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2023
23
January
2023
| 17:27 Europe/Amsterdam
The UNWTO has included three Spanish villages in the list of 32 Best Tourism Villages for 2022, more than any other country worldwide. The list recognises villages which are excellent examples of rural tourism with accredited cultural and natural ass...
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09
January
2023
| 13:27 Europe/Amsterdam
Paradores, Spain’s state-run network of luxury hotels offering stays in historic and cultural properties in top cities, regional gems and areas of natural beauty, is extending its nature-based project, "Naturaleza para los Sentidos", to include Parad...
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2022
19
December
2022
| 16:45 Europe/Amsterdam
This year five new Vía Verdes, otherwise known as Greenways, have opened in Spain.Vías Verdes are old disused railway lines that have been recovered and reconditioned for use by walkers and cyclists. They provide an environmentally friendly way of tr...
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12
December
2022
| 12:57 Europe/Amsterdam
The Spanish Tourism Office (UK) surveyed 1,800 UK adults who have been to Spain in the last 5 years on sustainable travel. The Opinium survey took place from the 2nd – 8th November 2022 with two major objectives. Firstly, to better understand the att...
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05
December
2022
| 16:05 Europe/Amsterdam
Monday 5 December: 2023 marks 50 years since the death of renowned Spanish artist Pablo Picasso. To celebrate his creativity and the influence his works had on the artistic heritage in Spain, 16 exhibitions will be held in the cities around Spain.The...
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23
November
2022
| 16:06 Europe/Amsterdam
Spain UNESCO Biosphere reservesSpain is proud to have 53 sites that are designated UNESCO Biosphere Reserves. These sitesare recognised as being important terrestrial, marine and coastal ecosystems.The environmental standards of the reserves are cont...
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10
November
2022
| 13:31 Europe/Amsterdam
The city of Seville has been named the European Capital of Smart Tourism by the European Commission alongside Pafos (Cyprus)....
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21
October
2022
| 12:00 Europe/Amsterdam
2023 marks the 100th anniversary of the death of Joaquín Sorolla, Valencia’s most renowned impressionist painter who captured the light of the Mediterranean in his works. The Museum of Fine Arts of Valencia has permanent exhibitions of his work such ...
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13
October
2022
| 12:16 Europe/Amsterdam
Green Spain is made up of the CCAAs that are in the North of Spain: Galicia, Asturias, Cantabria and the Basque country. It is a national leader in nature with 14 UNESCO Biosphere Reserves, 25 natural parks, almost 2,000 kilometres of coastline and 2...
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29
September
2022
| 19:27 Europe/Amsterdam
The Spanish Tourist Office in London is delighted to announce the launch of it’s Sustainability Hub.The hub is dedicated to demonstrating Spain’s sustainable tourism initiatives, such as the Balearic Islands sustainability tourism tax or Murcia’s new...
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22
September
2022
| 16:27 Europe/Amsterdam
The Mar Menor, a lagoon in the Region of Murcia, has become the first in Europe to be granted the same legal rights as a person.This legal status comes following a campaign to safeguard the Mar Menor. The campaign was supported by over 640,000 people...
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26
August
2022
| 18:22 Europe/Amsterdam
HBO’s Game of Thrones prequel, House of the Dragon, made history last week as the most viewed premiere in the network’s history reaching almost ten million views on release. Game of Thrones famously had several filming locations across Spain such as ...
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14
August
2022
| 12:44 Europe/Amsterdam
The Balearic Islands continue to invest in sustainable initiatives within the autonomous community. ...
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14
July
2022
| 13:26 Europe/Amsterdam
Sierra Espuña Nature Park , Murcia’s prime ecotourist destination, has an impressive natural environment with a vast expanse of trees thanks to the reforestation work that has been carried out in the region.  The park has a varied landscape, from the...
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31
May
2022
| 11:53 Europe/Amsterdam
The Spanish Tourist Office is delighted to launch a Slow Travel campaign entitled #SlowTravelSpain.The #SlowTravelSpain campaign, will highlight sustainable forms of travel in Spain and its islands, recognising the importance of forming a connection ...
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21
May
2022
| 19:27 Europe/Amsterdam
Please find the updated entry requirements for non-EU travellers to Spain (including UK travellers) below (updated 21 May 2022)UK travellers, aged 12 and above, arriving into Spain by air or sea, will need to fulfil one of the following criteria:1.- ...
