“Viva la Vida” On a Tour of Spain
Be prepared for happy indulgences on your tour through Spain. Flowing wine, endless plates of tapas at your table, and artistic masterpieces to wow you every day. A good starting point is the enormous art collection at the Prado museum in Madrid. Next, take a food tour, or enjoy an iconic calamari sandwich at one of many al fresco cafés in the grand central square, Plaza Mayor.
Spain has many different cultures and this is quickly apparent in the southern city of Seville. The gothic cathedral and Alcazar are its chief attractions, the latter a complex of palaces and fortifications still a royal residence. Visit the flamenco museum by day and head to a tablao for drinks and an evening of flamenco.
Complete the golden triangle of Andalusia, with a few detours: to Granada, to explore the Moorish hilltop palace-fortress of Alhambra and the Generalife gardens, and then to the Great Mosque in Cordoba.
The Spanish take food and drink very seriously. Lovers of wine, make no mistake, you must go bodega-hopping in La Rioja, Spain’s principal wine-growing region. Aged reds, aromatic whites, and delicate rosé wines are all produced here, and served with superb pinchos or “small bites”.
Just to the north is the Basque Country, another exciting cultural exploration you don’t want to miss. San Sebastian on the north coast is for those who love the good life, and where pinchos and hearty seafood are an integral part of local cuisine. In Bilbao, the Guggenheim Museum is gold, but so are the La Ribera food market and Casco Viejo, the city’s old quarter.
Barcelona is Catalan’s pride and joy. Here, the legacy of one of Spain’s most influential architects, Antoni Gaudi, is imprinted chiefly in La Sagrada Familia cathedral, over 200 years in the making, and at Park Guell, a mosaic-lined park. At night, saunter down buzzing La Rambla and take your pick from a slew of trendy tapas bars and jazz clubs.
At Enchanting Travels, we know our tapas from our pintxos, sangria from tinto de verano, a fideua from a paella. Which is why, you’d do well to leave the planning of your authentic Spanish holiday to our experts.
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Bilbao is a sunny port city celebrated for its urban architecture of soaring skyscrapers, cultural centers and museums such as Frank Gehry’s Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, offset by a coastal landscape…
Cordoba's colorful historical past and an equally vibrant present brought together with a medieval Islamic heritage delights travelers from all over the world.
Comfortably ensconced at the foot of the Sierra Nevada Mountains in southern Spain, the grand Andalusian city of Granada is best known for the Alhambra, the symbol of Europe’s colorful…
La Rioja Region is marked by idyllic vineyards watered by the Ebro River, the lovely Cantabrian Mountains with the river valley below, and vast open blue skies.
La Rioja Region
The beautiful city of Madrid serves the global traveler an amalgamation of Spain’s glorious history and modern culture on a platter.
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