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Hotel Marqués de Riscal at night

Stay In A Work Of Art At Hotel Marqués de Riscal In Basque Country, Spain

Hotel Marqués de Riscal makes a strong architectural statement as it stands over the traditional Basque town of Elciego. Meanwhile, Frank O. Gehry designed this weird and wonderful building, and was dubbed by Vanity Fair as “the most important architect of our age.” Looking at the architect’s work online quickly reveals why. Gehry is a Canadian-American Pritzker...

Catoira Viking Festival

Vikings & Witches On A Weird & Wonderful Vacation In Spain

Travelers planning a vacation in Spain mostly think of major cities like Madrid or Barcelona. They book a visit to the beautiful beaches on the country’s coasts. However, for anyone looking for a truly memorable Spanish vacation can experience Vikings and witches in local events. Read on to find out more about the weird side of Spain and when you can experience these...

Urdaibai Estuary, Basque Country, Northern Spain

Experience Art And Nature In The Urdaibai Estuary Of Basque Country, Spain

Northern Spain is a green and beautiful area of the country, especially on the Urdaibai Estuary, nestling in the Basque Country. Here, nature is at its most beautiful as well as being an important Biosphere Reserve. This area of northern Spain is highly recommended for travelers seeking time in nature. Whether looking for idyllic beaches, wishing to hike in nature...

World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) releases Best Tourism Villages in Spain including Cantavieja

World Tourism Organization Reveals Best Tourism Villages In Spain For 2023

It has come the time for the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) to release its list of the Best Tourism Villages in Spain for 2023. These villages have each demonstrated a remarkable ability to utilize tourism for the betterment of their local communities. Moreover, they have embraced sustainable tourism practices to showcase the villages’ valuable cultural and...

Oma forest

Immerse Yourself In The Magical Painted Forest Of Oma In Basque Country, Spain

A Basque artist was inspired to head out into nature and make a magical, colorful landscape in the Forest of Oma. This beautiful forest is hidden away between the Basonda and Oma Valleys in a truly lovely UNESCO-listed area. Read on to find out how this artist has gone one better than nature by creating a colorful landscape, unlike any other. The colorful Painted...