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  • 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…

  • Cuenca, a great place for tapas and nightlife.

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    … Cuenca. (Castile-La Mancha) Here we show you the best places for going out for tapas and for nightlife in the city of Cuenca in the north-east of the region of Castile-La Mancha. Another two attractive ways to enjoy this World Heritage City. Out for tapas The city has three main areas for tapas. For…

  • The Mediterranean Diet.

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    … It was awarded the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity designation in 2010 because it is much more than just healthy food, and because it has been consolidated as culture that promotes social interaction, respect for the land and biodiversity, and preservation of traditional and craft ac…

  • The healthiest flavours: the Mediterranean diet.

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    … Enjoy food in a healthy way. This is the first proposal in the Mediterranean diet, which was awarded the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage designation. Based on the consumption of olive oil, vegetables and fresh seasonal products, the Mediterranean diet is an example to follow as far as eating is …

  • Spain in the open-air, in summer.

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    … Terrace bars and “chiringuitos” (outdoor bar-restaurants) are the perfect place to experience typical Spanish customs. The best way to get to know a country is to live side by side with the locals, sharing their customs, taking part in their way of life… Summer is a good time to discover the Spaniar…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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 for sampling these “divine” flavours. Marzipan, wine bread rolls, fruit delights,…

  • 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 out about how this "liquid gold" is produced. The ideal time to visit one of the…

  • Gastronomy: one of the highlights of the Way of Saint James.

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    … If you’re tempted to become a pilgrim and travel the Way of Saint James, once you learn more about the gastronomic delights awaiting you along your route you’ll jump at the chance to make the trip. You’ll discover what “pintxos” are, how to serve cider in the traditional Asturian manner… and you’ll …

  • The gastronomy of Navarre, worthy of a museum.

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    … (Navarre) If you think of museums, you probably conjure up an image of paintings, sculptures and so on. But the option available in Navarre (in northern Spain) is something completely different: visits to various gastronomic museums dedicated to some of its most delicious products, such as honey, tr…

  • Cider bars: a tradition of the north.

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    … If you want to discover a deeply rooted tradition of the north of Spain, don't miss a visit to a cider bar. These are typical establishments for tasting cider, a natural drink made from apples, and trying the delights of the local cuisine. Having a good cider with family or friends and chatting over…

  • The thousand flavours of rice.

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    … Healthy, versatile, with a thousand different flavours. Rice is one of the most widely consumed foods in the world, and is a vital ingredient in Spanish cuisine. It is no coincidence that Spain is Europe’s second largest rice producer. In Spanish restaurants you will find a huge variety of delicious…

  • 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 typical dishes and discover the atmosphere of the markets for yourself. A day of tx…

  • Sink your teeth into Gijón.

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    … Gijón. Asturias. Asturias in northern Spain is famous for its exquisite gastronomy. We propose a trip to Gijón, one of its most important cities, to see for yourself the quality of its products. The most entertaining way to do this is by taking the Cider Route and the two other options, entitled Gij…

  • Savour the taste of the market gardens of Almeria.

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    … Almería. (Andalusia) Almeria is known by many as the market garden of Europe thanks to its fertile land, and to the fact that it enjoys an average of 3000 hours of sunshine a year. Now you have the chance to discover it through a series of guided visits to its farmlands, which end with a chance to t…

  • A University for the Haute Cuisine of Spain.

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    … San Sebastián. Guipúzcoa - Gipuzkoa. (Basque Country) The Huate Cuisine of Spain comes to the University with the creation of a world renown culinary centre: the Basque Culinary Centre. Located in San Sebastián, Basque Country, it has a space for research and innovation in food, and it will train fu…

  • 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…

  • Zaragoza for chocolate lovers.

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    … Zaragoza. (Aragon) Do you like chocolate? And how do you like it… white, dark, with candied fruit, frozen… ? You can enjoy almost any kind of chocolate under the sun when you take the entertaining –and above all delicious– guided tour on offer in the city of Zaragoza. This is the Chocotour, an origi…

  • Potato omelette: Spain’s most emblematic dish.

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    … If you ask any Spaniard what his/her favourite tapa is, then almost all will tell you potato omelette. Would you like to know why? Because this is one of Spain’s most popular bites. The recipe is simple: eggs, potatoes salt and olive oil. Its full, succulent texture form a delicious combination that…

  • The flavour of the Mediterranean.

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    … Valencia. The experience of eating a dish of paella while gazing at the sea is a luxury everyone can enjoy in Valencia. Although you can find this dish in practically any restaurant throughout the city, we recommend the area near the port and the beaches of las Arenas and Malvarrosa. There, your exp…

  • Out for “pinchos” in San Sebastián.

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    … San Sebastián. Guipúzcoa - Gipuzkoa. (Basque Country) You cannot leave Donostia-San Sebastián without going out for some “pinchos”. Because in this city in the north of Spain, the “pinchos" or traditional snacks are actually miniature haute cuisine delicacies. They are exquisite to look at but even …

  • Gastronomic routes in Madrid.

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    … Madrid. Discover Madrid through its gastronomy. From simple home-style recipes to the most elaborately prepared menus in luxury restaurants, there is a huge variety on offer in the Spanish capital. We would also invite you to take part in a tradition that forms part of the life of the city - going o…

  • Cheese… with pleasure!.

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    … In slices, for spreading or in cubes. As a snack, for dessert, in salads or as part of a recipe. Cheese is delicious any way you try it, and it is always a part of any meal worth the name. Simple but delicious, devotees of this dairy product will find more than a hundred different varieties in Spain…


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