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A local’s guide to Córdoba, Spain: 10 top tips

<b>Mosque-cathedral</b><p>The Mezquita-Catedral is the attraction everybody talks about, because it’s incredible. Originally a mosque, built in the 10th century, it later became a cathedral. Being local I don’t pay to get in, but anyone can get in for free by showing up at 8.30am while they’re preparing for …

Andalusia

Your Ultimate Guide to Spain’s Fairy Tale Castles

From towering keeps used on ‘Game of Thrones’ to others that may have inspired Disney, Spain has its fair share of unforgettable castles.<p>Wherever you …

European Travel

The Best Strength Workout for Mountain Bikers

If you get a kick out of hurtling downhill, single-track mountain biking, you’re not alone. Tough terrain ups the ante on traditional road …

Six of the best Andalusian towns, southern Spain

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Every Spring, This Spanish Town Has a Flower Festival That’s Bursting With Color

Step into a secret garden.<p>In the Spanish town of Córdoba, a 45-minute train ride from Seville, an ancient Roman bridge leads to the historic center …

Andalusia

Seville city guide: what to do plus the best hotels, restaurants and bars

Rich in culture and sizzling with energy, this Andalucían city is a feast for the senses. Here are our picks of the best places to eat, drink and party with the Sevillanos<p>Spectacular architecture, vibrant festivals and flamenco flamboyance; Seville has plenty of peacock oomph. There is the …

7iDP Project Knee Pad

<i>T</i>he good folks at 7iDP have always been at the forefront of innovation, never quite happy to settle for the status quo or make me-too products. …

Mallorca hotels: 4 of the smartest new arrivals

Belmond La Residencia, Deia<p>BEST MALLORCA HOTEL FOR: a sophisticated stay<p>Here is a hotel every bit as beautiful as it first looks. One that it would …

Extremadura – Did you know?

No trip to Spain would be complete without a visit to Extremadura, a combination of old Spain, rich culture and foodie paradiseTrujillo - Image (c) …

National Parks

Barcelona Day Trip: Dali Museum & 9 Medieval Towns in Spain

Famous for its Mediterranean coastal cities, there is also a treasure trove of medieval towns in Catalonia Spain. Driving from one small medieval …

Salvador Dali

17 Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Andalusia

There’s no place like Andalusia – the mesmerizing, sun-kissed Spanish region, where glorious palaces whisper of wealthy Moorish kings, and […]The …

18 best places to visit in 2018

<b>(CNN) —</b> Planning your 2018 vacation and starting to think about just going back to that place you went last year with the OK-ish beach and the mediocre cocktails?<p>C'mon, you know you can do better.<p>CNN Travel has been looking to the year ahead to pick some of the best destinations worth visiting in …

National Parks

11 Most Gorgeous Gardens Around the World

From Japan to the United States, the 11 most gorgeous gardens around the world will impress you beyond words. You’ll be walking through canopies of …

10 of the best restaurants near Rome’s major attractions

Eating near the Eternal City’s famous landmarks needn’t mean tourist menus and pricey pizza. These handy trattorias and wine bars will still leave some change for the Trevi fountain<p>Carb-load at Be.Re. before a visit to the Vatican Museums, the largest and most physically demanding monument in town. …

Italy

The best day hikes from Melbourne

For a breath of fresh air, head out of the city this weekend with our guide to Melbourne’s best day hikes. From local wonders to seaside spectacles, …

Tour Corsica, Sardinia and Sicily By Bike, Following Your Stomach

Long-distance cycling tours are fun except when they aren’t. Meaning that eating bars and goo pouches, sleeping on the side of the road, schlepping …

Prague Is a Real-life Fairy Tale, and These Photos Prove It

With some of the biggest and oldest monuments in the world, Prague fosters make-believe wonder like few other cities.<p>When was the last time you felt …

6 Unexpected Cities for the Food Lover

Travel<p>Get a taste for each corner of the world.<p>Move over, Milan. Get a taste for some surprising food destinations with this neighborhood guide to the best eats on (almost) every continent.<p>EUROPE <b><br>Budapest, Hungary</b><p>This European capital straddles the Danube River—Buda on one side and Pest on the …

Coney Island

Bay of pigging out – town-hopping in Croatia’s Kvarner gulf

Touring four towns on three islands, Kevin Rushby enjoys fennel liqueur, sheep’s cheese and seafood, while teenage Maddy prefers a papal cake sugar hit<br>• <b>Week two: Cres</b><p>Opposite a vast painting of the Last Supper in 13th-century Saint Francis of Assisi monastery in Cres town is a small alcove. Smiley …

The 5 best places to cycle in Italy

From gentle rides from one vineyard to the next, up to spectacular mountain climbs, Italy offers something for cyclists of all levels … and …

Gorgeous Montenegro: the best of the coast

Montenegro’s beauty has not gone unnoticed by the yacht set, but new flights from Gatwick and Manchester have opened up the quieter stretches of its stunning coastline<p>With its new, multi-million pound marina – Porto Montenegro in Tivat – and a host of five-star hotel openings, Montenegro has become …

Extremadura, Spain: Your Next European Weekend Getaway

Drink wine, eat jamón, and see no one.<p>Think of Spain’s Extremadura—a bucolic farming region backed up against Portugal—as Cortona pre-<i>Under the Tuscan Sun.</i> It’s the home of <i>jamón Íberico,</i> produces much of the world’s best sheep’s milk cheese, and is responsible for the kind of crisp whites that are …

The 10 best beach holidays in Italy for 2018

For more general advice on booking a break in Italy, see our Italy summer holidays guide. Our complete guide features expert recommendations for city, beach, villa, culture, food and drink and activity holidays.<p>1. Puglia, Italy<p>Some of the best beaches in mainland Italy are in Puglia – particularly …

10 of the best holiday houses and B&Bs in Sicily and its islands

Inspired by A Bigger Splash, set on the Sicilian island of Pantelleria and starring Tilda Swinton and Ralph Fiennes, Sawday’s Nicole Franchini selects 10 gorgeous Sicilian retreats<p>Grapes and olives have been harvested at this traditional family farm since the 18th century. Some of the warehouses …

Italy

Spain’s hot restaurants: the top new chefs and where to discover them

As the Madrid Fusión food festival begins, meet the country’s rising culinary stars and chew over a trip to their restaurants, where there are affordable menus to be enjoyed before fame strikes<p><i>All prices are for food only</i><p>In recent years Spain’s culinary scene has created a number of true food …

Best Beaches in Barcelona

Barcelona is one of those rare European destinations where you can have the best of both worlds—a bustling city experience as well as gorgeous …

Catalonia holiday guide: what to see and do, plus the best hotels and restaurants

Photograph: PR<p>Hotel La Freixera<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/9/25/1443181780982/589ab38b-8769-4a7d-9a60-afdcb40cdcad-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: PR<p>Hotel La …

Madrid Spain the Ultimate Spanish Experience

Madrid is the vibrant capital city of Spain, all day and all night long. Madrid is a city that would require years to satisfactorily explore. Its …