Monthly Archives: mai 2016

Toledo: A pairing of culture and gastronomy

The city of Toledo, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986, is located on a rocky hill above the plains of Castilla-La Mancha, in the very heart of Spain and just 70 kilometers from Madrid. With its stunning churches, synagogues, mosques, city walls, bridges and towers, Toledo bears a beauty and cultural richness that […]

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Spain: the little-known opera destination

Spain is widely celebrated as the land of flamenco, and one can hardly imagine the country without a soundtrack of strumming guitars and furiously clacking heels. But the Spanish music scene has much more to offer than just the “cante jondo”, especially when it comes to opera. Opera with Spanish flair The earliest Spanish operas […]

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Renoir in Madrid’s Golden Triangle

Madrid is one of the great art capitals of the world, and few streets can match the artistic abundance of the Paseo del Prado. Three of the world’s best museums, known locally as the Prado, Thyssen and Reina Sofía, form the city’s Golden Triangle of Art, and their collections offer a breathtaking richness of Spanish […]

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Cordoba: the hidden beauty

The region of Andalucia embodies the essence of Spain: sun-drenched streets scented with orange blossoms and jasmine, ringing with the sound of flamenco, alive with spirited fiesta…and within the region, Cordoba is known as one of the world’s most beautiful cities. The month of May offers tour groups a special opportunity to get an intimate […]

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Costa de Luz: Sun, sea and tuna

With over 300 days of sunshine a year, the Costa de Luz (Coast of Light) in the province of Cadiz and Huelva earns its name. Cute coastal towns and the odd resort dot the shore, with vast spaces of craggy mountains, pine forests, and endless beaches in between. While the region was very popular with […]

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