Almería Holiday Rentals - come and visit the magnificent ancient Moorish fortress of Almeria
Almeria is the capital city of the homonymous province of Almeria, located in the south east of Andalusia, the southernmost Spanish autonomous community. It is a wonderful city break to take for people looking to learn about Spanish history, culture and architecture, whilst basking in the gorgeous Andalusian sunshine, sampling Andalusian cuisine, meeting the friendly locals in this part of the country and staying in gorgeous Almería apartments. Some of the main sights for history and architecture enthusiasts to enjoy include the Alcazaba of Almería, a medieval muslim fortress begun in the 13th century but partially destroyed during an earthquake which shook the city in 1522. Tourists can still see the three lines of walls, magnificent keep and extensive gardens, situated in a part of the city consisting of typical whitewashed buildings.
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The cathedral is another important and unmissable landmark whilst taking staying in Almeria holiday homes, built on the site of a former Muslim mosque, and later, after the Reconquista, converted into a Christian church, the building was destroyed in the aforementioned earthquake and rebuilt in the 16th century in a Renaissance style. There are a large number of other historical buildings such as churches, castles and museums in Almeria, where you can learn about the fascinating history of the city. Take a leisurely stroll along the Paseo de Coches, a seaside promenade lined with palmtrees perfect for late evening strolls when the air is cooler and when you can sit at the beachside bars and restaurants, sip at a refreshing drink and mingle with the friendly and welcoming locals.
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This city is a divine place to take a holiday, as it enjoys about 3000 hours and 320 days of hot Spanish sunshine every year on average, meaning the weather is always favourable to allow you to carry out whatever holiday activities you please, regardless of whether indoors or outdoors. Almeria is the perfect place to come if good weather is your priority, the city enjoys some of the sunniest, warmest and driest climates anywhere in Europe, including the warmest winters of any European city with a population of more than 100,000 inhabitants and hot and dry Andalusian summers with abolsutely no rain between the months of June and September, the lowest level of rainfall in any other European city. Soak up the sun on the beaches of Almeria, take a trip to the largest naturist beach in Europe if you're feeling daring and adventurous, located in Vera, a nearby municipality in the province of Almeria. Looking for more idyllic southern European holiday regions in which to spend your summer? Look no further than Blaskovici Villas, where you can enjoy scuba diving, sport fishing, water and jet skiing and beach volleyball.