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Almería: Visit to the shelters of the Spanish Civil War

1. Almería: Visit to the shelters of the Spanish Civil War

Get to know the refuges of the Spanish Civil War in Almería. Some 4.5-kilometer underground galleries were built to shelter about 40,000 people during bombings. With this visit you will be able to see nearly 1 kilometer of galleries with a guide telling anecdotes about their hidden histories. Admire a small hospital with an operating room, as well as one of the private rooms where, if you look at the walls, you will see works art that children left behind. Descend 9 meters underground, or, if you are brave, a full 16 meters, and discover an old and fascinating pantry. A unique, unmissable experience.

Almería: Small-Group Alcazaba Tour

2. Almería: Small-Group Alcazaba Tour

After gathering with your guide at the meeting point, your guide will delve straight into telling you many things about this great monument. From your meeting point you will walk to the entrance of the Alcazaba where you can enjoy its 3 enclosures. The first thing you will go through will be the Justice Gate, since it was the gateway to the fortress and is a replica of the Justice Gate of the Alhambra in Granada. You will cross the large gardens of the first enclosure, which is the largest of the three and has also followed the design of the Generalife de la Alhambra Gardens. From there you will observe the Cerro de San Cristóbal, as well as the remains of the Jayrán Wall, which is the wall that surrounded the city of Al-Mariyat. You will then access the second enclosure through the Wall of the Candle to see the Quibla Wall, until you reach the area of the residence of the kings. You will then see the Aljibe and San Juan church, a church rebuilt by the Catholic Monarchs during the reconquest, as well as the pool and gardens that decorate this large enclosure. Finally you will visit the third enclosure, the highest part of the monumental complex, which is the most recent of them all. In addition, you will visit the areas where the famous Game of Thrones series has been recorded. Towards the end of your tour, your guide will show you to the area where you can observe the sea port of the city and will take photos, and following your experience you will have free time to enjoy the monument.

Almeria: Alcazaba Guided Tour

3. Almeria: Alcazaba Guided Tour

Immerse yourself in the vibrant history of one of Spain's largest Alcazabas on this guided tour. In the company of an expert guide, discover the fortress' 3 internal enclosures and learn more about its history as an Arab stronghold. During your tour, visit the Towers of the Odalisque and the Gunpowder, the Tower of Mirrors, the Wall of the Candle, the Muslim reservoirs and royal baths, and the domestic dwellings. You will also have the opportunity to admire the fantastic patios and gardens with their luxurious water pools, as well as the walls of Jairán and the Cerro de San Cristóbal. Finally, admire panoramic views of the city and the seaport from the Baluarte del Saliente.

Almería: Legends and Mysteries Evening Walking Tour

4. Almería: Legends and Mysteries Evening Walking Tour

At nightfall, walk through the historical center of Almeria. Discover the unique legends, mysteries and charming love stories that are hidden in the palaces, squares and monuments of the city. Exploring Almeria by night offers a different way to discover the city. Your professional will tell you about the history and characters of Almeria as you walk through the narrow streets. Recommended for all those people who want to learn something new, have fun and soak up the local atmosphere of this quaint city on Spain’s southern coast.

Almería: Guided City Discovery Tour

5. Almería: Guided City Discovery Tour

Visit the historic center of the city of Almeria beginning with the Purchena Gate, one of the oldest entrances to the city. From there, walk the old streets whilst discovering the history of the Civil War shelters, the Arabic Cisterns, the Old Square, and the old Muslim Medina, where you will learn about its founder; Jairán. Moving on, stroll through the cathedral-fortress neighborhood, Plaza Bendicho, and Celia Viñas, not forgetting the Sanctuary of the Virgen del Mar, the School of Arts and Crafts, and the Cervantes Theater. The Doña Pakyta House-Museum and the Nicolás Salmerón Park will then be the prelude to the emblematic English Cable, where your tour ends with your guide explaining one of the best iron engineering works in the city.

