On going, the First Tourism Photo Contest of the Almanzora


Tour operators Valle del Almanzora organized the 1st Tourism Photo Contest of the Region in collaboration with the Association of Professional Photographers of Almería with the aim of inviting professional and amateur photographers to capture the most beautiful corners and reflect the grandeur and tourist and scenic possibilities of the Almanzora located in the north of the province of Almería.

The contest will run from 17 April to 27 May 2018 It focuses on the theme of Landscape Photography, Nature and heritage is any element or not can be considered attractive for the traveler. the possibilities offered by photography as a tool to attract visitors will be valued and has captured the charm of the place. The photographs must be located in the following municipalities: Albox, Alcóntar-Hijate, Bacares, Singing, Chercos, Fines, Laroya, Sand, Lúcar, Macael, Olula River, Oria, Partaloa, Purchena, Pannier, Sierro, Somontín, Sufli, Taberno, Tijola and Urrácal.

Due to the enormous development of digital technology, in this competition all pics from any device that can perform allowed, cameras are, phones, tablets, etc..

Registration is free and the top three teams will contest a cash prize plus a small recognition as the first prize of 500 €, the second € 250 and third € 100. The awards are sponsored by sausages and hams Pena-Cruz, Hams Czech Seron, Sausages and hams Los Remedios and Hotel Valle del Almanzora.

All participants will have a safe gift, a free course "The 7 Photographic Composition Secrets ".


If you dare to participate, Entrepreneurs Association has prepared a series of discounts 11 accommodation to facilitate your stay and will make delivery of bonds discounts on lunch or dinner for each night of accommodation, that you can use in 18 restaurants in the region.

The organization of the contest also invites you to a free activity that will take place every Saturday with different themes and you can choose between a guided tour of the village of Sierro and visit the Castle, interpretive visit to the Thousand Year Encinas de Serón, Cheese shop, learn how to milk a goat and visit the Ethnographic Museum of Taberno, Explanatory visit to the Interpretation Center in Macael Marble, interpretative visit to the Potteries Museum and Workshop The Barro tips or tour of the Basilica, Castle and town of Oria.

Also, all participants will enter a draw for a weekend for two at the bioclimatic set of Rural Tourism, inspired by the ancient villages "La Posada del Candil".

All information of the photo competition have in www.turismoalmanzora.com

Tour operators expect this initiative a success and to involve professional and amateur photographers from different Spanish provinces.