SPAIN, PORTUGAL AND MOROCCO

History, Arts and Architecture

Enjoy our recommendations of experiences dedicated to History, Art and Architecture in our main destinations: Spain, Portugal and Morocco. You will be able to visit historical monuments, discover the different cultures that populated there and visit the most avant-garde and impressive architectural works.

OUR EXPERIENCES FOR A TRIP TO SPAIN

Mila House, La Pedrera, Barcelona. Spain

If you are you excited about coming to Barcelona and see its highlights or visit the Gaudi cathedral, you probably though about seeing Sagrada Familia inside, the Güell park, La Casa Battló or maybe the passeig de Gracia.

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The Gothic Quarter, Barcelona (Spain)

During centuries, the Iberian Peninsula has been home to prosperous Jewish communities. Even if we don´t know with great accuracy when did Jewish life begun there, there were evidences that date back to the I century A.D. Most of the Jews in Spain were called Sephardic, including those from Portugal, but those living in Catalonia were known by other names.

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The Força Vella is Girona´s Cathedral

This tour is a very good option if you want to see some nice Catalan medieval villages and a little bit of history. Luckily, the Spanish geography keeps many memories of the Middle Ages with its towns. These stand out for their impressive castles or the great walled enclosures or their beautiful cathedrals and monasteries.

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Bilbao & Guggenheim museum

This Guggenheim Museum Bilbao Tour will reveal you the beauty of the cosmopolitan city of Bilbao known as the botxo (the hole) because of its location in the valley of the Nervión and Ibaizábal Rivers, surrounded by mountains. In this historic city you will discover the Seven Streets, the medieval nucleus of Bilbao which in the words of writer Miguel de Unamuno, is the “little silver cup.”

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La Concha Beach in San Sebastian, Spain

San Sebastián (or Donostia as it is called in Basque) has a circular bay with intact white sand beaches that attract rich beach-goers in search of sun. San Sebastian Old Town from Spain with its Basque culture and pintxos is what made this city famous during the Belle Époque and it is also where Queen Maria Cristina established her royal summerhouse. The proof of San Sebastián’s glamorous past can still be seen today. Would you like to see it?

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St James Cathedral in Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Saint James Cathedral from Santiago de Compostela is an iconic symbol of the city of Santiago and the final point for many pilgrims walking or cycling the Camino de Santiago. The Cathedral welcomes pilgrims from all over the world. Over the centuries, thousands of pilgrims worldwide have made their way to the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, in Galicia.

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Prado Museum Madrid (Spain)

Madrid is the third-largest city in the European Union. Today, Madrid is a vibrant, modern city with lively nightlife and great shopping, but it also is a cultural city that has many museums and art galleries, including the famous El Prado.

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Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes in Toledo Spain

Toledo is situated on a hill over the Tajo River. It is one of the oldest cities in Europe and it is known as the city of the three cultures – because it has been populated for centuries by Christians, Jews, and Muslims -, or as the “Imperial City“ as it was the seat of the royal court during the reign of Charles I.

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Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum in Madrid, Spain

Madrid is the art capital of Spain. This is the impression you get when you discover his famous “Triangle of Art”. The Thyssen-Bornemisza and the Reina Sofía National Museum are the protagonists of this unique route, along with the Prado Museum.

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Aqueduct of Segovia, Spain

Did you know that Spain has 15 World Heritage cities? Segovia is one of these cities recognized for its Roman aqueduct, the buildings, the squares, the streets, the patios and all the history behind the territory of Castilla y León.

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Seville Cathedral, Spain

Between the orange-scented courtyards, stunning architecture, and joyful flamenco dancing in cozy plazas after dark, Seville is a dream come true. Visiting Seville is discovering a very rich architectural and historical legacy, but also diving in Spanish culture, with tapas, sangria and flamenco.

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Cadiz Beach and Cathedral in Andalusia, Spain

The Costa de la Luz stretches over the entire Atlantic coast of the Andalusian coastline, from the Gulf of Cadiz to the Strait of Gibraltar. The long beaches are formed by endless dunes, sometimes colored with pine forests. The sand is gilded by considerable annual sunshine and the hotel and tourist infrastructures are well developed.

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Game of Thrones Route in Spain

Cordoba is one of the most amazing and beautiful cities of Andalusia. It stands on of the Rio Guadalquivir. This southern Spanish city was one of the greatest urban centers in the world. Explore its ancient sites and medieval charms with a private guide who is ready to take you on a private Cordoba tour.

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La Alhambra in Granada, Spain

Granada is a city full of history. It is the southern Spanish city which is the home of the Alhambra and here you can find a lot of things about the Nasrid dynasty or Charles V of Spain, as well as see such incredible places like the Granada Gardens, the court of lions or the lion fountain.

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South of Spain: Málaga City

Malaga is a cultural city that holds art galleries, fashion boutiques and an edgy new creative quarter, all under near-constant sunshine and golden-sand beaches. If that hasn’t convinced you yet, let’s see how we can improve your experience in this city.

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Ronda in Málaga. Spain

This “white village” is one of the most beautiful perched on the edge of a gorge surrounded by hills, whitewashed buildings, orange and olive groves. Ronda is in the south of Spain, about 100 kilometers from the city of Malaga. It will charm you with its narrow streets, an emblematic bridge, houses on the edge of the canyon and much more.

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Spain

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Portugal

Portugal has become one of the cooler destinations in Europe. In CaramelTrail, we will guide you from the stunning beaches of the Algarve to the small Porto wineries. A journey though a country that will captivate your senses!

Morocco

Looking for an unforgettable holiday? Travel to Morocco with CaramelTrail. We will show you the stunning beauty of the desert and the wonders cities like Fez and Marrakesh hide. You will live an experience beyond your dreams in Morocco.