Do you ever wonder what professional travel planners do during their Summer holidays? Because we spend the Spring and Autumn months road-testing new hotels, venues, activities and experiences, in July and August, we stay local at home here in Cantabria. In Northern Spain, the temperatures are perfect for days on the beach, BBQs at home and lunches out with friends and family. Here is the longlist of 25 experiences in Cantabria we’ve planned for this Summer! If you’re planning an active trip to Cantabria, get in touch and we’ll design your perfect holiday!
Here at Totally Spain, we’ve been planning custom Spain & Portugal itineraries since the year 2000. More and more of our individual clients are taking much longer trips – anywhere from 3 weeks to 6 weeks – and this is when we really get a chance to flex our muscles and get our creative juices flowing. To help you visualise just what you can (or can’t) squeeze in when travelling Spain for a month, here’s our insider advice to help you make that trip come true.
We’ve been planning winery tours in Spain ever since we set up Totally Spain back in the year 2000, and thrive on using our knowledge to select bodegas that mean something extra special to our clients. When we are designing an itinerary for a client that seeks great art and wine, here are some of the excellent wineries with art in Spain offering very impressive collections that we recommend visiting…
If you’ve ever thought about exploring Portugal, then please don’t wait any longer – it’s a wonderful country with so much to offer. Here at Totally Spain, we’ve seen the hugely positive shift in the standard and quality of the tourist offering in Portugal over the past decade. And we love designing custom itineraries for our valued clients so they can appreciate the charms of Portuguese food, its architecture, its capital city, its coastline and its interior and it’s wonderful people. In this post we’d like to introduce the Lisbon region that includes Portugal’s capital city and goes north as far as the Central Region of Portugal (which we will cover in a separate guide). The Lisbon region is perfect for a week long break featuring a few days in the capital plus a few daytrips to nearby towns and villages. As you’ll see below, there is an excellent choice to appeal to all tastes and interests.