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Pals Spain Travel Guide

Not far from the azure blue Mediterranean sea, lies the pretty medieval town of Pals. It has been declared to be a Historic Artistic site – you’ll understand why, when you see its beautiful old...

Miravet Spain Travel Guide

It’s impossible to miss the striking Castle of Miravet overlooking the River Ebro in Tarragona, Catalonia. The Castle is of Andaluz origin, but was later converted by the Templar Knights into a Castle...

L’Escala Costa Brava Travel Guide

L’Escala is a charming fishing village that sits on one of the “most beautiful bays in the world”, according to UNESCO. Lined with beautiful, sandy beaches, somehow the traditional Catalan town has...

Segorbe Spain Travel Guide

This article was collaborated on with local resident & financial consultant, Lydia Orero Borrás The province of Castellon has many hidden gems, that are, as yet, not that well known by the average English...

Vilafames Spain Travel Guide

In March 2015, Vilafamés joined two other Castellon towns on the official list of Spain’s Most Beautiful Towns. Vilafames, just like both Peñiscola and Morella, who were already on the list, absolutely...

Tamariu Spain Travel Guide

According to the British Telegraph newspaper, the beach at Tamariu ranks as one of the best beaches on the Costa Brava. Embraced by pine clad headlands, the horse shoe shaped beach is very pretty, family...

Altafulla Spain Travel Guide

Definitely one of the jewels in the Costa Dorada’s crown, Altafulla has a beautiful old quarter and a fine, sandy beach that goes on for over 1 kilometre. The Altafulla promenade has an authentic, rustic...

Castellfollit de la Roca Travel Guide

Sometimes we use words such as love and beauty too lightly, and without thinking. So when I tell you that the first images I ever saw of Castellfollit de la Roca triggered the following phrase to come into my...

Besalu Spain Travel Guide

A historic gem, which is full to the brim with character, Besalu is a magnificent example of a medieval town. Cobbled streets and facades and a wonderful bridge are the trademarks of Besalu. Located in the...

Begur Travel Guide

Definitely one of the Costa Brava’s little treasures, Begur, in Girona’s Baix Empordà, is around 50 minutes drive from the stunning city of Girona (50 km) or 90 minutes (131 km) from the...

Cadaques Travel Guide

The dreamy, perfect town where Salvador Dalí spent his summer holidays, Cadaques, is filled with light, colour and sultry sea breezes. It’s interesting, but challenging location sets it apart from the...

Banyoles Travel Guide

Home to Catalonia’s largest natural lake, Banyoles is the capital of the county, Pla de l’Estany, and has plenty to offer to visitors. Located around half an hour’s drive from both Girona and...

Calella de Palafrugell Travel Guide-41 Things To Do

Did you know that one of the eight beaches of Calella de Palafrugell is considered by the British newspaper, the Telegraph, to be one...

Horta de Sant Joan Travel Guide-Where Picasso Discovered Nature

Sitting in a picturesque location, is the village of Horta de Sant Joan, which these days has been made famous because of the time...

Morella Travel Guide

Travelling through truffle country, winding our way up the mountain road to Morella, I feel overcome by the lush, emerald green scenery, but nervous about the road as it rises up and becomes more precarious....

Peniscola Spain Travel Guide

On a clear day I can see Peñíscola from the roof of our little country house, which is inland, around 25 miles away. The views of this piece of paradise are superb and rather unique, and can be seen from...