20 posts tagged Spain
The Benedictine abbey of Santa Maria de Montserrat stands an impressive 4,000 feet above a valley floor, perched high into the hilltop and visible for miles around.
(via Santa Maria de Montserrat : Daily Escape : Travel Channel)
If you want take a stroll past one of Madrid’s best known landmarks, do so in the evening, when the brilliant gate and Neoclassical monument in the city center is dramatically lit against the night sky.
(via Alcalá Gate : Daily Escape : Travel Channel)
Extensive and space age, the City of Arts and Sciences might be a futuristic city on Mars. In truth, it’s an architectural marvel in Valencia, the third largest city in Spain, designed by “homeboy starchitect” Santiago Calatrava and late architect Felix Candela
(via City of Arts and Sciences : Daily Escape : Travel Channel)
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Just a short stroll from the shopping and dining of posh Puerto Portals, the waterfront St. Regis Mardavall Mallorca Resort is an amenity-seeking vacationer’s paradise.
(via St. Regis Mardavall Resort : Daily Escape : Travel Channel)
For decades, the Parc de la Cuitadella was Barcelona’s only public green space. Today, the 70-acre park remains a popular destination for tourists and locals alike.
(via Parc de la Ciutadella : Daily Escape : Travel Channel)
Like the white-washed villages of Andalusia, which gleam amid the olive groves and oak forests of southern Spain, Barcelo La Bobadilla is a collection of snow white, Moorish-style, villa-like rooms that evoke an ancient palatial enclave.
(via Barcelo La Bobadilla : Daily Escape : Travel Channel)
Appropriately, there is something Gaudi-like about Blanc, the Mandarin Oriental Barcelona’s ornate brasserie.
(via Blanc Brasserie & Gastrobar : Daily Escape : Travel Channel)
The terra-cotta roofs that dot the skyline of the towns known as Pueblos Blancos in Spain’s Andalusia region disappear as you enter the small, medieval town of Setenil de las Bodegas. This ethereal and other worldly landscape is the result of homes and storefronts built into the jagged mountainside.
(via Setenil de las Bodegas : Daily Escape : Travel Channel)
This violent landscape of jagged mountains, caves and ravines in Spain’s El Bierzo region was once home to the Roman Empire’s most important gold mine.