Vincci Hoteles joins Ecovidrio and the Roca Brothers’ ‘Great Chain’

Vincci Hoteles in Spain is now part of ‘The Great Chain’, a project developed and promoted by the Roca Brothers and Ecovidrio with the goal of recycling all the glass used in the Spanish hospitality industry. Since 2012 our chain has multiplied by five the amount of glass it recycles. The decor at each Vincci … Continue reading “Vincci Hoteles joins Ecovidrio and the Roca Brothers’ ‘Great Chain’”

A stroll through Lisbon with the sound of fado as your guide

It’s the heart of Portugal in song. A feeling of nostalgia and melancholy that fills the narrow, steep streets of enigmatic Lisbon. A song for what could have been, and never was, which wells up from the humble neighbourhoods, coming from the atmosphere of the taverns. Fado, the feeling of the music, bewitches whoever discovers … Continue reading “A stroll through Lisbon with the sound of fado as your guide”

Vincci Soho 4* has teamed up with Triciclo for a gastronomic San Isidro experience

The outdoor terrace at our hotel in the Neighbourhood of Letters, the Vincci Soho 4* Madrid, will be offering, on 13 and 14 May, an exclusive tasting menu in honour of San Isidro, created by the famous team of chefs at Triciclo. The dishes, inspired by pure Castilian style, celebrate one of Madrid’s biggest festivals, … Continue reading “Vincci Soho 4* has teamed up with Triciclo for a gastronomic San Isidro experience”

5 fascinating Three Kings processions: from one celebrating one hundred years to a fairytale parade

In just a few days excitement will be at fever pitch in households across Spain. The Three Kings are coming from the East, bringing presents, joy and hope. But not every city welcomes them in the same way. Some have Queens as well as Kings, in others they arrive by boat, and in some places … Continue reading “5 fascinating Three Kings processions: from one celebrating one hundred years to a fairytale parade”

Starlite Festival 2015: Marbella among the stars

Another summer and once again Marbella will be dressed to impress for a month as it hosts the Starlite music festival. Have you been? Three decades ago now Alfonso Hohenlohe, Julio Iglesias and Plácido Domingo decided to turn La Cantera de Marbella (Marbella Quarry) into an unbeatable natural auditorium (it’s effectively a theatre surrounded by … Continue reading “Starlite Festival 2015: Marbella among the stars”

At Vincci La Rábida, we’re off to the fair!

Polka dot dresses, combs, smart trajes cortos for the men and bright, open carnations: the Seville April Fair is here! And, as expected, the hotel with most bullfighting tradition in the Andalusian capital, the VINCCI LA RÁBIDA, will transform itself over the coming days to become part of Seville’s huge party, hosting various exhibitions and … Continue reading “At Vincci La Rábida, we’re off to the fair!”

Benalmádena kicks-off Christmas in multi-cultural style

Benalmádena is preparing, for the sixth consecutive year, the International Festival of Christmas Traditions. A multitude of nationalities will come together to share how they celebrate Christmas in their respective countries. The initiative, organised by the Foreign Residents Department of Benalmádena and the local government, aims to promote the integration of the various nationalities that … Continue reading “Benalmádena kicks-off Christmas in multi-cultural style”

Feed your emotions with the magic of the most amazing musicals

Music can change your body temperature, your mood… it can even change your life. And if the music is accompanied by a beautiful story you share with your loved ones, then the experience will be etched in your memory, full of the deep emotions that enrich life. These emotions feed the soul and one of … Continue reading “Feed your emotions with the magic of the most amazing musicals”

First communions and baptisms at Vincci

If you had one, there’s no doubt you’ll remember your first communion – one of the most important days of your life, and no doubt if your child is going to celebrate theirs you’ll want it to be the same for them. And although the protagonist doesn’t usually remember their baptism, at Vincci we know … Continue reading “First communions and baptisms at Vincci”

8 little known Lisbon facts

Bohemian and esoteric. As the voice of fado, Amália Rodrigues, said: “Seu nome proprio, María. Seu apelido, Lisboa” (“Her name, María. Her surname, Lisbon”) The city’s secrets are as numerous as its cultural riches, and there are plenty of little known facts about the Alfama, Barrio Alto or Baixa neighbourhoods that you may not know. … Continue reading “8 little known Lisbon facts”