NERJA: Its name means “abundant fountain”. Tourist destination since 1960, is the easternmost town in the Axarquia region. A third of its population is foreign, the vast majority English. It consists of more than 14 km of coastline, from west to east. Among its attractions are: El Balcón de Europa, a veranda with stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea. Las Cuevas de Nerja, with about 5 kms. of galleries that occupy a volume of 350 000 cubic meters. It was declared Artistic Monument in 1961. Inside have been found some paintings of seals that could be the first work of rock art known made by human hands in history dating 42,000 years old.
Nerja temperatures during the day range from 15 degrees on average in winter to 32 degrees on average in summer, while at night the temperature ranges from 7 degrees from winter to summer 21 degrees.
These are nice temperature averages that make this place a corner with a lovely and mild climate.
JAEN: Is a Spanish town and municipality in the autonomous community of Andalusia, the capital of the province. Due to its location, Jaen has great strategic importance, having found in its urban center several of the oldest human settlements in Europe. Similarly, it had great importance in the history of al-Andalus and the Kingdom of Castile. The most important economic activity in the province of Jaen is the production of olive oil, being the world’s largest producer, which is evident under the slogan that receives the city, as “world capital of olive oil.”
Among its historical and artistic heritage includes the Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin, the Castle with its Three Alcazar, the Arab Baths and the iconic Monument to Battles, located in the central Plaza de las Batallas, commemorating the Battle of Las Navas de Tolosa and the battle of Bailen, both occurred in the province of Jaen.
At present some projects to be undertaken in the city are the completion of the tram system and the suburban metropolitan area, the International Museum of Íbero Art and building the infrastructure necessary for the rail connection with AVE train.
Minimum temperatures can reach -0 / -1 ° C; summers can be hot, with temperatures reaching 40 ° C. The temperature variation is great throughout the year, sometimes exceeding 20 ° C in one day. Rains are rare in summer, focusing on the late autumn, the winter months and early spring.
ALMERIA: is a city and capital of the province. It belongs to the autonomous community of Andalusia and is located on the southeastern tip of the Iberian Peninsula and the tourist region of Almería-Cabo de Gata-Nijar. In 2005 hosted the XV Mediterranean Games.
Among its historical and artistic heritage includes the Moorish Alcazaba (X-XV centuries), the cathedral-fortress of the Incarnation (XVI century), the loading of ore or English Cable (late nineteenth century), and the Museum of Almería, reopened in 2006.
They are concluding the works of the Science and Technological Park of Almería. Also under construction are the necessary infrastructure for the rail link with high speed trains (AVE).
With an average of 2994 hours of sunshine and 108 days a year of clear blue skies, it is one of the sunniest cities in Europe.