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Spain offers many ways to enjoy nature, leisure and culture. There is something for everyone: beaches, mountains, big cities and inviting villages. It is the country with the third most World Heritage Sites designated by UNESCO, which has also recognised its Mediterranean diet as Intangible Cultural Heritage and declared many of its natural spaces as Biosphere Reserves. Good weather is one of its identifying features, with more than 3,000 hours of sunshine a year. It has some of the world's most important museums and endless options for doing sport. It is also the second most mountainous country in Europe and has areas of great beauty and ecological value like its National Parks. As to transport, you can travel to and around Spain easily thanks to its extensive network of land, sea and air connections.

A good way to combine nature, tradition and culture is to go on the Way of Saint James, which goes through incredible regions including the Basque Country, Cantabria, Asturias and Galicia. Another good idea is to go hiking or cycling on some of the almost 2,000 km of Green Routes. In the different coastal areas in Spain and its islands, Canary Islands and Balearic Islands, you can enjoy a great variety of scenery including small coves, large expanses of dunes, green forests and volcanic and desert landscapes. If you prefer visiting beautiful cities, you will find many with a rich historical and cultural mix and incredible monuments, like the Great Mosque of Cordoba and the Alhambra in Granada, in Andalusia. Other examples include Seville and its cathedral, Segovia and its aqueduct, Valencia and its City of Arts and Sciences, Bilbao and its Guggenheim Museum. The capital, Madrid, has a wide cultural offering and some of the most important museums in the country. In Madrid you will love the " Art Route ". In Barcelona you will fall in love with Modernism thanks to the works of the famous architect Gaudí, including the Sagrada Familia and Güell Park. And you will always be able to find a festival, exhibition, musical or guided tour to interest you. During the day you can go shopping or have a drink at one of our typical terrace bars. If you like good food, you can choose from one of our prestigious restaurants or try a few typical tapas. You cannot leave without trying some of our traditional dishes, like paella or Spanish omelette, accompanied by a good wine. Spanish nightlife, especially in the big cities, may go on until dawn in its bars, pubs and discos. If you prefer something more cultural, a good idea is to go to a flamenco show. You can also have fun at the major festivals in Spain, like the Carnival celebrations in Santa Cruz de Tenerife and Cadiz (in February), Easter Week (in March-April), the Fallas bonfire festival in Valencia (in March) and the bull-running of San Fermín (in July) in Pamplona. When looking for somewhere to stay the choices range from our Parador hotels to other more original options like sleeping in a cave. These are just a few of the possibilities for discovering this country. For more information, click on the images and links that interest you.


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  • The island of El Hierro, a model of sustainable tourism.

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    …El Hierro. (Canary Islands) Would you like to discover somewhere special in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean? Or visit an island with volcanic origins which can support itself through 100% renewable energies? And what if…

  • The Canary Islands – guaranteed to please.

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    …(Canary Islands) Eight very different islands that all have crystalline waters, eternal spring temperatures, a wide range of leisure activities and, of course, beaches. Does that sound like your ideal holiday? You will f…

  • Las Palmas de Gran Canaria for a relaxing holiday.

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    …Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las. Gran Canaria. (Canary Islands) In Las Palmas de Gran Canaria you will spend restful days that will renew your energy. The temperature is nearly always pleasant and very inviting for taking wa…

  • In winter, the Canary Islands.

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    …(Canary Islands) Forget about your coats, gloves and scarves. If you want to enjoy good weather and the beach in the middle of winter, then head to the Canary Islands. Its eternal spring climate always guarantees success…

  • La Gomera, an island of secrets.

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    …La Gomera. (Canary Islands) We suggest a few days' break in La Gomera, known to many as the Canary Islands' "magical island", a place where time seems to stop. You'll be able to experience the wonderful sensation of imme…

  • La Gomera - the “Magical Isle”..

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    …La Gomera. (Canary Islands) It’s easy to arrange a fun and instructive excursion with your family in the volcanic island of La Gomera, where there are a host of hidden surprises waiting for everyone. The first of these i…

  • Colonial atmosphere in San Cristóbal de la Laguna.

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    …San Cristóbal de la Laguna. Tenerife. (Canary Islands) You do not have to leave Spain to travel back to colonial times, to a time of conquistadors and discoveries. Come to San Cristóbal de la Laguna in the Canary Islands…

  • Fuerteventura, a paradise in the Canary Islands.

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    …Fuerteventura. (Canary Islands) Fuerteventura is in the Canary Islands and measures 210 kilometres from one end to the other. It is outstanding for its magnificent white sand beaches and for the bright sun that shines al…

  • A wish? Fuerteventura.

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    …Fuerteventura. (Canary Islands) A place to relax. A place to practice sport. A destination for the whole family. Fuerteventura is all of that. A wishful island on which you will enjoy over 150 kilometres of beaches, clea…

  • Gaze at the stars on the island of La Palma.

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    …La Palma. (Canary Islands) La Palma is one of the best places in the world for star gazing. Which is why even children will have a great time as they learn about astronomy. The best spot for looking at the sky is at the …

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