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Frigiliana - A Walking Holiday in Spain

 A holiday to the Costas in Southern Spain is an extremely popular way for us all to enjoy our well earned breaks. All too often though the actually rugged beauty of real Spain is missed as we all clamber down to the beach to reserve a small patch of sand from which to bake away the day within crowds of hundreds of other like minded holiday makers.

The beautiful mountain village of Frigiliana has a everthing we could wish for when it comes to visiting South Spain. While being only 10 minutes from the coast, Frigiliana with its abundance of Moorish architecture on offer and peppered with many different styles has something for everyone. Set within the Sierra de Medio Frigiliana, scene of the Moors last stand in 1569 is surrounded by breath taking scenery from towering mountains to deep valleys and rivers cutting there way to the coast.

The effort put into preserving the character of Frigiliana by the locals both official's and residents alike has rewarded the village with many awards for its beauty being labeled the most beautiful village in southern Spain on many occasions.

Guided Walks and Castle Tours of the Andalucia.

Without a doubt the best way to explore this local beauty is on foot with one of Frigiliana Footsteps guided walks.

Run by husband and wife team Andy and Carrie Frigiliana Footsteps offer a wide choice of walks catering for all abilities they will tailor make your holiday to your exact wishes, from the moment you land at the airport someone will be there to meet you and transport you to your chosen accommodation. Throughout your holiday Frigiliana Footsteps will provide all your transport on a courtesy basis giving you a total stress free holiday with no driving or hire car to worry about.

Spains turbulent past has left behind a multitude of historic monuments to explore. The world famous Alhambra palace in Granada and the great coastal base of Gibratar is within an easy drive from Frigiliana, also on offer and still providing some great examples of Moorish building skills are the coastal fortresses of Salobrena and Almunecar. Scattered along the coast and slighty inland are numerous watch towers and castle ruins Frigiliana Footsteps offer to take you to these ancient buildings by car or by incorporating them into custom made walks to suit all.

For more information and for pictures of the local area please visit http://www.frigilianafootsteps.com

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