Almería: 4x4 Tour of Cabo de Gata-Nijar Natural Park

6. Almería: 4x4 Tour of Cabo de Gata-Nijar Natural Park

After meeting your guide in Almeria, you will head out for the natural park with your guide and skilled 4x4 driver. The first stop of the tour is at the Fishing Association at Cabo de Gata, where you will see a defensive tower and the San Miguel Church. Next, you will be driven to the Mermaid Reef where you will be able to see the beautiful landscapes featuring rock formations that peek from the water.  Next drive up a volcanic mountain, from where you will be able to see over 9 kilometers of untouched beaches. After taking in the view, head down to these beaches where you'll be able to see a lava tongue and volcanic ash along the way. In the summer the tour will stop at one of the beaches for a swimming break before heading to an abandoned farm in the park. The last stop of the tour will be the salt flats which are home to many flamingos. Here you will be able to get out and explore the salt flats yourself, before leaving the park and concluding the tour

Almeria Like a Local: Customized Private Tour

7. Almeria Like a Local: Customized Private Tour

With this customized tour, you’ll skip the mundane historical tours and discover the city through the eyes of a local. Experience a tour that will transform the way you travel to make it as much about the people you meet, as about the places you see. Your local guides are passionate about their city and eager to share their knowledge and perspective. Since your guides are not professional, they provide an experience that’s authentic and personal, like a friend showing you around their city. Meet where you're staying to get familiar with the neighborhood, find out about the best places to eat, the easiest ways to get around, and the hidden gems you might have missed. By the end of the tour, you'll feel comfortable navigating the city and confident that you have all the information you need to make the most of your stay. Through conversations with your guide, you’ll learn about cultural differences, local events, and what it’s like to be a true local. The more notice, the better, as these tours are organized on demand and are completely personalized. With this experience, you won’t be just passing through the city, you’ll be part of it.

Almeria: Cathedral of Almeria Entry Ticket and Tour

8. Almeria: Cathedral of Almeria Entry Ticket and Tour

Discover the Cathedral of Almeria, one of the most important monuments of the city of Almeria and learn about its history and art from an expert local guide who will take you back to the time of its greatest splendour. This construction is the only cathedral-fortress in Spain with three naves of the same height, three chapels located in the chevet and ambulatory, forming a rectangular floor plan that that keep histories of battles. In this visit you will know the mixture of architectural styles that we find in the temple, from late Gothic to neoclassical, you will know such important spaces in this temple as the choir, the chapels of the Girola, our cloister also known as Patio de Armas and the High Altar. Get to know the stories hidden in this cathedral-fortress, unique in Spain. After the visit you will be able to enter the cathedral's museums and discover unique works of art.

Almería: Alcazaba and Spanish Civil War Shelters Guided Tour

9. Almería: Alcazaba and Spanish Civil War Shelters Guided Tour

Explore the history behind the Alcazaba of Almería complex and the Refugios de la Guerra Civil Española de Almería (underground shelters from the Spanish Civil War in Almería) on a guided walking tour, entry tickets to both sites included.  Start your visit at Alcazaba, one of the largest fortified complexes in Spain with a surface area of 40,000 meters squared. Its construction has been carried out over almost 500 years from the Islamic conquest to the conquest of the Catholic Monarchs in 1489. Follow your guide through each of the three enclosures and get the rare chance to see scenes from films such as Wonder Woman 1986 and the series Game of Thrones up close and in person. The next part of the tour will be to the largest open and preserved shelters in Europe, the Almería air raid shelters. This place protected around 40,000 people from Almería during the Civil War.  Descend 9-meters underground, and, if you are brave, you can go down farther to 16-meters to discover an old larder, a cool area used for food storage. Keep both eyes open as noises are often heard down here.

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What people are saying about Almeria

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Very good explanation. The guide, Conchi, is very kind and expeditious. The tour is very complete and from now on the feeling of being there remembering part of history is indescribable.

I really liked the gardens and walking through each part of the Alcazaba and learning about its history. The guide Ángela explained everything very well and the visit was enjoyable.

The activity was very good. The girl was very attentive and adapted the guide to our needs. To repeat!'n

A nice experience. Eduardo very good guide, friendly and knows what he is talking about.

Very good attention from the guide, interesting, pleasant and close