Underground music: The Nerja Caves Festival

26 Fév 2020 /
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It’s quite difficult to find a more spectacular stage than the one used for the Nerja Caves International Festival of Music and Dance, which is one of Costa del Sol’s most eagerly awaited events. Held each year in summer for 60 years, the festival is a truly unique opportunity to enjoy some of the world’s […]


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Carnival in Spain: The fiesta of the year

19 Fév 2020 /
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Each year, your group can take part in carnival, one of Spain’s most vibrant and lively events. Celebrated in February or March, 40 days before Easter, you will find thrilling parades, beautiful costumes and fabulous parties all over the country. Each city and region has its own take on the festivities – here are some […]


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Preview: the Santander International Festival

18 Fév 2020 /
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Santander is an elegant Cantabrian city that stretches along a dramatic coast. Together with its many natural and historic attractions, your group can enjoy here one of Spain’s great annual cultural events: the Santander International Festival. Held each year in August, this is a fantastic opportunity to see some of the world’s great performers in […]


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Talavera: World Heritage Ceramics

12 Fév 2020 /
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In the fertile plains of Castile-La Mancha in northwestern Spain, Talavera de la Reina has been renowned for its beautiful ceramics for centuries. Today, the ceramics of Talavera have even been designated by UNESCO as intangible cultural heritage. And as the biggest town in the province of Toledo, little-visited Talavera de la Reina has much […]


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Murcia: Gastronomic Capital of 2020

05 Fév 2020 /
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In 2020, Murcia will take over as the official Capital of Spanish Gastronomy, organizing 1,001 activities over the course of the year, ranging from tapas routes and vegetable museums to a fruit and vegetable festival. According to the judges, Murcia won the prestigious award not only for its culinary variety but also for being a […]


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Opera and music trips in Spain

29 Jan 2020 /
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When many people think of Spain, the music that comes to mind is often flamenco. But Spain is also a great place to take in an opera or some classical music. The performances are spectacular, and the theaters and concert halls provide a setting to match. All of Spain’s major cities offer unique venues, but […]


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Winter in Spain: Finding the snow

22 Jan 2020 /
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For many people, Spain is not synonymous with snow – but in the winter months, it should be! Spain is Europe’s second most mountainous country, and whatever your group’s favorite winter sport is, Spanish ski resorts are known for their excellence and can provide all the necessary facilities. Or, you can skip the resorts and […]


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Cultural World Heritage: The Architecture of Gaudi

15 Jan 2020 /
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If there is one man who defined the look of Barcelona, it would be architect Antoni Gaudí. A truly original Modernist artist, he has inspired the work of many others with his fairytale world of curving shapes and bright colors. In fact, some of his work has even been granted the World Heritage designation by […]


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Spain 2020: The highlights

08 Jan 2020 /
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2020 is sure to be a great year to visit Spain, with a packed calendar of exhibits, events, festivals and more. Whether your group is interested in art, music, fashion, gastronomy, or something completely different, you’re sure to find a special event to suit them. Here are just of few of the highlights that are […]


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City Portrait: Almeria

18 Déc 2019 /
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Located in eastern Andalusia, Almeria is a lively little city with a picturesque historic quarter, and plenty of culture to explore within it. It also boasts outstanding nature, and the surrounding area is made up of almost virgin beaches and important nature reserves filled with indigenous wildlife. Add great local cuisine to this mix, and […]


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