Almería – places to visit

Places to visit in Almería and further afield in Spain:

Almería Alcazaba

Almería solar platform experimental alternative energy centre
Solar energy website


Roquetas de Mar Aquarium
Aquarium website
Cabo de Gata Natural Park – Flamingos, Lighthouse, Old Church
Cabo de Gata website

Cave houses at Cuevas de Almanzora and the water reservoir.

Sorbas Caves and the town which is built with houses overlooking a deep chasm.
Sorbas caves website
Vera bullring and museum.

Velez Blanco Castle

Monastery at Saliente near Albox
Virgen del Saliente website
Sierra de Los Filabres mountains / Tetica / Observatory – For the views!


Tabernas theme parks – Oasys and Mini Hollywood – old ‘western’ town
Oasys Website

Almeria city port area and the “Cable Ingles”
Website pending
Mojácar – White hilltop pueblo
Mojácar tourism website
Nijar for artisan pottery, rugs shops and more!
Nijar website

Vera water park.
Water park website
Further afield:
The Alhambra palace and generalife gardens. A must visit.
Alhambra palace website

Ski at the Sierra Nevada mountains (according to season)
Reservoir near Baza – Embalse de Negratín – there are also cave villages such as Freila which are worth a visit when up that way.

Page reviewed 6 Jan 2020

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