Spain’s Costa Brava is pretty much packed with irresistible destinations, so much so that many of them are packed with tourists and suffer the side effects of mass-tourism. Not so in Calella de Palafrugell, though, a sweet fishing town known for its picturesque waterfront setting, and for retaining its old-fashioned pueblo vibe.
Beaches, nightlife, historic sights: Alicante has a little bit of it all. Even so, you may still find yourself eager to venture off on a day trip to see what lies beyond the city’s boundaries. Whether you seek more beach or more sights, there are loads of destinations within driving distance. So with that in mind, here are some of your best Alicante day trip options.
Spain is famous for its wines, especially for its red wines, and especially for its red wines from La Rioja.
Since the 11th century La Rioja region in the Basque region of northern Spain has been known for its wine-making. They’ve had centuries to perfect the technique that is now protected by D.O.C., the qualified designation of origin certification given to certain locality-specific foods and wines throughout the world. Only Rioja wines with the D.O.C. label are from La Rioja.
If one of your ports of call happens to be Cadiz, then you’re in for a real treat. Not only is it one of the Southern Spain’s most desirable cities to visit, but you can also easily visit some of Andalucia’s other top stops. Whether you’re keen to explore Cadiz, or sights further afield, such as Seville, here are a few of your best shore excursion options.
In this guide, we’ve handpicked the very best of what makes the capital of Catalonia so special — both on and off the beaten path — so you can travel like an insider in Barcelona!
Founded in 1164, the small village of Laguardia is more than just another La Rioja village, it’s a wine-, food- and history-lovers paradise. Here are a few reasons why you should add a visit to the pueblo to your list of Spanish stops.