Senior tourists

Here are some ideas to help you prepare for the holiday you deserve and find out why Spain is one of the preferred destinations for senior tourism. An excellent climate all year round, cultural routes, a cuisine based on a Mediterranean diet, popular traditions, well-being packages, ideas for activities in the city and the countryside... A host of options for having fun and living life to the full.

What will you find when you get here? Mild temperatures and sunshine all year round. Can you imagine taking a stroll along the beach every morning? Or eating at an outdoor restaurant in the middle of winter with no need for a heater? It's all possible in Spain. Delicious healthy food. These are the advantages of the Mediterranean diet, whose main attractions are olive oil, fresh garden produce and fish. Our advice is to accompany it with one of Spain's well-known excellent wines. Culture, art and popular tradition. Everything from cultural routes with the UNESCO World Heritage designation to some of Europe's finest museums such as the Prado. What's more, in Spain you'll be able to enjoy numerous popular festivities with a long tradition. Ideas for well-being in spas and hot springs. Original and luxurious travel ideas on board a tourist train like the Al-Andalus or the Transcantábrico.


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  • Waters that will revitalise you.

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    …Did you know that Europe's second-largest thermal lake is in Spain? Its waters have properties that help to relax and improve your vital balance. It is in the Region of Aragón, within the Termas Pallarés spa resort. Find…

  • Bilbao: Five-star cooking in emblematic locations.

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    …Bilbao. 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…

  • 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, jug…

  • Salamanca at a leisurely pace.

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    …Salamanca. (Castilla y Leon) Salamanca is the perfect city for browsing. A stroll around the pedestrian streets in its historic centre will take you past its two cathedrals, the House of Shells, the Clerecía church and t…

  • Granada: craft work in the Alcaicería.

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    …Granada. (Andalusia) Craft work in the Alcaicería. The streets of the Alcaicería and Zacatín, and the adjacent alleyways, make up the old Arabic and Jewish quarters of Granada. This is a perfect place to go if you want t…

  • Barcelona, a city for strolling.

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    …Barcelona. (Catalonia) With its Mediterranean climate and wide boulevards, Barcelona is ideal for strolling. On the Paseo de Grácia avenue you will find luxury shops and buildings such as Gaudí’s famous houses, the Casa …

  • Madrid, outstanding restaurants.

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    …Madrid. (Madrid Region) 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 …

  • Santiago de Compostela: Crafts and souvenirs in the historic centre.

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    …Santiago de Compostela. A Coruña. (Galicia) Crafts and souvenirs in the historic centre. Santiago's old town has the UNESCO World Heritage designation. Here you will find a host of small shops and craft workshops with sp…

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

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    …Valencia. Valencia-València. (Region of 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 …

  • Madrid: Crafts in the Centre.

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    …Madrid. (Madrid Region) The Plaza Mayor, the Gran Via, the Puerta del Sol and adjacent streets make up the oldest shopping area in Madrid where there are myriad small shops specialising in all kinds of traditional, typic…

  • 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…

  • 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 Roy…

  • Asturias, golf between the mountains and the sea.

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    …(Principality of Asturias) There is a place where you can play golf in exceptional natural surroundings, with courses ideal for all different levels, just a few kilometres apart, set in stunning landscapes. We are talkin…

  • Caldes de Malavella, where water is life.

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    …Caldes de Malavella. Girona. (Catalonia) Why not get away from it all and visit Caldes de Malavella in Catalonia, a place with a great tradition in spas, where the water springs up with zeal. It is a town dotted with spr…

  • Spanish World Heritage Cities – the privilege of history.

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    …Spain has a lot to offer, and this is something officially endorsed by UNESCO: Spain is the country with the third greatest number of World Heritage sites. In order to receive this privileged designation, a site must hav…

  • Discover the history of Cadiz by sail.

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    …Cádiz. Cadiz. (Andalusia) Cadiz offers you the opportunity to discover its ancient history from the sea with a gentle sail around the bay. Every day the “La Pepa Cádiz” sets sail on a trip lasting an hour and a quarter, …

  • Discover Spain with Interrail for seniors.

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    …Remember how romantic train rides could be? Now you can be the main event and enjoy visiting Spain with all the comforts of the new Interrail services. Make your journey more than just going from city to city; sit back a…

  • The Prado Museum, a visit not to be missed.

