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Almería : Michelin's recommendations

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Almería appears as a swathe of white between the sea and an arid hillside crowned by the alcazaba, a Moorish fortress that testifies to the importance of “Al-Meriya” (Mirror of the Sea in Arabic) in the 11C, when it was the centre of a taifa kingdom. The development of advanced agricultural technology has transformed Almería into a leading agricultural centre. In addition, tourism, boosted by the city’s delightful climate, has made a significant contribution to the development of the region.

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Tourist attractions Almería : Things to see and do

  • Cathedral Interesting

    E - 04001 Almería

    This cathedral resembles a fortress more than a place of worship. It was built in the 16C on the site of a former mosque. Outside, admire the fine Renaissancemain doorwayand the curious Portocarrero Sunsculpted on the gable. Inside, do not miss the R..

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  • Alcazaba Interesting

    calle Almanzor (accès par la calle de la Reina) E - 04002 Almería

    From its ideal location at the top of the hill, the Aalcazaba overlooks Almería and the bay. Abd-er-Rahmán III had the fortress built in the 10C, which was enlarged by Soliman I Musta'in, who created a magnificent Moorish palace. Finally, after the R..

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  • Cape Gata Interesting

    E - 04007 Cabo de Gata

    The road twisting up to the lighthouse affords magnificent views of the crystal-clear waters of the Mediterranean. The strange volcanic formations emerging here and there are reefs, such as Las Sirenas or Mermaid Reef and El Dedo, the Finger.

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Hotels Almería

  • Nuevo Torreluz

    Plaza Flores, 10 E - 04001 Almería

    Nuevo Torreluz is located in Plaza Flores, just 5 minutes’ walk from Almería Cathedral and the Alcazaba. It offers modern rooms with free Wi-Fi, satellite TV and a private bathroom. The hotel has 2 restaurants, serving both traditional and modern cu..

  • Plaza Vieja Hotel & Lounge

    Plaza de la Constitución, 4 E - 04003 Almería

    Overlooked by Almería’s Alcazaba Fortress, this converted 19th-century building is 7 minutes’ walk from the city’s port. It offers Arabic baths and stylish rooms with free Wi-Fi and satellite TV. With parquet floors and large photo prints, the décor..

  • Torreluz Centro

    Plaza Flores, 8 E - 04001 Almería

    The Torreluz Centro is set in the heart of Almería, within walking distance of famous landmarks such as the Alcazaba, the Cathedral and town hall. Enjoy your stay at the Torreluz Centro, located on Paseo de Almería Avenue and set in the expanding ci..

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Restaurants Almería

  • Torreluz Mediterráneo Comfortable restaurant 

    pl. Flores 1 E - 04001 Almería

    This restaurant has an area with high tapas tables, known as 'La Barra', as well as a pleasant split-level à la carte dining room combining classic and contemporary decor. Traditional cuisine with a modern touch.

  • La Encina Plaza Vieja Comfortable restaurant 

    Marín 16 E - 04003 Almería

    Establishment dressed with stone and wood, decorated in keeping with its age. It has a busy tapas bar at the entrance, followed by an intimate although appropriate dining room.

  • Valentín Comfortable restaurant 

    Tenor Iribarne 19 E - 04001 Almería

    The Valentín has a bar at the entrance and two dining rooms. The one in the basement is decorated with open brickwork and displays of wine bottles. Traditional cuisine with fish, seafood and rice dishes made to order.

  • El Asador Very comfortable restaurant 

    Fructuoso Pérez 14 E - 04001 Almería

    This restaurant has several rooms furnished in Castilian style with a profusion of wood and attractive decorative details. Updated traditional cuisine including roasted meats.

  • Plaza Vieja Restaurant within a Michelin recommended hotel (or restaurant) 

    pl. de la Constitución 4 E - 04003 Almería

  • Casa Puga Tapas bar 

    Jovellanos 7 E - 04003 Almería

    A tavern situated in the old part of town, and which has been in operation since 1870. It has a wide culinary offer and an extensive wine list. One of the town's characteristic establishments.

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