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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
Art & Culture
The best paintings in the Prado Museum, from Velázquez Las Meninas to Rubens' Adoration of the Magi
De 25 vigtigste seværdigheder i Spanien
Sightseeing
Article about 25 of the most important monuments and sights in Spain
The best museums in Madrid
Art & Culture
Comprehensive list of the best museums in Madrid and surroundings (including Toledo)

Articles on Architecture

Islamic Architecture in Spain
Architecture
The Muslims dominated Spain for close to 8 centuries and have left an incredible heritage of Islamic architecture in Spain.
14 gothic masterpieces
Architecture
14 of the best architectural creations in Spain from the Gothic period.
10 Seværdigheder i Lissabon
Turisme & Sightseeing
Read about the highlights of romanesque architecture and art in Spain.
Modern Architecture in Spain
Architecture
Spain has a fantastic collection of modern architecture from south to north

Articles on what to see in Spain

Lisbon's most important sights
Sightseeing
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
Sightseeing
Madrid has a wide range of interestings sights, monuments and museums - here are the best
Spain's most important sights
Sightseeing
Spain boasts of a wide range of some of Europe's most fascinating sights and things to do
Bilbao's most important sights
Sightseeing
Bilbao has much more to offer than the Guggenheim Museum - see our bucket list
Palma's most important sights
Sightseeing
Palma is a beautiful city and the capital of Mallorca
11 things to see on Mallorca
Sightseeing
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
Sightseeing
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
Travels to Spain
Sightseeing
Travels to Spain to the best destinations. Get the most out of the trip and get tips about the tour to Spain.

Articles on Spain's history

The history of Islamic Spain
History
Read the fascinating story about how Muslim came to Spain with Tariq's army crossing the Strait of Gibraltar in 711.
The history of Spain
History
The history of Spain from the Romans to today resumed in 13 points.
The Spanish Civil War
History
The Spanish Civil War is one of the most important periods in Spanish history - and it is the key to understanding modern Spain

Articles on Wine & Gastronomy

Spain's wineries
Wine & Gastronomy
Get information about some of the best sourdough bakeries in Barcelona
Best Wineries in Priorat
Wine & Gastronomy
Article about the very best wineries in Priorat: among them Ferrer Bobet, to Mas Martinet, Clos Figueres and many more
Best wineries in Penedès
Wine & Gastronomy
Visit Penedès, and some of the more than 300 wineries
Rioja's best wineries
Wine & Gastronomy
Read about Rioja's history and its best wineries
Best wineries to visit in La Rioja
Wine & Gastronomy
Rioja is one of our favourite wine regions in Spain. It is also the biggest high quality region in Spain
Visit the best wineries in Priorat
Wine & Gastronomy
An article about some of the very best wineries to visit in Priorat
Best wineries to visit in Penedes
Wine & Gastronomy
Penedès has more than 250 wineries - here are the best to visit
Best wineries to visit in Spain
Wine & Gastronomy
An article about some of the very best wineries to visit in Priorat
The best restaurants in Spain
Wine & Gastronomy
Spain is going through a culinary revolution that is changing the Spanish restaurant scene
Michelin star restaurants in Barcelona
Wine & Gastronomy
Barcelonas has a wide range of quality restaurants and close to 80 restaurants in the Michelin Guide

Articles on climate & weather

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

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Corporate travel

We organize company tours and incentives to Barcelona, Madrid, Andalucía, The Balearic Islands and the Basque Country for corporate groups of minimum 8 people .