Senior tourists

Here are some ideas to help you prepare for the holiday you deserve and find out why Spain is one of the preferred destinations for senior tourism. An excellent climate all year round, cultural routes, a cuisine based on a Mediterranean diet, popular traditions, well-being packages, ideas for activities in the city and the countryside... A host of options for having fun and living life to the full.

What will you find when you get here? Mild temperatures and sunshine all year round. Can you imagine taking a stroll along the beach every morning? Or eating at an outdoor restaurant in the middle of winter with no need for a heater? It's all possible in Spain. Delicious healthy food. These are the advantages of the Mediterranean diet, whose main attractions are olive oil, fresh garden produce and fish. Our advice is to accompany it with one of Spain's well-known excellent wines. Culture, art and popular tradition. Everything from cultural routes with the UNESCO World Heritage designation to some of Europe's finest museums such as the Prado. What's more, in Spain you'll be able to enjoy numerous popular festivities with a long tradition. Ideas for well-being in spas and hot springs. Original and luxurious travel ideas on board a tourist train like the Al-Andalus or the Transcantábrico.


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  • The Sicilia and Serón Spas, the ideal combination of thermal waters and spectacular landscapes.

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    …Zaragoza. (Aragon) How would you like to enjoy a thermal bath in a swimming pool carved out of the rock? If you’re looking for somewhere where you can not only enjoy relaxing thermal treatments, but where you’ll also fee…

  • Villa de Olmedo Spa Resort: thermal waters of a Mudejar convent.

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    …Olmedo. Valladolid. (Castile-Leon) The Villa de Olmedo Spa Resort is set on the site of a 12th-century, Mudejar convent. It is a particularly charming place to rest and relax, with the range of thermal treatments on offe…

  • El Raposo Spa, offering healing properties since the 19th century.

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    …Badajoz. (Extremadura) You'll find this spa in La Puebla de Sancho Pérez (in Badajoz, Extremadura). The place has been known since the 19th century for the curative properties of its mud treatments and thermal waters. Du…

  • Spa resorts in a mountain setting.

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    …Enjoy the luxury of a restorative health and beauty treatment after a day’s skiing in the Pyrenees, in northeast Spain. There you will find spa resorts where you can pamper yourself in a relaxing bubble bath or a thermal…

  • Caldes de Malavella, where water is life.

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    …Caldes de Malavella. Girona. (Catalonia) Why not get away from it all and visit Caldes de Malavella in Catalonia, a place with a great tradition in spas, where the water springs up with zeal. It is a town dotted with spr…

  • Cathedrals in Andalusia: the art of fusion.

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    …(Andalusia) The eleven cathedrals to be found in Andalusia are a good representation of the essence and history of the Region. When you visit them, you will discover that they are real works of art, fruit of the fusion o…

  • Gothic cathedrals in Castile-Leon: art that looks to the sky.

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    …(Castile-Leon) Some monuments go beyond mere architecture. This is the case of the Gothic style cathedrals in the Castile-León Region, emblematic buildings that symbolised the resurgence of the cities where they were bui…

  • The Art Route, a world of painting within easy reach.

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    …Madrid. Follow a route that travels through the past, present and future of painting. This is Madrid's 'Art Route'. Spain's capital is home to three of the world's most important art collections: the Prado Museum, the Th…

  • The pleasure of a holiday in Spain's Parador Hotels.

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    …Why not experience Spain in a very special way? Come and stay in a Parador hotel. These are not conventional hotels, but rather a chance to stay in old castles, palaces and buildings with centuries of history. They are g…

  • Craft trips in Castile-La Mancha.

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    …(Castile-La Mancha) Discover the work of artisans in Castile-La Mancha. You will be able to visit many workshops where you will see at first hand, for example, how clay is moulded, how fabric is embroidered or how wicker…

  • Hotel Termes Montbrió: wellness on the Costa Dorada.

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    …Montbrió del Camp. Tarragona. (Catalonia) Located in the town of Montbrió del Camp in Tarragona, Hotel Termes Montbrió is home to one of the most modern spas in Spain. Its privileged location means guests are just a few …

  • "Ibérico", the ham for demanding palates.

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    …There are thousands of reasons to sample a good Iberian ham: its intense flavour, its pleasant texture, its enticing aroma, the sensation it produces on the palate, the way it makes you crave for more... What is more, it…

  • Inns in Spain.

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    …Would you like to enjoy a stay in unique accommodation? Come and discover Spain's inns. They are special buildings, either on account of their architecture, given that many have centuries of history, or on account of the…

  • Basque Country cuisine from inside.

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    …(Basque Country) We invite you to come and discover the Basque Country's gastronomy, one of the most prestigious in the world. You'll be able to taste the famous pintxos, attend workshops with renowned chefs, prepare typ…

  • Las Caldas Spa Complex: peace and quiet in beautiful natural surroundings.

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    …Asturias. This impressive spa complex is located in the heart of nature, only 8 kilometres from the city of Oviedo (Asturias). Here you can experience the delights of relaxing in the mineral medicinal waters of a spa bui…

  • Las Alpujarras: nature and health just a stone's throw from the beach.

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    …(Andalusia) The south of Spain is home to a veritable spring of health and well-being situated less than 30 minutes from the coast of Granada and Almería. We refer to the Sierra de La Alpujarra Mountains, a marvelous set…

  • The Wine Routes: a different journey through Spain.

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    …Discover Spain along its Wine Routes and venture into some of the country's most important wine-growing areas. Along the way you will have the chance to learn how wines are made and to sample some world-renowned vintages…

  • Following in Goya’s footsteps in Aragón.