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    …Madrid. (Madrid Region) 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 o…

  • María Luisa Park by horse and carriage.

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    …Seville. (Andalusia) Exploring María Luisa Park by horse and carriage is an altogether different experience. Bringing together nature, peace and distinction, you will recover the charms of a romantic era, enjoying this d…

  • The seafood at El Puerto de Santa María.

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    …Puerto de Santa María, El. Cadiz. (Andalusia) In El Puerto de Santa María you'll experience the delights of savouring a paper cone of boiled prawns and a glass of fino (the local fortified wine) by the sea. But before yo…

  • The Sicilia and Serón Spas, the ideal combination of thermal waters and spectacular landscapes.

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    …Zaragoza. (Aragón) How would you like to enjoy a thermal bath in a swimming pool carved out of the rock? If you’re looking for somewhere where you can not only enjoy relaxing thermal treatments, but where you’ll also fee…

  • Spas and other wellness centres by the sea.

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    …The beach is an exceptional place to rest, relax and feel good, as you are bound to have noticed. The breeze, the good weather, the sea... they make up a serenity- and vitality-giving environment. On the Spanish coast, f…

  • Villa de Olmedo Spa Resort: thermal waters of a Mudejar convent.

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    …Olmedo. Valladolid. (Castilla y Leon) The Villa de Olmedo Spa Resort is set on the site of a 12th-century, Mudejar convent. It is a particularly charming place to rest and relax, with the range of thermal treatments on o…

  • Spa resorts in a mountain setting.

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    …Enjoy the luxury of a restorative health and beauty treatment after a day’s skiing in the Pyrenees, in northeast Spain. There you will find spa resorts where you can pamper yourself in a relaxing bubble bath or a thermal…

  • 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 o…

  • Gothic cathedrals in Castile-Leon: art that looks to the sky.

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    …(Castilla y 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 f…

  • Badajoz, a paradise for Iberian cured ham.

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    …Badajoz. (Extremadura) Iberian cured ham is one of the star products of Spanish gastronomy. And one of the best places to savour it is in the area of Badajoz, in Extremadura. Here we suggest ten places throughout this re…

  • Ávila, a journey back to the Middle Ages.

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    …Ávila. (Castilla y Leon) A visit to Ávila is a trip back in time where you will feel like a real medieval knight. The city (walled, yet open-minded) is a designated World Heritage Site and provides the perfect surroundin…

  • Archena Spa Resort: a healthy break in Murcia.

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    …Archena. Murcia. (Region of Murcia) Would you like to relax on the Spain's Mediterranean coast? Murcia's beaches are an excellent option. If you head inland, however, in the heart of the Ricote Valley you will also find …

  • El Raposo Spa, offering healing properties since the 19th century.

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    …Badajoz. (Extremadura) You'll find this spa in La Puebla de Sancho Pérez (in Badajoz, Extremadura). The place has been known since the 19th century for the curative properties of its mud treatments and thermal waters. Du…

  • Rustic courses: the most environmentally-friendly way to play golf.

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    …Would you like play golf a new way? Then discover Spain’s rustic courses. They are an alternative that adapts to natural environmental elements, with minimum impact on the landscape. Their eco-friendly character is just …

  • The Canary Islands: golf right next to the beach.

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    …(Canary Islands) Would you like to play golf at any time of the year, enjoying springtime temperatures and a pleasant sea breeze? You can, in the Canary Islands: a veritable paradise for golf lovers, close to the beach a…

  • Out for “pinchos” in San Sebastián.

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    …San Sebastián. 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 miniatu…

  • 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 f…

  • 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…

  • Wineries with history.

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    …Walking around these wineries you will feel as though time has stood still. The charm of classic barrels, old tools and utensils, aging rooms… Visit wineries with history on Spain’s Wine Routes and you will discover the …

  • Avant-garde wineries: the new cathedrals to wine in Spain..

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    …Architecture, wine, design and art. Visit Spain's most avant-garde wineries, buildings that combine functionality and aesthetics, designed by the world's most prestigious architects. Here, wine is the true protagonist. H…

  • Benidorm in peace and quiet.

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    …Benidorm. Alicante - Alacant. (Region of Valencia) Every day is a pleasure in Benidorm, as this is a city for made for relaxation, sunbathing on beaches of golden sand, taking a leisurely stroll to look at the views… Wha…

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