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01
May
2022
| 14:01 Europe/Amsterdam
ALICANTE LAUNCHES AN APP TO MAKE TRAVEL MORE INCLUSIVE The Tourism Board of Alicante is partnering with the company PASSPORTERAPP to produce a travel app to provide more in-depth travel information to tourists. The app will also include a section cal...
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17
March
2022
| 18:57 Europe/Amsterdam
The Spanish Tourist Board has launched a new campaign to give away 85 holidays to Spain for UK travel agents in recognition of their efforts during the Covid-19 pandemic.The campaign entitled ‘The Ultimate Escape’ was the brainchild of Manuel Butler,...
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25
February
2022
| 15:57 Europe/Amsterdam
Earlier this year, the Balearic Islands government approved a new law requiring tourism businesses to implement pioneering sustainability measures. The Government of the Balearic Islands will invest 55M euros to serve its aim of becoming the first ci...
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27
January
2022
| 14:29 Europe/Amsterdam
After the excitement of December, January can feel like a bit of a drag and many are left wondering what to do with themselves. The best way to stick to New Year’s resolutions and combat the January blues is to stay active and eat well.  What better ...
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10
January
2022
| 15:12 Europe/Amsterdam
Prawns in chilli and garlic  Serves 2 125ml extra virgin olive oil 4 cloves garlic, finely sliced 2 red chillies, finely sliced 8 gambas blanca (or raw king prawns), peeled but tails left on Flakey sea salt 2 slices of lemon  1-2 tbsp chopped flat le...
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2021
27
December
2021
| 12:40 Europe/Amsterdam
Pork chops with roast butternut squash  Serves 1-2  1 small butternut squash, peeled and deseeded and cut into cubes 130ml olive oil  3 whole cloves garlic 2 fresh bay leaves 2 tbsp honey 1 large pork chops on the bone, ideally Ibérico, 2.5cm thick  ...
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22
December
2021
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
El Gordo – Meaning ‘The Fat One’, El Gordo is the Christmas Lottery and a fundamental part of the Christmas build-up in Spain. Pretty much everyone in Spain buys a ticket for El Gordo and families and friends gather around the television on 22nd Dece...
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17
December
2021
| 19:11 Europe/Amsterdam
Whole sea bass baked with anchovy and garlic potatoes   Serves 2  120ml extra virgin olive oil  2tbsp chilli oil  1 lemon 3 tbsp chopped fresh oregano  1kg large waxy potatoes, such as Desiree or Charlotte, peeled 4 large garlic cloves, thinly sliced...
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08
December
2021
| 13:15 Europe/Amsterdam
The Andalucían city of Sanlúcar de Barrameda, located in the northwest of the Cádiz province, has been designated the Spanish Capital of Gastronomy for 2022 providing food lovers with the opportunity to explore one of Andalucía’s most coveted gastron...
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08
November
2021
| 11:48 Europe/Amsterdam
Following the impact of the global pandemic on the Spanish tourism sector, the Spanish Tourist Office (Turespaña) has underlined its commitment to sustainability. This includes an investment of €4 billion from the European Commission’s NextGeneration...
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27
October
2021
| 18:08 Europe/Amsterdam
The World Design Organisation (WDO) has recently announced that Valencia is to be granted the prestigious title of World Design Capital 2022. This is the first time a Spanish city has received this accreditation and recognises the city’s uses of desi...
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25
October
2021
| 13:11 Europe/Amsterdam
With the Landscape of Light having recently been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Madrid is now marking the occasion with the LuzMadrid festival, the International Festival of Light. The creative experience will involve over twenty works from n...
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13
October
2021
| 11:01 Europe/Amsterdam
The list of The World's 50 Best Restaurants 2021, sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna, was revealed on Tuesday 5th October in Antwerp, Flanders. The list features a fantastic selection of the world's best restaurants based in over 25 countries an...
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30
September
2021
| 15:59 Europe/Amsterdam
Turismo de Navarra and the ONCE Foundation present the Accessible Camino de Santiago Francés in Navarra. Its objective is to improve the experience of those with disabilities who wish to do the route by making it more accessible.The ‘Accessible Frenc...
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