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From Seville: Granada Day Trip with Alhambra and Albaicín

From Seville: Granada Day Trip with Alhambra and Albaicín

Depart Seville and journey to the city of Granada to take a tour of the historic Alhambra, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its cultural importance and architectural beauty. Benefit from the services of an official tour guide and expert interpreter of the heritage of the city and fortress, built for the Nasrid emirs who ruled Spain in the 13th and 14th centuries. Marvel at the fortifications of the Alcazaba (citadel), built to protect the city's post-Roman districts, including the Moorish suburb of "El Albayzín." Admire the beauty of the Nasrid Palaces and Generalife, the summer pleasure gardens of the Emir. Next, drive to the center of Granada for lunch (own expense). Then, take a guided walk of the UNESCO-protected Albaicín district where the winding streets are reflective of its Medieval Moorish past. Stroll past whitewashed houses and encounter age-old churches and flower-filled balconies. Stop to take in the spectacular panoramas over the Alhambra fortress perched on its hill.  Return to Seville at the end of your historical adventure, and get dropped off at your original starting point.

From Almeria: Tabernas Desert 4WD Tour

From Almeria: Tabernas Desert 4WD Tour

Enjoy a 4WD adventure in Europe’s only desert landscape on this scenic drive through the Tabernas Desert, situated between the Sierra de los Filabres and the Sierra de Alhamilla. Boasting over 3,000 hours of sunshine per year, annual rainfall of a mere 200 millimeters and temperatures ranging from 23° F to 118° F (-5°C to 48°C), the gray tones of the desert’s gullies, ravines, and other geological formations turn golden when the sun rests on them at sunset. Essential to the history of cinema in Almeria, Tabernas Desert served as a location for hundreds of movies, including “Lawrence of Arabia.” Dozens of spaghetti westerns, such as “A Fistful of Dollars, “For a Few Dollars More,” and “The Good, The Bad and The Ugly,” gave rise to an era of rampant shooting. Adventure stories war films, and science fiction films have all made use of the landscape, including “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade,” “Conan the Barbarian", "Game of Thrones", or "The Crown". Marvel at the desert’s similarity to the American badlands, and the deserts of north Africa and Arabia. En route, you will learn about the geological formation of this extraordinary place, including the flora and fauna that somehow manage to survive there.

Cabo de Gata: Kayak & Snorkel Excursion in Natural Park

Cabo de Gata: Kayak & Snorkel Excursion in Natural Park

Welcome to an unforgettable adventure with Xplora Almería in the Cabo de Gata-Níjar Natural Park! ‍♂️ Kayak and Snorkel Excursion in Volcanic Paradise Get ready to live a unique experience in one of the only virgin parks in Spain. Our activity will begin with an introductory kayak handling course, ideal for everyone to feel comfortable and safe. Afterwards, we will set sail towards the impressive cliffs and beaches of the Cabo de Gata-Níjar Natural Park, the only volcanic park on the Iberian Peninsula. Enjoy the spectacular colors of the crystal clear water as we paddle through this volcanic paradise. ️✨ During the tour, we will make different stops in coves and cliffs, where the guide will explain the curiosities, stories and distribution of the Cabo de Gata-Níjar Natural Park. Halfway through the route, we will make a technical stop to give you the snorkeling equipment. Here, the guide will take an underwater tour, showing you the seabed full of posidonia and the abundant marine life that inhabits these waters. Once the snorkeling activity is finished, we will begin the trip back to the starting point, where you can enjoy a refreshing drink while we discuss the anecdotes of the excursion with the guides. Excursion Details: Duration: 3 hours Meeting Point: Playa de las Negras Includes: Complete kayak and snorkel equipment (new and renewed material), expert guide, Zodiac type support boat, FULLHD photo report, insurance. Photographic Report: We make a photographic report in FULLHD and send the photographs within 24 hours so you can relive your adventure over and over again. Don't miss this opportunity to connect with nature in its purest state and live an adventure that you will remember forever. Our tours are ideal for all ages and experience levels! So bring your family, friends or come alone and make new friends along the way. Reserve your place now and get ready for an experience full of joy, laughter and discoveries.

