Flamenco dancing, bullfighting, sunshine and tapas, Andalusia is famous for many things that have attracted visitors to this unique part of southern Spain for centuries.
If you’re looking for a fun escape with the kids this half-term, the thriving and exciting city of Barcelona is a fantastic family holiday destination.
Mallorca is blessed with year-round sunshine, mild temperatures and the profusion of vibrant seasonal colours, making it a dream destination for those seeking fun in the sun amongst stunning natural surroundings.
When in Galicia, you are literally spoilt for choice about which beach to head to for a relaxing, memorable day in the most picturesque of surroundings. This unspoilt corner of north-western Spain is home to 1200km of undulating coastline, scattered with beautiful beaches, bays and coves.
La Bisbal d’Empordà – aka La Bisbal – is a characterful town in Catalonia, approximately 30km to the south-east of Girona. This bustling town that lies between the market towns of Palafrugell and Palamos on the Costa Brava, is world-renowned for its pottery making heritage.
Perched at the top of a rocky limestone ridge with stone castle walls adjoining a sheer cliff face that drops to the River Guadalete below, Arcos de la Frontera is hailed as being one of Andalucía’s most dramatically positioned of its Pueblos Blancos – whitewashed villages.
Facing the exhilarating Atlantic Ocean, extending from the renowned surfing haven of Tarifa in the south to the mouth of the mighty Guadiana River, the Costa de la Luz – Coast of Light – has long been a popular family holiday destination.
The vibrant, characterful town of Jerez de la Frontera is widely considered one of southern Spain’s most beautiful destinations.
El Gastor is a beautiful whitewashed village that sits high on a hillside at the feet of the magnificent mountain range of the Zahara de la Sierra in the Cadiz region of Andalucía.
Steeped in historic and religious importance, Santiago de Compostela in the heart of Galicia is a truly beguiling town to visit all year round. This iconic town is most famous for being the destination of the pilgrimage route that’s been going for over a century along the Camino de Santiago.