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The province of Almería, Andalucia, Spain

Historical Guide to Almeria city

The land around what is now Almeria city has been inhabited since prehistoric times judging from the Neolithic and later copper and bronze age artefacts discovered in the vicinity. It is likely that a settlement existed near the estuary of the river Andarax since we know that the inhabitants of the Los Millares copper age site a few kilometres upstream were actively trading with North Africa and that the river was then navigable at least as far as Los Millares. In those days the sea level was hi ... Read More

Visitors Guide to Almería City

If you were asked for a list of tourist attractions in Andalucía, it is not likely that Almería City would appear on that list. You may mention the Cabo de Gata, just a few kilometres east, or Tabernas just a few kilometres north, but Almería itself? At the moment there are only a few decent hotels so the city is not crowded with tourists, but that will change as the authorities are trying to put Almería on the tourist map. ... Read More

Towns and villages in Almería province

Places to go, things to do and days out in Almería province

Museums and Galleries in Almería province

National Parks in Almería province

Walking in Almería province

Birdwatching and twitching in Almería province

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