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  • The 'queimada': Galicia's magical beverage.

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    … (Galicia) If you're heading for Galicia, we recommend you take part in the famous ritual of the queimada. The basic ingredient is the drink known in Spain as aguardiente (a type of colourless brandy), and this rite is guaranteed to keep witches and the spirits of the night at bay…. Many restaurants …

  • Bilbao: Five-star cooking in emblematic locations.

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    … Bilbao. Vizcaya - Bizkaia. (Basque Country) In Bilbao you will be able to treat yourself to five-star cuisine enjoyed in unique and emblematic spaces. The Guggenheim Bilbao Museum has a restaurant where you can sample the culinary arts with dishes such as steamed hake, suckling pig and cod tripe, pr…

  • Barcelona, flavours from other worlds.

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    … Barcelona. (Catalonia) When it’s time to eat you’ll find that Barcelona is also cosmopolitan too. The city’s line-up of restaurants includes numerous places where you can surprise your palate with a whole range of different tastes and flavours imported from other continents. Oriental, Arab, Indian, …

  • Gourmet cuisine in Barcelona.

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    … Barcelona. (Catalonia) In Barcelona you'll be able to enjoy exquisitely prepared modern Mediterranean cuisine at the hands of some of Spain's greatest chefs such as Martín Berasategui. What’s more, Barcelona’s restaurants offer the chance to dine in unique and original venues, including an enormous …

  • Cuisine from all over the world in Madrid.

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    … Madrid. In Madrid you can enjoy a taste of the typical gastronomy of each of the regions in Spain, as well as cuisine from all the five continents. You won't need to go far to find all the best-known dishes of any of the world’s countries, as there is a wide range of international and regional resta…

  • Out for pinxtos in Bilbao.

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    … Bilbao. Vizcaya - Bizkaia. (Basque Country) You can discover Bilbao’s gastronomic tradition in bite-sized pieces by taking a tour of its bars and taverns. The counters of these establishments are piled high with the famous pintxos, miniature culinary works of art which will make your mouth water as …

  • Madrid to suit every budget.

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    … Madrid. Madrid is the ideal city for enjoying the popular custom of “going out for tapas”: this consists of moving from one bar to another with your friends and enjoying delicious bite-sized portions of typical local specialities (potato omelette, spicy fried potatoes in sauce, croquettes, squid, co…

  • Tapas in Salamanca.

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    … Salamanca. (Castile-Leon) Going out for tapas in Salamanca is a way of not only sampling the local dishes and gastronomic products, but also of taking part in a custom which is well-loved by its inhabitants. It’s something everyone enjoys: good food in a great atmosphere. The historic centre of the …

  • Salamanca: gastronomic delicacies and street markets.

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    … Salamanca. (Castile-Leon) Gastronomic delicacies and street markets. In the historic centre you will also find shops selling Salamanca's typical sweets and foods: the shops in the streets around Plaza Mayor Square offer a magnificent display, packed with exquisite flavours. On the subject of gastron…

  • Madrid, outstanding restaurants.

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    … Madrid. You can enjoy Spanish haute cuisine at its very best in the great restaurants of Madrid, where meticulous attention to every last detail guarantees diners an exquisite and sublime experience. The original presentation of the dishes is only the start; the best part comes later, when you disco…

  • Santiago de Compostela a taste of tradition through its cuisine.

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    … Santiago de Compostela. A Coruña. (Galicia) There are a number of places in Santiago de Compostela where you can spend an evening in the most authentic Galician style: against a background of live music, you can take part in the ritual preparation of the typical local brew known as queimada. The agu…

  • Santiago de Compostela: a land of shellfish.

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    … Santiago de Compostela. A Coruña. (Galicia) Santiago de Compostela is one of the best places to go if you want to enjoy first-class fresh shellfish. When you taste the scampi, prawns, scallop varieties, mussels, lobsters, crabs… fresh out of the sea, you will be bowled over by their unique and delic…

  • Spain, a real treat for the palate.

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    … You will find Spain's top chefs at the forefront of the international gastronomic scene. They have reinterpreted traditional recipes such as potato omelette and paella with great success. Nevertheless, the classic versions of Spain's best known dishes will also delight you. Come and discover the typ…

  • Green Spain: a world of flavours.

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    … Discover the true flavour of Green Spain through its gastronomy. In this area of northern Spain, you will discover some of the best dishes you have ever tried. Shellfish and seafood as well as meats, desserts and wines: the choice is immense and the produce of the highest quality. Are you ready? You…

  • Wine harvest festival.

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    … Come and enjoy a unique chance to discover Spain’s wine producing tradition at the harvest festival. Take part in the numerous proposals included in the Wine Routes and feel like a wine expert for a few days as you help collect and tread grapes, or enjoy delicious tasting sessions. The grape harvest…

  • Harvest festival in the land of wine, La Rioja.

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    … Logroño. La Rioja. In Spain and all over the world, wine and La Rioja go hand-in-hand. The wines of this region in northern Spain have earned world-wide recognition. The quality of the wine from La Rioja is so good that it has become a hallmark of this region. We invite you to visit it in September …

  • Fried fish assortments.

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    … This gastronomic specialty from Andalusia combines the health benefits of the Mediterranean diet with the pleasure of relishing the flavour of great sea fish. The fried fish assortment is the extraordinary result of dipping very fresh fish in hot, clean, virgin olive oil. It barely touches the oil, …

  • Fiestas de la vendimia en España - Grape harvest festivals in Spain.

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    … You will find many very good, quality wines in Spain which enjoy international prestige. A special time to enjoy this typically Spanish product is in early autumn, when the grape harvest festivals are held. These festivities are an excellent opportunity to participate in the traditions and ambience …

  • A weekend in Badajoz: the "Dehesa de Extremadura" Iberian ham route.

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    … Badajoz. (Extremadura) This route is a chance to enjoy and experience everything to do with the world of Iberian cured ham from an insider's point of view. You'll see signs of this tradition everywhere you look in the mountain areas in the south and west of Badajoz, visit the typical wooded pasture …

  • Galicia and its shellfish, an indulgence from the sea.

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    … (Galicia) Easy to cook and a delight for the palate. This is Galicia’s seafood. Tasty, varied and abundant. In Galicia you can try it freshly caught and perfectly prepared. And it’s nutritious and healthy too. Come and enjoy a platter of seafood and shellfish in Galicia; the wonderful gastronomy her…

  • Gastronomy in the Sierra Norte region of Madrid.

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    … Madrid. Among landscapes of pine and beech trees, rivers, traditions, churches and city walls, you'll find some of the most authentic flavours in the Madrid Region. Its dishes will reveal a great deal about this region, as a place where nature and good food are inextricably entwined. Come and spend …

  • Designation of Origin olive oils: guaranteed quality.

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    … Come and discover the colour, aroma and unique tastes of Spanish extra virgin olive oil. Three characteristics that are guaranteed by the Designation of Origin seal. They are excellent quality oils that conserve all their natural vitamins and antioxidants. Try them in local dishes and be sure to pur…

  • Food and restaurants in Spain.

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    …   Below is a selection of 25 Spanish restaurants (many of them belonging to some of the finest chefs in the world) together with 25 "gastro-bars" of recognized quality and a list of the 50 most typical national products, such as extra virgin olive oil and Iberian ham. Download all this information h…

  • “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 on the course with the delights of fine cuisine. Enjoy!. Playing golf in Navarre…


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