Category: Spain

Fregenal de la Sierra, from the Templar castle to the Iberian ham of Extremadura

White town of Fregenal de la Sierra south of Badajoz Two may be the highlights of the southwestern area of ​​the province of Badajoz, the beautiful landscapes of the Extremadura pasture and, of course, the cuisine of Iberian ham. But in these lands of southern Extremadura there are also towns that preserve important vestiges of history.
How to do the Garganta Nogaledas hiking trail in Valle del Jerte
How to do the Garganta Nogaledas hiking trail in Valle del Jerte
Waterfall in the Gorge of the Nogaledas in Valle del Jerte Those of you who are regular readers of Travel Guides know that I have always had a special special attraction for the regions of northern Spain, specifically, Cantabria and Asturias. The combination of green landscapes, with mountains and coastal areas, have led me to travel frequently to these areas of the peninsula.
21 places to see and essential visits on your trip to Galicia
21 places to see and essential visits on your trip to Galicia
Pancha Island lighthouse in Ribadeo in Galicia A few summers ago we had the opportunity to return to Galicia after many years without visiting it, an error that we have corrected in recent times with new visits. On this holiday trip through Galicia, in addition to having the invaluable plus of a splendid time, we return to certain places that I had visited long ago.
How to visit the Van Gogh Alive exhibition at the Ateneo Mercantil de Valencia
How to visit the Van Gogh Alive exhibition at the Ateneo Mercantil de Valencia
Multimedia exhibition Van Gogh Alive Experience From July 27 to October 20 you have the possibility to enjoy at the Mercantile Athenaeum of Valencia one of the most successful exhibitions in recent times in our country, Van Gogh Alive-The Experience After premiering in Seville and having already visited Alicante, Madrid, Malaga and Barcelona, ​​you should know that Van Gogh Alive is not a painting exhibition as we are usually used to, with walls full of paintings.
Ochagavia, (perhaps) the most beautiful village in the Pyrenees of Navarra
Ochagavia, (perhaps) the most beautiful village in the Pyrenees of Navarra
Rural architecture in Ochagavia in the Pyrenees of Navarra If you are a fan of photography, on your tourist trip through Navarra it is essential that you visit Ochagavía, at the foot of the Pyrenees. And if not, too. Ochagavia has the reputation of being the most beautiful town in the Navarrese Pyrenees, the result of its long history and the special care that its inhabitants have for maintaining their external appearance.
How to climb and see the natural pools of Los Pilones in Valle del Jerte
How to climb and see the natural pools of Los Pilones in Valle del Jerte
The Pylons in the Hells Throat of the Jerte Valley The Jerte Valley of Extremadura has many reasons to surprise you. And not only in the spring time when the slopes of the valley are covered in white with the impressive spectacle of cherry blossoms, but also at other times of the year.
The Best Sites to see and visit on a trip through Spain
The Best Sites to see and visit on a trip through Spain
Alhambra de Granada Sois muchos los que nos preguntáis qué ciudades hay que ver en un viaje a España . Los atractivos de España desde el punto de vista turístico son indudables, y por eso se ha convertido en los últimos años en el segundo país del mundo en la recepción de turistas internacionales. Con independencia de los gustos y preferencias que cada uno tenga, España ofrece una gran variedad de opciones turísticas, ya sean viajes de sol y playa, viajes culturales para conocer el extenso patrimonio o viajes de naturaleza Sagrada Familia en Barcelona en España Así cabe destacar que España conserva uno de los patrimonios histórico y cultural de la Unesco más importantes del mundo.
Discover the Selva de Irati in Navarra, the second largest beech in Europe
Discover the Selva de Irati in Navarra, the second largest beech in Europe
Irabia Reservoir in the Irati Forest of the Pyrenees of Navarra If on your tourist trip to Navarra you are looking for beautiful and lush landscapes of the Pyrenees, the Irati Forest is a must. Navarra offers you a wide range of different landscapes, from the semi-desert park of Bardenas Reales, to the Pyrenees.
Walk through the medieval Alcantara and its Roman bridge in Cáceres
Walk through the medieval Alcantara and its Roman bridge in Cáceres
Roman bridge of Alcantara in Cáceres in Extremadura The cultural festivals that are organized in numerous places in Spain during the summer are an activity for the enjoyment of those who are spending a few days on vacation in them. But they can also become an invitation to a getaway to, on the occasion of some cultural event, take advantage of knowing a corner of our geography.
Useful tips for a getaway to Las Hurdes north of Cáceres
Useful tips for a getaway to Las Hurdes north of Cáceres
Meandro El Melero in Las Hurdes in the province of Cáceres He barely remembered the only trip he had made so far many years ago to the Las Hurdes region, north of Cáceres in Extremadura. It had been a complementary stage of a route through villages in the Salamanca region of the Sierra de Francia such as La Alberca and Miranda de Castañar.
