Category Archive: Spain generally

The great opera houses of Spain

In Spain, there are two reasons to go to the opera. The first one, of course, is to see the show. Many magnificent productions grace the stages of Spain’s great opera houses. And this is the second reason: to see the opera houses themselves. Teatro Real in Madrid, the Teatro Gran Liceu in Barcelona, the […]

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Where history meets luxury: the Spanish Parador hotels

Spain is a country filled with wonder and magic, thanks to its vibrant culture, astounding nature, and rich history and folklore. There are countless archeological and historical treasures, like centuries old monuments, castles, and cathedrals. However, your group is not limited to simply visiting these amazing sites…they can actually stay at them. The Parador hotels […]

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Luxury trains in Spain: travel in the ‘Belle Époque’

Imagine travelling across Spain on one of the finest luxury sightseeing trains in the world. Forget about rushing at airports or sitting for long hours on buses – and picture your group relaxing in ‘Belle Époque’ décor enjoying the views of Green Spain’s mountains, valleys, cliffs and beaches of Green Spain, or the rolling hills […]

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Enjoy your summer!

Wherever you´re going to spend the summer vacation this year, enjoy your summer at the utmost! And if you are in Spain by coincidence; here we have some refreshing suggestions for you: Unspoiled summer destinations: beating the crowds! Discover one of the most beautiful cities of northern Spain: Santander Let´s go to the refreshing Asturias […]

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La Vendimia: Spain’s autumn wine celebrations

It’s no secret that Spain produces some of the world’s finest wines, and they are as diverse and varied as the country itself. Any time of the year is great for wine tourism in Spain, but autumn offers a special bonus – the festivals of la vendimia (the grape harvest). Celebrated in wine producing towns […]

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Beating the crowds: unspoiled summer destinations

Spain welcomed an estimated 82.2 million international visitors in 2017, making it the world’s second most popular travel destination – and for good reason. The country is home to an amazing diversity of culture, history, nature, and cuisine. Despite the numbers, there are plenty of pockets to explore that have been untouched by mass tourism, […]

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Most beautiful villages in Spain 2018 (part II)

Some weeks ago we presented you the first part of Spain’s most beautiful villages in 2018. Here comes part II! The villages were chosen for their architectural beauty, cultural heritage, traditions and natural environment. While Spain’s coastal regions tend to draw the most visitors, many of the villages on the list are located inland and […]

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The AVE: Connecting cities in Spain

Spain’s network of airports makes it easy to get around the country quickly, but for those who would rather avoid air travel without losing precious time, the AVE makes it possible. These high-speed trains travel at close to 200 miles per hour (310 km/h), so will get your group around the peninsula, quickly and comfortably. […]

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Most beautiful villages in Spain 2018 (Part I)

Anyone who has travelled in Spain knows that the countryside is dotted with countless picturesque villages, each with its own special charm and character. But most people don’t know that there is actually an official list of the most beautiful villages in Spain, and as of January 1, 2018, that list is 11 villages longer. […]

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Churros y chocolate: warming up the winter in Spain

The traditional Spanish treat of ‘churros y chocolate’ is the perfect way to warm up during the cold winter months. Churros are similar to a fried doughnut, but long and thin and dusted in sugar – with an addictively crunchy and chewy texture. They are very popular and abundantly available, sold on the street in […]

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