Throughout Andalusia you can find places whose views will leave you speechless. Get to know five of the best viewpoints in southern Spain.
In this article, we take a quick route through some places in Andalusia from where you can contemplate fabulous views. And it is that we like the viewpointsand therefore, we present you five of the best that you will be able to visit in Andalusiafrom the western coast of Cádiz to the eastern coast of Almería, passing through a town in Córdoba and the cities of Granada or Málaga.
Viewpoint of San Nicolás, in Granada
The most famous sights there are of The Alhambrathe most visited monument in Spain, are those of the Saint Nicholas’ lookout. In the heart of the mythical Albaicín neighbourhood, you have to go up the occasional hilly street and be surrounded by many other tourists, but it’s all worth it, especially when evening light it dyes the palaces of the Alhambra and the snow-capped peaks of the Sierra Nevada red.
Viewpoint of the Strait, in Tarifa
About 6 kilometers outside of Tarifa, on the road that connects it with Algeciras, is the port of Bujeowhich is now popularly known as the viewpoint of the Strait. From this hillock about 300 meters high you can see the 15 kilometers that separate the Iberian Peninsula from North Africa, a natural vantage point from which to see the entire Strait of Gibraltar and cities like Ceuta or Tangier.
Viewpoints in Gibralfaro, in Malaga
Part of the city of Malaga stretches out at the foot of the Mount Gibralfaro, where the Castle, the Alcazaba and other historical monuments are located. Along the ascent to this summit, barely 150 meters high, we come across different areas from which contemplate the bay of Malagawith the famous views of the Plaza de Toros, the beaches, the port, the Ferris wheel or the Pompidou Center.
Zuheros, the viewpoint town
In Andalusia there are many towns that were born “on high” and Zuherosa town of white houses in the province of Cordoba, It is one of them. At more than 600 meters high and following the path that goes up to the Cueva de los Murciélagos, we will find different natural balconies with some incredible views of the Cordillera Subbéticaa landscape of an infinite green color that invites you to relax.
Viewpoint of the Amethyst, in Cabo de Gata
Cabo de Gata, in the province of Almería, is one of the most touristic places in Andalusia thanks to its incredible beaches hidden between cliffs. A place to perfectly contemplate the particular relief of the area is an old surveillance post of the Civil Guard between the towns of La Isleta del Moro and Rodalquilar and that today is a viewpoint, baptized as that of the amethyst.
Photo 1 | Flickr – Øyvind Holmstad
Photo 2 | Flickr – Mark
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