Andalucía is the most populated autonomous community within Spain. The mild Mediterranean climate and the open character of their inhabitants have turned it into one of the most attractive regions for visitors. It is located in the south of the country, and it is the region that has conserved most monuments and cultural influences from the time of the Arabs, who reigned in these lands until 1492. Its landscape combines mountains, beaches, olive groves, orange trees and vineyards, with white cities with famous Andalusian ‘patios’
The capital of Andalusia is Seville, one of the main cities of Spain, and birthplace of many Romantic myths like Don Juan, or Carmen, in addition to being the place where Christopher Columbus rests. Some monuments, like the gothic Cathedral, the Giralda, the Alcazar and the ‘Torre del Oro’ (Tower of Gold) stand out. The main celebrations are Easter and the April Fair, when the Sevillian women wear their best polka dot skirts. Other entertaining activities in the Andalusian capital would be visiting the theme park of ‘Isla Magical’, located on the lands where the 1992 World Fair took place. Another emblematic site to see is the ‘Plaza de España’ (1929), a beautiful square where famous Hollywood films like "Lawrence of Arabia" or "Star Wars: The Attack of the Clones " were shot. If you feel curious and want to see a bullfight, the April Fair is the right time to go the ‘Maestranza’ bullring.