Category Archive: Northern Spain

Preview: the Santander International Festival

Santander is an elegant Cantabrian city that stretches along a dramatic coast. Together with its many natural and historic attractions, your group can enjoy here one of Spain’s great annual cultural events: the Santander International Festival. Held each year in August, this is a fantastic opportunity to see some of the world’s great performers in […]

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Below the surface: Cave tourism in northern Spain

If your group is looking for a different kind of experience while on their tour in Spain, here is something that’s really off the beaten track: exploring the caves of northern Spain. For this thrilling adventure, you’ll need more than bathing suits and sun cream. Instead, think helmets, lanterns and rubber boots. With more than […]

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City portrait: Logroño

Tucked into the rolling hills and vineyards of northern Spain is the stately city of Logroño, capital of the province of La Rioja. Rich in history and traditions, Logroño preserves a legacy of monuments dating back as far as the Middle Ages. It has also earned prestige as one of the most important towns on […]

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San Sebastian International Film Festival

Each year in the Basque country, the splendid city of San Sebastian hosts one of the world’s most prestigious film festivals. In fact, it is one of only 15 category ‘A’ film festivals, along with other renowned festivals like those of Cannes, Venice and Berlin. Held each year since 1953, the San Sebastian International Film […]

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The perfect combination: Galicia and northern Portugal

Galicia and northern Portugal have much in common – nature, cuisine, and even language! But for all their similarities, these two spectacular destinations each offer their own unique experiences and surprises. Here are some of our favorite picks that your group won’t want to miss! Galicia The region of Galicia is known for its green […]

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Galicia: The ritual of La Queimada

Galicia: The ritual of La Queimada In the northwestern corner of Spain, you will find Galicia, which is a land of pure magic. In this place of witches and spirits, your group can take part in the unforgettable ritual of the queimada. This rite, which involves a flaming punch of alcohol, herbs and other ingredients, […]

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Hiking in the Picos de Europa national park

The Picos de Europa national park is located in the Cantabrian Mountains, between the provinces of Asturias and Cantabria. Within this stunning region of “Green Spain”, the Picos de Europa park offers landscapes of indescribable beauty: rocky peaks, deep gorges, rolling green valleys, crystalline glacial lakes, lush forests…The best way to take it all in […]

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Top 5 Coasts: The Green Coast

The mention of Spanish beaches tends to conjure images of endless stretches of golden sand, warm beneath an always sunny Mediterranean sky…but there’s another side to the Spanish coast. The Green Coast (la Costa Verde) in Asturias stretches 350 kilometers along the wild Cantabrian Sea, and is best known for its verdant nature, secluded coves, […]

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Gourmet tours: Let cuisine be your guide

Most people know that Spain has excellent cuisine, always based on the freshest ingredients – and with plenty of fine wines to match any dish. But not so many people are aware of the incredible gastronomic diversity they will find in the different regions of the country. It’s hard to choose just one favorite, so […]

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City Portrait: Vitoria-Gasteiz

The Basque capital of Vitoria-Gasteiz is often overshadowed by the other more prominent Basque cities, but don’t let this turn you away. This city of a quarter of a million people has a lot to offer, like the best preserved medieval center of all the Basque cities, impressive renaissance architecture, leafy tree-lined streets and boulevards, […]

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