The ‘Film Symphony Orchestra’ is on tour, playing Seville, Valencia, Barcelona and Malaga, captivating audiences with the music from legendary films

The FSO is on tour in Spain, and will be playing, among other cities, in Seville, Valencia, Barcelona and Malaga. An orchestra of seventy musicians puts on the show, in which the soundtracks from the best films of the last hundred years take centre-stage; a unique opportunity to immerse yourself, through sound, in the worlds … Continue reading “The ‘Film Symphony Orchestra’ is on tour, playing Seville, Valencia, Barcelona and Malaga, captivating audiences with the music from legendary films”

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”

Heading to Valencia? Three recommendations to make the most of the city…

On the banks of the river Turia, Valencia perfectly combines its historical heritage with the country’s most futuristic buildings, such as Santiago Calatrava’s City of Arts and Sciences. Have you got a trip planned to Valencia and don’t know what to do? Here are Vincci’s three recommendations. The Silk Exchange, a gothic treasure in Valencia … Continue reading “Heading to Valencia? Three recommendations to make the most of the city…”

A supermoon, the Perseids, the magical shadow of Teide – this week the night sky will dazzle us with its beauty

August is a month to look up at the heavens. Year after year at this time, the night sky puts on a spectacular performance. Tonight and tomorrow, 12 August, when the show will be even more intense, the heavens will be lit up with the magical meteor shower of the Perseids, or the ‘Tears of … Continue reading “A supermoon, the Perseids, the magical shadow of Teide – this week the night sky will dazzle us with its beauty”

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”

Discover new children’s parks in Madrid, Valencia, Barcelona and Almeria

School’s out for summer, and now it’s time for fun! Travelling with children is always an experience, and for them the memories of their summer holidays will be something they treasure forever. So make sure their days off school are full of entertainment by paying a visit to these stupendous children’s parks in Madrid, Valencia, … Continue reading “Discover new children’s parks in Madrid, Valencia, Barcelona and Almeria”

The magic of San Juan fills the beaches of Barcelona, Valencia, Tenerife and Marbella

Firewood, newspapers, magazines, homework from last term, and most importantly, bad spirits held in objects from the past, are piled up ready to be set on fire. The shortest night of the year is upon us, and the beaches will once again be full of people, either following ancient traditions, or simply to have a … Continue reading “The magic of San Juan fills the beaches of Barcelona, Valencia, Tenerife and Marbella”

Four markets where quality, culture and tourism come together

At the start of the 20th century, street traders would offer their goods, with cries and proclamations, in the city squares. These areas later became markets, many of which are still with us today – each a unique hotbed of culture, gastronomy and tourism. Here we recommend four Spanish markets you won’t want to miss. … Continue reading “Four markets where quality, culture and tourism come together”

Plan your may holiday evasion with Vincci Hotels´offerings

We are still recovering from Easter, but we are already getting ready for a new long, 4-day weekend. The May the 1st holiday is upon us, and a lot of people are considering spending it on the beach. Have a look at Vincci Hotels offerings. Costa del Sol is one of the preferred destinations, especially … Continue reading “Plan your may holiday evasion with Vincci Hotels´offerings”

In The Heart Of Valencia’s Fallas

It is that time of year again in Valencia. Gunpowder can be smelt in every street and huge, majestic statues can be eyed everywhere. But those are not bronze or marble classic sculpt, but ones built using much more mundane materials, such as polystyrene and cork. The reason for that is simple: those pieces of … Continue reading “In The Heart Of Valencia’s Fallas”