Top 5 music festivals in Spain

Top 5 music festivals in Spain

It's hard not to fall in love with a country like Spain: thousands of kilometers of beach, beautiful mountains, delicious sea food, historic towns that are unique in the world and unrivaled parties are just a few of the country's attractions. In addition to these, Spain is home to countless events and manifestations, including some of the best music festivals in Europe. If you like big crowds and festivals, or are curious to experience a music festival in the country of bull fighting and ... [ read more ]

Sampling the sensations of Spain

Sampling the sensations of Spain

When most people think of Spain, they immediately think of a land of music and passion - a country with beautiful beaches, lively festivals, bullfights and historical landmarks. In fact, Spain has the largest number of World Heritage cities of any country in the world as well as the second highest number of UNESCO World Heritage sites. Spain is that one destination which really has something for everyone. The cuisine is world class and the architecture and art are unforgettable. Visitors ... [ read more ]

Most beautiful monasteries in Spain

Most beautiful monasteries in Spain

Spain is among those European nations that take great pride in their Catholicism – a habit that might have something to do with the medieval confrontations between Christians and Moors. This is also why Spain has some of the most appreciated churches and monasteries in Europe. Spanish monasteries are not only the ending point of pilgrimages, but also a good reason to escape the buzz of big cities. And even though many tourists might not know this, Spanish monasteries can often offer some n... [ read more ]

Most Unusual Museums in Spain

Most Unusual Museums in Spain

Spain is second to none when it comes to getting the finest beaches and prime historic monuments in one single vacation pack. But in addition to being the perfect mix between a fun and an educational vacation (and thus a great family destination) Spain also features some less common attractions for the less conventional tourists. Thus, thrill and oddity seekers will find not only some really weird festivals, but also some of the most unusual museums in Spain. Here are just a few: Bandolero ... [ read more ]

Where to eat the best seafood in Spain

Where to eat the best seafood in Spain

You may or may not be a seafood fan, but whatever the case, you should know that seafood in Spain is almost unavoidable. Spaniards have long developed a taste for cod, tuna, mussels and prawns, which can be found everywhere, from a buzzing farmers market to a trendy tapas bar. But no matter how popular seafood based dishes are in Spain, you always face uncertainty as a tourist. Knowing where to eat the best seafood in Spain will save you precious time and let you savour the best of the Spani... [ read more ]

Gothic Architecture Masterpieces in Spain

Gothic Architecture Masterpieces in Spain

When speaking of the gothic style and Spain, the first thing that usually comes in most people’s mind is Barcelona (and its very famous district Bari Gothic). But remarkable samples of gothic architecture can be found everywhere in Spain, for the big cities to the picturesque little villages. Not to mention that Spanish architects and masons from Middle Ages have developed their own version of the Gothic style, simply called ‘Spanish Gothic’. So if you ever travel to Spain with the tho... [ read more ]

The Gaudi Heritage in Spain

The Gaudi Heritage in Spain

It’s hard to imagine today’s Barcelona without its most prominent and monumental church, the Sagrada Familia. The famous cathedral always brings up the name of its brilliant creator, Spanish architect Antoni Gaudi. The originality of his work has puzzled entire generations of architects, and continues to do so. Gaudi’s highly decorative style, his imitation of natural shapes, his attention to details and use of unusual materials have gained him international fame. With his unique visio... [ read more ]