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La Inglesa: The extraordinary love story behind a winery in the heart of Spain’s...

NESTLED in the heart of Andalucia you can find the Sierra de Montilla (Cordoba), an unexpected paradise for wine lovers. Often eclipsed by the nearby historically famous wine region, Jerez, Montilla-Moriles is actually where the best vines in the world of the Pedro Ximenez variety...
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LATEST: What you need to know about travelling to Spain from the UK

WITH the peak summer holiday season now in full-swing, here’s the run down of the rules for those travelling to Spain from the UK. Post-Brexit Entry requirements Since Brexit, UK travellers are limited to visiting countries in the Schengen area for up to 90 days in...
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Pigments of the imagination: Why you should be seeking out caves in southern Spain...

Looking for somewhere to cool off this summer? Visiting southern Spain’s amazing caves tell the story of early human culture, with Shannon Chaffers
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Explore: How to spend a weekend in Sanlucar de Barrameda, Spain’s 2022 capital of...

The tucked-away seaside town of Sanlucar de Barrameda is fast-becoming everyone’s favourite weekend spot, writes Sorrel Downer.

Why Valencia should be on every traveller’s bucket list when visiting Spain

Architectural masterpieces, history aplenty and even the Holy Grail. Shannon Chaffers takes a poke around Valencia
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Take a trip to the inland province of Teruel to find Spain’s coolest place...

Take a trip to the inland province of Teruel to find Spain’s coolest place in summer… and make sure to stop off at Albarracin on the way, writes Fiona Govan
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‘You’ll never get it right first time’: Lessons from paella cooking school in Spain’s...

‘You never get paella right the first time’: What happened when novice cook Graham Keeley tried his hand at cooking Spain’s most famous dish
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Cerveza por favor? How to order a beer in different regions of Spain

FOR many English speakers, the very first thing they learn how to do after landing in Spain is to order a beer. While ‘una cerveza, por favor’ is certainly a good start, anyone who spends time beyond a brief holiday on the costas will know...
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TRAVEL SPAIN: Five destinations to explore inland from Spain’s Costa Blanca this summer

Inland areas offer visitors historic and artistic wonders, nature walks and incredible food away from the crowds.
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Why a village in Spain’s Galicia is about to be invaded by marauding vikings

SPAIN has more than its fair share of bizarre festivals, but the one that takes place on the first Sunday each August, in a town in Galicia, is most definitely one of a kind. Few may know that you don’t have to travel to northern...
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Discover three of the best virgin beaches on Spain’s Costa del Sol

MALAGA features several incredible unspoilt shores perfect for those wanting to escape the hustle and bustle of crowded, tourist hotspots. If you’re looking to unwind in dreamy corners, swim in crystal-clear waters and connect with nature, take a look at the Olive Press’ selection of...
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Scorchio! These are officially the hottest towns in Spain

SPAIN is sizzling in what is the first official heatwave of the year, sending the mercury soaring  across much of the peninsula, to temperatures considered unusually high for the time of the year. And while the heatwave this weekend will affect much of Spain and...

These are the ultimate zip-line locations around Spain’s Costa del Sol

DAREDEVILS can now enjoy up to six different and thrilling zip-lines in Malaga province. Once disco-themed skating rinks were all the rage, now it’s defying gravity superman-style with the latest craze known as zip-lining, which has been fueled by a resurgence in the popularity of...
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12 great books about Spain to read on the beach this summer

12 books about Spain for your holiday reading list, by Shannon Chaffers
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We’re going on a bear hunt! The ultimate wildlife adventure in the green...

Equipped with binoculars and brimming with high expectations, an intrepid family group head high into the mountains in search of one of Spain’s most elusive tourist attractions, writes Fiona Govan.
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This Andalucian hilltop town is officially the most tranquil destination in Europe

A PRETTY Andalucian hilltop town has won recognition as the ‘most tranquil’ destination in Europe. Visitors to sleepy Zahara de la Sierra, inland in the province of Cadiz know the joys of the stunning views across the Grazalema mountain range and turquoise waters of the...

Insider tips to the ultimate Ibiza getaway

Here are some other great money-saving ideas for doing Ibiza on a budget without missing out on a thing
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Ten reasons to visit Spain’s green and glorious Galicia this summer

Galicia is an autonomous community in the northwestern corner of Spain with its own culture, language and tradition. It has so much to offer: unforgettable sites, relaxing beaches and mouthwatering cuisine, and for those sweltering in the heat elsewhere in central and southern Spain, cooler...
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Spain’s weird and wonderful tourist attractions – from food fights to smurf towns

TOURIST recommendations for Spain are so predictable. A dip in the Med, stunning food, even better wine, and all on a backdrop of some era-defining castle or other. You could spend a whole month like this – how boring. Whatever happened to pre-GPS days of getting lost,...
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Off-the-beaten-track: Ten destinations in Spain that should be on your travel bucket list this summer

Looking for a destination that is picturesque but also tourist-free, well look no further, here is a list of the top ten hidden destinations to visit on your next holiday. El Rocío, Andalucía  This small town feels very apart from the outside world and is only...
Seven practical tips for a dog-friendly day out at the seaside in Spain

Seven practical tips for a dog-friendly day out at the seaside in Spain

A DAY at the beach with your dog provides a great bonding experience, but be sure to plan and pack paw-fectly. Once you’ve located your ideal dog-friendly beach, the following list will help guarantee a fun day out at the beach with your furry pack...

From beachside to picturesque hillside villages: Where to stay on Spain’s Costa de la Luz

The Costa de la Luz has loads of cool places to stay from beachside gems to village properties, writes Jon Clarke.
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Journey back in time: Jon Clarke marvels at the ancient white town of Medina...

STANDING sentinel like a Roman centurion, it rears up out of the Cadiz outback high on a hill. This is Medina Sidonia, the prettiest town in Andalucia you have probably never heard of. Authenticity at its best, the classic white town is little visited being off-the-beaten...
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Ancient and modern: Discover the best places to eat on Spain’s Costa de la...

IT was in 1910 that the loin in lard roll first graced the tables at roadside Venta Pinto ( Served warm, normally with a snifter of sherry, it literally oozed with the feel-good factor, if not exactly a road to good health. As delicious today as...
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ON a second visit to Spain’s unspoilt Costa de la Luz, Jo Chipchase was...

I HAD visited the Costa de la Luz only once before, a decade ago with my young sons. At the time, I had only heard of Tarifa, famed for its knockabout winds and fortified historical centre, facing across the straits to Africa. The southernmost tip...

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Valencia’s HUNDRED wins best hamburger in Spain for 2nd year running

A VALENCIAN restaurant has won the title of Spain's best hamburger for the second year running. The chain of two restaurants in Valencia city only...
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On restaurant road to Casares

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