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  • Bilbao an architectural laboratory.

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    … Bilbao. Vizcaya - Bizkaia. (Basque Country) If you take a stroll around Bilbao nowadays you will be constantly amazed by the ground-breaking structures designed by some of the most prestigious architects in the world. As you visit the new spaces created on the banks of the city estuary, you will com…

  • Granada’s most flamenco side.

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    … Granada. (Andalusia) The best way to feel the true cultural roots of Granada is to visit its flamenco clubs. There are numerous areas where you can see this type of live music show. At all of them you will be able to feel the excitement of the Spanish guitar, see typical flamenco costumes, learn wha…

  • Musicals in Madrid.

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    … Madrid. Madrid offers the chance to spend an unforgettable evening in the theatre with a whole range of musical shows every season. Some are completely original, and you'll only find them in Spain. Others are adapted classics not to be missed, and which in Madrid can be enjoyed in unique style. To g…

  • Andalusia, a 'film set' for legendary scenes.

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    … (Andalusia) If you are thinking of travelling to Andalusia and you love cinema, you have another great reason to come: to discover the locations for great films such as "Alatriste", "007 Die Another Day", "Talk to Her", "Star Wars", and many others. Become James Bond or Indiana Jones for a day and d…

  • Round the Alhambra.

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    … Granada. (Andalusia) A trip round the Alhambra in Granada, one of the most important and popular monumental sites in Spain, is a unique experience in itself. We suggest completing this experience with a series of special visits planned for discovering the urban and natural setting of this gem in And…

  • Cáceres, walled splendour.

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    … Cáceres. (Extremadura) In the heart of Extremadura you will find an unforgettable place: Cáceres. This city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Within its defensive walls you will find priceless treasures, with squares, palaces, churches and stately houses that are real works of art and reflect Spain's…

  • Cadaqués, the city of Dalí.

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    … Cadaqués. Girona. (Catalonia) In Cadaqués there’s a surprise waiting for you in the house of the Surrealist genius Salvador Dalí. Known as the Portlligat House-Museum, it consists of a group of fishermen's cabins arranged to form a kind of maze, which Dalí modified over a period of 40 years to make …

  • Caixa Forum, the most entertaining museum.

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    … Madrid. At the Caixa Forum in Madrid, which offers numerous activities for all ages, you’ll discover one of the most entertaining museums in Spain to visit with your family. You’ll love the workshops where, for example, children can build contraptions related to the temporary exhibitions on display …

  • Castles and Lords.

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    … Kings and queens, princesses, knights, vassals and pages, what today are storybook figures were once part our world. Spain might be compared to a great chessboard, with more than 6000 castles, towers, palaces, fortresses and watchtowers set upon it; defensive pieces of the Peninsula’s towns and beac…

  • Santa María Cathedral, inspiration for a novel.

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    … Vitoria. Álava - Araba. (Basque Country) There are places in the world full of magic that are capable of inspiring famous bestsellers. Would you like to know one? Don't miss Santa María Cathedral, the great symbol of Vitoria, located in the north of Spain. You will discover a cathedral that has serv…

  • 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 of cultures and styles. Set out on this journey to the monuments of southern Spai…

  • 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 built. You will be amazed by the height of their towers and by the magical light of…

  • Castles in Catalonia: buildings that come to life.

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    … (Catalonia) There are many ways to visit and discover Catalonia. Here we suggest visiting its medieval castles, to be found throughout this Region in northeastern Spain, from the Pyrenees to the Mediterranean Sea. There are many different visits and routes, some of which are guided. Here we suggest …

  • Four brilliant artists in Catalonia.

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    … (Catalonia) Close your eyes and dream. Can you imagine visiting an area that brings together stunning works by four great figures of 20th-century painting? This place exists. It is the Region of Catalonia, in northeastern Spain, birthplace of Salvador Dalí, Joan Miró and Antoni Tàpies and the place …

  • The La Robla express, a period train in which to explore northern Spain.

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    … Astorga. León. (Castile-Leon) We propose the idea of enjoying a trip in a period train plying its way along three routes between Bilbao, León, Gijón, Santiago de Compostela and Ribadeo. This is the La Robla express, a railway line offering a classic décor and modern facilities all designed to enhanc…

  • 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 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. Standing before them, you will be thrilled and you may even lose all notion of time.…

  • The Mudejar, a genuinely Spanish art.

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    … Anyone interested in really understanding Spain, marvelling at its turbulent history and experiencing the rich diversity of its culture should make a point of learning about Mudejar art. This art, unique in the world, is a symbol of the peaceful coexistence of peoples, and combines all the best aspe…

  • Romanesque art in the Boí Valley.

