Sun-soaked Almeria lies on the Costa de Almeria, in the northernmost province in Andalucia bordering Costa del Sol to the south, and Costa Blanca in Murcia to the north. The city is much more than the sun and beaches. Almeria abounds in many interesting places to visit, some of them very unique. La Alcazaba complex with great panoramic views of the city, lovely Iglesia de la Virgen del Mar, Almeria Museum, impressive Cathedral Cabo are some fo the top attractions in Almeria. Cabo de Gata nature park, Mini-Hollywood and Sorbas cave complex, all described below, are the most interesting tourist highlights located near Almeria.
Top 3 reasons to visit Almeria in autumn
- Almeria can be unbearable in summer months. If you want to enjoy the walk around the Alcazaba fortress or hike in the volcanic landscapes of Cabo de Gata, autumn is the best time to do this.
- Swimming in the sea and sunbathing is still possible most of the autumn on Almeria’s beaches.
- Fascinating November Castañada – chestnut celebration – in Paterna del Rio, near Almeria.