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”

The Pingüinos motorcycle rally returns to Valladolid in 2017

After a break of two years the Pingüinos (Penguins) motorcycle rally is back for its 34th edition, from 12 to 15 January 2017, under the title ‘¡¡El reto!!’ (The Challenge!!). The aim: ensure the spirit of the Motorbike Fiesta lives on, despite having not been held since 2014. Up to 20,000 bikers are expected in … Continue reading “The Pingüinos motorcycle rally returns to Valladolid in 2017”

Valladolid, the cradle of Spanish, waits for you with open arms.

Standing on the confluence of the Pisuerga and Esgueva rivers, Valladolid is a city ready to be discovered… Valladolid [link in Spanish] is an undiscovered delight. An historic city with a beautiful old centre, which is just perfect for strolling around and losing yourself in. There’s the Cathedral, the churches of San Pablo, San Benito … Continue reading “Valladolid, the cradle of Spanish, waits for you with open arms.”

Virtual Tours in 3D of Lisbon, Salamanca, Valladolid, ‘El Alcázar of Seville’ and ‘Casa Batllo’

Strolling round Spain’s most beautiful cities and visiting its most famous landmarks from your living room is a click away. So today, us here at Vincci would like to take you on a whirlwind virtual tour, so you can better choose your next real trip away. Ready to come? Virtual tour of the ‘Alcázar of … Continue reading “Virtual Tours in 3D of Lisbon, Salamanca, Valladolid, ‘El Alcázar of Seville’ and ‘Casa Batllo’”

Valladolid is turning on the spotlights to host, from 18 to 25 October, the Valladolid International Film Festival

Valladolid, in the region of Castile and León, is getting ready for the start of the 59th edition of one Spain’s most important film festivals, SEMINCI, which is headquartered at the Calderón Theatre, though it also uses various other venues throughout the city. This year the Festival is focusing on invited country Turkey, and there … Continue reading “Valladolid is turning on the spotlights to host, from 18 to 25 October, the Valladolid International Film Festival”

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”

Valladolid, full of the aroma and taste of wine

Oh thou, jug of wine, in the desert with my delectable love said the old poet Let the pitcher of wine add its kiss to the kiss of love. Pablo Neruda dedicated one of his poems to it: wine, the raised banner of Valladolid, a region proud of its lands that cradle five Denominaciones de … Continue reading “Valladolid, full of the aroma and taste of wine”

3 charming cities to enjoy your holidays : Madrid, Sevilla and Valladolid

If you want to do something different this summer, why not try these recommendations from Vincci Hotels to spend your time off in fascinating Spanish cities away from the coast, where you can enjoy gastronomy, culture, entertainment… These are ideas for a different kind of summer, one that’s just as exciting and where there is … Continue reading “3 charming cities to enjoy your holidays : Madrid, Sevilla and Valladolid”

Happy birthday Vincci Frontaura 4* Valladolid!

Seven years ago yesterday the Vincci Hotel family welcomed a new member, in Valladolid, with the birth of Vincci Frontaura 4* Valladolid, on the city’s main thoroughfare, the Paseo de Zorrilla. So we’d like to take this opportunity to say, happy birthday! Seven years, one for each of the hotel’s seven floors that are full … Continue reading “Happy birthday Vincci Frontaura 4* Valladolid!”