..that… Continue reading The White Villages of Andalucia

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Last Muslim Kingdom in Al-Andalus

Granada was the last of the Muslim Kingdoms to fall during the Christian reconquest of Spain. When it surrendered on 2nd January 1492, it brought an end to 780 years of Muslim rule in this part of Spain. Not surprisingly, many parts of the culture, cuisine, and architecture from that era remain to this day and can… Continue reading Last Muslim Kingdom in Al-Andalus

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Two old friends

Here I am sitting under a 1,000-year-old olive tree….boy did that make even me feel young. You too could enjoy the same experience if you book our 7-day , Villa Based, Wine & Olive Tour for more details, check out the Our Tours page of our website…..hopefully we will get the opportunity to welcome you to Andalucia… Continue reading Two old friends

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Peter & Rimma

Check out this short slide show that one of our clients, Peter Krivitsky, prepared for us. Peter and his lovely wife Rimma Toured with us during September 2019 having booked on our 7-day, Villa Based, Small Group Cultural Tour and they have kept in touch ever since returning home to the United States. You can read Peter and… Continue reading Peter & Rimma

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