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  • Barcelona: peace and quiet, music and terraces.

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    … Barcelona. (Catalonia) The city of Barcelona is the perfect place to enjoy a few drinks while looking out over the Mediterranean, strolling through its streets or dining in any of its restaurants. A good area for this is the Port Vell harbour which has numerous bars and restaurants overlooking the s…

  • Lugo for everyone.

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    … Lugo. (Galicia) You can get to know Lugo while you have fun with your family, by taking a dramatised tour of the town’s historic centre and by cruising down the river in a catamaran. That’s why the best time to visit is in July, August and September, when the sunshine beckons you out into the street…

  • The Sanabria lake: a spell-binding natural area.

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    … Puebla de Sanabria. Zamora. (Castile-Leon) There is a place in Spain with an impressive and haunting beauty, set in a landscape formed 100,000 years ago: the Sanabria Lake Nature Reserve. Here, shrouded in legend, lies the largest lake of glacial origin in Spain. You will be captivated by the irresi…

  • Guggenheim for everybody.

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    … Bilbao. Vizcaya - Bizkaia. (Basque Country) Visiting a museum with the whole family can be great fun. And this belief is shared by one of Spain’s most famous contemporary art museums: the Guggenheim Bilbao Museum, in the Basque Country. The activities available at this museum include free guided tou…

  • 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 enjoy the great classics in an unusual way: outdoors and in very special settings. …

  • Medieval markets.

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    … Would you like to travel back in time? This is the sensation you will have in many Spanish towns and villages when they hold medieval events and markets. These festive occasions are especially common in summer, combining history, culture and fun. Troubadours, merchants, jongleurs, knights, damsels… …

  • Recipe for a summer in Spain: refreshing drinks.

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    … It’s summer again, and you decide to arrange a trip to Spain. You’ve made absolutely the right choice: you can expect great weather, guaranteed sunshine and several days in which to discover the delicious Spanish gastronomy. And to accompany your dishes, what better than some of the cooling drinks t…

  • Musical holidays in the Basque Country.

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    … (Basque Country) Each summer sees the Vitoria Jazz Festival and the San Sebastián Music Fortnight - two vital cultural events in Spain. These are amongst Europe's most important international music festivals for their high-quality programme and the prestige of the artists taking part. Exclusive perf…

  • Beaches, nature and gastronomy in the “Rías Baizas”.

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    … (Galicia) The Atlantic Ocean makes inroads into the land amidst legendary forests to form the “Rías Baixas” (literally: low, tidal inlets). The area’s exceptional beaches, rugged scenery and the wealth of flavours present in its unique cuisine are just a few of the treasures waiting for you in this …

  • Summer nights in Cadiz.

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    … Cádiz. Cadiz. (Andalusia) In Cadiz in the south of Spain, the nightlife takes place by the beach, with everyone enjoying the music and the excellent temperature. There’s no better way to spend the summer nights in July and August, when the clubs along the seafront and the parallel street General Muñ…

  • Valencia’s fun nightlife.

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    … Valencia. Valencia’s nightlife is full of people who are ready to have fun, feel the music and dance. The most popular area is the neighbourhood known as the Barrio del Carmen, right in the old part of town, although the clubs and bars around the Avenida de Aragón, and Cánovas, Honduras and Xúquer s…

  • Charter boating in Spain.

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    … If you like sailing, Spain is a destination that you will love for many reasons: because of the good weather, the variety of settings its coasts have to offer, the quality of the facilities, and because hiring a boat is simple. Getting to know Spain from the sea, on a charter boat, can be a fun opti…

  • Hiking in the Picos de Europa mountains.

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    … It's not just difficult to find words to describe the landscape in the Picos de Europa National Park, it's almost impossible! Everything in this setting in northern Spain is spectacular: the rocky crests, the gorges, the valleys, the vast glacial lakes, the leafy forests… and the best way to get to …

  • Almagro: the great classical theatre festival.

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    … Almagro. Ciudad Real. (Castile-La Mancha) Golden age (16th-17th century) theatre is back with a vengeance come the summer. This time of year sees the enthusiastic celebration of the International Classical Theatre Festival in the town of Almagro, Castile-La Mancha Region. Enjoy this not-to-be-missed…

  • The Roman Theatre at Mérida, last refuge of the Muses.

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    … Mérida. Badajoz. (Extremadura) The Roman Theatre at Mérida is a splendid monument, Europe’s best conserved and the only one which, after being reconditioned, continues to be the setting for theatrical representations and recitals. Every year, people from all over the world are moved by immortal clas…

  • 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…

  • The bonfires of San Juan, the symbol of Alicante.

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    … Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) The bonfires of San Juan, Alicante's most important festivity, are synonymous with fire, giant papier-mâché figures, music, parades and an irresistible atmosphere of fun and high spirits all rolled into one. This is the best possible way to celebrate the coming of summ…

  • The Ortigueira festival: experience music and nature to the full.

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    … Ortigueira. A Coruña. (Galicia) You’ll find all the fun and the great atmosphere you want from an outdoor music festival at the Ortigueira Celtic Festival in Spain. You can get an idea of the size of the event by the fact that it usually attracts almost 100,000 people! These are a fantastic four day…

  • The Ordesa and Monte Perdido National Park, a land of adventure.

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    … Huesca. (Aragon) With peaks of up to 3,000 metres high, spectacular gorges and white-water rivers, this Spanish National Park is the ideal place for sports lovers like you. The Park, as well as for numerous other activities, is an outstanding place for rock climbing. Imagine ascending Monte Perdido …

  • Lighthouses in Galicia: guardians of the end of the world.

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    … (Galicia) They look out haughtily over the sea from the peaks of the mountains, lighting the way for mariners through waters once known as “the end of the world”. These are the lighthouses of Galicia, in northwestern Spain. Beautiful constructions that seem to stand watch over the coast. Come and di…

  • Mérida Theatre Festival: a date with the classics.

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    … Mérida. Badajoz. (Extremadura) Summer after summer, the works of the great Greco-Latin authors come to Spain at the Mérida Classical Theatre Festival. The city’s spectacular Roman Theatre, which has the UNESCO World Heritage designation, recovers its original role once again, becoming the magical st…

  • Skiing in summer in Madrid Snow Zone.

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    … Arroyomolinos. Madrid. In Madrid, you can ski at the height of summer thanks to the Madrid Snowzone snow park. This is the only indoor slope in Spain and is located inside a shopping and leisure centre which makes an ideal option for spending an unforgettable day with guaranteed fun for the whole fa…

  • Beaches, kilometres from the sea.

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    … In summer, Spain's lakes and reservoirs become an alternative coastline: far from the sea, with a very different, green environment amidst the mountains. These are alternative "beaches" where you can sunbathe, practise water sports or go for boat trips, enjoying magnificent landscapes at the same ti…

  • Costa Dorada, a holiday for all ages.

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    … Tarragona. (Catalonia) The Costa Dorada in north-eastern Spain is the ideal place for a holiday, and guarantees fun for all the family. You and your family can decide whether to spend your time on endless beaches –fully equipped with play areas for younger children, take a trip in a sailboat, enjoy …