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Pablo Picasso’s Spain | What to See

Although Pablo Picasso lived in France for much of his adult life, it’s impossible to understate the influence of his Spanish upbringing on his art. To gain some insight into the exiled champion of cubism, neo-classicism, and surrealism, here at Totally Spain we highly recommend a trip to Malaga, Barcelona & Madrid. That’s where you can visit the places that meant so much to him and see some of his iconic works such as ‘Guernica’ in person.

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Day Trips from Barcelona | 10 Totally Top-Notch Recommendations!

Visiting Barcelona? Make sure you keep a day or two free to experience a Cava winery, Monserrat Monastery, the Dali Museum and the Costa Brava. Here at Totally Spain, we’ve been planning and organizing custom itineraries in Spain since 2000 and can organise car-rentals, high-speed train tickets & private guides and drivers to ensure you enjoy these day trips in style and comfort. NB Please note we provide this service as part of a wider itinerary including accommodation.

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Royal Palaces in Spain | Best Ones to Visit

Royal Palaces in Spain are a treat to visit.  Not only are they wonderful buildings in splendid surroundings, many with manicured gardens to stroll in (especially welcome on hot sunny days) – you also get a deep insight into Spain’s powerful role in world history as you browse the paintings, sculpture and tapestries. If you enjoy visiting and photographing stately homes and palaces read on, then get in touch with us below at Totally Spain to customize a tour just for you featuring the Best Royal Palaces in Spain and more….

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Spanish Pyrenees Parador Tour | 11 Night Self Drive

Love Spain and the great outdoors? Here at Totally Spain we do too and that’s why we’ve created this unique 11-night self-drive itinerary starting in Barcelona, with 7 nights in the Spanish Pyrenees and finishing up with 2 nights in the Rioja wine region and a night in Bilbao! Gastronomy is a key element in this Parador self-drive itinerary and you’ll get to taste the best Catalan, Basque, Riojan and Pryenees dishes and wines. We’ll customise each itinerary so you really experience and enjoy these incredible cities, towns and the countryside in the way that suits your travelling party. For the moment let us entice you with this sample Spanish Pyrenees itinerary.

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Spain’s UNESCO World Heritage Sights – Useful Guide

Looking for a private custom trip to Spain that features Spain’s UNESCO World Heritage sights in charming destinations that ooze with character, history and style? Spain’s UNESCO Sights are must-sees – not only for their integral beauty and heritage but because they are also authentic bustling cities where people live, work and go to school. We challenge you not to be charmed – your only problem will be deciding which to include in your itinerary! And that’s where we, the expert travel advisors at Totally Spain can come in handy.  Hope you enjoy our useful guide.

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