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2021
27
August
2021
| 10:22 Europe/Amsterdam
Valencia has announced that it will finally hold its famous Las Fallas celebrations this September, as both March 2021’s festival and last year’s event were cancelled due to the pandemic. The new dates for Las Fallas are 1-5 September and have been s...
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12
August
2021
| 16:46 Europe/Amsterdam
Madrid’s Landscape of Light, the area between Paseo del Prado and Buen Retiro, has become the first UNESCO World Heritage site found in the city. This recent addition joins three other inscribed UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the Community of Madrid ...
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27
July
2021
| 13:21 Europe/Amsterdam
This September, over 40 restaurants across the UK will be participating in Estrella Galicia’s Gastronomy Month to celebrate Spanish cuisine with tapas tours, tastings, and other culinary experiences.An array of exceptional Spanish restaurants will be...
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20
July
2021
| 17:21 Europe/Amsterdam
Turespaña has launched a new advertising campaign in the UK which will see the Spain tourism brand showcased on the UK’s most famous advertising landmark.Piccadilly has been world-renowned for its giant advertising boards that hosted their first camp...
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13
July
2021
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Entry requirements to include negative COVID-19 test or complete vaccination programme Updated 14 July 2021, the diagnostic test illustrating a negative result for the presence of an active COVID-19 infection (NAAT type, e.g TMA, PCR, LAMP &...
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18
June
2021
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
In a firm commitment to achieving carbon-neutral tourism by 2025, Valencia now has almost 50 shared electric vehicles on its streets giving visitors a sustainable option for moving around the city.The Valencian firm, CarGreen, will expand its fleet o...
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10
June
2021
| 12:21 Europe/Amsterdam
#SpainWays Facebook and Twitter competition rulesPLEASE READ CAREFULLYPrizes available to win:Five Luxury Spanish Hampers provided by Camino featuring: Rioja Reserva, Beronia; Quince Jelly; Pimentón de La Vera, Sweet Paprika from La Vera; Olives Manz...
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24
May
2021
| 15:52 Europe/Amsterdam
Madrid has declared its Restaurantes Centenarios (Centuries-old Restaurants) as having cultural and touristic interest. ...
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13
May
2021
| 12:50 Europe/Amsterdam
The Costa Cálida – Region of Murcia has been designated the Spanish Capital of Gastronomy for 2021 having been previously awarded the title for 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic has prevented Murcia from hosting many of the activities that were scheduled t...
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22
April
2021
| 16:36 Europe/Amsterdam
Aragón has outlined its plans to celebrate the 275th anniversary since the birth of legendary painter Francisco de Goya y Lucientes who hailed from the region and went on to create one of the greatest artistic legacies in history.Goya is considered t...
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12
April
2021
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
View the map in high resolution hereTo help post-COVID visitors savour the best of Formentera, the island’s tourism board has launched a new slow food map, highlighting its traditional cuisine, local products and distinct flavours. The smallest of th...
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29
March
2021
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Puy du Fou Spain opened its doors on March 27, 2021 with four new shows, four historic towns, 30 hectares of natual landscape and its standout night show, ‘El Sueño de Toledo’ (‘The Toledo Dream’). For its inaugural season more than 300 actors, da...
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25
February
2021
| 13:00 Europe/Amsterdam
2021 marks five years since the sustainable tourism tax was launched in the Balearic Islands and applies to all stays in tourist accommodation British tourism made a significant contribution towards funding sustainable initiatives in the Balearic ...
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02
February
2021
| 16:47 Europe/Amsterdam
The Ministry of Tourism, Regeneration, Justice and Local Administration of the Regional Government of Andalucía has introduced a new “International Travel Insurance” valid for all non-resident international travellers. This new travel insurance polic...
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12
January
2021
| 18:43 Europe/Amsterdam
The Spanish Tourist Office in the UK has produced the following infographic to keep British tourists travelling to Spain up to date with the latest information necesssary for planning their trip.For further information on how travel to Spain has chan...
