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.

Modernista masterpieces, medieval streets and Mediterranean sands are just three reasons why the Catalan capital is the perfect place for a weekend break. Duncan Rhodes is our local guide.  If Barcelona were a woman she would be a ravishing but rebellious Miss World misfit, one who regularly neglects her beauty sleep for…

Language learning holidays are one of the most authentic and fun ways to slow travel. We take a look at some of the best schools in Barcelona for learning Spanish…. Whether you fancy taking a short crash course in Spanish, while exploring everything Barcelona has to offer (which is a…

Spain’s celebrated art form has a rich tradition here in Barcelona, with dozens of tablaos where you can catch a passionate performance. We’re here to preview the best of them… While the art of flamenco originated in southern Spain, primarily in Andalusia – where the fiery dance, soulful music, and…

There’s no better way of exploring the Catalan capital than on two wheels. We talk to the local guides at Steel Donkeys about the benefits of bike tourism, before running down our top 6 tours in the city… “Riding a bike always provides a great feeling of freedom and joy…

Defiant, dynamic and dangerously good fun, Emma Weinbren picks out the very best of the Spanish capital, from the Buen Retiro to the Bernabeu, with plenty to savour in between. If there’s one thing Madrid won’t tolerate, it’s being second best. Situated in the heart of the country, the city…