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Articles about Spain

Spanish culture & history, gastronomy & wine, art & music

Spain as an incredible cultural, historic and artistic heritage. Historically, the country is a melting pot of Roman, Iberian, Jewish, Keltic, Arab, Italian and French culture. Furthermore, Spain is one of the countries in the world with most World Heritge Sites: a total of 48! And Spain has a bustling gastronomical and enological tradition - even in the smallest city you will be able to find high quality food and Spain has a total of 69 Wine Regions scattered around the country. Below, you will be able to find a wide variety of articles written exclusively by City Tours Spain.

Articles on Art & Culture

The Prado Museum
The best paintings in the Prado Museum, from Velázquez Las Meninas to Rubens' Adoration of the Magi
What to see in Spain - top sights
Article about 25 of the most important monuments and sights in Spain
The best museums in Madrid
Comprehensive list of the best museums in Madrid and surroundings (including Toledo)

Articles on Architecture

Islamic Architecture in Spain
The Muslims dominated Spain for close to 8 centuries and have left an incredible heritage of Islamic architecture in Spain.
14 gothic masterpieces
14 of the best architectural creations in Spain from the Gothic period.
Romanesque architecture & Art in Spain
Read about the highlights of romanesque architecture and art in Spain.

Articles on What to see in Spain

Lisbon's most important sights
Read about Lisbon's 10 most important sights and monuments - Castelo São Jorge, The Jeronimos Monastery, Sintra & Cabo da Roca
Madrid's most important sights
Madrid has a wide range of interestings sights, monuments and museums - here are the best
Spain's most important sights
Spain boasts of a wide range of some of Europe's most fascinating sights and things to do
Bilbao's most important sights
Bilbao has much more to offer than the Guggenheim Museum - see our bucket list
Palma's most important sights
Palma is a beautiful city and the capital of Mallorca
Things to Experience on Mallorca
Mallorca is a fantastic destination with a multitude of options for the visitor. We guide you to the island's 11 best sights
15 places to visit in Spain
See our list of cities to visit in Spain: from Bilbao in the north to Córdoba in the South and a top prioraty in the center of Spain
The history of Islamic Spain
Read the fascinating story about how Muslim came to Spain with Tariq's army crossing the Strait of Gibraltar in 711.

Articles on Gastronomy, Art & Wine

Top Wineries in Priorat
Article about the very best wineries in Priorat: among them Ferrer Bobet, to Mas Martinet, Clos Figueres and many more ...
Best wineries in La Rioja
Rioja is one of our favourite wine regions in Spain. It is also the biggest high quality region in Spain

Wine & Gastronomy

Spain's Wineries
Get information about some of the best sourdough bakeries in Barcelona
The best wineries in Priorat
An article about some of the very best wineries to visit in Priorat
Rioja's best wineries
Read about Rioja's history and its best wineries
Best wineries to visit in Penedes
Penedès has more than 250 wineries - here are the best to visit
Best wineries to visit in Rioja
Rioja is Spain's best known wine region - here are some of the best wineries to visit
Best wineries to visit in Spain
An article about some of the very best wineries to visit in Priorat

Articles on climate & weather

The weather in Madrid
We recommend to avoid Madrid in summer, where the temperature can climb over 40 °C
The weather on Mallorca
The island of Mallorca is blessed with a mild climate year round
The average weather in Seville
An article about some of the very best wineries to visit in Priorat
Alhambra Palace - a Spanish symbol
Alhambra - one of the most famous symbol's of Spain

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