A city shaped by a complex and interesting history, Almería is characterized by its blend of Arabic and medieval European architecture, Arabic fusion cuisine, Spanish nightlife, and popular beachfront resorts. Mix in the local fascination with American ‘spaghetti westerns,’ and your tickets to Almería are your key to a unique vacation.
Top Almería Attractions
- Explore the towering La Alcazaba monument, a massive 10th-century Arabic stronghold, which offers incredible views of the city
- Tour the fortress-like Almería Cathedral, built in the 16th century to defend the town against pirate attacks, and featuring an impressively ornate gothic and baroque interior
- Visit the Parque Natural Cabo de Gata - Níjar, a massive nature reserve with its unspoiled beaches and huge diversity of native fauna
Travel deep beneath the earth to Los Refugios de la Guerra Civil, a labyrinth of shelters built to protect the local population from air raids during the Spanish Civil War. Or visit the Centro Andaluz de la Fotografía, an intriguing exhibition of world-class photography.
With so many unique attractions, it is easy to forget that Almería also boasts an abundance of popular beach resorts. The region’s climate is mild and generally sunny. When sun goes down, the city springs to life with tapas bars featuring live music until the early hours of the morning.
Plan Your Almería Holiday
Almería’s warm summers are perfect for lazy days on the waterfront; however, to save money when booking your flights to Almería, consider a trip during the mild winter off-season. The smaller crowds also mean that travelers have a better chance of finding cheap hotels in Almería. Remember to check the special offers section of airberlin.com for great flight deals to Almería as well. airberlin's young fleet will get you to Almería safely.