After a nice lunch and afternoon stroll around Cadiz, we continued on to Tarifa Spain where we stayed for 4 nights at The Hotel Mesón de Sancho. The hotel was not in the actual town of Tarifa, but a 10km drive NE on the N-340. The grounds were very Continue Reading
Spain Travel Tips + Guide
Planning a trip to Spain? Amazing! Spain is a wonderful and very fun country to visit. Everywhere you go there is an upbeat vibe. The food and wine are both of incredible quality and very affordable. Every city you go to has a tasty offering of tapas so make sure you seek it out in different spots.
In each city there is so much to see and history to take in and so we will give you travel tips for each city. During my travels I went to Sevilla, Cádiz, Tarifa, Ronda, Grazalema, Córdoba, Granada, Cuenca, San Sebastian, Barcelona, and Madrid. These Spanish destinations will be the focus of this Spain travel guide. It is impossible to cover everywhere, but this is a good start for cities and places to visit in Spain, and the best things to do in each location.
Perhaps the most obvious attraction in Cádiz is the wonderful and striking Catedral de Santa Cruz de Cádiz. What a masterpiece. The cathedral in Cádiz was built between 1722 and 1838. Continue Reading
After picking up a rental car we headed South from Seville and on to Cadiz to stop for a lunch break on our way to Tarifa, and to have a quick walk around of this very old Spanish city in Andalusia Spain. In fact Cadiz is the oldest city in Spain to Continue Reading
I did not actually go into the Alcázar Palace in Seville. At the time we were pretty fresh into our trip and not really hitting all the tourist sites. Most of our time we were just soaking up the local vibe, walking, eating, drinking, sleeping. Continue Reading
The Plaza de España is located in the Parque de María Luisa in Seville. It was built in 1928 for the Ibero-American Exposition of 1929. Continue Reading
Triana is a neighbourhood on the West bank of the Guadalquivir River that runs through the city of Seville. Go for a walk across the Isabel II bridge aka the Triana bridge. Check out the Triana Market on the South side of the bridge where you can Continue Reading
If you would like a nice walk and a quiet place to take a break, check out the Christopher Columbus Monument and walk along Paseo de Catalina de Riber. It is a perfect spot to grab a bench and chill out in the shade of a lovely palm tree. Continue Reading
If you are looking for an intense Flamenco show in Seville consider the Casa del Flamenco in the Santa Cruz neighbourhood (see map below). Here you can watch a duo of Flamenco dancers dancing solo and together. Go early if you want to get a front row Continue Reading
Metropol Parasol is a wooden structure located at La Encarnación square that is pretty much dead centre within the old city quarter. The 6 giant parasols look like mushrooms and are connected together. On street level, you will find the central food Continue Reading
The Catedral de Santa María de la Sede or more simply the Seville Cathedral is the biggest gothic cathedral in the world, and the third largest church in the world. It is pretty wild to look at and unlike any other cathedral I have seen. It was Continue Reading