Pamplona, Spain

Pamplona, Spain

Pamplona, Spain Pamplona, the capital of Navarre in northern Spain, is famous worldwide for the running of the bulls during the San Fermin fiesta, and for being one of Ernest Hemingway’s favourite cities. Hemingway visited …

Burgos, Spain

Burgos Cathedral, Spain

Burgos, Spain Burgos in northern Spain is the country’s original heartland, initially known as Castilla la Vieja – the old part of the kingdom of Castile. The city of Burgos, founded in 884, was the …

Montserrat, Spain

The Benedictine Abbey

Montserrat, Spain An hour outside of Barcelona is the impressive multi-peaked mountain range known as Montserrat. Within its dramatic, rocky mountain tops hides the Benedictine Monestir de Montserrat, a monastery popular with visitors from all …

Girona, Spain

The streets of Girona

Girona, Spain Historical Jewish quarter in Girona Girona is Northern Catalonia’s biggest city, an hour and a half’s drive from Barcelona. A compact medieval fortress city with the best-preserved Jewish quarter in Europe, Girona offers …

Figueres, Spain

Dali museum

Figueres, Barcelona The Dali Museum, Figueres On Catalonia’s Costa Brava, 45 minutes from Girona, lies the small town of Figueres, the birthplace of surrealist artist Salvador Dali and home to the Teatre-Museu Gala Salvador Dali. …

Zaragoza, Spain

Zaragoza town centre

Zaragoza, Spain Zaragoza town centre The city of Zaragoza, the fifth-biggest city in Spain, lies in the region of Aragon in northern Spain and is easy to reach from both Madrid and Barcelona. Home to …

Tarragona, Spain

The seaside town of Tarragona

Tarragona, Spain The seaside town of Tarragona Just over an hour by train from Barcelona is the magnificent port city of Tarragona. Located on the Costa Daurada, Tarragona is home to sparkling beaches and a …

Andorra

A church on a hillside in Andorra

Andorra A church on a hillside in Andorra One of Europe’s micro-states, you will find Andorra tucked away the Pyrenees Mountains between France and Spain. With quaint villages, stunning ski resorts and plenty of shopping …

The Sagrada Familia, Spain

The Sagrada Familia, still under construction

La Sagrada Familia The Sagrada Familia, still under construction Perhaps one of the world’s most iconic buildings, the Basilica i Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família (otherwise known as the Sagrada Familia) is a Roman …

Sitges, Spain

Sitges, Spain Sitges at sunset A charming seaside town just 35 km from Barcelona, Sitges, with its pristine beaches, array of art galleries and vibrant bars and clubs, Sitges has something for everyone. Sometimes referred …

Granada, Spain

Moorish architecture in Alhambra, Spain

Granada, Spain Granada Located at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountains in Spain’s southernmost region of Andalucia, Granada was the last stronghold of the Spanish Moors and the brilliance of Moorish spirit and culture endures …

Bilbao, Spain

Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao

Bilbao, Spain Bilbao In the heart of Basque Country, 11km from the Bay of Biscay, you will find Bilbao, one of northern Spain’s greatest treasures. Renowned for its famous Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao’s architectural wonders are …

Highlights of Seville

Plaza de España in Seville

Highlights of Spain | Seville Founded as the Roman city Hispalis and now the capital of the Andalusia region, Seville is a lively and disarming city, and a popular tourist destination in Spain.

Camino de Santiago

Pilgrimage; Camino-de-Santiago

Highlights of Spain | Camino de Santiago The Camino de Santiago, also known as the Way of St James, is an ancient Catholic pilgrimage route that runs across northern Spain to the shrine of the …

Barcelona Travel Notes The entrancing cosmopolitan city of Barcelona is one of the cultural highlights of Europe. Situated on the Mediterranean coast of the Iberian Peninsula, the Catalan capital is famous for its distinctive architecture …

Highlights of Madrid

Cibeles Fountain In Downtown Madrid

Highlights of Madrid Madrid, the capital of Spain, is situated in the geographical centre of the peninsula, on the Meseta Castellana, the Castilian Plateau, around 700 metres above sea level. With its more than three …