San José: Cabo de Gata Natural Park Kayak and Snorkel Tour

San José: Cabo de Gata Natural Park Kayak and Snorkel Tour

Enjoy a kayaking and snorkeling adventure that is suitable for beginners from San José in Almeria. Start with a safety and instructional briefing to increase your comfort during the trip. Dive into the history of the area with commentary from your guide. Meet your guide at the activity provider's stand on the San José Beach. Your guide will let you know how to use the snorkeling and kayaking gear to ensure that you are confident in the water.  Set off along the coast to see the Cueva del Tabaco, Cala Higuera, and the Cala Higuera point. Cool off along the way with snorkeling stops that allow you to uncover the park's stunning marine biodiversity.  Learn about the history of San José and the pirates of Cabo de Gata. Find out how the Castle of San José was of great importance against these attacks. Find out about the natural formations that you pass along the way. 

Cabo de Gata: Natural Park Kayaking and Snorkel Excursion

Cabo de Gata: Natural Park Kayaking and Snorkel Excursion

Get to know the magnificent Cabo de Gata and Níjar Natural Park from the sea. Explore the coastline by kayak before snorkeling in the clear waters an observing the underwater landscape. Before embarking, learn basic paddling and kayaking techniques and listen to safety instructions. Venture out down the coast, spotting a number of coves and rock formation that are inaccessible by land and only visible from the sea. Navigate in and out of rocky caves. Get up close to sheer volcanic cliffs. Learn about the wildlife and geology of the natural park, one of most protected areas in Spain due to ecological, historical, anthropological, and geological significance.  Stop in a hidden cove in the marine reserve to go swimming before paddling back to the beach where you started.

Almeria: Horse Riding Tour Through the Tabernas Desert

Almeria: Horse Riding Tour Through the Tabernas Desert

Unleash your inner cowboy on a guided horseback ride into the Tabernas Desert. Stop along the route to learn about the natural environment, nature, geology, history, and cinema. On arrival at the ranch, be welcomed by the guide who will provide you with your equipment and introduce you to your horse. Once ready you will receive a short training session to get to grips with animal-friendly horse riding. Then, everyone will set off on a tour tailored to the participants' level, supervised by an instructor. Follow the "Desierto de Ley" route for an introduction to the desert. Cross an open area of desert, with views of the mythical "Llano del Búho" and "La Tortuga". Ride through these unique landscapes and admire their geological formations. See where hundreds of film and TV productions have been filmed, such as Indiana Jones, Game of Thrones, Exodus, The Sisters Brothers, or The Crown among many others. Later, return to the ranch, where you will say goodbye to your horse. Route for all levels. The tour is carried out at the rhythm of the lowest level since it is a quiet tour through the desert environment and the experience of riding a horse. If there are higher levels in the group and the monitor considers it is convenient and possible, at the end of the tour, the experienced ones will be able to gallop together with the monitor. This standard tour has 2 options depending on the environmental conditions and in case some of the participants have booked also our 4x4 tour.

Almería: Visit to the shelters of the Spanish Civil War

Almería: Visit to the shelters of the Spanish Civil War

Get to know the refuges of the Spanish Civil War in Almería. Some 4.5-kilometer underground galleries were built to shelter about 40,000 people during bombings. With this visit you will be able to see nearly 1 kilometer of galleries with a guide telling anecdotes about their hidden histories. Admire a small hospital with an operating room, as well as one of the private rooms where, if you look at the walls, you will see works art that children left behind. Descend 9 meters underground, or, if you are brave, a full 16 meters, and discover an old and fascinating pantry. A unique, unmissable experience.

