You’ll want to visit the places you’ll be reading about in Spain Destinations. They’re every bit as charming and irresistible as the writers say! Besides, you won’t have any problems getting there; they’ll tell you how.
EL BULLI, ONCE THE WORLD’S BEST RESTAURANT, MORPHS INTO A MUSEUM! »
Surprise surprise. El Bulli is opening its doors as a museum, El Bulli 1846, where visitors can "eat" knowledge. It is no longer a restaurant but a place to ponder, to know why gastronomy creates humanitarianism. The museum's 4.000 square meters reflect and safeguard El Bulli´s DNA, as well as El Bulli´s Bullipedia.
A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “La Granja: Spain’s Little Versailles”, 21 August 1970 »
La Granja with its formal gardens, arranged with geometrical precision, its statues depicting mythological figures, its serene, ordered beauty, is often called the "Little Versailles" for it bears a marked similarity to the famous gardens created by Lenótre for Louis XIV of France.
HOW I LONG TO WALK THE STREETS OF SPAIN »
As I cross the plaza, I watch the children play and listen to their happy squeals of laughter. So many places to visit. Many wonderful parks and museums that house “old friends”. A church where I can feel the quiet beauty inside But it is only a dream. It is telling me how much I love Spain, and how much I long to walk its streets again.
TERUEL LOVE STORY 2: The “Wedding of Isabel Segura” Attracts Thousands of People in a Truly Unique Setting »
There are many love stories with tragic endings. Some are real, others border on legend, still others are based on fact such as the story of the "Lovers of Teruel". This romantic tragedy draws extra special attention in the Aragonese city of Teruel where The Wedding of Isabel Segura, which is celebrated yearly, has been declared a Festival of National Tourist Interest.
SNAPSHOT: CAZORLA, THE MOST BEAUTIFUL VILLAGE IN SPAIN »
Spectacular nature. Gateway to the Natural Park of Sierras de Cazorla, Segura and Las Villas. Rich 2000-year history. High-quality olive oil with its Denomination of Origen. Thriving tourism. The most beautiful village n Spain.
TERUEL LOVE STORY 1: Spanish Lovers Give Romeo & Juliet a Run for Their Money! »
There occurred in 1217 a dramatic event of a great love story in the Aragonese city of Teruel involving young lovers Isabel Segura and Diego Garces de Marcilla. She was rich. His family lost its fortune. Her father married her off to a rich and prominent man before Diego could lay his new-found wealth at her feet. Diego and Isabel died of broken hearts. Today Teruel holds an annual "Fiesta de Interes Turistico Nacional" to honor the ill-starred lovers.
A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “St. Valentine: Love & Death,” by H. August Debelius, 18 February 1966 »
St Valentine, the Love saint, is buried on the warm and romantic southern coast of Spain. Or so the librarian of the Cathedral of Almería claims. Moreover, long before St. Valentine´s body came to the sunny Spanish shores, Spain was the scene of one of the most passionate love affairs in history, that of "The Lovers of Teruel". Not that there's much solid evidence to support the legend. But the popularity of the medieval romantic tale just keeps on growing anyway.
THINKING OF A SUMMERY HOLIDAY THIS FALL? FIVE IRRESISTIBLE REASONS WHY YOU WOULD DO WELL TO CHOOSE AMAZING ALTEA FOR YOUR DESTINATION! »
We've slipped officially into Fall. Even with the climate change where mild sunny temperatures persist in the seasonably cold Northern Hemisphere, you will still need a reasonable guarantee that such will be the case if you're looking for a place to vacation in order to escape from post-summer blues. More so because, climate change or not, Fall weather could cause a drastic drop in temperature at a moment's notice. Given all that, it's hard for you to go wrong if you choose Altea for your après-verano holiday, a picturesque Spanish coastal town that could give Santorini a run for its money.
BIG FIVE REASONS WHY YOU WOULD WANT TO BE IN IBIZA WHEN FALL BEGINS »
The rowdy crowd has gone home, you don't have to jostle and jockey for the precious spots on the beaches, the weather is pleasantly warm and bright, there are still fiestas to go to, and don't forget the discounts and great package deals.