When you visit a new place wouldn't it be nice to get suggestions from those in the know? In this post I talk to two women who were kind enough to pass on some excellent cultural tips, favourite restaurants and other information about Madrid, Barcelona and beyond.
Take the time to get to know rural Madrid. There are thousands of well-marked hiking trails throughout the country—all unique and worth getting to know. This post takes you on just two of these hikes in Cuenca.
Spain isn't just about old castles and art museums—you will also find a huge diversity when you get back to nature. There are mountains, valleys, lakes, rivers, deserts and canyons all waiting for you to explore.
This quaint and charming village should be on every tourist's must-see list if they are in Madrid. Patones is only 45 minutes from Madrid and yet is missed by many visitors. Be sure to take an afternoon or a day to walk through this delightful village.
Rugged cliffs, hidden beaches and pristine teal waters are what you will find along the Costa Brava. The towns along the Costa Brava are as diverse as the landscape. Here is a guide to four of the villages.
Only 8km from Granada is the Monachil river which is a rock climber’s dream. Even if you aren’t into rock climbing this is a beautiful trail to walk along with hanging bridges, waterfalls, narrow paths and a stunning gorge going directly along a canyon.
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.
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.
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.