The Cathedral of the Encarnation is a unique example of a 17th century cathedral built as a fortress to prevent the different attacks from North of Africa. The visitor will enjoy its Museum with the work of the excellent Spanish artists Ribera, Murillo and Alonso Cano.
The Alcabaza is the main historic monument in Almería and is one of the largest fortress constructions of this kind in Spain. Visitors will enjoy its stunning views of the city, the port and the Chanca district.
It was the first market of the province and the largest in the area for a long time. It is located in the centre of Almería in Rambla Obispo Orberá and occupies a symbolic building that is part of the history and life of the people of Almería.
The Promenade of Almería is called the Mediterranean Avenue or Avenida del Mediterráneo. It is a pleasure to take a walk along the coast and beaches of the city and enjoy the light and the beautiful views of the sea.
Visitors will enjoy the coast villages of Aguamarga, Las Negras or Isleta del Moro, a beautiful part of the province of Almería. Rodarquilar is also worth visiting to discover its gold mining past and its stunning beach. Explore as well the unspoiled beaches of Genoveses, Mónsul and Playazo.
It is located at 30 kilometres from Almería. The desert of Tabernas is the only desert in Europe and was declared natural park in 1989. The singular beauty of its landscape have attracted the cinema industry to this corner of Andalucía, and Tabernas has been the scenario of many movies. Today visitors can enjoy its wild west themeparks.