The Alcazaba Monument is a 10th-century fortress with three huge enclosures, gardens, and the Walls of Hayrán marching down the valley to the San Cristobál hill opposite. Warrens of cave houses are cut into the rock below. From here you will have great views of the city and port, and the most legendary sunsets.
Almería’s shiny airport is located 9 kilometres east of the city. The local bus 20 runs from outside the arrivals terminal to the city centre once every hour from 7.25am-10.25pm. The bus to the airport runs every day from 6.45am-9.45pm. The journey takes about 35 minutes. +34 950 170 050 There are two different taxi companies offering their services at the airport: Radiotaxi www.radiotaxialmeria.es +34 950 222 222 / +34 950 226 161 Tele Taxi www.actiweb.es +34 950 251 111 Europcar, Hertz and Goldcar Rentals offer car rentals at the airport. Malaga’s big Pablo Picasso airport is located about 200 kilometres from Almería.
Everything in town is situated within walking distance. The Main Bus Station is called Estación Intermodal and is located at Plaza De la Estación. If you want to travel outside town, there are regular bus services to Granada, Sevilla, Madrid and other cities around Spain. www.alsa.es For train services in Almería and Granada contact RENFE train information. Tickets can be purchased online or bought from Plaza de la Estación. +34 90 2240 202 There are daily departures to Morocco and Algeria with different ferry routes. www.trasmediterranea.es