‘Spain’

The 10 essentials of Valldemossa in Mallorca

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    Surely one of the most picturesque sights in Mallorca is the town of Valldemossa. Generally, all the towns in the Serra de Tramuntana will surprise travelers, but Valldemossa, a town that only calms down in winter, is likely to give you the best impression to take back with you. It is a genuine pleasure to walk through the cobbled streets decorated with thousands of flower pots and tiles honoring St. Catherine.   There is so much you can see and do in this charming little town. Here goes a list of the essentials that you can’t afford to…

Tenerife, an island with landscapes ‘not of this planet’

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We often think of Tenerife and its fine beaches, but we shouldn’t make the mistake of just settling for that. Of course the beaches are great but there is a lot more to this island. Tenerife has extraordinarily beautiful landscapes that are unique in the world; a multiple, particularly visible landscape that is a priceless resource, both for those who live there and for the millions of tourists visiting the island ach year. It’s not that way by chance.   We can’t speak of the landscape of Tenerife but of a mosaic of incredible landscapes—as if it were a miniature…

Malaga and the Costa del Sol, where Winter is Spring

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Malaga boasts an average of 300 days of sunshine and just 50 days of rainfall throughout the year. Its location on the Costa del Sol makes it the perfect place thanks to the wind coming from the Mediterranean Sea, which makes temperatures quite mild during the summer.   Malaga enjoys one of the warmest winters in Europe. The average daytime temperature from December to February is 17-18° C (63-64° F). In winter the mountains shelter the city from the cold north winds. The summer season usually stretches out over eight months, from April to November, but in the remaining four…

Enjoy diving also in winter

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  If you are a fan of diving, winter should not hinder you from practicing your hobby. And you don’t have to travel to distant paradises, because right here in the Mediterranean we have wonderful places for enjoying the best marine flora and fauna.   The Pollensa bay, on the northern coast of the island of Mallorca, is one of the most beautiful places in the Mediterranean Sea, where the Romans founded the first city of the archipelago and where you can thoroughly enjoy the experience of diving in turquoise hued waters with remarkable visibility. Whether you like scuba diving…

A great way to end the year in Madrid

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  There are many different ways to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Madrid, but surely the most famous and crowded option takes place at the Puerta del Sol. Madrid, the capital of Spain, is full of all kinds of restaurants and places of historical importance, and it is famous for the traditional New Year’s Eve where people of all ages gather at the Puerta del Sol to welcome the New Year. The clock of the Post House of the Puerta del Sol signals the start of the new year. As the twelve gongs sound off a big golden ball starts…

8 reasons to enjoy Christmas in Madrid

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  We would like to suggest that you spend Christmas in Madrid. The capital of Spain has a lot of interesting things to offer and here goes a list. It’s up to you to choose because you won’t be able to do everything: · Huge nativities: There are nativities on display at the Palace of Cibeles, the Casa de la Villa, Museum of St. Isidore and the Museum of History of Madrid. · Very original Christmas flea markets: From among all the flea markets (there are so many that we can’t list them all here), there is one that has…

Traveling in Spain is a safe bet

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    If you take a few days off in December, we recommend a getaway to Spain—you won’t find a better destination. December 6th and 8th are holidays in Spain and we have a few interesting proposals for these dates Madrid is the perfect destination thanks to its rich culture, the excellent food offer and the lively atmosphere during day and night. The capital of Spain is perfect for art lovers, with dazzling museums that are within walking distance from each other: the Prado, the Reina Sofía and the Thyssen-Bornemisza. The historical center, with its charming buildings and monuments, should…

There’s a lot to Mallorca also in fall

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  If anyone thinks there’s nothing to Mallorca beyond summer, the sun and the beach, they’re terribly wrong. Of course, Mallorca is the island of the sun and of summer, but it is also a magic, warm, welcoming place that is ideal for a getaway from routine, disconnecting from work and blending in with nature any time of the year, but especially in the fall. One of the best parts for enjoying Mallorca in fall, when temperatures are still pleasant and nature is waiting for us to enjoy it, is the north coast. Cyclists know that Mallorca is the ideal…

The Spanish Paradise for golf lovers

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  Malaga is a Paradise for golf lovers. Thanks to over 70 golf courses, the Costa del Sol is also known as the Costa del Golf. It is where golf began in Spain and the area in Western Europe with the highest density of golf courses. The fantastic sunny, dry climate, professionalism and experience in courses that are well cared for make this region the foremost European destination for those wishing to play this sport. Malaga also has surprising landscapes, with some of the best beaches in Spain and an extensive cultural, gastronomic and entertainment offer to suit every taste.…

Ocean giants thrive around the Fortunate Islands

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  On your next trip to the Canary Islands there’s one thing you should make it a point to do, something pleasing for very member of the family: taking a boat to go whale watching, on the lookout for dolphins and whales. Cetaceans thrive in the waters around the Canary Islands and it’s rare to go out sailing and not see any! Off the southwest coast of Tenerife there are huge colonies of whales and dolphins that live there year round. They are fairly near the coast and by taking a boat in little more than half an hour you…