Vincci destinations that are perfect to enjoy the Cultural Heritage of Spain’s Semana Santa

Easter Week, or Semana Santa as it’s known in Spain, is synonymous with culture and tradition. It’s a time of celebration that represents the identity of Spain, and that is one of the reasons it has been declared a Representative Manifestation of Intangible Cultural Heritage. This declaration comes, moreover, in the European Year of Cultural … Continue reading “Vincci destinations that are perfect to enjoy the Cultural Heritage of Spain’s Semana Santa”

Incredible English cakes and French bubbly at the foot of the piste at Vincci Selección Rumaykiyya 5*

With incredible views over the Sierra Nevada mountains, the après-ski at Vincci Selección Rumaykiyya 5* allows you to get your strength back after a hard day on the piste with “Cakes&Champagne”, which offers a wide range of hand-made cakes and delightful fizz at an altitude of 2,400 in one of the highest hotels in Europe. … Continue reading “Incredible English cakes and French bubbly at the foot of the piste at Vincci Selección Rumaykiyya 5*”

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”

This holiday season I’m celebrating at Vincci!

Delight the staff of your firm with Christmas drinks or dinner in a hotel that never fails to surprise… Don’t cook on Christmas Eve if you’ve had to work… Surprise your partner on Christmas Day if they had to cook the dinner on Christmas Eve… End the year on a high note on New Year’s … Continue reading “This holiday season I’m celebrating at Vincci!”

Discover Granada under snow…

There’s no doubting how incredible the city of Granada is… its streets, La Alhambra, the people, the music and the views…. “Granada moves you to the point of melting and dissolving all your senses…” said Matisse… Imagine discovering this city covered in snow, an unbeatable spectacle you can’t miss. As well as the explosion of … Continue reading “Discover Granada under snow…”

The best travel apps

Remember those days when the passenger in the car had to unfold a huge map in order to find the holiday destination? And how it usually just led to all sorts of arguments and getting lost for hours! Luckily times have changed and technology has stepped in to help us out and make our journeys … Continue reading “The best travel apps”

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”

Five dishes you won’t want to miss if you visit Valencia, Salamanca, Madrid, Valladolid or Granada

You don’t truly know Valencia until you’ve tried the paella Leaving Valencia without having tried the paella is a mistake you simply don’t want to make. That’s why today we’re not only going to recommend the best paella, but also the best place to enjoy it. The Albufera Natural Park is the authentic cradle of … Continue reading “Five dishes you won’t want to miss if you visit Valencia, Salamanca, Madrid, Valladolid or Granada”

The Alhambra comes to your mobile

The Alhambra now has its own mobile app. The most visited landmark in Spain has joined the virtual revolution, giving you the chance to make your visit an even more complete experience. The Alhambra Official Guide [link in Spanish, however the app is available in English], created by the Council of the Alhambra, will help … Continue reading “The Alhambra comes to your mobile”

Spain’s seven treasures

For centuries pirates have looked for treasure on far-flung islands. But we’ve found our riches here in Spain; seven exceptional treasures, which offer far more than economic wealth… These are places that give us the beauty of their architecture or of nature itself. They are the veritable ‘Seven wonders of Spain’. The Alhambra, Granada A … Continue reading “Spain’s seven treasures”