Our first news letter

Firstly may I thank you for subscribing and welcome you to Days out Andalucia’s newsletter.

May has been an interesting month with trips to  Rio Frio, Loja and Sayalonga.  Cordoba for The  Patios Festival,  which many of you posted fabulous photos on facebook. Jerez for The Horse Ferria which was as colourful as ever. The Sierra Nevadas in the thaw, quite a contrast from being covered in snow.

June has lots to offer.
Cadiz  Wednesday 12th June.    25€ Enjoy a day in Cadiz, an ancient port city on the South Western coast of Spain. There will be  a breakfast (not provided) stop en route and a comfort stop on the return journey. This excursion allows you free time for you to discover this ancient walled city at your leisure.   Visit The Cathedral, believed to be the oldest in Europe likewise visit The Roman Theater or take the Ferry to Puerto Santa Maria.  Wander the narrow streets with their shops, bars and restaurants.  Visit  The Torre Tavira, with its stunning views over the city.To plan your day visit: http://www.cadizturismo.com

Nerja & Frigiliana Feria Sunday 16th June 16€Enjoy a leisurely drive to Nerja, where you will have free time to discover and enjoy this pretty town.  Visit the Balcone de Europa and take in the views.  Then our journey takes us to Frigiliana where you can enjoy and join in this local feria.PICK UP POINTS (to be confirmed) START AT FUENGIROLA FERRIA GROUND at 9.00 then Benalmadena and Torremolinos.  Leave Frigiliana approx 5pm

Setenil de Las Bodegas & Juzcar   Thursday 20th June 
(The Flintstones & The Smurfs)   18€


Two unusual villages.  Setenil de las Bodegas.  Affectionately known as  ” The Flintstone Village”.   Houses, shops, restaurants and bars  are  built under or into rock,  sheltering the village from the Spanish sun.  Free time  to explore the village.Then on to something different.   Juzcar, “Aldea Azul” (formerly known as The Smurf Village),   a blue hamlet,  very contrasting from the white pueblos of Southern Spain.  Have your photos taken with the smurfs.  Explore the village or relax in the local bar and buy some blue wine…if you wish. This sleepy village  was chosen by Sony Pictures because of its long mycology traditions.  It appeared in the trailer film for The Smurfs.  PICK UPS  start at  8.30 Supersol Torremolinos,  Benalmadena, Fuengirola.  Leave Juzcar approx 5pm

Alfanarte Cherry Festival & Rincon de La Victoria 
Saturday 22nd June  17.50


Alfarnate celebrates the harvest of the cherry with its annual Cherry Festival.  The local bars swap dominoes for pip throwing competitions. This sleepy village comes alive as many people flock to join in the celebratations.  Craft Market, local produce and cherries galoreA short drive away from Alfarnate  is the resort of Rincon de la Victoria.  A flat promenade is home to many bars and restaurants where you can relax after the bustle of the festival.Pick Ups: start Fuengirola Ferria 9.30 Benalmadena . Torremolinos

Seville  Wednesday 26th June  25€Seville is the Capital City of Andalucia.  A place to admire the fabulous architecture. Visit one of the many museums.   Enjoy  food and drink. Take a cruise down the river. Discover the city by Horse and Landaue. Free time to explore.PICK UPS: Fuengirola Ferria 8.00am   Benalmadena. & Torremolinos Depart Seville   approx 5.00pm

Howling with The Wolves  under the  Full Moon  ( evening  trip)
Saturday 29th June    45€  (Limited Numbers)


A very different evening out,  experience the wolves at night. A 3 1/2 hour tour including snacks.  Involves walking approx 800m  on a gravel incline.  As the sun starts to set the wolves get livelier.  An experience to remember. 

Pick ups for the excursions are Fuengirola, Benalmadena and Torremolinos.  Full information can be found at www.daysoutandalucia.com

SOME DATES FOR YOUR  DIARY

GIBRALTAR   Tues 2nd July 14€
THE LAKES & EL CHORRO  Friday 5th July,  Tuesday  23rd July  Thursday 1st August  Wednesday 14th August
ESTEPONA   Wednesday 10th July
TORRE DEL MAR AIRSHOW   Sunday 14th July
ANTEQUERA & FUENTE DE LA PIEDRA  Thursday 18TH jULY
ALMUNECAR & LA HERRADURA  Friday 26th July
FRIGILIANA  FESTIVAL of 3  CULTURES  Thursday 22nd & Saturday 24th August  (Evening Trips)
GUARO  LA LUNA MORA  (Candle Festival)  Friday 6th & Saturday 7th September

WHERE TO GO

If you know of any interesting places you think would be of interest to others and would make an enjoyable day out, please contact me and we will try and arrange something.   Phone Gill 634307117 or email  daysoutandalucia@gmail.com

INTERESTING APP FOR TRAVELLERS

Some of you may be aware of this APP, some may not, …..VISITACITY.   Download then type in the city you are visiting. It gives a description of monuments, tourist attractions etc, things to do. How to spend half days, days, maps, length of approximate time at each attraction.  A must download for anybody who wants to make the most of their viisit.

Once again I would like to Thank you for joining us at Days Out Andalucia.

Kind Regards
Gill
Phone 0034  634307117

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