Starting from Casa Erica: Spain Places to visit in Andalucia
This is part 2 of a little guide to explore the magical part ‘Andalucia’ of Spain Places to visit in Andalucia are recommended and described. Here you can get back to the first part. All of the recommendations are easy to reach by car or bus from Casa Erica.
5. Watch a traditional flamenco show in Sevilla
Sevilla, the city of flamenco, and the capital of Andalucia is definitely worth a visit. As the temperatures climb up to 45 degrees in summer, you will want to go there in the milder season (March-June, September-November). As soon as you’ll arrive in Sevilla you will feel the vibrant soul of the city. From the stunning old cathedral built in 1401–1519 to the expo exhibition pavilions from 1929, the city has a lot to offer, which is convenient to explore by bike. Don’t miss out on watching a flamenco show (e.g. @ La Caja Negra) and trying the tapas of this region (Read our blog post: 11 delicious vegetarian tapas).
Me in front of the impressive cathedral in Sevilla
6. Admire the giant canyon ‘El Tajo’ in Ronda
Ronda is an idyllic town in a mountainous area about 100km west from Málaga. From the Puente Nuevo you can look 120m down the impressive canyon. Furthermore you can have look at Spains oldest bullfight ring ‘Plaza de toros de Ronda’. The city itself is very picturesque and worth a stroll.
‘El Tajo’ of Ronda and Ronda New Bridge (Puente Nuevo)
7. Grap a drink with the rich and famous at Puerto Banús in Marbella
Why not combine your trip to Ronda with a dinner or drink in Marbella? The famous yacht harbour Puerto Banús is the place for the rich and famous or those who wants to belong there. You will find there shops of brands like Bulgari, Louis Vuitton, Gucci and Dior as well as some fancy restaurants. In winter the restaurants have good offers for 3-course menus for only around 20€.
Yacht harbour Puerto Banús in Marbella
8. Go hiking in El Torcal
El Torcal is a natural park with stone formations about 14km south of the city Antequera. There are three different hiking trails of 1.5 km, 2.5 km and 4.5 km length. It is recommended to check the weather before planning a hike because of extreme temperatures; the best times to visit are spring and fall. More information about El Torcal.