9 Cantabrian villages for an idyllic getaway
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4d ago
Fascinating Spain Feb 27 We can highlight 9 of these mountain villages in Cantabria where you can spend the day, take lots of pictures and do a bit of sightseeing as well. Maybe even stay for a longer. In addition to Santander and some incredible beaches, Cantabria is a region with a lot of mountains where there are many villages full of charm and spectacular landscapes. 9 mountain villages in Cantabria to find peace Carmona Carmona. | Shutterstock Carmona is one of the most beautiful villages in Cantabria for several reasons. First, it has a privileged location, as it is in the middle of ..read more
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The least populated villages in Spain
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by Fran Agudo
4d ago
Fran Agudo Feb 26 The issue of rural depopulation has been extensively studied in the last few decades. There are many large areas in Spain that have fewer inhabitants than Sápmi itself. Although the absence of people is a problem, these villages are still standing and are an example of perseverance. Besides, they hold many treasures that should not be forgotten. These are the smallest villages in Spain and have a great history. Following the trace of the smallest villages in Spain No matter how large or tiny a village is or how many people used to live in it in the past. These are the curr ..read more
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7 stunning castles to decipher medieval Spain
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by Fascinating Spain
4d ago
Fascinating Spain Feb 26 Although there are many medieval castles in Spain, many have curiosities and peculiarities that make them stand out. Their location, their architecture or their rooms and passages where secrets of the past are hidden are just some of the most impressive features. In Fascinating Spain we love castles. Some have been taken to the big screen and others seem to have been taken from a children’s tale. We have also shown you the 6 romanesque castles in Castile and León, as well as other more unknown ones in Albacete and Zaragoza. In this compilation, we focus on the medie ..read more
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The secrets to Cádiz’s magic
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by Sonsoles Jiménez González
1w ago
Sonsoles Jiménez González Feb 23 The province of Cádiz lies near the African continent. It is here where classical mythology places the Pillars of Hercules and it is here where you will find breathtaking wonders. Its capital is one of them, a city founded by Phoenicians 3,000 years ago that witnessed the enactment of the first Spanish Constitution. Not only is it one of the most beautiful cities in Spain, but is also the oldest. If you decide to explore the outskirts of Cádiz, you’ll get to spots of daunting beauty, proof of the richness of this Andalusian province. The magical villages and ..read more
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5 coastal villages to make the most of Andalucía
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by Fascinating Spain
1w ago
Fascinating Spain Feb 22 In the south of Spain we find the coastal villages of Andalusia. The land of endless beaches and fried fish gives us these places that are worth visiting. Andalusia has a lot of art and a lot of sea, enjoy it! 5 charming Andalusian villages by the sea Ayamonte Ayamonte. | Shutterstock We start the selection of fishing villages in Andalusia with Ayamonte, in Huelva. Located in the spectacular natural setting at the mouth of the Guadiana River, Ayamonte owes its unique appearance to its position as the river border between Spain and Portugal. It is a great beach and ..read more
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Finding the new 7 wonders of the world in Spain
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by Fran Agudo
1w ago
Fran Agudo Feb 21 The new 7 wonders of the world were voted on in an international contest many years ago. These rightful heirs of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World are scattered around three continents and belong to extremely different cultures. However, there are many monuments in Spain, both natural and cultural, that have been compared to them. The Spanish sisters of the new 7 wonders of the world The Great Wall of China in Huesca Finestres Wall. | Shutterstock Finestres Wall wasn’t sculpted by an artist, but by the most powerful force: nature. This natural accident rises high ov ..read more
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Gulpiyuri, the smallest beach in the world
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by Fascinating Spain
2w ago
Fascinating Spain Feb 16 Gulpiyuri is an ancient word of Asturian origin that means circle of water. And it is the name chosen in Asturias to baptize what is considered the smallest beach in the world. It is located in the municipality of Llanes, next to the village of Naves. Two decades ago, it received the title of Natural Monument. A few years ago, some time later and thanks to social media, the popularity of Gulpiyuri beach increased. But apart from the popularity and the constant sharing of the places visited, beyond the already worldwide renown, this Gulpiyuri beach is worth a visit ..read more
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The beauty of the ‘Spanish Big Ben’
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by Sonsoles Jiménez González
2w ago
Sonsoles Jiménez González Feb 16 Nobody has ever captured Toledo’s soul and essence like El Greco did. He was so seduced by this city that he preserved it forever in some of its works. A magnificent tower can be seen in the background. It’s the cathedral, which is still one of the most striking parts of the city skyline, besides the Alcázar’s and the more modest towers of the Santo Tomé and San Miguel churches. A more recent tower, but equally beautiful as the others, charms everyone who sees it so much that it has been compared to the most popular London symbol: the Big Ben. The ‘Spanish B ..read more
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5 cheap rural getaways in Spain for a relaxing weekend
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by Fascinating Spain
2w ago
Fascinating Spain Feb 15 Holidays does not mean summer anymore. Long gone is the time when the whole family save money in order to enjoy once a year a long period off. Travel is becoming cheaper and more accesible for everyone. Thus, the offer of spending a few days off has become more and more popular. Thanks to these getaways we disconnect from routine and enjoy a small change of scenery. It is not surprising that these rural getaways are one of the most popular options for urbanites. There is a huge diversity of villages and natural environment in our country. Here you have some pictures ..read more
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10 captivating spots in Andalucía that should be on your bucket list
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by Eva Figueroa
2w ago
Eva Figueroa Feb 15 Searching for secret spots in Andalusia can transform travelling to southern Spain into an addiction that is very difficult to get rid of. Discover, being amazed and enjoying special places is possible by travelling through this community full of colours and unique aromas. Its eight provinces mean eight essential stops.  The region is a cocktail of cultures based on an impressive geography. Each step is a landmark in a timeline set in a very distant past, passing through different times, towns and landscapes. A journey through these places, still unknown to man ..read more
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