This once-great stronghold of Muslim Spain is rich in beauty, history, and tradition, and contains some of the country’s most celebrated architectural wonders: the world-famous Mezquita (Mosque-Cathedral) in Córdoba, the Alhambra in Granada, and the great Gothic cathedral in Seville. This dry mountainous region also encompasses the Costa del Sol, a coastal strip popular among those seeking beach resorts, nightlife, and relaxation. It really does have a little bit of everything but take our word for it, have a look for yourself with these 20 stunning images.
Plaza Espana on sunny day in Seville.
Roman Bridge and Mosque-Cathedral on the Guadalquivir River in Cordoba.
The Interior of the Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba is one of the most unique religious buildings in the world.
Some of Seville’s incredible architecture.
The Iberian lynx is commonly spotted in Andalusia, especially during mating season.
One of the famous Andalusian horses in Cordoba.
Seville’s beautiful Cathedral is the one of the biggest in the world.
Walk along the beach by Cadiz old town.
The stunning Alhambra fortress and palace in Granada.
Seville’s Gold Tower is the ideal location for a boat trip along the river.
Andalusia and in particular Seville is famed for its tapas.
Fantastic night time view over Malaga’s harbour.
The Metropol Parasol in Seville, referred to by locals as the mushroom.
Andalusia has some fabulous wine and is famed for its sherry.
The breathtakingly passionate flamenco is a must-see.
Courtyard in the Royal Palace of Alcazar in Seville
Royal Palace of Alcazar’s colourful gardens
Gorgeous beach complete with huge sand dunes in Tarifa.
The Plaza de toros de la Real Maestranza de Caballería in Seville.
Panoramic view of the old city of Ronda, one of the famous white villages, at sunset in the province of Malaga.