The country is renowned for many things; one of them is its flamenco dancers; another is its bullfights. The Moroccan architecture reflects the local lifestyle with cave paintings, Moorish palaces and renaissance cathedrals to showcase the rich diversity of Spain. Summer is enjoyed by all for its sunshine but spring and fall are no less appreciated. Continue reading Travel Tips For Spain
The Spanish culture has always been intensely influenced by all who have passed her by; from the Romans and Greeks to the Moors, Phoenicians and North Africans. Continue reading An Overview Of Spanish Culture
Spain has been listed as one of the most popular and preferred places to visit as a holiday destination. That is quite an honor as Spain does indeed have so much to offer that the popular preference is not a surprise. Continue reading Appreciating Spanish Culture
Spain is the world’s second most-visited country after France. This is because of the rich natural ecosystems that it has. The weather in this country is also very friendly, making lots of people from cold European countries want to come here to enjoy the warm sun as it has sunnier days than their own countries do. Continue reading Glorious Spain
Barcelona is one of the most beautiful cities in Spain that deserve to be visited anytime by anyone. The city has wonderful monuments, art galleries, museums and restaurants that will water your mouth before you even order anything. There are wonderful natural sites here as well as historic grounds that will leave you yearning for more. Continue reading Wondrous Barcelona
Why? Because the most attractive locations in Spain look like they have been carved down by godly hands, leaving you in a deep awe with a sudden hunger of wanting to see more. Everything related to this place is of an astonishing beauty; ancient sites, never ending golden sandy beaches, forsaken palaces, art museums and big royal squares. Continue reading Spain: Home of Exotic Places
Saragossa is the capital of Saragossa province in Aragon, Spain. It is one of the many cities on the banks of the Ebro river that runs through Spain. It is located at an approximate distance of 300 kilometers from major cities such as Madrid, Barcelona and Bilbao in the Basque country and Toulouse in France. Getting there is easy from any of these major cities by train, plane or bus. Continue reading A Visit to Saragossa
The City of Gaudi, amid its carcass of architectural ambiance, is a reeling experience for visitors. The vaguest architectural delights with a lyrical potential makes Barcelona a man-made paradise. Be it museums, fashion, music, art, history or Culinary pleasures, Spanish culture is known for its authenticity and diverse nature. It is very difficult to cover the complete Barcelona even if you have a lot of time but a well planned trip can help you to be the best of Barcelona.
Barri Gotic is the center of this Metropolis and it houses some of the most splendid representations of European Gothic architecture. Cathedral of Santa Eulalia towers majestically in the city. This powerful reminder of elegance and art belongs to 13th century and is known to have been erected on the Saint James’s crypt. Other important site include Portal de l’Angel(famous shopping street), Placa Reial and Els Quatre Gats.
Barcelona is also known as the town of the greatest artist of Spain — Antoni Gaudi. The artist’s descriptive designs have left their marks all over the Barcelona. Gaudi’s embodies the spirit and culture of Spain and also of the catholic faith. His prominent list of buildings includes Casa Vincens, Sagrada Familia, Church of Colonia Guell and Palau Guell. You can also take a walk through Park Guell.
There are ample of galleries and museums in Barcelona and you can just dive into any one right away. Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya is known for havingan assotment from Modern to Romanesque Art. The museum is housed in the Palau Nacional building which gives a testament to the splendid architecture of 1920s. You can also visit the Barcelona Museum of one temporary art for getting a more in-depth knowledge of contemporary Art. Centre de Cultura Contemporania de Barcelona, Centre d’ Art Santa Monica and Jardi Botanic de Barcelonia can provide in-depth insight to the city’s fascinating history.
The traditional code of Barcelona is inspired from Catalonia. The cooking emphasizes on using an array of meats and fresh local produce. Tourists feel adventurous by taking an opportunity to visit many tapas bars that serve a selection of food items. The assortment gives an opportunity to get the real pleasure of Barcelona’s cuisine. Having food in Barcelona is the social event and can go on for hours.
The modern pace of tourists and locals in Barcelona glides smoothly over the relic from past. The city has maintained its authenticity, at the same time displaying transformation with growing technology.
One of Spain’s oft discussed traditions in other parts of the world is Bullfighting, a cultural tradition that is in part art, costume, performance and drama, and part a controversial animal killing sport.
Past To Present
Bullfighting has been a part of Spanish culture for thousands of years and draws huge crowds of several thousand every week to stadiums to watch the matadors and toredors engaged in a battle of wits with a bull. Continue reading Bullfighting
When you plan to go to Spain, you might want to consider going to Valencia, its third biggest city. It is an industrial area along the coast of Azahar. In Valencia, you will see many beautiful and colorful tourist attractions. For an appreciation of Spanish culture and history, you can include Valencia as a destination. It is a place for locals and international tourists not only to appreciate Spanish heritage but also to experience what Valencia’s natural resources offer for their enjoyment, adventure and fun.
Things to Do
Art and Music Appreciation
Enjoy Valencia’s Escena Oberta where you will witness a wonderful festival of the performing arts. It is also a place where they hold an alternative music festival and screenings for youth films. Whenever these events are held, thousands of tourists flock to the place. Continue reading Things to do in Valencia