Visiting Madrid? Make sure to plan a day trip or two to experience the beautiful towns and landscapes of Madrid and Castile. Here at Totally Spain, we’ve been planning excursions since we set up in the year 2000 and would love to recommend the best locations for you and your group or family. Don’t want to drive and can’t take the train? Pro-tip: If you book your trip with us, we can organise a private driver to collect you from your hotel and whisk you off on a few of these excursions in style and comfort. There are an abundance of great day trips from Madrid to enjoy and here are our Top 10.
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Jewish Heritage Sights in Spain
Here at Totally Spain, we have organised numerous custom trips for travelers interested in the history of the Jewish community in Spain & Portugal. In the company of one of our knowledgeable guides, it really is possible to peel back the layers and the centuries to find Jewish street names, Jewish architecture, the old Juderias or Jewish neighbourhoods, former synagogues and Jewish places of businesses that give a sense of how the Sephardi community lived, worked and worshipped before eviction from Spain in 1492.
Walled Towns in Spain – Nine of the Best!
We are huge fans of a busy city break or a long weekend of pampering but sometimes our bodies and our brains need a complete change of pace, a place to de-compress from our busy schedules, in a location where time seems to last longer or has stopped altogether. When we need one of those days, we know just where to go – one of the many beautiful walled towns in Spain. That’s where we put all our day-to-day concerns on hold, we step back in time and really absorb the history and the architecture. We’re not talking about sleepy hollows or museum-like communities. Spain’s walled towns are lively places where real families live and go to school and run businesses. Here’s our list of Spain’s most interesting and enjoyable walled towns – perfect for a daytrip or that mid-week break you’ve been promising yourself for ages.
Planning the Perfect Family Holiday in Spain
Looking at options for the family holiday in Europe? At Totally Spain, we’ve been tailoring trips to Spain since 2000 and have put together some facts and tips for planning the perfect Spanish family holiday!
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