Nearly eight centuries of history of al-Andalus in the Iberian Peninsula have shaped an inheritance that is a part of the hallmarks of Spanish, Mediterranean and European cultures

Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe

The Routes of The legado andalusí are Cultural Route of the Council of Europe

Exhibitions

They bring the splendour of the culture of al-Andalus closer to the public

The Routes

Cultural Route of the Council of Europe since 1997

The Foundation

Its goal is to disseminate and highlight the heritage of al-Andalus in order to recover that mark of progress and tolerance, creativity and ingenuity that contributed so much to the revival of Europe and to the enrichment of its current identity.

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Cultural Itineraries

Cross-border itineraries based on the historical, social and cultural relations of al-Andalus with the Muslim world.

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Publishing Work

El legado andalusí has published more than 70 books, of both scientific and educational nature, centred on historical, cultural and tourist subjects.

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Ronda, the city of a hundred views

Let’s take a journey toward Takurunna, the Hispano-Muslim city that wavered between the domination of the Marinids from Morocco and the Nasrids from Granada. Now called Ronda, its charms are inscribed along the Route of the Almoravids and Almohads launched by the Foundation El legado andalusí.

Madjrit, al-andalus’ Madrid (Part II)

Madrid once belonged to al-Andalus. Scarcely 150 years after Tarik disembarked on the Iberian Peninsula, Muhammad Ibn Abd-er-Rahman al-Awsat, emir of Córdoba, decided to build a wall around Madjrit.
From then on,…

Priego in its labyrinth

Priego de Córdoba de Córdoba counts its history over the course of centuries among Caliphal, Nasrid and Baroque traits, and it still remains there, gracefully showing its castle to the traveller, its Carnicerías Reales (Royal Butcheries), …

Madjrit, al-andalus’ Madrid (Part I)

Madrid once belonged to al-Andalus. Scarcely 150 years after Tarik disembarked on the Iberian Peninsula, Muhammad Ibn Abd-er-Rahman al-Awsat, emir of Córdoba, decided to build a wall around Madjrit.
From then on,…

Lanjarón: A poet’s dream

The history of La Alpujarra had already appeared in texts of the classical authors of old. Lanjarón is famous in our days for its medicinal waters, for being the threshold of this Granadan region and …

Glorious tiles

Appearing in parks, squares, bars and homes, tiles—azulejos— have for centuries accompanied the decoration in many regions of the Mediterranean. Today, they are as alive…

The awareness of landscape in al-Andalus

For the civilization of al-Andalus, landscape constituted the image of a reality in which its values are preserved and granted symbolic dimension

Ziryab, the amazing story of the singer from Baghdad

The importance of the figure of Ziryab in the court of the Cordoban Umayyad king Abd-er-Rahman II is credited for the innovations he introduced in the court and Cordoban society in several fields. He was surely one of the most prolific artists of all time.  

Travelling along the Routes of El legado andalusí

Paths that make history. An adventure for the spirit that you can explore by road, on foot or cycling

European Projects

Recognition and Achievements

Agreements and Arrangements

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