Tag Archive: DMC for Spain

Architectural heritage: Madrid

In the massive, buzzing city of Madrid, you will find both history and tradition as well as cutting edge modernity in abundance. This is clearly visible in its architecture. Of course, the old city of Madrid is spectacular enough to rival Paris and Rome, but some of the most fascinating architecture dates back only as […]

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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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Parks and gardens of Spain

With its fantastic climate all year round, Spain is a perfect place to enjoy the great outdoors. There are plenty of nature reserves where you can get away from the urban hustle and bustle, but even in the heart of the biggest cities there are countless options to enjoy some tranquility. Here are some top […]

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Lavender fields of La Mancha

When most people imagine rolling fields of fragrant lavender, they are thinking of France – but it may surprise you to know that the same experience is available just one hour from Madrid. Here, sun-drenched fields of lavender lie among the forests of the Guadalajara region of La Mancha. The Lavender Festival The area is […]

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City Portrait: Barcelona

Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia, is a city that can honestly boast having it all. It is thrillingly cosmopolitan and also saturated with centuries of history; it has Mediterranean beaches within the city limits and forested mountains just beyond; its architecture is unique in the world and its buildings are filled with excellent options for […]

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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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Jewish heritage in Spain: Castile

The Jewish community in Spain was once among the most prosperous in the world, and its heritage, dating back as far as the 10th century, can be seen in the monuments and Jewish quarters that remain all over the country. The regions of Castile are among those with the richest Jewish heritage. If your group […]

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Tantalizing Tapas

Any visit to Spain is incomplete without having sampled the delectable dishes that line the bars of even the humblest establishments. Tapas are an inextricable part of Spanish culture, and they are also an ideal way to get a taste of the different flavors and ingredients of each particular region. Some bars and restaurants that […]

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Alcalá de Henares: A world heritage city

Located near Madrid, Alcalá de Henares is known for its architectural beauty, academic legacy, and for being the birthplace of Miguel de Cervantes, the author of the classic Spanish novel Don Quixote. What’s more, its monumental heritage, rich with churches, convents and university buildings, allows visitors to step into Castilian life during the Golden Age […]

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