The Best Plazas in Spain – Spectacular Spaces to Experience the Spanish Way of Life

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If there’s one place you need to visit in every Spanish town, it’s the main square often called the Plaza Mayor. Traditionally it’s where bullfights took place and it was often the location for outdoor foodmarkets and theatres too. Today it’s all about the tables and the people and the activities in the square.

Totally Spain’s Guide to the Most Spectacular Driving Routes in Spain

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Nothing says holidays more than a car, a suitcase, sunglasses, and the open road. And here in Spain, we have a wonderful road infrastructure including shiny new three-lane highways that get you out of the cities and plenty of those romantic rural roads that snake around the mountain ridges and coastal cliffs.

On the [...]

Totally Spain’s Guide to Popular Movies Filmed in Spain

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We know that great films, like all creative arts, can inspire. Here we bring you some of Spain’s stunning backdrops that you might have enjoyed on the silver screen. Some are obviously filmed in Spain. But there are a few surprises in there you might not have expected!

The Plaza de Espana in Seville [...]

Totally Spain’s Rias Baixas & Where to Go in Galicia for Great Beaches, Wineries, Palaces and Seafood

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We’re just back from a lovely trip to Galicia and want to share some of the great reasons to visit the North West of Spain. This time, we chose the Rias Baixas area as our base and toured the vicinity as well as going north to Santiago de Compostela and south to the Cies Islands. [...]

There are Many Ways of Doing the Camino de Santiago. What’s yours?

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Most mornings on our way to the office we pass a few Camino de Santiago walkers doing the coastal route as they walk from Guemes Cantabria to Somo to catch the ferry to Santander. It’s lovely to see the ‘peregrinos‘ or pilgrims with the St James shell on their backpacks. And when we get to [...]