Spain

Whether it’s the non-stop party lifestyle and high culture of Madrid, or the breezy Mediterranean glamour of Barcelona, or the futuristic architecture of Valencia, urban travellers have plenty to choose from in Spain. Down south and you’ve got the more traditional city of Seville, with its tapas bars and flamenco tablaos, whilst the likes of Malaga, Cadiz and Granada also have plenty of sultry southern Spanish allure.

On the forgotten northern coast meet Bilbao, San Sebastian and A Coruna, where you’ll find the best cuisine in the country. Of course Spain is the land of crazy fiestas and the adventurous traveller won’t want to miss the chance to see Las Fallas in Valencia, hurl tomatoes at each other in Bunol, or outrun a bull or two in Pamplona. More civilised options include romantic holidays in the Balearics. Check below for a full list of adventures and guides we’ve published on Spain.

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After exploring the charms of Santiago de Compostela, Ben Holbrook takes a tour of the region’s palatial Pazos, indulging in a bit of wine tasting whenever the occasion allows… join him in this unique corner of Spain. “I am going to show you one of the most beautiful cities in…

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A land of seaside villages, surf cities, spectacular windswept beaches and serious ciderhouses, Ben Holbrook explores the best things to do and places to visit in Spain’s ‘Natural Paradise’. “In Asturias we really know how to eat,” chuckled Ernesto as he poured me another glass of red wine. We’d only…

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Ben Holbrook winds a wine-addled course through Cantabria, calling in at many a sumptuous palace, rustic vineyard, cobbled town and other places of interest en route. Join him as he hears the locals’ stories… Situated on the Bay of Biscay and nuzzled between the regions of Castile and León, Asturias,…

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Our Spain travel expert, Ben Holbrook, takes a bimble through North Spain’s enigmatic Basque Country and reports back on some of the region’s very best places to visit… usually with a wine glass in hand. Check his itinerary below. Straddling the border between Spain and France, northern Spain’s Basque Country boasts…

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Hard to describe, impossible to forget: Sam Howe urges us to give in to our primal instincts and join Valencia in celebrating Spain’s most spectacular festival. It always goes off with a bang… To prepare for Las Fallas, I asked seasoned Valencians to describe what I should be bracing myself…