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Discover Loja’s specialities

Visit the oil cooperative of Loja where you will learn about the production process of olive oil and where you will try the fabulous extra virgin olive oil. Then you would be able to know more about trout breeding in the fish farm of the town. And last but not least, you will have to make a stop at the Loja’s bakery to savour the famous Loja’s roscos (ring-shaped cakes). These visits will take place all March. The price is 50 euros per each guide. For more information and for reservations, call +34/958 321 520 or +34/958 323 949.

Welcome to Loja

Visit Loja in one day. This includes a tour through the Old part of the town (casco historic), through a natural place and lunch in a restaurant of the town. There are two different visiting hours: 4 whole hours, from 10AM to 2PM or in two parts, from 12AM to 2PM and from 4 to 6PM. These visits will be organized until April. The price including the lunch is 15 euros per person. For more information and for reservations, call +34/958 321 520 or +34/958 323 949. You can also email info@lojaturismo.com or visit the website www.lojaturismo.com.

Exhibitions

Those of you who like art won’t miss these two upcoming exhibitions that take place from 26th March to 04th April. One is located in the Casa de la Cultura of Almunecar and gathers pictures of the Cofradía de la Virgen de los Dolores (Virgin of Griefs’ Brotherhood). The other is an art exhibition by artist Anna Digesu. It takes place in the Centro Cívico of La Herradura from 11:00 – 13:30 & 18:00 – 20:00.

Rum Lovers Take Note

This Friday and Saturday at 20:30, the Zarcillo restaurant in Motril and Ron Montero organize an unique Gastronomic Day where master rum-makers (maestros roneros) from Motril will offer you incredible rum samples with a gastronomic menu from the cook Álvaro García. The price is 37 euros per person. To make a reservation, please call +34 / 958 824 887 or +34 / 693 636 156.

San Jose in La Herradura

This weekend we are celebrating Saint Joseph (San José) and La Herradura has organized lots of activities to enjoy those days: shows (dance, flamenco, horses, music...), fireworks, processions with the statue of the Saint, sports games, etc. A big paella is also organized on Sunday at midday. Everybody will find his/her happiness. So, please don’t stay at home this weekend and enjoy the celebrations in La Herradura!

Wine Lovers Take Note

A Granada wine tasting programme is organized each Tuesday until 11th May in the Catering College of Salobrena. It takes place from 5 to 7 PM, and the entrance is free. We would recommend you to book in advance. For more details and reservations, please call +34/629 29 45 24 or email andamur@hotmail.com. A treasure for your taste buds!

Something romantic for Valentine´s Day

Lovers’ Day is around the corner and you have nothing to offer her or him! A dinner, a perfume, a bunch of flowers? It’s always the same! Surprise your lover with an unforgettable stay in the hotel-apartment “Albrisas” in Salobrena. The sea views from there are truly breathtaking. For more details, visit www.albrisas.com or call +34/958 612 938.

English Library in La Herradura

Good news for the English speakers who enjoy reading or for those who want to improve their English: the Spanish Biblioteca of La Herradura has recently opened an English Library. It is located on the third floor of the Civic Center. It is open every Wednesday from 11AM to 1PM. You can easily become a member for only 10 euros per year and it entitles you up to eight books a fortnight.

Do you want to lose weight and feel better about yourself?

If you want to lose weight and feel better about yourself, then you may want to attend the Weight Watchers meetings that are held in English in Salobrena and Almunecar. The meetings are held in English in Salobrena every Thursday morning at 10.30am in El Asador Restaurant, which is opposite of the big Supersol. Classes are also held in Almunecar in English on Thursday afternoon at 17.30 in the Hotel Las Arranyanes on the Paseo de Cotobro number 5. This is a great way to lose weight and meet nice people in the process.

Live music & gourmet lunch every Sunday at Casa Morgan in Almunecar

Every Sunday in Almunecar at the restaurant Casa Morgan, which is referred to as a Gastronomic Museum, there is a wonderful 8 course Sunday lunch for only 20 euros plus IVA. If you are from Almunecar or La Herradura, transportation is included so you can enjoy all of the wine you would like. There is even live music from 2pm. This restaurant is a converted house with different rooms and atmospheres. It is decorated in rustic, Spanish style and is very warm and inviting. There is even a fireplace in the main dining room, so it makes a great place to go in winter.

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