Cheap flights to Almeria
One of Spain’s best kept secrets, Almería gives you a rich and varied blend of the sights, sea, sun and sand you’ve come to expect from Spain.
One of several jewels in Andalucia’s crown, Almería city itself dates back to the 10th century, when it was a bastion of Moorish rule and an important harbour, a hub for the silk trade, and the scene of countless sieges and conflicts. Today you can take this in at your leisure, explore the medieval town with its staggering cathedrals, fortifications and museums, then stop into one of the city’s many bars for a cool beer and a breather. You’ll also find the best of Spanish cuisine here, with everything from mouth-watering tapas to freshly caught seafood and delicious meaty specialities. If there’s one thing to be said for Almería tourism, it’s definitely tasty
The Calle de las Tiendas (Street of Shops) does what it says on the tin - pop along to see some of the curiosities and bargains on offer.
The historic centre of Almería city is a wonderful area for a stroll. From the port promenade make your way up through the atmospheric streets, which are thronged with revellers at night, as far as the plaza - home to the old fortified cathedral. This is a great spot to stop for a drink in one of the hostelries that ring the square.
The spectacular Easter processions continue into April. For more information on times and places of this age-old Spanish tradition, visit the city's tourist offices