Almeria: Spanish Civil War Shelters Ticket and Official Tour

Almeria: Spanish Civil War Shelters Ticket and Official Tour

Join a guided tour through one of the largest underground shelters built during the Spanish Civil War. Learn about the site from a guide and explore the network along the Paseo de Almeria. Discover one of the largest Civil War Refuges in Spain, built by Guillermo Langle to protect the population of Almeria during the Spanish Civil War. Travel through about 1 km of underground galleries that run along the Paseo de Almeria. Admire the feats of engineering that made this shelter possible, a marvelous work by engineers that makes this shelter one of the most well-known and largest shelters in Spain and Europe.

Cabo de Gata: Yacht Tour to the 5 Best Beaches

Cabo de Gata: Yacht Tour to the 5 Best Beaches

Start your coastal cruise in the traditional fishing port of Carboneras. Sail to la Cala del Corral and las Salinicas. Admire the crystal-clear waters and volcanic cliffs of Playa de los Muertos.  Then, navigate the Cabo de Mesa Roldan. See its fossilized coral reef and the Mesa Roldán Lighthouse. Continue on to Cala Puente, Cala Sorbas, and Cala Castillo until you arrive at the small fishing town of Agua Amarga. Marvel at the best views of this small town from the sea. Drop anchor at the secluded Cala de Enmedio. Enjoy a relaxing bath in its crystal clear waters.

Almeria: Alcazaba Guided Tour

Almeria: Alcazaba Guided Tour

Immerse yourself in the vibrant history of one of Spain's largest Alcazabas on this guided tour. In the company of an expert guide, discover the fortress' 3 internal enclosures and learn more about its history as an Arab stronghold. During your tour, visit the Towers of the Odalisque and the Gunpowder, the Tower of Mirrors, the Wall of the Candle, the Muslim reservoirs and royal baths, and the domestic dwellings. You will also have the opportunity to admire the fantastic patios and gardens with their luxurious water pools, as well as the walls of Jairán and the Cerro de San Cristóbal. Finally, admire panoramic views of the city and the seaport from the Baluarte del Saliente.

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Our most recommended Almeria National parks

From Seville: Granada Day Trip with Alhambra and Albaicín

From Seville: Granada Day Trip with Alhambra and Albaicín

Depart Seville and journey to the city of Granada to take a tour of the historic Alhambra, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its cultural importance and architectural beauty. Benefit from the services of an official tour guide and expert interpreter of the heritage of the city and fortress, built for the Nasrid emirs who ruled Spain in the 13th and 14th centuries. Marvel at the fortifications of the Alcazaba (citadel), built to protect the city's post-Roman districts, including the Moorish suburb of "El Albayzín." Admire the beauty of the Nasrid Palaces and Generalife, the summer pleasure gardens of the Emir. Next, drive to the center of Granada for lunch (own expense). Then, take a guided walk of the UNESCO-protected Albaicín district where the winding streets are reflective of its Medieval Moorish past. Stroll past whitewashed houses and encounter age-old churches and flower-filled balconies. Stop to take in the spectacular panoramas over the Alhambra fortress perched on its hill.  Return to Seville at the end of your historical adventure, and get dropped off at your original starting point.

From Almeria: Tabernas Desert 4WD Tour

From Almeria: Tabernas Desert 4WD Tour

Enjoy a 4WD adventure in Europe’s only desert landscape on this scenic drive through the Tabernas Desert, situated between the Sierra de los Filabres and the Sierra de Alhamilla. Boasting over 3,000 hours of sunshine per year, annual rainfall of a mere 200 millimeters and temperatures ranging from 23° F to 118° F (-5°C to 48°C), the gray tones of the desert’s gullies, ravines, and other geological formations turn golden when the sun rests on them at sunset. Essential to the history of cinema in Almeria, Tabernas Desert served as a location for hundreds of movies, including “Lawrence of Arabia.” Dozens of spaghetti westerns, such as “A Fistful of Dollars, “For a Few Dollars More,” and “The Good, The Bad and The Ugly,” gave rise to an era of rampant shooting. Adventure stories war films, and science fiction films have all made use of the landscape, including “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade,” “Conan the Barbarian", "Game of Thrones", or "The Crown". Marvel at the desert’s similarity to the American badlands, and the deserts of north Africa and Arabia. En route, you will learn about the geological formation of this extraordinary place, including the flora and fauna that somehow manage to survive there.

