The Levante of Almeria
Spain is a country with valuable tourist treasures, and one of them is the Comarca del Levante Almeriense
, one of the favourite destinations for tourists, thanks to its coves and pristine beaches.
This area has a geographical area of 100 square kilometres and is on the banks of the Antas river, where cultivation and mining are carried out. In this municipality there are the remains of a number of prehistoric sites: The first settlements of Antas
are from the Paleolithic era.
The history of Bedar
, municipality of 46 square kilometres, dates back to the Middle Ages. It is also characterised by a great boom in mining operations, as it is one of the few villages of the Levante of Almeria
where there are still constructions made with thermo-clay; a material that was used in the past to build houses.
On the 1st of June, 1813, Carboneras
became an independent municipality and it extends along 17 kilometres of beach. The places most frequented by tourists are Los Barquicos Beach
, El Ancon Beach
and Las Marinicas Beach
Pulpi and Cuevas del Almanzora
Los Gallardos and Garrucha Los Gallardos
is a village of 35.1 square kilometres in which agriculture predominates. It is famous for the celebrations of its inhabitants in the square. Garrucha
is known for being a fishing, commercial and tourist centre. Among the beaches of the municipality of Garrucha is the Escobetas Beach
, which extends for more than 1,300 metres.
is the most populous and most extensive municipality of the Levante of Almeria
with approximately 19 thousand inhabitants and covers 318 square kilometres. This area is characterised by agriculture and livestock activities. Its unique and historic castles and churches draw many enthusiastic visitors.
In this municipality of the Levante of Almeria
the virgin beaches of volcanic origin are extremely popular with visitors, so for that reason the majority of its inhabitants are dedicated to the development of the tourist sector. With an area of 72 square kilometres, it is a great attraction to tourists thanks to its natural landscapes. Mojacar
is a true paradise.
The population of Sorbas
is characterised by its craftsmanship in ceramics. It covers an area of 249 square kilometres and contains important monuments that attract many tourists. In addition you can enjoy its viewpoints like “Casas Colgantes” and the “Afa”. Also frequently visited are the famous Caves of Sorbas.
Lubrin, Turre and Vera
As you can see, the area of Levante of Almeria
offers many wonderful choices for visitors to explore. Without a doubt, no visitor will be able to leave without enjoying the beautiful Mediterranean water, the delicious gastronomic offerings and the incredible cultural jewels of the area.