Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia and Spain’s second-largest city, has a rich history, architectural masterpieces, fantastic food, and a beautiful coastline.
There is an ineffably opulent quality to the Marbella Club that is tied more to its history than to its subtropical gardens and upscale restaurants.
A few kilometres west of Marbella’s old town, where the remnants of a Moorish fort anchor more traditionally Spanish architecture, there’s a reminder of another ancient civilization: a Roman bridge more than 2,000 years old sits at the heart of the five-star Puente Romano Beach Resort.
Glazed tiles, used in 1884 at the nearby El Capricho Palace then being built by Gaudí, were placed in the original build and have since been restored by García-Germán, referencing the strong tradition of Spanish art nouveau in the area.
With its lush pastures, rolling hills, and misty coastlines, it’s easy to mistake Spain’s northern landscapes for the green-mantled British Isles.
At this historic Spanish winery, distilling the essence of the surrounding landscape into remarkable wines is of paramount importance.
Turrón is a deceivingly simple confection. In its most basic form, it contains just three components: toasted almonds, egg whites, and honey.
An eight-day journey on Spain’s first tourist train takes travellers along the narrow and winding track through the lush northern coast, known as “Green Spain”.
Perhaps one of the only places in the world where you can shamelessly pair a foot-long ham sandwich with fine champagne.