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    … Vall de Boí, La. Lleida. (Catalonia) This is one of Europe's most valuable artistic treasures. It is in the Region of Catalonia, northeastern Spain, in stunning natural surroundings: the Pyrenees Mountains. The Romanesque churches of the Boí Valley have the UNESCO World Heritage designation and are …

  • El Soplao, a jewel in the depths of Cantabria.

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    … (Cantabria) Feel like an explorer to another planet and discover an unknown universe hidden underground. Come to El Soplao Cave, in Cantabria, northern Spain, and admire a natural treasure of light, shadow, sound, and weird and wonderful formations. A stunning place, carved out by mother nature. Can…

  • Spain by moonlight.

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    … After nightfall is one of the best times to discover Spain's monuments and cities. Illuminated by night they take on an almost magical appearance. In summer, don't miss the chance to go on the nocturnal guided tours organised in each destination. This is a unique and enchanting way to discover Spain…

  • International Museum Day in Spain.

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    … Museums are in party mood throughout the month of May. 18 May marks International Museum Day, and Museums Night –an original initiative featuring thousands of cultural institutions all over around Europe– usually takes place on the Saturday immediately before or after. Come and experience this major…

  • The festivities of San Isidro in Madrid.

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    … Madrid. The festivities in honour of San Isidro offer a unique chance to see Madrid at its most typical. They are held in May, and are a time when the chulapos and goyescos (inhabitants of the city dressed in the traditional costume of Madrid) take to the streets to enjoy themselves with music, danc…

  • 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 …

  • Antoni Tàpies Foundation: transcendental paintings.

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    … Barcelona. (Catalonia) Any lover of contemporary art visiting Spain should make a point of seeing the Antoni Tàpies Foundation in Barcelona. This museum has one of the most complete collections by this universal artist, who was always innovative and engaged with his time. Don't think twice –explorin…

  • Flamenco.

    Travel ideas, World Heritage | Intangible heritage


    … Flamenco is a form of popular artistic expression representing a long-standing tradition that appears on the UNESCO’s list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. This art form combines vocal music, dance and musica accompaniment (called cante, baile and toque) rooted fundamentally in Andalusia…

  • Ibiza: on the trail of the Phoenicians.

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    … Ibiza. (Balearic Islands) Come and discover an extraordinary place surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea. Ibiza is one of the Balearic Islands and is synonymous with sun, sand and fun, but also with art and culture. This island has been home to numerous civilisations, and displays its unique identity …

  • Madrid, spaces for alternative culture.

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    … Madrid. In Madrid you’ll find a city which is wide open to culture and creativity. Music, art, photography, theatre, dance, magic, film... You’ll find its cultural line-up is packed full of every kind of show, activity and form of artistic expression to suit the widest range of tastes. There are num…

  • Zaragoza after the Expo.

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    … Zaragoza. (Aragon) Here in Zaragoza you’ll find a renovated modern city that you’ll want to get to know better. And that’s because the Water Expo held in 2008 has transformed Zaragoza into a city of avant-garde architecture with 24 new bridges and areas for sports. When you visit the most innovative…

  • Art in Las Batuecas-Sierra de Francia Nature Reserve.

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    … Salamanca. (Castile-Leon) It's always pleasant to take a walk in a beautiful natural setting. But if there are works of art to discover on your way, the idea is even more appealing. This is what is offered by the four routes in the Las Batuecas-Sierra de Francia Nature Reserve, south of Salamanca. C…

  • Cave art at Teverga: the most modern gallery of Prehistoric art.

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    … (Asturias) A unique cultural attraction is waiting for you: the Prehistory Park in Teverga. Can you imagine one single cave that brings together the most important examples of European cave art? In Asturias, northern Spain, this cave exists. Take a trip back to the origins of art through reproductio…

  • 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 Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art in Jerez de la Frontera (Cadiz). Visit th…

  • Benicàssim to the rhythm of FIB.

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    … Benicasim. Castellón - Castelló. (Valencia) Music, exhibitions, competitions, fun, sun, sand... FIn July, Benicàssim, on the Castellón coast, becomes one of Spain and Europe's most lively venues thanks to FIB: the Benicàssim International Festival. Thousands of people make for this Mediterranean des…

  • Barcelona, a film location.

