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Park Guell in Barcelona – Tickets to See Gaudí

Park Guell in Barcelona began charging an entrance fee in 2013 in a bid to restrict access and conserve the most iconic sections of the park. Most people working in tourism today think it was the only solution to the overcrowding at this popular location. Here at Totally Spain (we’re a Spain-based travel agent and specialist in custom travel to Spain since 2000), we agree with the fee. We think the park is well worth the entry price of 7.50 EUR but have a look for yourself and see whether you agree with us. (BTW The entry fee is waived for local residents who have footed the maintenance bills since it opened as a a public park in the 1920s.)

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Savouring Real Spain in September – Fun, Festivals & Fine Wine

September is a great time to travel to Spain. It’s much quieter than the peak months of July and August when many Spaniards take their annual vacation. The weather in Spain is still warm enough to take advantage of the wonderful evenings but not so hot as to prevent you from sightseeing in the middle of the day. It’s much easier to secure hotel rooms with sea-views, to visit the popular monuments and enjoy long lazy lunches on outdoor terraces. And it’s when some of the best festivals take place! Living and working here in Spain as we do (Totally Spain is Spain-based travel agent and specialists in custom travel to Spain since 2000), we’re big fans of Spain’s September fiestas and here’s why:-

 

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Salvador Dali’s Catalonia – The Artist’s Favourite Places

As you’d expect, Catalonia is a hugely popular destination for Totally Spain and our Dali-themed itineraries are really fun to organise and take part in! Our clients love to visit Salvador Dali’s Catalonia to see the places where the artist was born, when he grew up and played, where he studied and where he found inspiration for his work. Remember, Salvador Dalí exhibited all over the world and travelled significantly but he always came home to his native Catalonia. Here’s why he loved it so much…
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The Best Honeymoon Destinations in Spain

We love what Candy Bigwood posted on her Pinterest board about her HONEYMOON to SPAIN arranged by Totally Spain. Finding the perfect location for a honeymoon is a huge decision and we found Candy’s approach to researching destinations quite unique. And the beautiful images from the locations she and her husband visited last year, are truly inspiring. If you are considering a honeymoon in Spain, we’ve been planning itineraries around Spain and Portugal since the year 2000 and love planning wedding proposals in Spain, romantic breaks and, of course, honeymoons in Spain, as you’ll see below…  Continue reading