She’s a day tripper

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LUX MUNDI Fuengirola has announced its upcoming excursions, taking in the best of Spanish culture from across Andalucia.

The famous white-washed mountain village of Frigiliana is the setting of Lux Mundi’s next trip, to the town’s Festival of three cultures on Friday August 25. The charity invites participants to “come and enjoy the large market of the three cultures,” adding, “you can buy from local craftsmen, listen to the concert and visit the two tapas routes whilst enjoying the theatrical street entertainment.”

Tickets cost €20 and proceeds go towards fundraising. The excursion departs from the Fuengirola Feria Ground at 6.25pm or the bullring at 6.30pm and returns from Frigiliana at 1am.

From Monday, September 25 to Friday 29, explorers will have the chance to check out Caceres, Badajoz and Merida on a four-day trip.
Departing on Monday from the Fuengirola Feria Ground at 7.55am or Bullring at 8am, the group will stop for breakfast and coffee en route, arriving at the hotel at approximately 2.30pm, before enjoying a free afternoon in Caceres.

Tuesday will also be spent with free time in Caceres, before leaving for Merida on Wednesday, where the grop will enjoy three hours to explore, as well as time for lunch. The afternoon will see them head off to Badajoz for a two hour guided visit.
On Thursday, participants will set off by bus to Guadalupe Monastery, as well as an afternoon visit to Trujillo. Heading back on Friday, the group will leave the hotel at 10.30am, stopping for lunch and coffee, before arriving back in Fuengirola at approximately 6pm.

The tour will be staying at Hotel AH Agora, Caceres, costing €348 pp for a double room or €398 pp for a single room. A deposit of €100 is required when booking and the final payment is due before the first week of September.
On Wednesday November 8, history buffs are in for a treat with a visit to the Alcala la Real and Fortress of Mota, located between Granada, Cordoba and Jaen. Considered the last fortress of Al Andalus between the Nazari kingdom of Granada and the Christian kingdoms, it is an important city in Spanish history.

Tickets cost €39, with proceeds going towards fundraising, and include transport, travel insurance, a guided visit inside and outside the fortress, a visit to the cheese factory and sampling. Lunch is also included. The trip departs from the Fuengirola Feria Ground at 8.20am or bullring at 8.25am and returns from Alcala la Real at approximately 5pm.
With the festive season in mind, Lux Mundi have put together a trip to Montefrio and the Monumental Nativity on Wednesday December 13, where participants will have the chance to visit one of the top 10 National Geographic views.

Tickets cost €39 and include transport, travel insurance, tourist train, a guided visit to Montefrio, a visit to olive museum and lunch.
After lunch, there is a stop in Huetor Tajar to visit the Monumental Nativity. The trip departs the Fuengirola Feria Ground at 8.25am or bullring at 8.30am and returns from Montefrio at approximately 5pm.

For further information, or to book, visit www.lux-mundi.org, or contact 952474840 or luxmundif@gmail.com.

 

 

 

 

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