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    … Barcelona. (Catalonia) Now you can retrace the footsteps of famous actors such as Penélope Cruz, Javier Bardem and Scarlett Johansson, and see the city through the eyes of Woody Allen… these are just a couple of the proposals available from Movie Walks, which offers routes around Barcelona based on …

  • Castile-La Mancha: a journey into the past.

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    … (Castile-La Mancha) Imagine an original cultural visit. Imagine a place where you can see archaeological remains from the beginning of the Middle Ages, the Roman Empire and the Bronze Age. Sound interesting? Then don't think twice and come to the Castile-La Mancha Region. Its five archaeological par…

  • Carnival in Spain.

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    … Come to Spain and enjoy the carnival –an exhilarating festival celebrated in numerous places all over Spain. Nearly everything is allowed on these winter days before Lent, the period leading up to Easter. The streets in towns and cities all over Spain are filled with wild partying, humour, parodies …

  • Spain’s Cantabrian Coast: fascinating prehistoric heritage.

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    … Have you ever wondered what life was like 35,000 years ago? You can discover all this along the northern coast of Spain, at some of the 18 prehistoric caves which have the UNESCO World Heritage designation on account of their variety, beauty, cave paintings and excellent state of conservation. Come …

  • Cordoba, following in the footsteps of Seneca.

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    … Córdoba. Cordoba. (Andalusia) Come and discover Cordoba, a World Heritage City, in Andalusia. How? Following in the footsteps of one of the great historic thinkers - Seneca - along the Roman Cordoba Route, with tours for groups by prior appointment. Do you fancy it?. The Roman Cordoba Route unveils …

  • The Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route - much more than just a trip through Spain.

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    … Cultural interest? Spiritual motives? Adventure? A personal challenge? A different, original way to travel? These are just a few of the reasons why millions of pilgrims have been doing the Camino de Santiago route for years and years. It is a route through Spain that many people find hard to describ…

  • Romanesque art in Galicia.

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    … (Galicia) World you like to take a trip back to times of kings and feudal lords, of monasteries and ancient stone churches? Back to a fascinating world of strange religious symbols, surrounded by a halo of mystery? You will find all this in Galicia, where a legacy of first-rate Romanesque art awaits…

  • The fascinating spectacle of a flamenco "tablao".

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    … Flamenco is a truly Spanish art. To feel the passion and energy it transmits is an extraordinary experience. Visit a tablao (flamenco club) and experience this "universal" art, whose roots lie in the deepest of Spanish feeling. Tablaos are clubs dedicated to Flamenco dance and song. They are the bes…

  • The charm of the fishing villages.

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    … Summer has a special flavour in the north of Spain. These are the ideal months to explore the fishing villages of Green Spain: Cudillero, Llanes and Ribadesella in Asturias; Laredo, Santoña and San Vicente de la Barquera, in Cantabria; and Baiona, Ortigueira, Viveiro and Sanxenxo, in Galicia. Kilome…

  • Park Güell: The Architecture of Nature.

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    … Barcelona. (Catalonia) Park Güell seems as if it were taken from the pages of a fairytale: strange, eccentric, even dream-like, but undeniably beautiful. A stroll through the park will awaken even the sleepiest imaginations. The peculiar shapes and daring color combinations mixed in with the park’s …

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

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    … Madrid. Mark a route that travels through the past, present and future of painting. The result is Madrid's "Art Route". Spain's capital has three of the world's most important collections: the Prado Museum, the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum and the Reina Sofía National Museum. All three have recently ex…

  • Cantabria's underground paradise.

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    … (Cantabria) Beneath its beautiful mountains and meadows, Cantabria hides a priceless underground treasure. It is a mysterious world of extreme beauty, packed with fanciful shapes, faint lights and shadows, and resonating sounds: a huge network of fascinating caves and caverns. Spectacular stalactite…

  • Spain: Art and Culture.

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    … Spain’s cultural heritage is one of the world’s richest and most varied, and is the result of the interaction of many interesting elements over the course of thousands of years of history. A great deal may be attributed to the geographical location of the Iberian Peninsula, situated as it is halfway…

  • Scenes from a novel.

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    … (Castile-La Mancha) There is one place in Spain which is famous all over the world, thanks to literature: La Mancha. And it’s all because of Miguel de Cervantes and his immortal knight Don Quixote. But this is not the only major work of literature which contains a depiction of these lands. Why not d…

  • Discover Spain through its traditions.

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    … Spain is a land of legends, unusual tales which often mix historical fact and fiction, whose origins date way back. Get to know these stories in an original and enjoyable way, by discovering traditional Spanish culture. Giants, dragons, witches, spirits, battles, saints and magical nights... The lis…


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