The Spanish capital is a city of exquisite character. It is the beating heart of Spanish commerce, art and culture, and attracts more than 5 million visitors a year. Madrid’s most welcoming attraction is the central thoroughfare, between the famous Metropolis building (or, Edificio Metrópolis) at the corner of Calle de Alcalá to the Plaza de España at the western end of the Gran Vía. And, despite its hot summer climate, the city is surprisingly green, thanks to the beautiful Casa de Campo, which encompasses the cities western region.
Andalucia is a large, southern region of Spain, stretching from the Mediterranean Sea in the east to Portugal in the west. It is a place filled with rolling hills, winding rivers and vineyards. The region plays host to some magnificent mounts, include the magnificent Sierra Navada range near Granada. The region’s history has left behind a real wealth of artistry. The Giralda Tower and old town of Seville, the Alhambra in Granada, the Great Mosque of Cordoba are all World Heritage sites. So, if you’re a culture seeker, looking for a traditional Spanish holiday, you’ll find it in Andalucia.
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