Category Archive: DMC for Spain Blog

City Portrait: Burgos

Located in Spain’s northern interior, along the famous pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compostela, the stunning city of Burgos was the capital of the kingdom of Castile-Leon for five centuries. Not surprisingly, it boasts a wide array of architectural masterpieces – like its cathedral, which was declared a World Heritage site. Along with the spectacular […]

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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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Jewish heritage in Catalonia

Jewish heritage is rich throughout all of Spain, which bears testimony to this strong and important community during Middle Ages, when they flourished for several centuries. One of the places where the Jewish community had the greatest presence and influence was Catalonia. Although they were expelled from the country for centuries, their proud history is […]

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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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Lakes and rivers of Castile and Leon

Many people who visit Spain head straight for the beaches of the sparkling Mediterranean Sea, but there is another option to cool off in the summer heat. Inland Spain boasts a vast network of rivers and lakes, which can offer your group spectacular landscapes as well as a diversity of activities. A great place to […]

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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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