Many visitors head to the Costa Brava thinking only of the beaches. But there are many villages that are slightly inland that you should not miss visiting if you are in Girona and along the Costa Brava. These are some of the most historic, cultural and picturesque villages in all of Spain. Travellingaroundspain takes you to our top 3 inland villages in Girona.Read More
What do to while travelling in Spain
When you visit Spain your biggest problem will be trying to decide what you have time to do as it will be impossible to do and see everything.
Tourists flock to Seville every year. But they often miss out on the surrounding areas that also deserve consideration. Here is a list of 5 easy day-trips from Seville that should be on your bucket list if you are in the area.Read More
Touring a craft rum distillery may not be the first thing that comes to your mind as an activity you can do in Spain. However, along the coast in the province of Granada you can learn about the past sugar cane industry and the very present process of making rum.Read More
Huelva may not be the most tourist city in Spain, but that doesn't mean it isn't worth visiting. Some of the most important historic moments took place in and around Huelva, the best beaches in Spain are along this stretch of coast and the villages are oozing in Andalusian charm.Read More
Tossa de Mar is on the rugged Costa Brava north of Barcelona. This town, although touristy, hasn't been taken over by high rises. Toss de Mar is the only in tact medieval fortress remaining on the Cataluñian coast. Whether you come for the history, the stunning views or the turquoise Mediterranean waters you will have a hard time leaving.Read More
The turquoise waters of the Mediterranean Sea and the temperate temperatures are a huge draw for almost anyone. Throw in a quaint fishing village-turned-tourist and you have a winning combination. Calpe is still small enough to keep the Spanish culture alive, but has a tourist buzz that will keep you entertained as well.Read More
With 8000 km of coastline, how do you decide which beach to hit? Here is an overview of the beaches of Spain so you can make the best choice for the type of beach you and your family would like to hang out on.Read More
Valencia is the pearl of the Mediterranean coast. Valencia is an elegant city with thousands of years of history has with seemingly little effort combined futuristic Avante-Garde to its cityscape and yet has kept its grace and still adapted the new.Read More
Ever wonder what it is that motivates people to move to another country? This article talks to two exapts living in Spain. Find out what brought them in the first place and why they stayed in Spain.
Monastery of Yuste is on the Emperor's trail. Carlos I chose this quiet rural spot for his retirement home to get away from life at the court. You can get more insight into Carlo I's life and the life at a 16th-century Monastery.Read More
Only 1-1/2 hours from Madrid by car, Old Town of Cuenca is an exceptional example of the medieval fortress town. Cuenca's architecture conforms to the natural landscape by building structures right into the cliffs of the gorge along the Huécar and the Júcar rivers.Read More
Most tourists who come to Spain flock to the Mediterranean assuming that is where they will find the best beaches. If you really want stunning, uncrowded never-ending beaches you will want to head to the Atlantic coast near Huelva.Read More
Guadalupe is a quaint village perched on top of a mountain in the province of Extremadura. The main draw to the town is the massive Monastery that was built and added to over centuries. But the town has much to offer on its own merit. This is a side trip well worth taking.Read More