Staying in the popular tourist resort of Mojacar on the Costa Almería, Mojacar has 2 parts - the modern beach resort and the pueblo (the original village perched up on the foothills of the Sierra Cabrera). Public transport ifrom outwise the hotel makes it an easy coast to explore.
Whilst walking around the streets of the town, the promenade, known as El Malecon, will attract particular attention as it has a beautiful balcony from where there is magnificent view of Garrucha beach. This is where the Jesus de Nazareno Castle is located, also known as the San Ramon Castle. Built in the 18th Century, this is a military fortress that was put up to provide defense to the continuous pirate attacks. Still standing are two turrets and the parade ground. Thanks to this, Garrucha froms part of the Route of castles through Andalucian.
Included is a day excursion to the city of Almería This is Andalucia´s most Eastern capital. This is a city steeped in history and with a great deal of charm. It is located at the foot of a mountain range which is crowned by the magnificent Alcazaba, an Arab Fortress built by the Caliph of Cordoba. This is the second largest Muslim fortess behind the Alhambra in Granada. There is also the Cathedral and the museums to visit at your leisure.
- 21st May - Travel from local pick up to Mojacar.
- 22nd May - Free day.
- 23rd May - Excursion to Almeria
- 24th May - Free day
- 25th May- Breakfast on day of departure then leaving approx mid-day