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  • The flavours of Green Spain.

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    … We suggest a pleasant way of discovering Green Spain – through its gastronomy. From Galicia to the Basque Country, through Cantabria and Asturias, the famous cuisine of these regions is full of tasty recipes. The North tastes good. Cantabria, flavours of the sea and the market gardens. Galicia, the …

  • Spain, a 4G destination.

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    … If you have a 4G-compatible device, when you come to Spain you'll be able to enjoy ultra-fast Internet in most parts of the country and –naturally– in all the major cities. You can download multimedia content, send videos of your trip, enjoy augmented reality apps or look for practical information o…

  • Fancy exploring the countryside? You need to come to Galicia.

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    … The countryside in the northwest of Spain is beautiful: you'll find dense forests, unspoilt beaches, springs, and many other marvels of nature. Galicia also has monuments with the World Heritage designation, such as the Torre de Hércules tower and Lugo city walls. And what about its cuisine? There a…

  • Cultural visits in Green Spain.

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    … Did you know that Green Spain, in the north, has seven UNESCO World Heritage sites? Why don't you come and discover them? And while you're here, you can visit the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, for example, or an important building designed by Gaudí. Travel back thousands of years. Pre-Romanesque art …

  • Your journey begins in Asturias.

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    …  A perfect combination of culture, nature, beaches, sport and passion for good food. Come and enjoy all its attractions, and you'll see how soon you'll be planning a return trip. Taste Asturias. One step from heaven. Climb aboard the time machine. Gijón is waiting to welcome you!. Cider: an exceptio…

  • National Parks in the Canary Islands, Spain's natural volcanic paradise.

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    … (Canary Islands) Imagine for a moment a unique setting of volcanic islands with subtropical forest, native animal and plant species, one of the world's largest craters, and warm weather all year round… If this sounds good, then you're in luck, because you can see all this with your own eyes at Spain…

  • 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 …

  • Wine routes of the Spanish coast.

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    … You are sure to have heard of Spain’s beaches, their high quality and varied leisure activities. Did you know, though, that you can also discover them through local wine culture. The wine routes located in Spain’s coastal areas are a great opportunity to discover the world of wine culture while you …

  • Route around Avilés: architecture and modernity.

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    … Normal 0 21 false false false ES X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Plaza de España Square You are advised to start your visit in Plaza de España Square, where the Town Hall stands, originally built in1670. The square also has the main entrance to the palace of the Marquess of Ferrera, a 17th-…

  • The Way of Saint James: practical advice.

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    … There are different ways of doing the Way of Saint James: on foot, by bike, on horseback… However you choose to travel, you'll be able to discover all the cultural and natural riches Spain has to offer. Select your favourite mode of transport and enjoy this experience in the way you like most. Below…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Valencia: Craft work and antiques in the Ciutat Vella.

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    … Valencia. Craft work and antiques in the Ciutat Vella. The streets leading down to the plaza del Ayuntamiento, plaza de la Virgen and plaza del Patriarca, and the streets of Roger de Lauria, Correos, Barcas, Poeta Querol, San Vicente Mártir or Paz are mainly dedicated to commerce and have specialist…

  • Barcelona: perfect for gifts.

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    … Barcelona. (Catalonia) The perfect place for buying souvenirs in Barcelona is the famous avenue known as La Rambla. In this area you will find typical gift and souvenir shops with all kinds of objects and ideas inspired by the city. Gaudí's Art Nouveau style and the colours of Barcelona FC are parti…

  • Barcelona: a return to childhood.

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    … Barcelona. (Catalonia) In Barcelona everyone is guaranteed to have a good time thanks to its attractions, the zoo where you will marvel at the acrobatics of the dolphins, the aquarium (one of the largest in Europe)… All of this in a destination where you can also spend the day on the beach and hire …

  • 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, …

  • The Salamanca district: fashion's "golden mile" in Madrid.

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    … Madrid.   The best and most exclusive national and international fashion firms together with antique shops, bookshops, jewellers, galleries and other prestigious establishments can be found in the streets of Serrano, Velázquez, Castelló, Goya, Jorge Juan and Lagasca and the other streets which go to…

  • Seville: Good prices in the street markets.

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    … Seville. (Andalusia) Good prices in the street markets. The most traditional and lively street market in Seville is known as El Jueves which is open on Thursday mornings in the calle Feria. Its stalls are full of books, second-hand clothes, curiosities, tools, paintings, antiques and furniture. On S…

  • Seville: Shopping centres and franchises in Nervión.

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    … Seville. (Andalusia) Shopping centres and franchises in Nervión. To find the latest fashions at reasonable prices, you should go to the avenida de Luis de Morales, the avenida de Eduardo Dato or the calle Luis Montoto, near the Santa Justa station. Here you will find large department stores and some…

  • Seville: popular ceramics in Triana.

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    … Seville. (Andalusia) Popular ceramics in Triana. Many shops specialising in ceramics can be found on the other side of the Guadalquivir river, in the narrow streets of the Triana quarter. You can buy plates, glasses, jugs, mirrors, watches and exclusive pieces of pottery especially in the streets of…