Macael: Land of White Gold
Discover the land of marble: On your own and hiring. Visit the quarries and marble interpretation center.
4 Reasons to Fall in Love with Sierro
Sierro is a village in the province of Almería, located in the Almanzora Valley region. Its origins date back to the Muslim period, when the Sierro Castle was built, which is still preserved on top of a hill. The castle was the scene of battles between Moors and Christians, which are re-enacted every year in September with a popular festival.
A walk through Purchena
Walk through the village, see the interior of the church (see schedules) to admire the Mudejar ceiling. Climb to the citadel. Alternative: Routes and trails.
4 reasons to visit Arboleas
Here are 4 reasons to discover Arboleas. This municipality that is located on the right bank of the Almanzora river, located on its fertile plain that is irrigated with the waters of the river and the immediate springs. They say that in past centuries tasty trout was caught in its crystalline waters, which moved more than a dozen flour mills settled in as many villages located along its course.
Seron: A walk through the town with flavor
Serón is a village of Nazari origin, notable for its houses with white facades, narrow and steep streets and for the kindness that its neighbors present with tourists and travelers, the tranquility and the fresh air that is breathed in the place.
The Secret of the Talavera Cross in Urracal
Urrácal is one of those villages in the province of Almería that pleasantly surprises the traveller. Located in the heart of the Sierra de las Estancias, this municipality has an impressive natural environment that invites you to enjoy the tranquillity and beauty of the landscape.
Laroya: A haven of peace
Tour this tiny hamlet and admire this secluded corner of the Sierra de los Filabres, where its people still work the terraces today.
Passion and Tradition Alfarera in Albox
El Puntas and Sanctuary of the Salient Pottery: Food in Sanctuary and Maria del Saliente, Interpretive visit in Pottery-Museum and in Sanctuary.
Macael, the town with the biggest mortar in the world
Macael es un pueblo situado en la provincia de Almería. Es conocido por ser el lugar donde se encuentra el mortero más grande del mundo, hecho de mármol blanco y con una altura de casi cuatro metros. This mortar is included in the Guinness Book of Records as the largest mortar in the world and has been made with the characteristic marbles of this village.
Route 8MIL of Almanzora
The Almanzora Route 8MIL is a spectacular route where you can enjoy impressive views and feel like a king or queen for a while since you will have the province of Almeria at your feet.
The Miner, Nasrid and Christian past shake hands in Serón
Serón is a town located in the western part of the Almanzora Valley region, in the northwest of the province of Almería. Founded by the Nasrids in the 13th century as a defensive fortress, Serón preserves the legacy of its medieval, industrial and mining past, as well as a wealth of natural and scenic wealth.
7 sacred places you can’t miss in Albox
Get to know these 7 sacred places in the municipality of Albox with a rich history and cultural heritage. Each one is a jewel that deserves to be visited and admired. Do not hesitate to include them in your travel itinerary.
Suflí, much more than fry
I invite you to take a short tour of the town, letting yourself be carried away by its narrow streets. You will find very original corners. At the entrance to the town you have two canning factories on the right and left, they are the benchmark for the well-known "Suflí Fry"...
A walk through the jewels of Tíjola
Today we are going to do an excursion to spend a magnificent and unforgettable day in Tíjola. First we are going to take a tour of the streets of Tíjola, then we move to the surroundings of the old railway station and we will end up visiting the Cela hot springs.
Laroya, the village for nature lovers
If you are in the province of Almería and you are looking for an outdoor experience that allows you to connect with nature, you can’t miss the Los Molinos and Reul Alto trails, the walk through the village of Laroya and El Charcón del Buey. These options are perfect for those who want to enjoy the beauty of the landscape, the tranquillity of the surroundings and the fresh mountain air.
The Roman, Arab, Christian past and Artcoexist in Arboleas.
Today, the rich history and cultural heritage of Arboleas can be seen in various highlights throughout the town. If you are looking for a unique and fascinating tourist destination in Almeria, Arboleas is definitely an option that will not disappoint you.
2 Places for the most amazing photos in Partaloa
If you’re a photography enthusiast looking for amazing places to capture breathtaking images, then the Partaloa Plunge and the Ciscarico Narrows are not to be missed. Both places are natural wonders that will leave you speechless and give you the opportunity to capture incredible photos.
Arab Vega and Oria Castle
In this plan we suggest you head towards the Basilica of Nuestra Señora de las Mercedes (1779). Leave the car nearby. On Saturday mornings it is common to find the Basilica open. Its interior is beautiful.
Next stop, Zurgena: A trip to the past not to be missed
If you like places with history, Zurgena is your ideal destination. This municipality in the Almanzora Valley, located in the north of the province of Almería, offers you the chance to discover some of its most emblematic monuments, which will take you back in time to different eras and cultures.
Discover the nature of Tíjola and its relationship with water.
If you are looking for a place to disconnect from the stress of the city and enjoy the beauty of the Sierra de los Filabres, Tíjola is your ideal destination. This Almerian municipality, located in the Almanzora Valley, offers you a wide variety of ways to disconnect and places to discover.
Partaloa Landscape of Contrasts
Partaloa will surprise you with its quite picturesque landscape with numerous huge stone blocks that seem to threaten the town's buildings. It is about the phenomenon of "Los Collapses or Landslides", with immense conglomerates of stone that "threaten" the town hanging from the hillside.
