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Cinematic landscapes in Almeria

21-07-2020    {{catList[30].label}}

Almeria is one of the favourite places in Spain for filming of large, small and medium sized film productions, which take advantage of its exceptional landscapes.

For more than half a century, the unique beauty of Almeria has served to attract directors and film producers from around the world, who find the perfect setting for all types of films in Almeria.

Natural sets

The beauty of the Tabernas Desert and Cabo de Gata have inspired hundreds of film productions.

For many years, the Sierra Alhamilla and hundreds of other Almerian spaces have offered an imposing desert landscape to be used as a natural setting for numerous national and international productions.
 
Tabernas desert western scene
 
Added to this is the fantastic weather that Almeria has, which provides the perfect combination.

Little Hollywood

The extensive cinematographic tradition of Almeria has earned it the title of “Little Hollywood”.

Among the most popular films made in Almeria is Cleopatra, filmed in 1963. The Cabo de Gata Natural Park and the Tabernas Desert were the locations chosen by the film's production team where many of the scenes were shot.

Sergio Leone was a great fan of the natural spaces of Almeria, where he recorded scenes for many of his films, in particular, For a Few Dollars More, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, and A Fistful of Dollars.
 
Alcazaba of Almeria

El Cid, Lawrence of Arabia, Gringo, Guns of the Magnificent Seven, Conan the Barbarian, Dollar for the Dead, Doctor Who, Assassin's Creed and some chapters of Game of Thrones, are some of the most outstanding productions that have taken place in Almeria.

However, the list extends to over 100 productions, providing a huge cinematic value to the province of Almeria. The locations of Almeria make it an ideal place to recreate the most beautiful images.


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