Cabo de Gata: Kayak & Snorkel Excursion in Natural Park

Cabo de Gata: Kayak & Snorkel Excursion in Natural Park

Welcome to an unforgettable adventure with Xplora Almería in the Cabo de Gata-Níjar Natural Park! ‍♂️ Kayak and Snorkel Excursion in Volcanic Paradise Get ready to live a unique experience in one of the only virgin parks in Spain. Our activity will begin with an introductory kayak handling course, ideal for everyone to feel comfortable and safe. Afterwards, we will set sail towards the impressive cliffs and beaches of the Cabo de Gata-Níjar Natural Park, the only volcanic park on the Iberian Peninsula. Enjoy the spectacular colors of the crystal clear water as we paddle through this volcanic paradise. ️✨ During the tour, we will make different stops in coves and cliffs, where the guide will explain the curiosities, stories and distribution of the Cabo de Gata-Níjar Natural Park. Halfway through the route, we will make a technical stop to give you the snorkeling equipment. Here, the guide will take an underwater tour, showing you the seabed full of posidonia and the abundant marine life that inhabits these waters. Once the snorkeling activity is finished, we will begin the trip back to the starting point, where you can enjoy a refreshing drink while we discuss the anecdotes of the excursion with the guides. Excursion Details: Duration: 3 hours Meeting Point: Playa de las Negras Includes: Complete kayak and snorkel equipment (new and renewed material), expert guide, Zodiac type support boat, FULLHD photo report, insurance. Photographic Report: We make a photographic report in FULLHD and send the photographs within 24 hours so you can relive your adventure over and over again. Don't miss this opportunity to connect with nature in its purest state and live an adventure that you will remember forever. Our tours are ideal for all ages and experience levels! So bring your family, friends or come alone and make new friends along the way. Reserve your place now and get ready for an experience full of joy, laughter and discoveries.

San José: Cabo de Gata Natural Park Kayak and Snorkel Tour

San José: Cabo de Gata Natural Park Kayak and Snorkel Tour

Enjoy a kayaking and snorkeling adventure that is suitable for beginners from San José in Almeria. Start with a safety and instructional briefing to increase your comfort during the trip. Dive into the history of the area with commentary from your guide. Meet your guide at the activity provider's stand on the San José Beach. Your guide will let you know how to use the snorkeling and kayaking gear to ensure that you are confident in the water.  Set off along the coast to see the Cueva del Tabaco, Cala Higuera, and the Cala Higuera point. Cool off along the way with snorkeling stops that allow you to uncover the park's stunning marine biodiversity.  Learn about the history of San José and the pirates of Cabo de Gata. Find out how the Castle of San José was of great importance against these attacks. Find out about the natural formations that you pass along the way. 

Cabo de Gata: Natural Park Kayaking and Snorkel Excursion

Cabo de Gata: Natural Park Kayaking and Snorkel Excursion

Get to know the magnificent Cabo de Gata and Níjar Natural Park from the sea. Explore the coastline by kayak before snorkeling in the clear waters an observing the underwater landscape. Before embarking, learn basic paddling and kayaking techniques and listen to safety instructions. Venture out down the coast, spotting a number of coves and rock formation that are inaccessible by land and only visible from the sea. Navigate in and out of rocky caves. Get up close to sheer volcanic cliffs. Learn about the wildlife and geology of the natural park, one of most protected areas in Spain due to ecological, historical, anthropological, and geological significance.  Stop in a hidden cove in the marine reserve to go swimming before paddling back to the beach where you started.

