The rich history of Spain is something beguiling to most as the Moors, Romans and Celts have all left their distinctive mark, making the Iberian Peninsula and Spanish islands a thing of legend. Home to the most castles of any European country, Spain is the prime destination to witness some of the most majestic defensive structures that have been the home of mighty warriors and powerful kings in their days of glory. Holidays in Spain a great opportunity in learning about medieval history overall and even if you are not so into history, here are some of the most spectacular castles that could be considered as stone jewels adorning the Spanish land.
Amongst the most coveted short haul destinations, the Spanish islands have long been attracting large numbers of sun seekers from all around Europe. Blame it on their wonderful weather, long sandy beaches or azure blue waters, holidays in the Canary Islands and the Balearics are here to stay. However, both archipelagos are different and each one unique so which one to choose? Should you go on holidays to Majorca or holidays to Tenerife? Did the chicken lay the egg or the opposite? Those questions tend to take up quite a bit of our time when deciding where to head to for some fun under the sun so we have decided to put some things into perspective in order to help you choose.
Embarking on a group holiday anywhere is as fun as it can be demanding. Demanding in terms of organisation, timing and budget along numerous other unforeseen factors. Since we ourselves have faced certain of those issues while travelling with our buddies abroad, initially as students and then as grownups, we have considered to share the knowledge. In order to do so, we have written up this very guide in order to help you navigate through the most common nuisances of organising group holidays in Spain. Why Spain you may ask. The answer is simple. We love and know Spain and we are sure that after you visit you will too. Spain is a country full of natural wonders, rich history and culture, vibrant spirit, amazing food and drink and loads of other things we can’t even touch upon without writing a textbook. In short though, Spain is wonderful! Here are our hard earned tips
We all know how daunting organising a holiday could be. The limited vacation time of a full time job, the stress leading to that point and sometimes financial and availability constraints limit our options. However, in order to prepare for one of the best holidays in Spain ever, you have to be organised. In order to do so we have put our experience on the table in order to offer you a comprehensive step to step guide in order to help you organise your perfect summer vacation.
So you have already to embark towards your next holidays in Spain. Since however it still is a foreign country you need to be prepared about certain things so it’s logical that you have to ask questions. In order to clarify some of the most common queries that people face, here’s a quick guide to help with some of the most commonly asked questions about holidays in Spain.
The wonderful, volcanic Canary Islands off the coasts of Africa have long been a Spanish colony and now an official part of Spain. Since the 60’s flocks of tourists have visited the islands in order to enjoy the yearlong sunshine, exquisite sandy beaches and of course partying and relaxing respectively. However, one of the things that gives those islands their distinct charm, are their small picturesque villages. Often situated inland, with colourful or whitewashed houses along with old churches adorning them, villages in the Canaries are a spectacle in themselves. If you plan on heading on a holiday to the Canary Islands, here are 5 picturesque villages to explore and escape from the tourist hustle and bustle.
The once barren volcanic island of Lanzarote is home to a bit more than 142 thousand residents and each year large numbers of tourists flock around its magnificent sunny shores. The all year round good weather, fantastic all inclusive hotels and broad spectrum of activities covering any taste and pocket have significantly elevated this Spanish island in the Atlantic into one of the top contenders for summer holidays. Holidays toLanzarote however have not been the huge industry they are today some years ago.
Oh yes, the time is almost here and the sea, sand and sun time is getting ever closer. Of course we’re talking about your summer holidays in Spain as the playas are getting within reach each day! Nevertheless, one thing to remind you more of your sunny time can’t be anything else than the perfect tan. Bronzed, healthy and radiant are only a few words that you would like to describe your skin and as such you have to act accordingly. In order to help you do so safely, we have some sun baked tips that you ought not to miss before, during and after your session under the sun.
Lanzarote has long been a great place to unwind and top up your tan by the sea. A multitude of beaches, lush all inclusive resorts and of course great weather all year round, have made it one of the top holiday spots for all ages and types of travellers. With activities ranging from lazing on a beach and swimming at your own pace to full on extreme sports and watersports, the activities provided are almost endless. In case that you decide to have family holidays in Lanzarote however, here are some of the best things to do.
Following on our previous installment “5 of the most important sights worthy of a visit during your holidays in Spain!” we have decided to present five more, as the Land of Rabbits as Spain is also called, is home to magnificent history and sights hard to fit into a single article.