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2020
26
December
2020
| 09:30 Europe/Amsterdam
The 31st December 2020 will mark the beginning of the first Compostela Holy Year or Jacobean Year for over a decade with a traditional ceremony that takes place at the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. A Compostela Holy Year is a year in which the...
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23
December
2020
| 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
2020
| 15:45 Europe/Amsterdam
Celebrate the Compostela Holy Year which occurs only 14 times a century and marks the year in which believers can obtain a plenary indulgence, the highlight of everything the Camino de Santiago represents. Travellers from the UK can undertake the ...
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13
November
2020
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
ANNIVERSARIESSpain prepares to celebrate Xacobeo 2021, the first Compostela Holy Year in 11 yearsThe Compostela Holy Year or Jacobean Year is a year in which the 25th of July falls on a Sunday allowing for the celebration of the martyrdom of St. Jame...
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09
October
2020
| 10:30 Europe/Amsterdam
While we’re unable to travel to our favourite holiday destination, the Spanish Tourist Office (STO) wants you to share your favourite #SpainMemories and the Spanish destinations you are looking forward to visiting once restrictions are eased.The STO ...
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06
October
2020
| 12:08 Europe/Amsterdam
A new study by the Observatorio de Ecoturismo en España (Spanish Ecotourism Observatory) has revealed how ecotourism in Spain is transforming its economic landscape, especially in its most rural areas. In 2019, 289 ecotourism accommodation busine...
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17
September
2020
| 18:05 Europe/Amsterdam
World Paella Day 2020 will be taking place on Sunday 20 September when the world will celebrate one of Spain’s most iconic dishes; paella. World Paella Day is a recognition of the most universal dish in Spanish cuisine. A day in which Valencians shar...
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10
September
2020
| 18:30 Europe/Amsterdam
We are delighted to invite you to join a free event with National Geographic Traveller Travel Geeks, ‘Valencia: Culture and Cuisine’ which will take place on Thursday 17th September from 6:00pm to 7:00pm (BST) ahead of World Paella Day on 20th Septem...
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07
September
2020
| 12:27 Europe/Amsterdam
La Noche Del Patrimonio (The Heritage Night) is a unique world-class cultural event taking place simultaneously in fifteen Spanish World Heritage Cities. Every September, for one night only, UNESCO heritage sites and local culture are being celeb...
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19
August
2020
| 10:59 Europe/Amsterdam
Spain has been nominated for the ‘Best Country’ award at The Times and The Sunday Times, and The Sun Travel Awards 2020. Spain was selected for the award by the editorial teams of two of the UK’s major national publications who are encouraging their ...
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20
July
2020
| 16:01 Europe/Amsterdam
British Airways has reinstated flights to Seville’s San Pablo Airport following the temporary pause in service on this route as a result of the pandemic. However, the British Airline has decided to operate the London – Seville route from the capital’...
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24
June
2020
| 12:43 Europe/Amsterdam
22 June 2020: Further to the announcement confirming that Brits are now welcome in Spain as the country ends its “State of Alarm” and initiates its next phase of the “new normal”, the Spanish Tourist Office has today launched a new video to showcase ...
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15
June
2020
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Madrid, 10 June 2020 - The Spanish government, LaLiga and the Confederation of Employers and Industries of Spain (CEOE) have come together in a bid to boost and promote Spain as a safe destination for tourism and sport in a campaign that will be give...
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30
April
2020
| 11:26 Europe/Amsterdam
The national tourism agency responsible for marketing Spain’s destination worldwide, TURESPAÑA, has launched a video titled ‘#SpainWillWait’ (España te espera) across its social media channels. The objective of the initiative is to consolidate touris...
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12
March
2020
| 16:59 Europe/Amsterdam
Paradores, a chain of luxury Spanish hotels located in converted historic buildings, began work on the Parador de Jaen in November 2018 and finished in January of this year. The Parador is located in the Santa Catalina Castle which stands high above ...
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