UNESCO Cultural Heritage in Andalusia: El Torcal and the Dolmen

25 Mar 2020 /
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Located in Andalusia to the north of Malaga, the national park of El Torcal along with the Peña de los Enamorados (Lovers’ Rock) and the megalithic dolmens of Menga, Viera and El Romeral are an exciting destination on Spain’s long list of UNESCO Cultural Heritage sites. The dolmens are among the most recognized examples of […]


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La Mancha: The Don Quixote Trail

18 Mar 2020 /
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The famous novel Don Quixote of La Mancha, which recounts the misadventures of a man who wanted to be a knight in the land of La Mancha, was written by Miguel de Cervantes in the 17th century. 400 years later, the book has been translated into most languages and is globally recognized as a masterpiece […]


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Enjoying Spain’s finest cuisine

11 Mar 2020 /
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Cuisine is among Spain’s greatest attractions – with a diverse range of high quality fresh ingredients, there is plenty to work with. Each region has its own special traditional gastronomy, which Spanish chefs are fusing with influences from around the world and even introducing some completely new and innovative ideas. Your group can discover a […]


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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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