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Undress Flamenco!

July 16, 2019

Staying at The Townhouse. Then you have got to try this...

Discover why Andalusian culture since 1464 AD has used Flamenco to show the hidden part of history, through an immersive flamenco heritage experience and watch an unforgettable flamenco performance at “Jardines de Zoraya”.


Your experience will begin learning about the origins of flamenco and music theory to facilitate a deeper enjoyment of the performance to come. You’ll learn the basics of rhythm by using the most primitive instrument of all: the palms of your hands. Then you’ll stroll through the silent streets of the Albayzín as your guide (a flamenco dancer who uses the traditional oral method to share the culture of Flamenco, an art that was passed down to him by the gypsy culture, family, street musicians and the elders of the neighborhood. He graduated from the professional Reina Sofía Conservatory of Dance in Granada and has performed in Spain, Dubai, Paris, Tokyo, Copenhagen, Singapore, Rome, Hong Kong, Marrakech, Mexico) shares stories about the roots of this legendary art. At the end we’ll discuss our thoughts about the connection between the artists and this legendary art form.

Not to be missed!

Join an Officially Guided Tour of Cordoba

July 16, 2019

Córdoba is the coexistence of cultures, legends, with history and art in every corner: The Christian, Jewish and Moorish queen!!


Tour this fabulous historical city with an official guide of the Junta de Andalucía and Authorised Guide of the Mosque-Cathedral of Córdoba. Get to have the most complete experience and find out the most important things about Córdoba in 4 hours. Your tour is available to book in Spanish or English. Please, before booking, confirm that your language is available that day. You will get to understand about the three cultures that lived in Cordoba for centuries (especially the Islamic culture) that made Córdoba the most important city in the West during the 10th century.


You will visit the Fortress of Christian Kings and the Mosque-Cathedral of Córdoba with calmly, enjoying its history, legends and mysteries. You will take a drink in the Jewish quarter where your guide can recommend other places you can visit and where to eat or drink something to enjoy Cordoba during your visit. You can not leave Córdoba without visiting its courtyards - you will have the opportunity to visit two and to know why they are an intangible heritage of Unesco.


Groups are a maximum of 10 people. 



Malaga Wine and Tapas Tour

July 15, 2019

Why not join this unique tour led by Fernando, Andalusian chef and food luvvie.


Tour around Malaga's amazing city centre, visiting a few different wine/tapas and have a glass of wine in each one. Each wine is very important in your route, and you also will have some selected tapas pairing with some of the wines, making a harmony between them. You will visit 3 typical bars of Malaga where you will hear about the wine industry of the area.

Personal Guided Tour at El Torcal

July 15, 2019

Why not take part in a guided tour at the amazing, wonderful Torcal de Antequera.


There you are going to walk the Ammonites Route, where normally the access is strictly limited. El Torcal is a real rocky maze! This incredible landscape, which is unique in Europe is now a UNESCO World Heritage site.  Your guide will show you very strange rocky figures like the Screw, the Hat and the Chest... which are amazing !  She will explain you how this landscape was created and you will try to spot some Spanish wild goats, vultures and fox. But above all, you will enjoy the hike in this marvellous landscape. The icing on the cake?! Drink a fresh beer under the sun! If you want you can also visit the Dolmens too. (This is not possible on Monday. Additional cost is required).

Spend a day with the Donkeys

July 15, 2019

Visit the biggest animal Sanctuary in Spain - El Refugio del Burrito - Their mission is to transform the quality of life for donkeys, mules and people in Spain through greater understanding, collaboration and support and by promoting lasting, mutually life-enhancing relationships. The objectives of El Refugio del Burrito are the provision of care, protection and permanent security for donkeys and mules which are in need due to abandonment, mistreatment or neglect

This is a social impact experience where 100% of what you pay for this experience goes to El Refugio del Burrito.

You will have an authentic local experience of the life within an equine sanctuary that support sustainable, ethical, community-based tourism. You will share a half-day with our 76 rescued donkeys and mules and their local staff and volunteers, learning a lot about the behaviour and care of equines and you will have the chance to even help us in rehabilitating them!

White Water Rafting on The Rio Genil

July 15, 2019

Your tour will start at Cuevas Bajas (40 minutes from Iznájar), where you will be provided with a wetsuit, life jacket and a helmet. From the facilities you will be taken to the Genil River, in the case of the stretch of white water, to El Tejar (Benamejí), about 15 minutes. At the beginning of the activity, your specialised guide will give some basic notions for you to know how to act facing the possible difficulties of the river. The fun descent begins with a multitude of games and rapids of grade II-III. Once the tour is over, the drivers will wait for you again to take you to the facilities where you can shower and change clothes.

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A great article from the UK's The Daily Telegraph newspaper

Iznájar voted one of the '10 Best Lakeside Towns and Villages in Europe'

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The Gem That Is Inland Andalucia

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The glorious part of Southern Spain that many tourists simply miss.

The Townhouse achieves 'Excelencia de Iznájar' status in its first few months

February 28, 2017

We are thrilled to announce that The Townhouse, Iznajar, has achieved the highly sought-after 'Excelencia de Iznajar' seal of approval in its first few months.

Archidona - A fabulous local town.

January 12, 2017

A fantastic historical and cultural city located close to The Townhouse.

Snow in the Sierras...Warm Sun in Iznájar

November 29, 2016

While the sun shines on Iznajar today, check out the snow scenes less than 2 hours drive away in the Sierra Nevadas! The snow usually stays until late May and you can literally ski in the morning and swim in the Med in the afternoon!!!

More Than Just an Airport...

September 01, 2016

Malaga is so much more than just an airport.  It was home to Picasso, and is home to some of the finest restaurants in Spain.

History, Culture and Nature...All close by!!!

August 30, 2016

There is so much history, culture, amazing architecture and nature so close to The Townhouse - no less than 7 UNESCO World Heritage Sites are located in Andalucia alone.  Check these out.

How To Holiday Like a Local...

August 22, 2016

If you want to get the absolute best experience out of your holiday in Andalucia, you should do as the locals do....

The World's Best Olive Oils

Most of the best olive oils in the world are produced in Andalucia and and Córdoba - and the No.1 olive oil in the world is produced just 30 minutes away from The Townhouse, Iznájar .

Intriguing Iznájar

August 22, 2016

Some towns are simply beautiful, others are fascinating, but we found Iznájar quite intriguing...

The Olive Press

May 01, 2016

A weekend in the campo: Mountain-biking, yoga and feasting in stunning Subbetica

May 22, 2016

This short vieo provides an insight to this beautiful area of Spain.

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