The palaces of Granada's Alhambra are some of the most impressive surviving structures from the 700 years during which Islamic forces controlled the Iberian peninsula. They represents the final flowering of Islamic art and architecture in Spain.
A massive structure constructed in five stages from 785-988 by the Umayyads, Cordóba's Great Mosque, known as the Mezquita, reveals a unrivaled collection of art and architecture from early Al-Andalus.
Navigating Spanish wine lists can be a bit tricky: they are full of indigenous grape varieties and each region has its distinct offerings. This guidebook explores Spain's wines, region by region, denomination by denomination.