Experiences

24/12/2015

A rural hotel with maritime and oenological touches

The Hotel Quinta de San Amaro was founded eight years ago by Julio Ouviña, born in O Grove, and Nacho Crespo, from Madrid. They are two entrepreneurs who decided to launch their own charming hotel, having been users of this type of tourist accommodations for years. Both had been planning to launch a rural hotel away from […]

11/12/2015

Castillo de Arteaga, the excellence of an imperial accommodation

Located in a privileged enclave as the Urdaibai Biosphere Reserve in Biscay, the Castillo de Arteaga, former imperial residence converted into a hotel complex, is surrounded by lush vegetation which complements its stunning architectural beauty. But what is the origin of this building? The castle dates from the thirteenth century, a time when the Gothic […]

08/12/2015

Upcoming Christmas events in Galicia

Es posible que, durante esta Navidad, aterrices en Galicia huyendo de los tumultos típicos de esta festividad en los grandes núcleos urbanos, o puede que, a pesar de conocerte tu tierra como la palma de tu mano, ya estés planeando tu agenda vacacional y buscando las ofertas de ocio más apetecibles. Sea cual sea tu […]

01/12/2015

A five-star hotel with a monarchical origin

One day, the King Alfonso XIII fell in love with the beautiful landscape of Santander, the capital city of Cantabria, and since that moment he got used to spend every summer in the Palacio de la Magdalena accompanied by his family since 1906 until the proclamation of the republic in 1931 . In 1916, the king ordered […]

26/11/2015

Casa Marcelo: a gastronomic benchmark which regained its Michelin Star

On 25th November last the Hostal de los Reyes Católicos of Santiago hosted the most prestigious event in the food industry: the Michelin Stars Gala 2016. In it, a total of fifteen restaurants, fourteen Spanish and one Portuguese, received their first Star, two Spanish received their second and, unlike other years, no restaurant received the three-star […]

16/11/2015

The most cinematographic accommodation of the Basque Country

The Hotel María Cristina of San Sebastián was opened in the early twentieth century, at a time of splendor of the bourgeois classes in the Basque Country. Nowadays it still remains a benchmark as far as luxury accommodation is concerned accepting, year after year, the most demanding guests, among which are many of the stars […]

07/09/2015

8 unavoidable visits if you travel to Euskadi

Within the Green Spain, the Basque Country is in an intermediate position between the natural landscape and excellent cuisine that characterizes the communities in the north of Spain and the international influences in some of its towns, as in the case of Bayonne, on the edge of the French border. This connection with two worlds, […]

27/08/2015

The best accommodation available in Green Spain

If northern Spain has something it is the wide diversity that this area offers to its millions of visitors. Galicia, Asturias, Cantabria and the Basque Country offer gastronomic, scenic, cultural and architectural proposals of great quality that makes these destinations one of the main tourist attractions of our country. This time we will focus on […]