Tag Archive: culture

La Mancha: The Don Quixote Trail

The famous novel Don Quixote of La Mancha, which recounts the misadventures of a man who wanted to be a knight in the land of La Mancha, was written by Miguel de Cervantes in the 17th century. 400 years later, the book has been translated into most languages and is globally recognized as a masterpiece […]

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Underground music: The Nerja Caves Festival

It’s quite difficult to find a more spectacular stage than the one used for the Nerja Caves International Festival of Music and Dance, which is one of Costa del Sol’s most eagerly awaited events. Held each year in summer for 60 years, the festival is a truly unique opportunity to enjoy some of the world’s […]

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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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Murcia: Gastronomic Capital of 2020

In 2020, Murcia will take over as the official Capital of Spanish Gastronomy, organizing 1,001 activities over the course of the year, ranging from tapas routes and vegetable museums to a fruit and vegetable festival. According to the judges, Murcia won the prestigious award not only for its culinary variety but also for being a […]

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Opera and music trips in Spain

When many people think of Spain, the music that comes to mind is often flamenco. But Spain is also a great place to take in an opera or some classical music. The performances are spectacular, and the theaters and concert halls provide a setting to match. All of Spain’s major cities offer unique venues, but […]

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Cultural World Heritage: The Architecture of Gaudi

If there is one man who defined the look of Barcelona, it would be architect Antoni Gaudí. A truly original Modernist artist, he has inspired the work of many others with his fairytale world of curving shapes and bright colors. In fact, some of his work has even been granted the World Heritage designation by […]

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Spain 2020: The highlights

2020 is sure to be a great year to visit Spain, with a packed calendar of exhibits, events, festivals and more. Whether your group is interested in art, music, fashion, gastronomy, or something completely different, you’re sure to find a special event to suit them. Here are just of few of the highlights that are […]

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City Portrait: Almeria

Located in eastern Andalusia, Almeria is a lively little city with a picturesque historic quarter, and plenty of culture to explore within it. It also boasts outstanding nature, and the surrounding area is made up of almost virgin beaches and important nature reserves filled with indigenous wildlife. Add great local cuisine to this mix, and […]

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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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Spain’s heritage of nobility

Centuries of monarchy in Spain have left their imprint on the country’s people, landscape and cultural heritage. Your group can discover the artistic and cultural treasures housed within the royal palaces, monasteries and convents throughout the country, and especially Madrid and the province of Castile. A spectacular new attraction is the Liria Palace, now open […]

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