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    …(Aragon) Francisco de Goya is one of the great masters of painting. He was ahead of his time, a brilliant, sensitive artist. Here we invite you to discover his works in Aragón, northeastern Spain, the Region that saw his…

  • Roman towns in Spain: a journey to the past.

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    …Learn about life in Spain during the Roman Empire by visiting the Roman towns. There are numerous archaeological sites throughout the country. All you have to do is choose an area. Go back to the times of the gladiators …

  • Equestrian Art in Jerez: The Magic of Horses.

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    …Jerez de la Frontera. Cadiz. (Andalusia) There are many reasons to travel to Andalusia, in southern Spain. One of them is to learn about “Spanish equestrian art”. You can experience it first-hand, for example, at the Roy…

  • Asturias, golf between the mountains and the sea.

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    …(Asturias) There is a place where you can play golf in exceptional natural surroundings, with courses ideal for all different levels, just a few kilometres apart, set in stunning landscapes. We are talking about Asturias…

  • Wineries with history.

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    …Walking around these wineries you will feel as though time has stood still. The charm of classic barrels, old tools and utensils, aging rooms… Visit wineries with history on Spain’s Wine Routes and you will discover the …

  • Benidorm in peace and quiet.

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    …Benidorm. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) Every day is a pleasure in Benidorm, as this is a city for made for relaxation, sunbathing on beaches of golden sand, taking a leisurely stroll to look at the views… What’s more, …

  • Bilbao from a boat.

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    …Bilbao. Vizcaya - Bizkaia. (Basque Country) In Bilbao there is a different a way of seeing the city's main museums and monuments: by boat. You will be able to see the following things while you sail down the Nervión estu…

  • Castile-La Mancha: a world of bird watching.

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    …(Castile-La Mancha) Spain is one of the best places in Europe to go bird watching. Its location on an important route for migrating birds means it is easy to spot a wide variety of bird life. Every year, many different s…

  • Bath houses in Castile-La Mancha, with all the flavour of long-standing tradition.

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    …(Castile-La Mancha) Break the old routine for a few days - come and relax in Spain. At Castile-La Mancha's bath houses you can look after your health and enjoy a rural setting with all the creature comforts, in direct co…

  • Cantabria: golf just a stone's throw from the beach.

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    …(Cantabria) Are you planning a golf holiday? In northern Spain there is a place you will love: Cantabria. A destination with an irresistible combination including excellent beaches, stunning landscapes, rich cultural her…

  • Discover the history of Cadiz by sail.

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    …Cádiz. Cadiz. (Andalusia) Cadiz offers you the opportunity to discover its ancient history from the sea with a gentle sail around the bay. Every day the “La Pepa Cádiz” sets sail on a trip lasting an hour and a quarter, …

  • Sweets from Convents.

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    …One hundred percent artisanal, with limited production and cooked with the dedication characteristic of monastic life. Such are the sweets that you can buy in convents in many cities in Spain. Here are some suggestions f…

  • San Francisco Park, an oasis in Oviedo.

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    …Oviedo. Asturias. Right in the heart of Oviedo we find San Francisco Park. A garden with wide avenues, peaceful paths and beautiful monuments where you can enjoy the scent of plants, the sound of fountains and the pleasa…

  • The Prado Museum, a visit not to be missed.

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    …Madrid. This is Spain’s most visited museum, and one of the world’s finest art galleries. If you like art, then this place is not to be missed. At the Prado Museum you can see works by the great masters of painting. Stan…

  • María Luisa Park by horse and carriage.

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    …Seville. (Andalusia) Exploring María Luisa Park by horse and carriage is an altogether different experience. Bringing together nature, peace and distinction, you will recover the charms of a romantic era, enjoying this d…

  • The seafood at El Puerto de Santa María.

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    …Puerto de Santa María, El. Cadiz. (Andalusia) In El Puerto de Santa María you'll experience the delights of savouring a paper cone of boiled prawns and a glass of fino (the local fortified wine) by the sea. But before yo…

  • Spain: holidays and beauty treatment on the Costa del Sol.

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    …Malaga. (Andalusia) Enjoy a dream holiday, improve your appearance and give yourself a boost. Do you like the idea? Then put aside a few days for yourself and come to Spain: apart from discovering the many attractive fea…

  • Open-air Theatre Festivals.

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    …In Spain, towns, gardens and historic locations undergo a summer transformation. They are decked out to host their annual theatre festivals, including some of Europe's most important programmes. This is the chance to enj…

  • “Golf & Gourmet”: sport and fine food in Navarre.

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    …(Navarre) A golfing holiday? Why not, and a gastronomic holiday too. This is the idea behind Navarre's “Golf & Gourmet” programme. In this Region in northern Spain you can have a wonderful holiday combining hours of fun …

  • Botanical Gardens.

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    …The exclusive world of the plants protected in Spain’s botanical gardens invites you to take an extraordinary trip through the most breathtaking and diverse flora on the planet. Their locations in cities such as Madrid, …

  • Jaén and the gastronomy of olive oil.

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    …Jaén. (Andalusia) There is no better place to start that Jaén if you want to learn about Spanish olive oil. Within a radius of just 50 kilometres of the city, you will find companies and co-operatives where you can find …

  • Lleida: a journey to discover the traditional trades.

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    …Lérida. Lleida. (Catalonia) If you're thinking about a trip to the area of Lleida, in Catalonia, we propose an interesting and different journey: visit unique areas related to traditional ways of life such as the Museo d…

  • Colonial atmosphere in San Cristóbal de la Laguna.

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    …San Cristóbal de la Laguna. Tenerife. (Canary Islands) You do not have to leave Spain to travel back to colonial times, to a time of conquistadors and discoveries. Come to San Cristóbal de la Laguna in the Canary Islands…

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