EUROPE AT YOUR FINGERTIPS ANDALUCÍA CURSO 2018-19
MORรN DE LA FRONTERA
The oldest news we have of the fair of Morรณn dates back to the thirteenth century, existing in the Cabildo a parchment, signed by Alfonso X, authorizing this town to hold a fair (market).
JAÉN The natural entrance to Andalucía. THE OLIVE CAPITAL OF THE WORLD
A spectacular view standing out the Cathedral. It’s a Renaissance masterpiece and the biggest one of this style. The relic of “Holy Face” is kept inside.
THE MUSLIM CASTLE OF “SANTA CATALINA” OVERLOOKS JAÉN FROM THE HILL
Basilica of Saint Ildefonso -XIII century
THE IBERIAN MUSEUM Iberian culture is identified as the historical period of the Iron Age, that is a period situated between the 7th and 1st centuries BC. In ethnic terms the population that characterised Iberian Culture is the same that occupied Andalusia since Neolithic times. The sculptures, which date back to the 5th century BC, tell us a mythical story of an aristocratic lineage where the battles between warriors are shown with impressive realism.
TYPICAL DANCE: BOLERO DE JAEN
Natural Park of Cazorla, Segura y Las Villas Natural Park. A UNESCO biosphere reserve (2,099 square kilometers).
TYPICAL MEALS Gachamigas: flour, sausages, bacon, galic, olive oil, water and salt
The Holy Week of JaĂŠn has been declared as a National Tourist Interest and it participates in a total of 16 brotherhoods, the oldest of 1546. The favorite role of young people is that of the early morning, which takes place on the night of Thursday to Friday Holy, with the image of Our Father Jesus Nazareno, known as "the grandfather" and followed with great devotion.
Fire of San AntĂłn The night of January 16 to 17 is lit in the squares of the city and in each neighborhood. People spend the night around the fire singing and dancing the "melenchones", songs with lyrics that tell love stories. In addition, they are allegorical dolls that are placed on top of the bonfires.
The evolution of the “Omeya” style in Spain is resumed in the history of the Mosque of Cordoba, as well as other styles such as the Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque of the Christian architecture.
The Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba is the most important monument of all the Western Islamic world, and one of the most amazing in the world.
TYPICAL DISHES Salmorejo cordobĂŠs: It is the most typical top in the area. It is taken as a starter or first course. It is served with ham and hard-boiled egg pieces. Its ingredients are garlic, tomato, bread, salt and oil.
Rabo de toro cordobes: It is a stew of the highest culinary delicacy of Cordoba gastronomy. It is served as a second course. It is accompanied with chips or bakers. Its ingredients are sliced oxtail, paprika, saffron, pepper and molar wine-mortar
The Alhambra is the jewel in the crown, the best- preserved & oldest Moorish palace, the most visited monument of Granada.
The Cathedral of Granada is the first Renaissance church built in Spain and is one of the most important monuments of the city.
The Day of the Cross in Granada is common to find children and adults dressed in flamenco costumes enjoying the crosses, traditionally made with carnations, throughout the city.
Fair of El Corpus SIERRA NEVADA
It provides one of the largest and most attractive ski and mountain resort in Spain
Holy Week in the city of Almeria is declared a National Tourist Interest Festival. The resurgence that this party experienced from the 70s of the twentieth century is what makes it possible that today more than twenty brotherhoods and fraternities are processed in the streets and squares of the most Almeria capital.
NATURAL PARK DESERT OF TABERNAS
The Fair of the city of Almería. In the morning the fair is lived in the center of the city, where a gastronomic contest is also held. In the Paseo, the Popular Pottery Fair takes place and in the “Plaza de Toros” the traditional bullfighting celebrations. At night, the bustle and fun move to the fairgrounds.
Its construction started in 1528 and was completed in 1782
It was built by the Phoenicians it is located in the falades of Monte Glibralfaro
A beautiful beach
Typical flamenco dresses at the fair
Typical fried fish
Founded 3,000 years ago by the Phoenicians, Cádiz is the oldest city in Western Europe
The millenarian Bahía de Cádiz lies at the most southern tip of Europe
Tortilla de camarones: It is a star dish in the area. His way of serving it should have a perfect texture: crunchy and juicy vordes inside.
Cazรณn en adobo: It is one of the most typical dish. This fish comes from the shark. It is made of garlic, pepper, oregano, cumin, bay leaf, vinegar and olive oil.
Monastery of la Rábida Fifteenth-century Franciscan convent. Regarded as the greatest symbol of the Discovery. The walls received a Columbus discouraged by the obstacles prior to his appointment as head of the real journey to the Indies. Hermitage of EL Rocío
Situated in the village of El Rocío, each year more than one million people go there during the celebration of their pilgrimage.
San Juan Night
People dance in a circle and sing songs whose lyrics vary from one town to another. The festivities are enlivened with music, with tapas and drinks. DOรANA NATIONAL PARK
A biosphere reserve in the provinces of Cรกdiz and Huelva
The Giralda tower is one of the highlights of Seville. It was built by the Moors between 1184 and 1197
The Torre del Oro of Seville is a remnant of the Moorish fortified walls located on the left bank of the Guadalquivir River.
During Holy Week in Seville, the city recovers a tradition that has been celebrated since Roman times. It is these days that religion and history go hand in hand. Many of the streets of Seville are filled with processions Fair of April
It is the most famous and characteristic of Seville. This festival is celebrated two weeks after Easter and brings together the entire bullfighting and flamenco sector. The April Fair is celebrated both day and night. The women dress in their gypsy suits and the men in suits.
For roe dressings are needed: roe, water, salt, vinegar, tomato, onion and pepper