Dalí, Gaudí, Picasso: the Spanish are masters at breaking the rules. And that’s what we love about this European destination. Their bars are open far later than should be allowed, their food packs in more flavor than possible, and their music can turn the most heavy-footed person into a dancing queen.
On our friendly small group tours through Spain, you travel deep into the traditions and discover the unsung wonders and bombastic highlights. You taste deep red wines of the Rioja, see sun-soaked Moorish architecture, and survey landscapes that are as enigmatic as they are beguiling. Just be careful, you may be inspired to bend the rules yourself a little after these trips.
Fact File: Population: 46.7 million |Hello: ¡Hola! | Size: 505,990 km²
They have entire streets dedicated to a single type of ham; they spray each other with red wine at festivals; and they spend hours on their lunch breaks. Cuisine is a blessing that the Spanish never take for granted.
If you’re going to do it, do it passionately. The Spaniards party, work, and play with an emotional intensity that’s mesmerising and inspiring.
Spain almost touches the African continent. This means the country’s architecture and art is a culmination of rich kaleidoscopic patterns and styles from divergent cultures
The ‘Coast of Death’ collides with the Atlantic Ocean in a spectacle of cliffs and white sands; the Pyrenean Mountains gently unfold into the rolling hills of La Rioja: Words simply can’t describe the poetic beauty of Spain’s natural wonders.