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Spain’s state museums to open their doors for free on International Museum Day

CULTURE-LOVERS in Spain will get the chance to visit some of the country’s best museums for free this month, to coincide with International Museum...

New exhibition tells the lives of Roman gladiators, with help from their tombstones

SLAVES, prisoners of war, condemned criminals or even free men who voluntarily chose the job… There was no one route to becoming a gladiator...

Grandson of Republican colonel embarks on quest to recover paintings stolen by Franco regime

IN the wake of the Spanish Civil War, Republican Colonel José Sicardo Jiménez- Córdova and his wife Mariana Carderera had little choice but to...
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Museum sector in Spain’s Andalucia enjoys growing numbers of visitors in 2022

MUSEUM in Spain’s Andalucia have tripled the number of visitors so far this year with respect to 2021. In fact, according to the Regional Ministry...

Ten of the best open air museums to visit in Spain

DISCOVER 10 of the best 'roofless' museums in Spain with Kimberley Mannion.

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...

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...

Dopamineland: A mall rat’s journey down the yellow brick road at Madrid’s latest ‘happiness’ attraction

IN the current climate of war and pandemic, who could resist an invitation to boost their levels of dopamine – the organic chemical that...

Spain cancels art loans to Russian museums in protest at Ukraine war

AN exhibition detailing the history of duelling at state-run museums in Moscow has been cancelled after a host of European countries withdrew loaned artworks...

Virtual tours provide Covid-safe visits to museums on Spain’s Costa Blanca

MUCH of Costa Blanca’s culture will now be accessible to stay-at-home citizens, thanks to virtual tours. Mar Ezcurra, Orihuela’s Councillor for Culture (pictured below), announced...

Top Things To Do On A Budget City Break In Madrid

Churning with energy, Madrid is a highly popular place for those seeking a budget city break – and we can see why. With so...

New poll shows Spaniards much prefer a cafe to a museum

40% have not read a book for at least a year

Secrets of Jewish settlers revealed

At one time up to 20,000 Jews lived here - now only a handful remain




Five rooftop terraces in the centre of Spain’s Malaga with unbeatable views

THE warm Mediterranean climate makes Malaga a great outdoor terrace bar destination all year round, where you can enjoy tapas, cerveza and some fabulous...


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