Culture and Traditions

29/01/2018

The best places to enjoy Carnival in Green Spain

Carnival is currently one of the celebrations that best combines tradition with new festive proposals. The north of Spain gives a good account of this situation. And, is that each of the regional peculiarities is present in the most famous of the pagan festivals. This 2018, will begin the weekend of February 10 and will […]

02/01/2018

An exhibition tour through the Green Spain

The low temperatures and the inclemencies of the weather typical of this season favor alternative plans that allow the shelter without losing the cultural interest. From Five Sensations , we suggest a route through the history of the communities that make up Green Spain, present in its most relevant exhibition spaces. Galicia Galician Contemporary Art […]

18/12/2017

12 destinations you’ll want to discover in 2018

The end of 2017 is just around the corner and, as usual, at the beginning of a new year we all have a list of purposes for the months to come. One of the plans that more followers have each year is to travel. Therefore, from Five Sensations, we propose a destination for each month […]

04/12/2017

The most charming mountain villages of Green Spain

Piornedo, in the Sierra de los Ancares (Lugo) The village of Piornedo, located at 1300 meters above sea level, is one of the most enclaves enchanting in Galicia. Its originality lies in its historical-artistic set, made up of the fusion between typical houses and pallozas of Celtic origin. In addition, the village is located in […]

20/11/2017

The Ribeira Sacra: gastronomy, nature and culture with designation of origin

The Ribeira Sacra is a region located in the heart of Galicia, between the provinces of Lugo and Ourense, where the Miño and the Sil converge. It is precisely its location between these two great rivers that led to its first name. Its second name, Sacra, points to the sacred character of its architectural heritage, […]

13/11/2017

A walk through Portuguese Romanesque art

Nearly sixty monuments, including castles, monasteries and bridges, make up the Portuguese Romanesque route. The north of the neighboring country is populated by medieval vestiges that coexist, in many cases, with traces from later times, forming one of the most recognizable heritage emblems of Portugal. The peculiarity of this architectural style lies in its ornamentation, […]

06/11/2017

The best exponents of urban art in Portugal and Northern Spain

Many cities in Europe fought, during the 80s and 90s, against the rise of illegal graffiti in urban spaces. The graffiti filled facades of homes, shops and even public transport. What a priori was a sign of landscape ugliness became, over the years, one of the main attractions of the cities, reaching to turn buildings […]

30/10/2017

The most beautiful graveyards of the Green Spain

Cemeteries of La Carriona and Luarca (Asturias) Asturian historical heritage treasures one of the most outstanding cemeteries in Europe. It is the cemetery of La Carriona, a space designed by the architect Ricardo Marcos Bausá, located in the city of Avilés, and inaugurated in the year 1890. This Avilesian cemetery is characterized by its multiculturalism, […]

23/10/2017

A trip through the Prehistory in Portugal

One of the main attractions of the neighboring country often occupies a discreet background for aspects such as its gastronomy, or its natural and architectural wealth. Among the countless treasures of the Portuguese country stands out its prehistoric heritage, which is priceless. Portugal has some of the oldest Neolithic structures in all of Europe, dating […]

16/10/2017

The main exponents of Indian architecture in Green Spain

The term “Indian” refers to all those Spaniards who, from the 16th to the early 20th centuries, were forced to leave their places of origin to seek a livelihood or a better quality of life in different South American countries. The desire to build a prosperous future was effective for many of them, who, far […]