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Carmen, Sanlucar

Carmen, Sanlucar

The flamenco spectacular that is Salvador Távora’s production of Carmen has been staged over 1000 times in 24 countries, and seen by a million applauding people. If…

Brush up!

Brush up!

Anyone resident in Andalucia – or anyone from Andalucia currently residing elsewhere, is urged to pick up a brush and enter a masterpiece for the Andaluz Painting Contest ‘Villa…

Classic Theatre at Roman Site

Classic Theatre at Roman Site

The IV Ciclo Teatros Romanos de Andalucía is once again bringing classic theatre to Roman sites throughout the south, including, throughout August, Baelo Claudia at Bolonia (Campo de Gibraltar…

SANLUCAR BODEGAS

SANLUCAR BODEGAS

The star of the show is the salty, addictive manzanilla, but the best-known Sanlucar export is probably Barbadillo’s Castillo de San Diego, one of Spain’s…

URBAN BEACHES

URBAN BEACHES

Towns and villages turn into beach without making a big song and dance about it. Walk down to the end of a shopping street, and there’s the sea…

6. Boat trips, Sancti Petri

« BACK The beach of Sancti Petri, Chiclana is HQ for recreational boat trips, windsailing, stand-up paddling, kayaking, surfing, kitesurfing, the hiring of sailing dinghies, deep sea fishing, and banana…

5. Municipal pool, Benamahoma

« BACK | NEXT » The pool at the little village of Benamahoma (beyond Grazalema) is superb, and never too busy on weekdays, despite having the Los Linares campsite next door. It&#8217…

4. River, Genal Valley . . . Malaga

« BACK | NEXT » Okay, cheating here, because the Genal runs through Malaga . . . but it’s just off the edge of Cadiz province. There are many favoured stretches, but one popular…

3. Zahora, Caños de Meca

« BACK | NEXT » Drive through the labyrinth of little villas behind their bougainvillea smothered walls and you’ll emerge at the beach of Zahora. This is such a feelgood beach…

2. Beach, Bolonia

« BACK | NEXT » Gorgeous creamy sand beach, massive drifting dunes, a cluster of basic beach bars and, to top it off, the Roman ruins of Baela Claudia. Bolonia is mighty special…

Making a Splash!

Making a Splash!

There is no better place to be on a hot summer day in Cadiz than in or on the water. There is the sea, obviously, lapping against 260km of coast…