Estepona is more than just a beach, and thanks to its location between Malaga and Cadiz, it offers trips and tourist routes to charming towns or hikes for mountain lovers.
Distances calculated from the Hotel Fuerte Estepona
This British territory nestled in the Straits of the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic is internationally known as the Rock. It is a town classed as a free port, and therefore alcohol and tobacco are cheaper than in other places.
Tánger (25 min by car and 30 by ferry)
Just 14 km separate the African coasts from the coast of Cadiz. You can depart from Tarifa and be in a totally different continent in half an hour by ferry and enjoy delightful Morocco and its cuisine.
The beaches in Tarifa are just 14 kilometres from the African coast. Of note is Bolonia beach, which boasts the curious ruins of Baelo Claudia. Its white sand dunes are one of the most important tourist attractions of the area together with its wide range of water sports or activities as interesting as dolphin watching.
Capital of the Costa del Sol, Malaga, as well as sun and beaches, offers two notable museums which are the Picasso and the Thyssen. The house where Picasso was born as well as the citadel and the Roman theatre are also found in Malaga. The old town is noted for its narrow shopping streets and a charming characteristic pedestrianised street, calle Larios.
Ronda is a monumental town whose jewel is its imposing and famous gorge, and it is considered to be one of the prettiest towns in Andalusia. As well as the gorge bridge, you will also be pleasantly surprised by its bullring, the Museum of the Bandit and its typical streets which you can ride through on a horse-drawn carriage. Take a trip to the Acinipo archaeological site, an old Roman town (20 kilometres from Ronda).
Jerez is considered to be one of the birthplaces of flamenco in Andalusia, which also offers fascinating horse shows at the Real Escuela Andaluza del Arte Ecuestre (Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art and interesting wine tours in the famous wine and brandy cellars in Jerez.
The charming city of Granada houses La Alhambra, a World Heritage site and the most visited and most symbolic monument in Spain. The Albaicín and Sacromonte neighbourhoods fill the city with colour and charm, crowned by the peaks of the Sierra Nevada.
It is true that Seville is captivating and this is demonstrated by its monuments among which we can highlight the Torre del Oro, the Giralda, the Alcázar, the Archivo de Indias, the Palacio de San Telmo and the Tobacco Factory.
Seville also boasts one of the most original multi-adventure parks in Andalusia located in a hundred year old pine forest, ‘El Bosque suspendido’ (‘The Hanging Forest’), where you can have a fun-filled day out.