Anyone interested in finding out more about flamenco singing and dancing should pay close attention, because we've come up with some information you're bound to find useful. Spain has numerous flamenco routes around Andalusia. Many of them are intended as a way of discovering the roots of great masters of the art such as Paco de Lucía, Camarón de la Isla, Sara Baras, José Mercé and others. They are a chance to visit flamenco clubs or "tablaos" and see flamenco shows, learn all about the genre in the visitor centres, and above all to experience the art of flamenco to the full.
The Bajañí route
The Bajañí Route visits the provinces of Cadiz, birthplace of the flamenco singer Camarón de la Isla and the composer and guitarist Paco de Lucía, and Seville. This sightseeing route mainly focuses on places linked to the flamenco guitar. The route includes Algeciras, Jerez de la Frontera, Morón de la Frontera, San Fernando, and Sanlúcar de Barrameda.
The Camarón Route
This route is based in San Fernando (Cadiz), the birthplace of José Monge, known as "Camarón de la Isla". The tour evokes the legendary figure of this brilliant flamenco singer, and takes us from the house where he was born, to the “Venta de Vargas” where he first performed and made his name as a child. The tour goes to the heart of flamenco.
Route of the 3/4 beat
This is a flamenco tour around the provinces of Seville and Cadiz. You'll visit the Triana neighbourhood (Seville) and other places in the province of Seville such as Utrera and Lebrija. The route also includes Alcalá de Guadaira, Cadiz, Dos Hermanas, Jerez de la Frontera, Cabezas de San Juan, Mairena de Alcor, and Seville.
In the footsteps of Antonio Chacón
A route to explore –to the sounds of fandango (a popular flamenco dance style)– the Granada plain and the flamenco districts of Granada. As well as Granada, the route includes Algarinejo, Fuente Vaqueros, Iznájar and Malaga.
Route of the "cantes abandolaos"
This route in honour of the flamenco singer Cayetano Muriel Reyes –otherwise known as “Niño de Cabra”– runs through the mountains of Cordoba and makes a stop in its capital. On the itinerary you'll pass through Bujalance, Cabra,Cordoba,Lucena and Puente Genil.
The mining route
This route through the provinces of Almería and Jaén offers a close-up view of flamenco styles like the fandangos of Puerta de Segura and the jotas of Siles, Albanchez, and El Ojuelo. On your itinerary you'll see Almería, Andújar, Linares and Paterna del Río.