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.
When it comes to Barcelona, going off the beaten path is arguably the best way to experience this magnificent city. While the typical main attractions are certainly must-sees, there are plenty of less well-known spots that need to be seen in order to really appreciate this fascinating city.
If you’re looking for somewhere exceptional to stay in the south-eastern corner of Mallorca, then let us introduce you to a beautiful stone-clad villa known as Sa Figuera.
Santiago de Compostela, the capital city of the Galicia region of North West Spain, is a fascinating place to visit all year round. With its landmark 11th century cathedral, iconic Monte do Gozo hill lined with religious sculptures, and being world-renowned as the culmination of the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route, it’s hardly surprising that each year thousands of travellers from around the world visit this beguiling city.
For those seeking quiet and relaxation, the beautiful, laid-back town of Santo Tomas on Menorca’s south coast, could be the perfect destination.
Galicia is world-renowned for its distinct cuisine, laden with fresh fish, scrumptious seafood and tasty meat, prepared to perfection with locally-grown ingredients. Testament to just how serious Galicians’ are about cooking are the 300-plus gastronomic festivals held across the region throughout the year.
One of southern Spain’s renowned ‘pueblos blancos’ – whitewashed villages – is the alluring town of Ubrique, which dazzles under the bright sun, contrasting vividly to the emerald landscape of the beautiful Serrania de Ronda Mountains that surrounds the town.
From beautiful sandy beaches to jagged mountainous peaks, world-renowned gastronomy to exciting year-round cities, the culturally and scenically-autonomous region of Catalunya offers something for everyone. Consequently, this enthralling area of north-east Spain is as popular with families seeking fun in the sun, as it is with couples yearning romance and tranquillity.
You don’t have to spend too long in Spain before you come across the staple national dish in one form or another. Paella is served in virtually every restaurant. It’s often cooked in huge paella pans on the beach or as a ubiquitous feature at a fiesta. Small portions of paella are accompanied with ice-cold cerveza as popular tapas in traditional bars.
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