The Patio de los Leones, the Lions patio in the Alhambra Palace in Granada finally got its lions back. After five years of thorough restoration, cleaning and reparation the 12 marble lions, dating from the XIV century will be functioning again as the beautiful fountain it was meant to be. Now the lions are clean […]
We are very proud to tell you that thanks to our informatician Tom Philips, today we have our website connected to facebook, twitter and blogger. Thanks Tom, keep up the good work!
Spain has marvellous high speed trains, called AVE (which means bird, but the abreviations stands for Alta Velocidad Española). They bring you in no time from Madrid and Barcelona to Andalusian cities such as Cordoba, Sevilla, Antequera and Malaga. They are comfortable, luxourious and not expensive, if you plan your trip some time ahead. […]
The offical tourism organism Turspain, has designed a very interesting and free tool to reveil all the secrets of the wonderful Spanish cities. The programme is called iSpain and can be downloaded for free on I-pods, I-phones or I-pad. The program is written in English and gives information about ten of the most important spanish […]
A few years ago, the director of the Prado museum, Miguel Zugaza, was visiting the collection of paintings of the Medinaceli family, an old aristocratic spanish family. All of a sudden he discovered this painting, the Wine on Saint Martins’ Day. This painting was located in an obscure gallery, and nobody thought this might be […]
A Low-cost flight option from Air France is to be available starting in April 2012 from both Toulouse and Nice. In an attempt to claw back customers from the budget airlines, Air France is to offer flights from Toulouse to 16 new destinations in Europe and the Mediterranean, in addition to the 12 existing routes. […]
This year a new museum was opened in march in Malaga. It’s the Carmen Thyssen museum located in the Villalón Palace a mid-16th century building with a beautiful collonaded patio in the Malaga’s old city centre. There are more than 200 works on display, all belonging to the Thyssen family, private collectionists. The exhibition starts […]
Today we are celebrating the birthday of the blog of Le Chien Andalous Ten years after the creation of our website www.lechienandalous.com offering holiday rentals all over Andalusia, we are getting into blogging. Cheers! We hope you will enjoy our blog.