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52 patios in Spain’s Cordoba to take part in the Patios de Cordoba Festival

THE Patios de Cordoba Festival returns after a two year hiatus due to Covid-19 with a total of 52 patios taking part in this...

The Alcazaba and Gibralfaro in Spain’s Malaga sees more than 208,900 visitors in the first three months of 2022

MALAGA’S most emblematic monuments, the Alcazaba and Gibralfaro have attracted a total of 208,936 visitors in the first three months of the year. Specifically, in...

Spain’s Malaga to ask UNESCO to declare Monte Gibralfaro and Alcazabilla World Heritage Sites

THE Malaga City Council plenary session held last Thursday, April 28, has approved the proposal to put forward the declaration of Mount Gibralfaro and...

Streaming giant Netflix signs ground-breaking deal in Spain

INTERNATIONAL streamer Netflix has signed its first-ever collaborative deal with a Spanish council which will see it support future TV and movie makers in...

Archaeologists uncover 120,000 year-old Neanderthal camp site in Spain’s Alicante area

AN archaeological team has discovered an open air Neanderthal camp site in Alicante Province dating back around 120,000 years. Researchers from Alicante and Valencia universities...

Costa Blanca classical musicians join forces for Ukraine Charity Gala in Spain

TOP classical musicians from the Costa Blanca are joining forces this Sunday for a Charity Gala in aid of Ukrainian refugees. The event has been...

Costa Blanca movie and TV studio in Spain that competed against Hollywood will reopen this summer

A major Alicante film and television studio forcibly closed by the European Union in 2012 over illegal public funding is reopening this summer. Ciudad de...

Correllengua: Festival celebrating Catalan language makes comeback in Spain’s Mallorca

A FESTIVAL which promotes Catalan language is to return to Mallorca this summer after a nine-year hiatus on the penultimate weekend of April. The event,...

World-famous St. Patrick’s Day parade returning to fill streets on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A world-famous St. Patrick's Day parade returns to the Costa Blanca next week for the first time since 2019. Leading off the celebrations as 'Grand...

Spectacular world-famous Fallas featuring fireworks and giant statues return to Spain’s Valencia

THE Fallas de Valencia celebrations are in full swing with a return to pre-pandemic schedules. The heady mix of fireworks, bonfires, flowers, festivals, and eye-catching...

Iconic ‘Red Wall’ building on Spain’s Costa Blanca to be celebrated in 50th anniversary year

THE Muralla Roja(Red Wall) building in Calpe reaches a landmark next year with the local council announcing a special commemoration of the iconic structure. Calpe...

Spain’s La Sagrada Família is the most reviewed tourist attraction in the world

WHAT comes to mind if you were to guess what the most popular tourist attraction in the world is? If you guessed the Eiffel Tower,...

Andy Warhol classics form part of €2 million donation to Alicante contemporary art museum in Spain

A unique collection of contemporary art has arrived in Alicante thanks to a donation from collectors Michael Jenkins and Javier Romero, who was born...

Madrid court acquits artist of desecrating Spanish dictator General Franco’s tomb with red paint

AN artist who painted a dove and a slogan on top of dictator General Franco's tomb has been acquitted of desecration. Madrid's Provincial Court also...

The ancient capitals of Spain – ten cities that were once seats of Spanish power

EVERY city in Spain has fascinating stories to tell and historic artefacts to show off, but did you know which were once former capitals...

Stolen historical document could see Costa Blanca city take Catalan government to Spanish court

A row over a stolen historical document could end up with Orihuela council taking the Catalunya regional government to court. Repeated requests from Orihuela officials...

Railway museum on track for Alicante historic first on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A deal has been struck that confirms Alicante as a new branch of the National Railway Museum based in Madrid. The new 'sub-museum' will be...

Major historical settlement in Spain’s Alicante Province aims to become popular tourist attraction

AN Alicante Province archaeological site dating back to the late Bronze Age has become more 'visitor friendly' with the erection of over a dozen...

Gold coin rarity minted in Murcia over 1,400 years ago is discovered during house renovation in Spain

A gold coin struck in the Murcia region 1,400 years ago has been found during home improvement work at a Leon property. An even older...

Javier Bardem-starring movie scoops record number of Goya award nominations in Spain

A film starring Javier Bardem has broken a Goya record by getting 20 nominations for the prestigious Spanish Film Academy awards. The Good Boss(El Buen...

5000-year-old human bones uncovered in Spain display first evidence of mercury poisoning

THE oldest evidence of mercury poisoning has been uncovered in bones found in Iberia.  Human bones, dating back 5,000 years, were collected by researchers from...

Billionaire who smuggled Picasso painting out of Spain avoids prison because of ‘serious incurable disease’

ONE of Spain's richest men will not go to prison for smuggling a Picasso painting out of the country because he's dying. Ex-Santander Bank vice-president,...

Gold coins plus Nazi and Francoist treasures owned by deceased German are discovered on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A collection of Nazi and Francoist medals as well as valuable gold coins owned by a deceased German Costa Blanca resident are set to...

Leading Spanish poet and performer offers a multi-arts experience in English on Spain’s Costa Blanca

An English language show written and performed by poet Teresa Juan Lopez hits the stage of Denia's Teatro Auditorio this Thursday evening(November 4). Based on...

Is Cordoba home to the oldest Arab baths in Spain?

THE Junta has launched an investigation to determine whether or not the Arab Baths of the Pescaderia de Cordoba are the oldest in Spain. The...

Spain tries to find relatives of over 5,000 Hungarian Jews saved from Nazi persecution by the ‘Spanish’ Oskar Schindler

SPAIN is trying to find the relatives of thousands of Hungarian Jews that were saved from the Nazis by a diplomat branded as the...

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