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Albacete: Why you should visit central Spain’s underdog tourist destination

To mark Castilla-La Mancha day on May 31st we take a look at one of Spain's most under rated cities.
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Spooky! How Halloween is celebrated in different parts of Spain

HALLOWEEN has grown in popularity in Spain in recent years much like across the rest of Europe, with the country adopting American style celebrations such as ‘trick or treating’ and fancy dress parties.   Traditionally however, it is the day after Halloween - All Saints Day...
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Eight forests in Spain’s Andalucia to lose yourself in this autumn

AUTUMN is the perfect time to lose yourself in the forests of Andalucia. In a world where everything goes too fast, reconnecting with nature can do wonders for the mind and soul and the wide variety of plant species in the region makes the Andalucian...
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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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Under the sea: Five wineries in Spain with underwater cellars that you can visit

Spanish winery submerges bottles underwater in a twist to the aging process
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How Spain’s Valencia region has become a coastal paradise for wine lovers

Wine tourism is taking off across the region of Valencia. Matthew Desoutter at Simply Spanish Wine takes a look at what's on offer.
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Off-the-beaten-track: Ten destinations in Spain that should be on your travel bucket list 

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...
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Treacherous trails: Six Spanish hiking routes that will make your knees tremble

1. Caminito del Rey, Malaga Let’s start with the one everyone knows. Pinned into the steep walls of El Chorro gorge, this 3km boardwalk rises to over 100m above the river below and was dubbed the ‘world’s most dangerous walkway’ following five fatal accidents in...
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Six wine-growing regions in Spain to enjoy the grape harvest this autumn

Autumn is in the air, and in Spain that means that we are moving into the best season to enjoy a spot of wine tourism. We all know that Spain produces some of the world’s finest wines and has some incredible bodegas to visit, and...
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Six new hiking routes for trekking enthusiasts in Spain’s Alicante

SIX new trails have opened up for hiking enthusiasts in Alicante. As of this Sunday, September 26, the Hiking Programme 'Walking with the Provincial Council' will commence and offer six new hiking routes for trekking enthusiasts in the region. Over the course of several consecutive weekends,...
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IN PICS: Discover ‘bonkers’ new Crazy Golf course just opened on Spain’s Costa del...

A FABULOUS new crazy golf course includes a toilet to circumnavigate. The ingenious hole sits alongside other holes with gnomes, the Rock of Gibraltar and a windmill. All part of the zany mind of Paul Hickling, it sits in a hidden valley between Casares and Manilva. One...
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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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HIDDEN GEMS: Ten of the most unusual museums in Spain

SPAIN has its fair share of world-class museums and galleries to visit, but look beyond the major tourist attractions and you will find some small and sometimes frankly bizarre collections dotted across the country. Here are ten of the most unusual and fascinating museums to seek...
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Sevilla: Guide to visiting Spain’s most romantic city

FIVE centuries have passed since Christopher Columbus set sail from Sevilla for the Americas. But as you stroll along the banks of the Guadalquivir in the barrio of El Arenal, you can picture the scene as if it was yesterday.   The medieval shipyards here -...
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Looking for an adventure? Here are 12 epic walks to take in Spain

By Shannon Chaffers SPAIN is a country of varied landscapes, rich culture, and fascinating history, all of which combine to make for some thrilling places, and what better way than exploring them on your own two feet.  Here is our pick of the twelve most epic...
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All roads lead to Rome in Merida, one of Spain’s best kept travel secrets

THE city of Merida boasts the best-preserved Roman ruins outside Italy, and without the crowds. Founded in 25BC, Augusta Emerita as the city was then known, served as the capital of Rome's westernmost province, Lusitania.  Today a modern city stands where Romans once dwelled, architecturally unremarkable...
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What a corker! This Spanish bodega has just been crowned best in world to...

A SPANISH vineyard has beaten the world’s finest to be named the best in the world to visit. Herederos Marques de Riscal in Spain's La Rioja region has been given the accolade by online drinks retailer, The Bottle Club. Fifteen vineyards from around the world were...
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Xacobeo: Why this year (and next) is an extra special time to visit Spain’s...

By Shannon Chaffers THROUGHOUT this year and into the next, Christians from all over the world will flock to Santiago de Compostela in the autonomous community of Galicia in northwestern Spain to celebrate the Xacobeo Year for the first time in eleven years.   The Xacobeo Year...
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Paddocks Paradise: An unforgettable horse-riding experience in Andalucia’s Serrania de Ronda

FORGET everything you think you know about riding horses when you turn up at Paddock Paradise, a family-run establishment a few miles from Ronda off the Gaucin road. I confidently assure husband and wife team Fernando and Delphine that I am an experienced horsewoman, albeit...
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EQUINE DREAM: Finca La Donaira is Andalucia’s luxury eco-retreat with its own studfarm

La Donaira’s natural horsemanship classes with 90 Lusitano horses is the perfect escape for riding fanatic Fiona Govan
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Full wind ahead on a kitesurfing adventure on Cadiz’ Costa de la Luz

The sport of kitesurfing leaves Jon Clarke in a tangle, after the first morning started with a nasty ‘shock’
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Walk this way: Why Cordoba should be top of your Spain travel list

For most tourists Cordoba is all about the Mesquita, the Alcazar and the Roman bridge. Laurence Crumbie took the road less travelled and found a city chock full of treasures.
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How an epic bicycle journey across southern Spain revealed some surprising delights

When British traveller Chris Atkin set out to cross southern Spain making a 1,300 km route between Valencia to Gibraltar by bicycle, he didn’t know quite what to expect.
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The 10 best tourist sites in Spain’s Sevilla (and how to see them all...

Andalucia’s capital is one of the most walkable cities in the world and many of the best wonders are concentrated in and around the centre
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Italica: Visit the epic Roman ruins near Sevilla in Spain that starred as Dragonpit...

Just 9km as the bird flies north west from Sevilla are the ruins of ancient Italica, which was the first Roman city founded on the Iberian Peninsula or Hispania as it was then known. The city was founded in 206 BC and was the birthplace...
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Sevilla: Discover Alfalfa’s hipster barrio of Soho Benita

Oh so Soho! The hipster mini barrio of Soho Benita is not one to miss on your next trip to Sevilla A FEW years back even a Sevilla policeman couldn't have told you where to find Soho Benito because this artsy bohemian district didn’t exist. Today it’s...
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