Aviary in Capricho park
This mini-palace is actually an aviary in Capricho park.
A jewel of a town only an hour from Madrid. This is a must see destination.
If you have the change to rent a car, take the backroads through the country-side. You will find many hidden gems.
Cordoba, Southern Spain
Wandering through the streets of Cordaba will take you back in time to when the Moors ruled Southern Spain.
Retiro park is a wonder retreat any time of year. Here Retiro is showing off its fall colours.
Atocha train station
The Atocha train station is worth a visit even if you aren't taking a train. The wrought iron/glass structure houses a tropical botanical garden that is a small oasis in the middle of Madrid.
The Rioja valley
The beautiful Rioja valley is tucked between Burgos and the Basque country.
Beaches of Huelva
The beaches on the Atlantic ocean are some of the best beaches in all of Spain. These beautiful uncrowded beaches go on for miles.
Getting to the beaches along the Atlantic coast near Mazagon is a lovely experience as you stroll on a boardwalk to make your way to the beach.
Eiffel bridge in Huelva
This stunning work of art was used as a railway bridge to link the mainland to the ships in the port. This pier is now a pedestrian bridge.
The Huelva port
Huelva has always been an industrial city. The port is always full of cargo ships.
University of Seville
When touring through Spain, don't forget to look at the details of the archetecture—this is the main door at the University of Seville. The details on it are stunning and worth more than a quick glance.
A delightful pathway in Capricho park
Capricho park in Madrid is full of fountains and beautiful walkways
Capricho is a lovely shady park that is an excellent place to escape the heat of the summer.
Capricho park is full of delightful surprises, like this cottage covered in yellow roses.
Ponds, waterfalls and the aroma of flowering trees are just a small part of the wonders of Capricho park.
Hidden bridges and paths wind their way through Capricho park
Peratallada, Girona Spain
This is one of the most picturesque villages you will ever step foot in.
Peratallada streets, Girona, Spain
Every street is more charming than the last in this town.
Patones de Arriba
This charming touristic village is only 40 minutes from Madrid.
balcony in Menorca Spain
Iron balcony in Menorca, Spain
fishing boat at Albufera Spain
Near Valencia is a natural bird reserve in the largest inland lake in Europe, Albufera. Sunset boat rides in traditional fishing boats are available year round.
When you decide to visit Spain there are so many things to do and see you might feel overwhelmed planning your trip. This blog is designed to help you decide what you really want to see and what you might want to skip over or see another time you visit. It will direct you to the gems of each region—from nooks and crannies in the larger centres to hidden villages, from remote castles to unique gastronomy. It will explain the local culture and guide you through the differences in each region in Spain.