Explore the incredible treasures from the varying cultures of Spain from Madrid, to Andalusia, the Basque Country, Catalonia, and more. Spain represents an enormous variety of awesome cultural activities, a great local wine production scene, night life, top restaurants, shopping and so much more. Discover the essence of Spain with our guidance. Whatever type or traveler you are, we are confident that Spain will offer you the experience you are looking for to have an unforgettable trip.
Where to explore...
BARCELONA & CATALONIA
Barcelona, the grand enchantress, is waiting for you. Explore Catalan Modernism and the works of Gaudí, enjoy world-class cuisine while sipping wine in charming little plazas. Discover Roman history, FC Barcelona, Jewish Heritage, beaches, a vibrant nightlife, and so much more! This is the perfect city to visit, as there is something for everyone to enjoy in the Catalan capital. You simply must come and see for yourself! Moreover, the whole region of Catalonia has so much to offer, between the rugged coastline of the Costa Brava, the majestic Montserrat and Pyreenes Mountains, Dalí's home and museum, medieval villages and terrific wine regions peppered all over, let us share it all with you!
For wine lovers of the world, a visit to La Rioja is an absolute must! From the 100 year old traditional Riojano bodegas to the small family run vineyards who combine century old tradition with modern techniques, you must come taste these world class wines! Wine enthusiasts will love the experience of hanging out with local winemakers, exclusive tastings, cycling through the picturesque countryside and picnics between the vines...all paired with castles and wonderful sites of historic interest, incredible architecture, terrific local food and the opportunity to add some real gems to your wine collection. Salud!
A trip to Spain isn't complete without a visit to the Prado and fun evening out in the capital city! With a buzzing energy, fascinating history, warm and welcoming people, more tapas bars than you will know what to do with, world class museums and a fantastic live music scene, a visit to Madrid is a must. Have a caña in Plaza Mayor which throughout history has been used from coronations to bullfighting. Catch a marvelous sunset at the Retiro Park, visit the golden triangle of art, Puerta del Sol, the Royal Palace or the Temple of Debod. You can also enjoy great day trips to Toledo, Alvila or Segovia, all of which are only about an hour away. Logistically, Madrid is great place to start or end your trip to Spain, as the international airport and train station connects well with many other destinations.
Head to this special region of northern Spain and you will fall in love with the unique culture, landscapes and gastronomy! Visit San Sebastian, one of the finest places to eat (and surf!) on the planet. Take a stroll along The Concha Bay or wander the streets of old town grabbing some traditional pintxos along the way. Explore La Bretxa, a marvelous seafood market, and the Cathedral de Santa Maria. Visit the small and wonderful fishing villages along the Basque coast, taste the local boquerones and txakoli wines, hike along the rolling hills, dine in some of the world's best restaurants, visit ancient cave drawings, and discover the awesome Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao...oh and this is just a small taste of what you can do!
Andalusia is one of the most historical fascinating regions in Spain. Home to flamenco dancing, delicious tapas and endless sunshine. Whether it is the cities of Granada, Cadiz, Ronda, Cordoba or Seville, Andalusia is a must-see location due to its unique architecture, landscapes, sites, and streets. Spend time exploring the breathtaking Alhambra Palace in Granada, the beauty of the Cathedral and Alcazar of Seville or the famous Mosque in Cordoba... and don’t forget to pause for a rejuvenating siesta! Drive through the famous white washed villages, visit Jerez de la Frontera, famous for its fine sherry production and horses. Head to the Picasso museum in Malaga or go windsurfing in Tarifa! Andalusia is yours to explore!
Discover the often overlooked northwest region of Galicia, an extremely special corner of Spain with its own language and distinctive personality. Aside from being beautiful and culturally rich, it is also arguably the world's best place to eat fantastic seafood! Explore the Cathedral in Santiago de Compostela, which is the final stop on the famous Camino de Santiago. Visit the charming wineries of the Rias Baixas and Ribeira Sacra, sleep in a converted monastery outside the city of Ourense, take a boat ride from Vigo out to the Islas Cies and eat fresh fish by the ocean and enjoy uninterrupted beauty! With it's famous Albariño wines, Pulpo Gallego and witchcraft legends, you will never get enough of Galicia!
Beyond its awesome rugged coastlines, beautiful beaches, true wilderness, pretty little towns and fantastic architecture - it's also home to some of the best cider houses and hikes in the world! It's also a region that remains pretty much undiscovered by most visitors. Nestled in the northwest of the country between the rocky mountains of Cantabria and the Bay of Biscay, discover a new perspective on Spain. Visit the beautiful town of Ribadesella, stroll through the city of Oviedo, hike among the famous cows in the Picos de Europa...and definitely taste as much cider as you can!
The Canaries are a group of 8 islands located off the coast of northwestern Africa. In a nation known for being relaxed, this region is possibly the most laid back of the whole country! The islands are rugged volcanic isles known for their gorgous nature, year round warmth, and natural black and white sand beaches. Whether you want to explore the pre-lent carnival party and hike Mount Teide on Tenerife, wine tasting and surfing in Lanzarote, or just want an awesome beach holiday and to escape from the world in a natural paradise, the Canary Islands are the destination for you.
Explore the Balearic Islands, an archipelago of four islands off eastern Spain. Rent a yacht in Formentera and explore the Balearic Sea while having a glass of crisp white wine. Party until the wee hours in Ibiza, relax by the beach in Mallorca or discover the famous horse festival on Menorca. Those seeking a vacation with pure Mediterranean vibes and blissful weather will have a lovely time.
Explore the other side of traditional Spain with a trip to Valencia. Marvel at Santiago Calatrava's incredible modern architecture. Enjoy an authentic paella in it's place of origin, try a refreshing glass of Horchata on a sunny day in the Casco Historico. Relax by El Saler beach and take a bike to scroll through the city and see the historic renaissance paintings of the 15th century in the Valencia Cathedral. The beaches, public gardens, futuristic planetariums, and museums are all good reasons to visit this beautiful city.