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Tips for taking dog friendly holidays in Spain

SEMANA Santa is upon us and summer holidays are just round the corner, times when many are planning a getaway to explore the delights...

Spain poised to allow unvaccinated tourists from outside EU (including UK) if they have negative test

SPAIN is preparing to lift the ban on unvaccinated tourists visiting from outside the EU and allow them entry if they have a negative...

The 10 must-see tourist sites in Spain’s Sevilla (and how to see them all in one day)

With thousands of Rangers fans descending on Sevilla for the Europa League Final against Eintracht Frankfurt, here's a look at the must-see sites in the Andalucian capital.

More than a football match: The Olive Press Guide to visiting Sevilla

With thousands of Rangers fans descending on Sevilla this week for the Europa League Final against Eintracht Frankfurt, here's a quick guide to the sites.

Patios of Cordoba: Where even the most reluctant gardener will find inspiration

It had been on my bucket list for years and yet somehow, I had never quite got round to it, but with foreign travel curbed and curfews still in place, it was time to look closer to home and the patios of Cordoba beckoned, writes Fiona Govan.

Spain rejects ending mask use on flights into the country

SPAIN has confirmed face masks will remain compulsory on flights into the country, despite the European Union lifting the obligation on member states. Spanish Health...

IN PICS: Are these the best six beaches in Spain?

WITH more than 3,000 beaches to choose from across almost 4,964 km of coastline, how does one go about selecting the very best beaches...

Ouigo, the French ‘low-cost’ AVE to link Spain’s Madrid and Andalucia with five daily frequencies

FRENCH train operator Ouigo wants its 'low cost' AVE to connect Madrid and Andalucia with five daily return trains, which would stop in Cordoba. The...

MAPPED: Spain breaks record with most blue flag beaches in the world

SPAIN has once again kept its position at the top as the nation with the highest number of blue flag beaches in the world. Valencia...

Renfe offers the chance to see Spain’s history in style on new luxury trains

RENFE is offering four new luxury train routes transporting passengers across historic locations of Spain in the height of style.  The experience of using Renfe...

Weekend Costa Blanca nightmare after UK mum loses passport and gets locked up in Spain for over 32 hours

A UK traveller to Spain was locked up at Alicante-Elche airport for over 32 hours after losing her passport during her journey from Glasgow...

TRAVEL SPAIN: What you need to know as feria season gets underway in Spain’s Andalucia

ONE of the greatest of Andalucian traditions is the feria, which is celebrated in nearly every town across the region between April and October.  Ferias...

Train was a strain: 350 passengers stranded for five hours between Madrid and Alicante

ALMOST 350 passengers were stuck for five hours on a broken down train travelling from Madrid to Alicante. The train was static from 6.05pm to...

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

Plea for more police at Spain’s passport control points after 3,000 passengers miss flights from Madrid

CALLS have been made for more Policia Nacional to be put on duty at Spanish airports to avoid massive queues this summer holiday season. President...

Spain’s Andalucia breaks tourism record for Easter Week with 878K visitors

AFTER two dark years for tourism due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Andalucia has broken its own record this Easter by receiving 878,000 tourists to...

Planned tourist tax ‘driving away’ British tourists from Spain’s Costa Blanca, despite Alicante and Benidorm councils refusing to charge...

A Valencian tourist tax proposal has been slammed by an Alicante Province small business federation, despite no plans for any local council to implement...

Travel bloggers to flood into Marbella on Spain’s Costa del Sol in June for TBEX event

MARBELLA is to host the most important event in the calendar year for travel bloggers - Travel Blog Exchange (TBEX). The networking event takes place...

Baños de la Encina: Postcard from the oldest castle in Spain

SPAIN is littered with castles. It has such a glut  - 10,257 to be exact - that I’d believe it if there were more...

Six typical Easter dishes to savour during Semana Santa in Spain

EASTER is a really big deal Spain with huge crowds of spectators lining the streets to watch the Semana Santa processions and all that...

Mandarin Oriental Ritz: Welcome to the lap of luxury in Spain’s capital Madrid

FROM the sitting room of my suite I can see the queue for the ticket office at the Prado and the entrance of the...

Set Jetters – The best holiday destinations in Spain for movie lovers

A MAN with an open shirt, glistening six-pack and pair of binoculars may not be the first image most places would use to attract...

EXPLORE: Five destinations to discover inland from Spain’s Costa Blanca this Easter

Travellers this Easter are advised that the regional Generalitat government has launched police checks at popular outing and picnic sites in inland and coastal areas to ensure that all anti-COVID measures are being observed.

ESSENTIALS: What you need to know about Covid travel rules between Spain and the UK over Easter

EASTER is expected to see a return of the sort of numbers that flocked to Spain before the pandemic but for British holidaymakers there...

LATEST: Spain ‘clears up confusion’ and insists unvaccinated travellers from UK will NOT be allowed entry in time for...

IN a move that will frustrate those unvaccinated British travellers who hoped to visit Spain over Easter, authorities have clarified the rules of entry,...

Spain’s low cost high-speed train war hots up as new operator Iryo brings forward launch.

SPAIN'S low cost high-speed train war goes up an extra gear in November as Italian-Spanish owned firm Ilsa launches its service. The company, under the...

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