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The Province of Almeria

The province of Almeria is one of the eight provinces of Andalucia, and is found in the south eastern corner of Spain. Almeria, the city, is the capital of Almeria, the province.

In the Sierra Nevada National Park, you will find the only desert in Europe, the Tabernas desert. This desert area has been used as the setting for over 300 films, perhaps the best known of which are the so-called Spaghetti Westerns, typified by the Clint Eastwood films of that era. But it has also been used for various Indiana Jones films, parts of 2001, Lawrence of Arabia, and many more.

The continuing use of the area for film-making has created various spin offs, inlcuding the three Cowboy Villages, which have regular shows where visitors can take part, as well as plenty of memorabilia for the film buffs.

This is warmest province in Andalusia, with an average of over 3000 hours of sun every year, mainly between Easter and November. And the clear skies mean that this area is an excellent site for the most powerful telescope in Europe, which is located near Gérgal.

This area produces vast amounts of vegetables and plants, most of them under plastic sheeting. Although jobs and a certain amount of prosperity have been brought into the area, it means that huge areas of the coast are covered in plastic sheeting. Most of the produce is exported to Europe and beyond.

The area also exports Macaels white marble.

Also in this area is the protected area known as Cabo de Gata, which is one of Andalucia's wildlife areas and coastal reserve.

We have 46 discount hotels listed in Almeria province.

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discount hotel in Benalmadena

Featured Almeria province Hotel
Barcelo Mirador de Adra Hotel

Located in Adra

The Province of Almeria consists of 102 towns

AbrucenaLas Tres Villas
AdraLaujar de Andarax
AlboloduyLos Gallardos
AlcoleaLucainena de las Torres
Alcudia de MonteagudMacael
Alhama de AlmeriaMojacar
AlicunMojonera (La)
AntasOlula de Castro
ArboleasOlula del Rio
Armuna de AlmanzoraOria
BayarquePaterna del Rio
BentariqueRoquetas de Mar
BerjaSanta Cruz de Marchena
CanjayarSanta Fe de Mondujar
Castro de FilabresSierro
Cuevas del AlmanzoraTabernas
El EjidoTahal
FondonUleila del Campo
GergalVelez Blanco
HuecijaVelez Rubio
Huercal de AlmeriaVera
Huercal OveraViator
Site LanguageChickens, Mules and Two Old Fools in Almeria

Victoria Twead nagged her long-suffering partner, Joe, into moving from England to Spain in 2004. They settled into a tiny mountain village in Andalucía, became reluctant chicken farmers and ended up owning probably the most dangerous cockerel in Spain. Victoria’s hilarious record of their culture shock and life with the villagers is told in her new book, Chickens, Mules and Two Old Fools, awarded the HarperCollins Gold Star.

Site LanguageVilla Spain in Zurgena

Villa Spain have a wide variety of property types and designs in different areas of Almeria and nearby Murcia provinces to suit all tastes and budgets.

New key-ready and off-plan properties, and also resale properties, are all investigated thoroughly for legality.

Vera, Mojacar, San Juan de los Terreros, Villaricos, Garrucha, etc., towns and villages in our area, which is worldwide famous for it's unspoiled environmental resources and wonderful sunny beaches.

Site LanguageThe Anglican Chaplaincy of Costa Almería and Costa in Mojacar

We are based in the beautiful coastal resort of Mojácar in the sun-drenched southeast corner of enchantment in the province of Almería in Spanish Andalucía. Our worship is in the church of San Pascual de Baylon on the hillside in the village of El Agua de Enmedio. The Rev'd Canon Hugh Broad has been a priest for 37 years - born in Cheltenham where his mother ran a Draper's shop and his father was a policeman. Further back on his father's side he is related to cricketer Chris Broad who played for Gloucestershire & England, and this no doubt explains his love of cricket, although there's not much of that here. On his mother's side his greatgrandfather was Matthew Webb, the first person to swim the channel who later met his demise going over Niagara Falls in a barrel - hence Hugh's eccentricities!

Site LanguageThe Entertainer Online in Mojacar

This site, started in September 2002, is called The Entertainer Online to continue The Entertainer name, the name of a weekly newspaper started by me in 1985 which ran without interruption until 1999 when a three year option to buy was taken by staffers. They never concluded the deal, or paid me, but changed the name when the option expired in April 2002 instead. Que vamos a hacer. I have since resurrected the name, in print, as a monthly paper called The New Entertainer.

Site LanguageSunny Properties - The Spanish Property Portal in Almeria

Sunny Properties is a new Spanish property directory which is under development and will launch in early 2006. The site will hold host to hundreds of Spanish estate agents featuring thousands of Spanish properties from all over Spain, such as properties in Almeria, property in Costa Almeria, Costa Blanca, Murcia and more.

Site LanguageOutletshop in Turre

Online Shopping-Kitchen Products,Small Appliances,Perfumes,Electronics,Beauty

Site Languagepure natural deodorant in Tabernas

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property for sale in Andalucia

We currently list 22 properties for sale in Almeria province.

Just one example...

5 bedroom Property in Oria
Ref: 30412 - A good tarmac road gives access to this well presented 5 bedroom country property...
Price : 299,950 Euros

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