Spain is much more than paella, toros, sol y playa (paella, bulls, sun and the beach). The country is well known for its friendly inhabitants, sunny weather and yummy food, but it has plenty to offer beyond Madrid, Barcelona or Sevilla.
From a breathtaking heritage to a vibrant culture, Spain features a variety of landscapes and things to do. Are you a beach or a mountain person? Do you prefer fish over meat? Spain has it all and I’m sure you’ll be buying your tickets after reading this page and all my travel-related blog posts. Check them out now, thank me later. 😉
Spain features an impressive heritage and you can advantage of it by staying in the most beautiful and well-preserved ancient buildings in our country. Book your room at one of the various Paradores throughout our geography and enjoy.
Spain is famous worldwide for its olive oil (aceite de oliva). Our liquid gold is the key ingredient in Spanish cuisine, which translates into a healthy lifestyle. Our Mediterranean diet (dieta mediterránea) is based on olive oil, fresh fruits, vegetables and legumes.
In addition to that, we Spaniards LOVE pork in all its forms, especially when it comes to cold meats (embutidos). That is why we can’t go without our ham (jamón ibérico), our chorizo or our loin (lomo). We eat it just like that with some bread, and we add it to pretty much any stew.
What to eat region by region:
Spain is a vast country with its own particularities, especially when it comes to food. Here’s my own list of the most typical products (both salty, sweet or drinks) you should try whenever you visit one of these Spanish regions.
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