Wednesday, November 29, 2023

STARLIGHT SANCTUARIES: A celestial journey through Andalucia

ANDALUCIA'S Starlight Sanctuaries offer unobstructed views of the night sky. Explore the beauty of the universe from Sevilla, Cordoba and Jaen.

Don’t Miss: the best of what’s on in Spain

Events for the week and month ahead from Ibiza to Sevilla and Madrid. Visit Ibiza's BLOOP exhibition or make a show of yourself at the Tomatina Festival in Valencia.

DON’T MISS: the best of what’s on in Spain

TOP events for late August, early September, from Sevilla to San Sebastian, Madrid to Barcelona, and regattas and festivals to nights in the Alcazar.
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The hidden side of Benidorm

IT’S best known for its stag parties and excessive boozing - not to mention its own TV programme. But there is a lot more going on in Benidorm than most people realise. Spain’ biggest tourist resort - which receives between 10 to 15 million tourists a...
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SUMMER NIGHTS: Spain’s most spectacular open air shows 

Summer nightlife in Spain means concerts and theatre under the stars in spectacular locations. Here's our pick of the best and the what's on highlights for July and August 2023.
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Discover Villa Antiopa, one of the best preserved Roman villas in Andalucia

RINCON DE LA VICTORIA is home to one of the best preserved Roman villas in Andalucía, Villa Antíopa, found on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea. The mystical third century Roman villa, which still stands centuries after its construction, was initially discovered almost 20 years...

Did you know? 5 curiosities about the Caminito del Rey in Spain

THE Caminito del Rey is one of the most spectacular natural sites in Malaga, a unique aerial path suspended 100 metres up against the walls of the gorge. The hiking path, nicknamed the “Walkway of Death” by intrepid rock climbers for decades, winds through narrow...
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DON’T MISS The Best of What’s On in Spain

Top events in Spain for the week and month ahead from Madrid to Barcelona via Valencia and Pamplona THIS WEEK Valencia International Youth Film Festival (28 June - 30 June). Featuring those bold few filmmakers under age 35, go see the next generation of cinema with...
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48 Hours in Tarifa

The town of Tarifa, at the southeastern end of the Costa de la Luz has a history reaching back to the Phoenicians. It's also the place for great food, beaches, shopping and night life.
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LISTED: Spain’s most beautiful seaside towns according to The Telegraph

BRITISH travel guide Telegraph Travel has compiled a list of the 20 best coastal towns in Spain to visit this summer. According to the paper’s travel section, which seeks to offer the best holiday inspiration, advice, hotel reviews, news and interviews, the top Spanish beach...
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One of Spain’s most Instagram-worthy natural pools is found in Malaga

SPAIN is known for its vibrant culture, stunning architecture, delicious culinary scene and idyllic beaches with crystal-clear waters, but it is also home to a world of natural wonder that is simply unparalleled, including incredible natural pools. Lying off the beaten path, these pools beckon...
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DON’T MISS: The Best of What’s on in Spain

Top events in Spain for the week and month ahead from Sevilla to Javea via Ibiza, Cazorla and Madrid Iconíca Sevilla Fest (June 15-July 22). Summer nights in the spectacular open-air setting of Plaza de España with pop, rock, electronica and jazz as a bonus....
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CORPUS: Fairground, flowers, flamenco, and flamboyance in Spain’s Granada

THE NIGHT of Saturday 3 June marked the start of one of Granada's most famous and historical events. Attracting thousands of visitors annually, the fiesta of Corpus Christi is an important part of the city's cultural history. The celebrations were inaugurated shortly before midnight,...
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DON’T MISS The Best of What’s on in Spain

Top events in Spain for the week and month ahead from Malaga to Palma via Granada, Ibiza and Madrid THIS WEEK Madrid en Danza (until June 11). Twenty companies from nine countries gather for this major annual event. Everything from hip hop to contemporary dance performances...
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DON’T MISS The Best of What’s on in Spain

Top events in Spain for the week and month ahead from Benidorm to Barcelona via Valencia, Malaga, and Marbella.   THIS WEEK Madrid Fiestas de San Isidro (May 15). Time to lie in the park and listen to music. Events across Madrid. Valencia Meat Carnival...
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Book Now: Jerez Tio Pepe Festival

The series of concerts in the picturesque setting of the Bodegas González Byass in Jerez is back. From July 1- August 31, you can expect powerhouse concerts from grandees, phenomenal flamenco performances, and even a comedy cycle. The outdoor setting between the palms, and inside...
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Barcelona: Night at the Museum

Spain is celebrating International Museum Day on May 18 with free entry and late night openings at many of the country's august treasure troves. Barcelona, however, with more than 120 exhibits and 90 participating spaces to get around, has wisely opted to schedule its...
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DON’T MISS: The Best of What’s On in Spain

Top events in Spain for the week and month ahead from Malaga to Madrid via Barcelona and Cordoba. THE WEEK AHEAD Ronda Romantica (May 11-13). Ronda (Malaga) wholeheartedly returns to the heady days of bandoliers, horsemen, wine and song with performances, markets and processions. Cordoba Patio...
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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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‘Travelers’ Choice’: Tripadvisor awards Spain’s Bioparc Valencia as one of the best attractions in...

With 150 different species, Bioparc Valencia aims to give visitors the chance to experience the African continent and learn the importance of protecting natural environments
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Spain’s Malaga sets date for official switch on of its Christmas lights with energy...

THE Malaga Christmas lights, one of the highlights of the festive period, will be switched on at the end of November in line with previous years. Unlike other Andalucian cities, such as Sevilla, which will delay the inauguration date of the lights to December 5...
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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...

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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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...

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