Galicia: The ritual of La Queimada

19 Jun 2019 /
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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

12 Jun 2019 /
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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

05 Jun 2019 /
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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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Incentive Destination: Barcelona

29 May 2019 /
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Incentive Destination: Barcelona Barcelona is well-known around the world for its rich culture and heritage, unique and beautiful architecture, delicious cuisine, and diverse nature. So not surprisingly, Barcelona is also a great option for companies that want to incentivize their employees with a vacation to Spain. As a popular international city full of young creative […]


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Alcalá de Henares: A world heritage city

08 May 2019 /
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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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Cordoba: Crosses of May festival

01 May 2019 /
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The month of May in Cordoba shows off this elegant Andalusian city in all its festive glory. From the jasmine and orange blossom scented Festival of Courtyards to the flamenco-fueled Cordoba Fair, there is truly never a dull moment. One of the most spectacular of all May’s celebrations is the Crosses of May festival, where […]


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TOP 5 Coasts: Costa de la Luz

24 Apr 2019 /
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The Costa de la Luz (Coast of Light) of southwestern Andalusia is as beautiful as its name suggests. With 3000 hours of sunshine a year, it boasts long beaches of fine white sand washed with turquoise waters from the Atlantic Ocean. Combine this with traditional cuisine, rich culture, plenty of festivals, intense pilgrimages, vast protected […]


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The sweet treats of Semana Santa

17 Apr 2019 /
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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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Hiking in the Picos de Europa national park

10 Apr 2019 /
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The Picos de Europa national park is located in the Cantabrian Mountains, between the provinces of Asturias and Cantabria. Within this stunning region of “Green Spain”, the Picos de Europa park offers landscapes of indescribable beauty: rocky peaks, deep gorges, rolling green valleys, crystalline glacial lakes, lush forests…The best way to take it all in […]


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City Portrait: Valladolid

03 Apr 2019 /
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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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