Penedès is both a Catalonian region and a Spanish wines Denominación de Origen, DO (“Designation of Origin”), and it has long been considered one of the country’s best wine-producing regions after Rioja. Its name may not necessarily ring a bell in itself, but its main production certainly will: cava. Yes, Spanish sparkling comes almost entirely
The new Holiday Spending Report from Post Office Travel Money reveals that 80 per cent of UK holidaymakers now rate their safety abroad as most important.However, cost remains a key factor in destination choice¹, even though the new research found that two-thirds of UK tourists bust their budget once they get to their holiday hotspot
Tarragona Port will receive 40 cruises and 40,000 passengers. These cruise-goers typically hail from the United Kingdom, France and Italy and have a medium to high purchasing power. It is currently the base port of Costa Cruises, with its Costa neoRiviera itinerary, and in 2017, the Carnival Corp and Royal Caribbean cruise lines will also
The series Game of Thrones has been shown in 173 countries, with over 20 million viewers in the United States alone. And Girona, North Eastern Spain, was one of the main protagonists in the sixth series! Find out how everything started, where the series was filmed, discover interesting facts and anecdotes, and see the sets.
In 2017, Catalonia welcomed 19 million foreign visitors, a 5% increase when compared to 2016, which equated to an expenditure figure of €19.1 million (increase of 9.6%). Catalonia has been the top destination for foreign tourists in Spain, receiving over 23.2% of the total number of visitors to the country, followed by the Canary Islands
On April 23, Barcelona’s streets fill with the scent of roses and freshly printed books to celebrate St George. Sant Jordi (aka Saint George) is the patron saint of Catalonia, and although his saint’s day isn’t a public holiday, it’s always a celebration. Don’t expect saints clutching swords or dragons dripping blood: it’s a day
New Guided Walks from Ramblers Worldwide Holidays. Ramblers Worldwide Holidays has added the following brand new guided walks in the Spanish and French Pyrenees to its extensive portfolio. La Senda de Camille – a 10 night holiday exploring the Spanish and French Pyrenees including a circular trek through the spectacular Natural Park of the Occidental