How to visit the cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in Galicia
How to visit the cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in Galicia
Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in Galicia You already know that among the top monuments to visit in Spain is the cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, in Galicia. Because of the number of visitors it receives each year, it is at the highest level next to the Alhambra in Granada, the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona or the Prado Museum in Madrid.
From Salzillos to Coloraos, best Holy Week processions in Murcia
From Salzillos to Coloraos, best Holy Week processions in Murcia
Procession of the Salzillos in the Holy Week in Murcia A good way to discover the attractions of a city that you still do not know is to take advantage of visiting it with the pretext of attending a festive celebration. And so we have done recently with the city of Murcia, where we travel to see its most outstanding Holy Week processions.
Combarro, walk between granaries and cruises in the Rías Bajas de Galicia
Combarro, walk between granaries and cruises in the Rías Bajas de Galicia
Hórreos de Combarro on the banks of the Ría de Pontevedra in Galicia If for your next trip to Galicia you want me to recommend a very picturesque fishing village, that is undoubtedly Combarro, which I visited a couple of years ago. From my point of view, I would be in the top among the most beautiful villages in Galicia.
Discover the charm of the picturesque town of Ezcaray in La Rioja
Discover the charm of the picturesque town of Ezcaray in La Rioja
Kiosk Square in Ezcaray in La Rioja For some time I wanted to visit Ezcaray, in La Rioja. In recent times I have ever been to Haro, but I had not had the opportunity to approach Ezcaray, a town that is just 40 kilometers away, going along the route that also allows you to visit Santo Domingo de la Calzada.
How to make a tailored wine trip to Rioja
How to make a tailored wine trip to Rioja
Landscape of vineyards in autumn in Rioja It is clear that wine tourism is in fashion, and in recent years I have had the opportunity to make many discovering wines in Spain and outside Spain. This has allowed me to discover wine regions such as El Priorat in Catalonia or enjoy the delicious wines of Ribera del Duero, but if there is a really attractive wine tourism destination, that is the territory of Rioja.
How to climb the castle of Monfrague to spot birds of prey
How to climb the castle of Monfrague to spot birds of prey
Tower of the Castle Tribute of the Monfrague National Park in Extremadura During your visit to the Monfragüe National Park in Extremadura, the bird of prey watching is the main activity you can enjoy. In fact, every year there are thousands of visitors who arrive in Monfragüe from the countries of northern Europe to see the great diversity of raptors that land in this natural area.
10 plans to enjoy the Mar Menor in Murcia, beyond the sun and beach
10 plans to enjoy the Mar Menor in Murcia, beyond the sun and beach
Mar Menor in Murcia Everyone in Spain has heard of the Mar Menor in the Region of Murcia as one of the traditional sun and beach holiday destinations. And every year there are thousands of people, largely from Madrid, who come to enjoy their vacations in La Manga and other corners of the Mar Menor area.
How is the 4 × 4 excursion through the Garganta del Infierno del Valle del Jerte
How is the 4 × 4 excursion through the Garganta del Infierno del Valle del Jerte
4 × 4 Tour through the Garganta de los Infiernos in Valle del Jerte The image of the Jerte Valley is sure to be associated with the beautiful landscapes of cherry blossoms that you can see for a couple of weeks in the spring. But there are also other ideal times to get away to this place in the north of the province of Cáceres, in Extremadura, as it is at the beginning of the summer, during the time of the Cerecera, and especially in autumn.
Where and how to see Castildetierra in the Bardenas Reales de Navarra
Where and how to see Castildetierra in the Bardenas Reales de Navarra
Cabezo Castildetierra in the natural park of Bardenas Reales in Navarra I am sure you may be surprised that Navarra offers landscapes like those that can be seen in the Bardenas Reales. In this natural park located southeast of Navarra you find semi-desert landscapes very different from the image you may have of this land, more in line with the greenish landscapes that you find north of the Community.
Tips to visit and see the best of the historic Ferrol in Galicia
Tips to visit and see the best of the historic Ferrol in Galicia
Houses with glass galleries in Barrio la Magdalena in Ferrol Until my recent trip to Galicia to attend the FEVINO international fair, the truth is that I had never considered the possibility of visiting Ferrol in the Rías Altas, not far from A Coruña. But this trip has allowed me to discover a historic Galician city in the process of tourism development, leaving behind the time when the naval industry, and then its crisis, have had all the prominence.
The best thing to see in Olivenza, a beautiful border town in Extremadura
The best thing to see in Olivenza, a beautiful border town in Extremadura
Olivenza from the Tower of Homage in the province of Badajoz On our recent trip to Lake Alqueva, border territory between Spain and Portugal in Extremadura, we have discovered one of those beautiful villages that we like so much. This is Olivenza, a very beautiful town in the province of Badajoz, to get an idea of ​​its very special indiosyncrasy, you have to know a couple of very curious things.