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The sweet treats of Semana Santa

Each year during Semana Santa (Easter week), Spain is completely transformed. All day and night, the streets of cities and towns are filled with beating drums, bright masses of flowers, parades of religious sculpture, and an intensely moving atmosphere. It can be hard to tear away from all the excitement…but there’s another attraction hidden within […]

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City Portrait: Valladolid

As the capital of Castile and Leon, Valladolid is a lively city with a strong Spanish character. With an abundant sprinkling of monuments to bear witness to the city’s rich history, and a large student population that keeps the streets bustling, Valladolid is an attractive mix of past and modern cultures. In addition, its location […]

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World Heritage City Portrait: Salamanca

Spain is known for its tradition, history, and cultural diversity. This is backed up by UNESCO’s recognition of these treasures – Spain has the third highest number of World Heritage Sites of any country in the world. Various cities are included in UNESCO’s designations, and one of our favorites is Salamanca in Castile and Leon. […]

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City Portrait: Madrid

Madrid, the capital of Spain, is one of the great cities of the world. Sophisticated and cosmopolitan, Madrid has an unbeatable offer of museums and culture, diverse and excellent cuisine, an intense nightlife, and plenty of parks and gardens that are ideal for taking a break from all the excitement. With something to suit all […]

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Tarragona: A World Heritage City

On the shores of the Mediterranean, the former Roman Tarraco offers a perfect blend of ancient history and modern comforts. Thanks to its vast archaeological remains, it has been named a World Heritage City, but Tarragona has even more to offer. The Tarragona of today is a lively city, where the present mingles harmoniously with […]

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A Spanish autumn treat: Dulce de membrillo

From chestnuts to churros con chocolate, Spain has plenty of treats for the chillier months of the year, and dulce de membrillo (quince jelly) stands out among them. Membrillo is Spanish for quince, which is a bright yellow fruit similar in appearance to a pear. However, don’t bite into a quince – this fruit is […]

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The Route of Cistercian Monasteries

In the northeastern provinces of Tarragona and Lleida lies a fascinating route of imposing monasteries, constructed by the followers of the Cistercian order. The austere spirit of this order can be seen in its architecture, which blends Romanesque and Gothic styles, and is a truly unique and unforgettable way to discover this picturesque region of […]

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Las Medulas and Bierzo: a destination unlike all others

In the rugged mountainous landscape of El Bierzo in Castille and Leon, travelers can find high rocky peaks and verdant forests, picturesque medieval villages, rolling vineyards, and one of the most unique and impressive of all ancient Roman remains – the gold mines of Las Médulas, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The ancient […]

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City Portrait: Lerida

In the mountainous interior of the northeastern region of Catalonia lies the city of Lerida. With excellent shopping and a vibrant cultural life, Lerida is a modern city that still remains off the touristic radar. In addition to all the city has to offer, the surrounding region is known for its spectacular nature and wide […]

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The Saffron Rose Festival of Consuegra

Spain is famous for its cuisine, which varies widely across the country but is based in all parts on the freshest local ingredients. However, one ingredient stands out from the rest: saffron. These bright red-orange threads were widely sought after throughout history since Roman times, and Spanish saffron has always been considered the best in […]

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