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 Easter processions in the city are as spectacular as they are moving. For a full list of events and times go to the tourism office in Plaza de la Constitución.
The San Javier Jazz Festival runs throughout July and has some great acts on stage at a wonderful outdoor venue. Highlights include George Benson and The Family Stone. jazz.sanjavier.es
It's summer and it's hot so the beach is calling. Head to scenic San José for some of the best the Spanish coast has to offer, in the unspoilt paradise of the Cabo de Gata nature reserve.