‘Time Out’ chooses Madrid neighborhood as “coolest in the world”

More than 15,000 people took part in a survey to create the ranking, which has placed Embajadores in the number-one spot

10 rugged beaches in northern Spain

Way of Saint James pilgrimage route

Twelve things you didn’t know about the Camino de Santiago

Do you know who the first pilgrim was on the world-famous Way of Saint James? Can you guess what the effect of the internet is on today’s travelers? Read on…

Spain’s most stunning coastal landscapes

Travel: 10 enchanting Spanish bays


Secret Spain: little-known sites that are well worth a visit

Whether natural or man-made, these striking locations receive a fraction of the visitors they deserve


Five places in Spain that are not where you think they are

You might be surprised to discover that not all Islamic palaces are located in Andalusia...


Ten last-minute travel plans in Spain for the May long weekend

From relaxing spas to anchovy festivals, here are our tips on how to spend the holiday

12 landscapes that look like they’re from another planet (but are actually in Spain)

Spanish cuisine

A tapas revolution in the city of Seville

The traditional way of enjoying bite-sized morsels in the Andalusian capital is on your feet at the bar, but more and more venues are laying on tables for patrons and updating their offerings for the 21st century


The top breakfast and brunch spots in Barcelona and Madrid

Both cities have adopted a trend that began in New York City and adapted it to fresh, local Mediterranean produce. And judging by the numbers, it looks like it has been a success.


A guide to the most fun-packed ski slopes

Free riding, speed riding, ratrack, snowparks, night skiing: there were never this many options


Chufa, the super food from Valencia

The tuber known in English as tiger nut is widely used here to make a popular drink called horchata

In photos: 10 fabulous forests to visit in Spain


Seven art exhibitions to check out this fall

From Berlin and Malaga, to Paris and Barcelona, these events are a great excuse for a getaway


Rooftop terraces where you can enjoy the dying rays of the summer sunshine

From Vigo to Seville, here are some spectacular vantage points in nine Spanish cities

20 stunning Spanish landscapes


A room for all budgets: the best cheap and expensive hotels in Spain

The EL PAÍS travel critic reviews two unique and very different experiences at both ends of the price scale


Madrid, tapas and fiesta!

Ahead of the World Pride celebrations in Madrid, the El Viajero restaurant critic runs down a list of 40 places to enjoy a quick bite or some tapas

The 20 most stunning beaches in Spain

Shore thing: Top 10 new Blue Flag beaches in Spain

Ten vertiginous walks in Spain and Portugal

el viajero

Spain’s top 10 bike routes

From the back roads of La Mancha to the splendor of the Pyrenees, the country is a bike lovers’ paradise


10 dazzling Mediterranean beaches that are perfect for Easter in Spain

As holiday season starts, EL PAÍS visits the best on the coast – culinary ideas included

15 legendary bars in Madrid


Spain’s high-altitude villages

From Teruel to Avila, we suggest three scenic routes for a weekend break of nature and stargazing

Discover Lanzarote’s new underwater museum