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Casa Olea B&B Andalucia Spain
The world’s largest travel website, Tripadvisor , has just announced its Travellers Choice Awards for 2014 based on millions of reviews during the past year. The awards feature several categories of accommodation from Small Hotels to B&Bs & Inns and list the “Top 25” for each country. Casa Olea is delighted to have been included in their Best B&Bs & Inns in Spain list for the 3 rd year running. This year, we have noticed that...
Mezquita cordoba andalucia
The mesmerizing Mezquita (Cathedral / Great Mosque) in Cordoba has been included in the “ Top 25 Landmarks in the World ” list announced by Tripadvisor website today. Ranked at No.6 in the world, Cordoba’s Mezquita is Europe’s highest-placed attraction, beating all of the bigger-name sites like the St Peter’s Basilica and Colosseum (Rome), Duomo (Florence) and the Eiffel Tower (Paris) to the top spot. Two of Andalucia’s other great cultural...
Priego de Cordoba , has been voted by users of Tripadvisor as one of the top 15 most beautiful towns in Spain, in a report published by Viajar magazine (issue 408), one of the country’s leading travel magazines. The article mentions not only the town’s delightful historic centre but also refers to the surrounding Sierras Subbeticas national park and the region’s strong cultural traditions (Easter week etc). Sitting proudly alongside Priego de...
Casa Olea in The Guardian Travel
Press reviews of Casa Olea * THE GUARDIAN * Andalucia , Spain ’s virgin territory (Jan 2010) "Equidistant between Granada and Córdoba, it stands in splendid isolation, surrounded by olive groves in every direction... Tim and Claire have mapped out several routes in the surrounding hills. This area was the frontier of Al-Andalus, which explains the medieval watchtowers dotted about the countryside - they once served as Moorish lookout posts. We...