Almeria: Horse Riding Tour Through the Tabernas Desert

Almeria: Horse Riding Tour Through the Tabernas Desert

Unleash your inner cowboy on a guided horseback ride into the Tabernas Desert. Stop along the route to learn about the natural environment, nature, geology, history, and cinema. On arrival at the ranch, be welcomed by the guide who will provide you with your equipment and introduce you to your horse. Once ready you will receive a short training session to get to grips with animal-friendly horse riding. Then, everyone will set off on a tour tailored to the participants' level, supervised by an instructor. Follow the "Desierto de Ley" route for an introduction to the desert. Cross an open area of desert, with views of the mythical "Llano del Búho" and "La Tortuga". Ride through these unique landscapes and admire their geological formations. See where hundreds of film and TV productions have been filmed, such as Indiana Jones, Game of Thrones, Exodus, The Sisters Brothers, or The Crown among many others. Later, return to the ranch, where you will say goodbye to your horse. Route for all levels. The tour is carried out at the rhythm of the lowest level since it is a quiet tour through the desert environment and the experience of riding a horse. If there are higher levels in the group and the monitor considers it is convenient and possible, at the end of the tour, the experienced ones will be able to gallop together with the monitor. This standard tour has 2 options depending on the environmental conditions and in case some of the participants have booked also our 4x4 tour.

Almería: Visit to the shelters of the Spanish Civil War

Almería: Visit to the shelters of the Spanish Civil War

Get to know the refuges of the Spanish Civil War in Almería. Some 4.5-kilometer underground galleries were built to shelter about 40,000 people during bombings. With this visit you will be able to see nearly 1 kilometer of galleries with a guide telling anecdotes about their hidden histories. Admire a small hospital with an operating room, as well as one of the private rooms where, if you look at the walls, you will see works art that children left behind. Descend 9 meters underground, or, if you are brave, a full 16 meters, and discover an old and fascinating pantry. A unique, unmissable experience.

Almeria: Spanish Civil War Shelters Ticket and Official Tour

Almeria: Spanish Civil War Shelters Ticket and Official Tour

Join a guided tour through one of the largest underground shelters built during the Spanish Civil War. Learn about the site from a guide and explore the network along the Paseo de Almeria. Discover one of the largest Civil War Refuges in Spain, built by Guillermo Langle to protect the population of Almeria during the Spanish Civil War. Travel through about 1 km of underground galleries that run along the Paseo de Almeria. Admire the feats of engineering that made this shelter possible, a marvelous work by engineers that makes this shelter one of the most well-known and largest shelters in Spain and Europe.

Cabo de Gata: Yacht Tour to the 5 Best Beaches

Cabo de Gata: Yacht Tour to the 5 Best Beaches

Start your coastal cruise in the traditional fishing port of Carboneras. Sail to la Cala del Corral and las Salinicas. Admire the crystal-clear waters and volcanic cliffs of Playa de los Muertos.  Then, navigate the Cabo de Mesa Roldan. See its fossilized coral reef and the Mesa Roldán Lighthouse. Continue on to Cala Puente, Cala Sorbas, and Cala Castillo until you arrive at the small fishing town of Agua Amarga. Marvel at the best views of this small town from the sea. Drop anchor at the secluded Cala de Enmedio. Enjoy a relaxing bath in its crystal clear waters.

Almeria: Alcazaba Guided Tour

Almeria: Alcazaba Guided Tour

Immerse yourself in the vibrant history of one of Spain's largest Alcazabas on this guided tour. In the company of an expert guide, discover the fortress' 3 internal enclosures and learn more about its history as an Arab stronghold. During your tour, visit the Towers of the Odalisque and the Gunpowder, the Tower of Mirrors, the Wall of the Candle, the Muslim reservoirs and royal baths, and the domestic dwellings. You will also have the opportunity to admire the fantastic patios and gardens with their luxurious water pools, as well as the walls of Jairán and the Cerro de San Cristóbal. Finally, admire panoramic views of the city and the seaport from the Baluarte del Saliente.

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