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#1/33
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5
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You can travel to Morocco from the UK or anywhere in Europe without the need to fly. This guide shows you how to do it from London in about two days... read more »
#2/33
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4.75
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Granada is best known for the Alhambra and the Albayzin. But it has another big selling point, too - bet you didn't know that a night on the town would earn you a free dinner!... read more »
#3/33
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4.666665
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Destination: Malaga
More familiar as the gateway to the Costa del Sol, the breezy Mediterranean port of Malaga is also a perfect spot for art-lovers to while away a weekend... read more »
#4/33
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5
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Destination: Granada
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
With beautiful Moorish architecture, flower-filled courtyards and the stunning backdrop of the Sierra Nevada mountains, it's no wonder Granada captures people's hearts... read more »
#5/33
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4.5
(4 comments)
The most romantic break of my life started with candlelit tapas and poolside sangria in Seville and ended in Extremadura, in a hotel so heart-breakingly beautiful we could barely step outside ... read more »
#6/33
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4.5
(2 comments)
It's autumn – but there are still places close to home with reliable sunshine, a low risk of rain and temperatures of up to 29C. From the Costa Blanca to Sicily, Crete and Sorrento, we pick the best... read more »
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4
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Destination: Malaga
Malaga may be the name on their boarding pass, but most visitors to the Costa del Sol turn the other way out of the airport and give this lovely city a miss. Big mistake...... read more »
#8/33
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4
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Got three or four days to spare? Then head for the pretty pueblo of Mojácar in Almeria, where you can soak up the year-round sunshine, explore desert and beaches, and eat wonderful local food... read more »
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4
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A pilgrimage by train from Barcelona to the mosque at Cordoba reaps a golden surprise. Then on to Cadiz, where the gold-domed cathedral looks down over a very different city... read more »
#10/33
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4
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Destination: Seville
Adjust your body clock and join the locals as they party through the night in Seville’s up-and-coming Alameda district... read more »
#11/33
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4
(1 comment)
Destination: Malaga
Málaga is often considered little more than a gateway airport to the sunny beaches of the Costa del Sol, but there's more to it than that - this is a city that oozes culture, history and Spanish style... read more »
#12/33
Rating:
4
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Destination: Ronda
One of Spain's oldest, most romantic cities, Ronda has grown up around the plunging gorge of El Tajo. Look down if you dare - then check out these ideas for what else to do and where to eat and stay... read more »
#13/33
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Enjoy fiestas, siestas and your fair share of tapas in the thriving Andalucían city of Seville, with its Arab ancestry keenly evident in the iconic cathedral and grand palaces ... read more »
#14/33
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4
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Riding a bike round Seville, a city famed for its Andalucian heat, may sound like hard work, but it’s actually cooler than sightseeing on foot. Follow these tips for the best two-wheeled trip... read more »
#15/33
Rating:
4
(2 comments)
Destination: Tarifa
Trip type: Short Break
It’s exotic yet only a three-hour flight away, the beaches are long, and the living is easy – just try not to tell anyone else about Tarifa... read more »
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Rating:
4
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Destination: Malaga
The Spanish city of Malaga has everything for a perfect short break - easy transfer from the airport, one of the best climates in Europe, culture, bars and restaurants aplenty and an enormous beach ... read more »
#17/33
Rating:
4
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Destination: Seville
Seville, the cultural capital of the south of Spain, knows how to put on a festival and party in style. There's no better time to visit than during one of its infectious springtime festivals... read more »
#18/33
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4
(6 comments)
Destination: Marbella
Thousands of tourists visit Marbella and the Costa del Sol each year but few venture into the hills. Unfortunately they are missing one of the most beautiful, traditional villages of Spain: Ojén... read more »
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3.5
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Destination: Seville
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Heart-wrenching operas, scorching summers and heated flamenco - it's not surprising that the city of Seville is considered to be one of the most passionate places on earth... read more »
#20/33
Rating:
3
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For most, Malaga is simply a stepping stone to the busy resorts of the Costa del Sol. But take some time out in this magnificent city for a taste of the real Andalusia and the real Spain... read more »
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