Revised and updated for this third edition, this handbook offers a practical guide to the region and includeds detailed coverage of the big three cities of Granada, Seville and Cordoba. It also covers all the basics - where to stay for all budgets including hotels, paradores, fondas, camping and Footprint's "something special" recommendations. The guide includes a special feature on fiestas and festivals, listings of restaurants, bodegas and tapas bars, bars, nightlife, entertainment and shopping. Planning a visit with highlights of the region illustrated in colour together with basic Spanish for visitors is also included. The author of this updated guide has lived in Andalucia since 1980, and his intention is to convey his enthusiasm about the variety of the region to all travellers, whether they are individuals on a tight budget, or visitors who are looking for comfortable accommodation and good food. In addition to detailed practical information, it focuses on the uniqueness of this part of Spain and includes coverage of wildlife, history, scenery, sport, food and wines.