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10 things to do in Andalucia when it rains

Sunday, February 19th, 2017

- Contemporary art at the CAC Malaga. While we are lucky to have sunshine most of the year round in Andalucia, paradise is never perfect. We need rain to feed our lakes, rivers, reservoirs and our precious crops of olives, grapes, almonds and many more besides. The rainiest months are November and ...

Literary Andalucia

Friday, December 23rd, 2016

An invaluable companion for anyone who is interested in the literature of Andalucia. Andalucia – A Literary Guide for Travellers by Andrew and Suzanne Edwards (IB Tauris) This is a thoroughly-researched, comprehensive guide to every major writer who has ever lived, or spent time, in Andalucia. From Miguel de Cervantes to Michael Jacobs, ...

Adios Cilla

Friday, August 7th, 2015

"What's your name and where do you come from?" For many of us, back in the 1980s and 1990s, Saturday nights were all about watching Blind Date before going out. With her red hair, broad smile and warm manner, Cilla always set the nervous contestants at ease, as they chose their potential partner from ...

Happy 19th birthday, andalucia.com!

Thursday, April 16th, 2015

[caption id="attachment_16351" align="aligncenter" width="515" caption="Andalucia.com is 19 years old!"][/caption] On Friday 17  April Andalucia.com celebrates its 19th birthday - the website was founded by Chris Chaplow on 17 April 1996. Andalucia has established itself as the leading website about the region, with visitor statistics which have grown exponentially, as southern Spain is a ...

Rock ‘n’ Roll Ain’t Noise Pollution (but talking in Seville is)

Sunday, August 10th, 2014

[caption id="attachment_15068" align="alignnone" width="468" caption="A bar in Plaza San Francisco, a flashpoint for outdoor night-time noise in Seville. Photo credit: Michelle Chaplow"] [/caption] When you come to beautiful, historic Seville, whether for a brief visit, a medium-length stay, or to live permanently, you will have certain preconceptions about this vibrant city. Its ...

Games of Thrones fifth series to be filmed in Andalucia

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

[caption id="attachment_13871" align="aligncenter" width="396" caption="Game of Thrones is watched by millions worldwide."] [/caption] [caption id="attachment_13834" align="aligncenter" width="515" caption="One of the three possible Andalucian locations for Games of Thrones Season 5: the Alhambra in Granada, which the production team visited last week."] [/caption] The media here in Andalucia has been abuzz with excitement ...

Noche en Blanco Seville 2013

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

[caption id="attachment_12053" align="aligncenter" width="408" caption=" Noche en Blanco is a night of cultural events and activities on Friday 4 October"]

A night in the presence of legends: Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club featuring Omara Portuondo at Starlite Festival in Marbella

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

Guest Post: Sophie Carefull Widely considered to be one of the world’s most influential and adored Latin music acts, Buena Vista Social Club is the product of a legendary collaboration between a collective of veteran Cuban musicians and revered American guitarist and producer, Ry Cooder, who first came together in 1997. [caption ...

Summer cultural highlights in Seville

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

As always in the hot months of the Andalucian summer, the cultural programme in Seville moves outside and into the sultry late night. Here are some of the best events taking place in Seville this summer - outdoors, long after the sun has set, in historic settings. Also don't forget to ...

Top 10s of Andalucia

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

[caption id="attachment_10375" align="aligncenter" width="317" caption="We'll be bringing you lists featuring the best of Andalucia."] [/caption] Here on the AC blog, and on the website itself, our aim is to keep you, our audience, updated on what's happening here in Andalucia. We want you to enjoy the latest and best of ...