You’ve made it to Spain and probably worked up a mighty appetite in the process. Good thing this country is packed with absolutely amazing food. But where to get your best foodie fix? Here are some (just some!) of Spain’s top foodie destinations, and what you should get your stomach prepared for at each stop.
Your visit to Spain is all but guaranteed to be amazing — really, how can you go wrong visiting a country packed with spectacular sights, a friendly and zesty culture, and amazing food and drink? But whether by getting better acquainted with local customs or making an effort to see more of the country and beyond, here are six ways to maximize your visit to Spain.
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.