Car Hire Almeria
Almeria, the capital of the province of the same name, is situated in Andalusia in southern Spain. Almeria airport is easily accessible from Switzerland and Austria in 2 hours. It is very popular among English tourists on the Costa del Sol. The main source of income for about 190,000 inhabitants is tourism and agriculture. Since the opening of the university in 1993, the city plays host to approximately 15,000 students and has the character of a typical university city. The province of Almeria is also home to Europe's largest solar power plant. More than 100 ha of research has been carried out since 1980 into solar technology and energy.
Car Hire Almeria discover interesting sights
With approximately 3,000 hours of sunshine per year, the region around Almeria is a popular holiday destination and invites you to take car trips in the surrounding area. In addition to the scenic nature park Cabo de Gata on the Costa Almeria province are, however, other destinations that can be easily accessed by car, such as Malaga. Within 2 hours you can also reach by car the world famous Alhambra in Granada. The region of Almeria was also known for it's perfect backdrop for many western-productions, e.g. Bully Herbig here created his movie "Blue Man". But movies like "Once Upon a Time in the West" were also filmed here. Therefore, you should on no account miss out on a visit to the western town "Mini Hollywood" with your car. Here you can follow in the footsteps of Wild West heroes like Clint Eastwood and Bud Spencer in true cowboy style!