Come and enjoy the festivities in Andalusia

Come and enjoy the festivities in Andalusia

of Any excuse is good for getting to know the charms of all the southern corners of the peninsula. But whether the visit also coincides with the celebration of some of the celebrations in Andalusia, the visit can be repeated. On the Andalusian lands, heathen and...

A Golden Retreat on the Costa del Sol

A Golden Retreat on the Costa del Sol

The health service, the very low crime rate, the climate, the culture and the cost of living make the Costa del Sol an ideal place for to spend a golden retirement ! Culture : From Málaga to Gibraltar, the coast is perfectly multicultural and international while...

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The best place to live in the world

May 14, 2020 | Expatriate

« The best
place to live in the world”. The British newspaper The Telegraph described
in these terms Andalusia in its top 20 destinations where one can
lives
best. In front of Paris in France, Parma in Italy or even in front of
the Caribbean paradises, we find in the first position the south of
Spain. Its climate, its gastronomy, the friendliness of its people, its
culture and its historical heritage are some of its charms that the
British daily newspaper took into account when ranking him number one on its
list of the best places to live. Discover for yourself the best place to live.
the world, here are 10 good reasons to go there
:

1. ARCHITECTURE

The architecture is
one of the attractions highlighted by the article published in The Telegraph.
The details of Moorish architecture, typical farmsteads and
small houses that dot the villages and the mountains are very
popular with visitors. If you wish to discover them, you just have to
walk through the streets of Mijas in Malaga, or in the small
villages of the Costa de la Luz in Cadiz, among other places in the
white alleys. In order to enjoy the Moorish atmosphere, there is nothing
is Frigiliana or El Borge, towns also located in
the province of Málaga, and you will find the typical farms (cortijos) “
within the region in Cordoba or Seville. This architecture is the result of a cultural mixture
local.

Mijas Pueblo

Mijas
Pueblo

2. TAPAS

The Telegraph salutes
also the Andalusian “art of tapas“. Small
portions of quality food accompanied by a good wine or beer
fresh. All over Andalusia, you can enjoy good tapas in the areas of
Malaga, Cádiz and Huelva coasts that embellish this tradition.
of their enchanting beaches. Tapas of chorizo, cheese, squid…
or shrimps are a foretaste of tapas that will satisfy you with
quality, tasty and local products.

Tapas

Tapas

3. FLAMENCO

Flamenco is
singing and music in the streets and villages of Andalusia.
In all this region, you will find flamenco cabarets, the “tablaos”,
that is why the singing and dancing of this art has become the banner of
Spain. To the rhythm of the Spanish guitar, the dancers unfold their
dresses with polka dots, dressed in the traditional Manila shawl while the singing
raucous style of music tears the hearts of everyone who listens to it. The
Telegraph mentions in particular this art which delights the days of those who
live in Andalusia.

flamenco

Flamenco

4. HISTOIRE

« The south of
Spain has a life full of history”. With these lines, the
British daily pays tribute to the cultural richness of
Andalusia. “
Our Roman past, the Moorish ambience
of Al-Andalus or the Christian era marked the identity of the region. It is in
Cádiz that the first Spanish constitution was born; in Huelva, the expedition
which discovered America was set up; as for Cordoba, it dictated
its policy to the Arab-Muslim world and this region of the Mediterranean
controlled international trade. Many historical events have marked
the life of Spain and have influenced the international scene.

Teatro Romano y Alcazaba

Teatro
Romano y Alcazaba

5. COOKING

In Andalusia, the
tapas aren’t the only ones that appear on any self-respecting table. The
Cretan diet, recognized as one of the best in the world, is one of the best in the world.
the one on the menu every day in Andalusian families and restaurants. If
you are visiting the south of Spain, don’t forget to taste the paella, the
gazpacho, potato omelet or frying. This region
guarantees that each dish you select on the menu will be a
will satisfy and delight your taste buds.

Gazpacho

Gazpacho

6. BEACHES

Another attraction of
Andalusia are the beaches, bathed by the Mediterranean as well as the Andalusian
by the Atlantic Ocean. If we begin our journey by
To the east, Almeria’s coastline offers heavenly landscapes. The Telegraph describes
precisely this province as a good place to live. Following the waters
of the Mediterranean, we arrive on the Costa del Sol with
Exceptional beaches and services within the reach of all budgets. The Atlantic is not
not to be outdone. Cádiz and Huelva have wild beaches of
fine sand with landscapes that will remain engraved in your memory for
always

Plages

Beaches

7. CLIMATE

Its climate
is without doubt one of the most characteristic aspects of a pleasant
Andalusia. The sun is present most of the year, here is
why people live on the streets and why there is this joy of
living so beloved of southern Spain. Pleasant winter temperatures that
are rising in the summer and which you can bear with a good bath on the beach or in the shade.
of the wide variety of trees in the area. An ideal climate for
to live comfortably and enjoy all the possibilities offered to us by
nature as well as countless activities organized throughout the region.
It is not for nothing that Torrox, in the province of Málaga, has received
a certificate proving that it enjoys the best climate in Europe.

Climat

Climate

8. HERITAGE

Wealth
Andalusian culture is based mainly on its heritage. The
Telegraph mentions the Alhambra in its article, because
this Arab-Muslim monument is one of the main wonders of the world. You
cannot leave Andalusia without having visited one of the Moorish sites the
the most eminent ones: Cordoba and its Mosque. In addition to these sites,
in Seville, you will find the Giralda and the Tower of
Gold, an image of incomparable beauty in the city of Guadalquivir.

Alhambra

Alhambra

9. MARKETS

The Telegraph
also refers to the importance of markets in the quality of life of
Andalusia. Natural and local products enriching the
Mediterranean diet and which can be acquired in an informal atmosphere.
and friendly. At the market, you can buy food and also listen to
preparation tips from the vendors to cook them. Andalusia is
a region with quality agriculture and its fish is famous in
all of Spain..

Marchés

Markets

10. RESIDENTS

The heat of the
inhabitants of the South has become over the years another tourist attraction.
The sympathy and attention paid to the other makes the
visitors feel at home and integrate into this region that makes them feel at home.
welcomes. Joy invades the streets of Andalusia, especially in summer, and this
energy is contagious. The Andalusian is a helpful person, willing to help…
others and always listening to the needs of the tourist, because for many years now
years the south of Spain is one of the favourite destinations for visitors.
foreigners

Inhabitants

Andalusia is the
best place in the world to live well according to The Telegraph and it’s not
the first time it was recognized as one of the best destinations.
If you haven’t visited this Spanish region yet, don’t hesitate to come and visit us.
spend a few days off.

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Come and enjoy the festivities in Andalusia

Come and enjoy the festivities in Andalusia

of Any excuse is good for getting to know the charms of all the southern corners of the peninsula. But whether the visit also coincides with the celebration of some of the celebrations in Andalusia, the visit can be repeated. On the Andalusian lands, heathen and...

A Golden Retreat on the Costa del Sol

A Golden Retreat on the Costa del Sol

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