3 Reasons to visit Cantoria
Here are 3 reasons to get to know Cantoria by visiting three key points in the municipality: the Parish Church of Nuestra Señora del Carmen, the Hermitage of San Cayetano and San Antón and the Almanzora Palace.
Líjar, the town that declared war on France
The people decided to declare war on France in 1883. This infrequent confrontation lasted for a hundred years until peace was signed between the two on 30 October 1983. Although the war had no serious consequences, it left a legacy of bravery and courage in the town.
Enjoy the history of Suflí through its hermitages and its church.
Suflí is a village in the Almanzora Valley region. Its origins date back to the Muslim period, when it was called Sufli or Sufliya. The river Boloyunta, also known as the river Sierro, flows through the village. This Almeria municipality has a rich history and cultural heritage that is reflected in its religious buildings. Among them are its hermitages and its church, which bear witness to the faith and devotion of its inhabitants.
Purchena, the village of the Moorish Games of Aben Humeya
Purchena has a rich historical heritage dating back to Roman times and the period of Al Andalus, and was the seat of the court of Aben Humeya, leader of the Moorish rebellion against the Christians. The remains of the Alcazaba de Purchena, a fortress that overlooked the valley and had a water tower inside, date back to this period.
A walk through the history of Albox in the 19th century
Discover on this route through the 19th century a completely unique vision of Albox. Walk through some of its streets, observe its ins and outs and look for the panels with the QR codes that are on the route to learn about different passages in the history of that time.
Visit to the Castle of Líjar
The construction of the Castillo de Líjar is recent and has been built where it is considered that another similar castle existed in the Nasrid period. It is worth visiting the neighborhood located around the castle and which receives the same name, alleyways, bends and corners that reveal its Arab past.
Taberno: a rural destination for adventure and local culture
If you are looking for a getaway with a difference, where you can enjoy nature, history and gastronomy, Taberno is the ideal place for you. This municipality in the Almanzora Valley region, located in the north of the province of Almeria, offers you endless possibilities to spend some unforgettable days.
Europe’s largest observatory in Bacares-Gergal
The Bacares-Gergal Astrophysical Observatory is located in Calar Alto, on a 2168 m high plateau in the Sierra de los Filabres (Almería, Spain). It is one of the most fascinating places for those seeking to explore the universe and marvel at the beauty of the night sky. With a privileged location in the sierra, this observatory is one of the best in Europe and offers a unique experience for astronomy lovers.
Las Menas Trail, a journey through history
From the main square next to the campsite, the Las Menas Local Trail starts, which is perfectly signposted and you can even find many information panels. A route of approximately 7 km that you can do in 2:30h.
Immerse yourself in the cultural richness of Olula del Río
Olula del Río is a small town located in the province of Almería. Despite its size, this town is rich in culture and art. It offers a variety of tourist attractions that will make you want to stay forever. In this publication we will introduce you to some of the most outstanding cultural jewels of Olula del Río: the Pérez Siquier Centre, the Ibáñez Museum and the sculpture Mujer del Almanzora.
City of Art Olula del Rio
Visit the Ibañez Museum, the largest contemporary art collection in Eastern Andalucia. Center of Photography Pérez Siquier and Sculpture Antonio López.
Chercos Viejo and Labrá Stone
We tell you 3 things you can see and do in Chercos. Hiking: New Chercos-Old Chercos Route. Visit old Chercos and Piedra Labrá: rock engravings.
Did you know that the only Basilica in Almería is in Oria?
Oria is a small town in the province of Almeria which has a rich history and cultural heritage. It is especially known for its impressive Church-Basilica of Nuestra Señora de las Mercedes, which is the only Basilica in the province. In addition, the village has other elements of interest such as the Hermitage of San Gregorio and the remains of the Castle of Oria where there is a spectacular viewpoint.
Escape to the Castillo de Sierro
Come to Sierro and live an unforgettable day with your family, your partner or your friends! Narrow and steep streets, the castle, the ravine, etc ...
The Zurgena Manor
Stroll through Zurgena and discover a town with stately homes, disused railway facilities that were once the most important in the region and many precious corners.
Bacares, sierra airs
We are going to suggest several things that you cannot miss on your visit. Ethnographic museum, public laundry, castle, Santa María Church, Santo Cristo de Bacares Hermitage...
Cantoria, the town that smells like Gunpowder
If you are looking for a different destination full of history, culture and fun, you can’t miss Cantoria, a village in the province of Almería that every year celebrates one of the unique and spectacular festivals in Andalusia: the Carretillas de San Antón.
Museum and Inlay in Taberno
In Taberno, Visit to the ethnographic museum and the old oil mill. Walk through the town of Taberno. Purchase of artisan sausages, crackling cake and bread from a wood-fired oven. Food at the Ranch. Option: hiring Livestock experience for a day. Interpretive tour of a farm, milk, visit makes cheese.
Strait of Urrácal, visit of the town and Mirador de la Cerrá
One of the main charms of Urrácal is to stroll through its narrow and quiet streets, magnificent natural recipe against daily stress. Start the visit in the old Lavadero, look for the corners, cross wide and narrow streets and you will find picturesque corners.
The Rock Engravings that you can’t miss are in Chercos
This archaeological site is a hidden treasure in the mountains of the Sierra de los Filabres. It is the first human vestige in the history of Chercos, it is located in a strategic place that dominates the surrounding landscape.