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The Moorish delights of a holiday in Granada

Destination: Granada

Granada offers a taste of the real Spain and a glimpse of the old Andalucia with its world famous tapas and incredible Moorish architecture

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Plaza Mayor

Salamanca: historical buildings but a modern nightlife

Destination: Salamanca

Salamanca in northwest Spain is not only a beautiful city packed with ancient monuments; it also offers a fabulous introduction to Spanish cuisine and nightlife

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Dazzling azure water and low-slung hills are a feature of Ibiza

Enjoy a boho break in Ibiza

Destination: Ibiza Town

Ibiza Town’s hippy culture and summer parties draw the crowds, but you will be equally seduced by its quiet crooked streets, stunning harbour and simple cooking

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Sunny central square (© Spanish Tourist Office)

Palma: a foodie guide

Destination: Palma

Mallorca’s stylish seaside capital, Palma is a vibrant place for a year-round weekend away where food, architecture and fashionable boutiques are just a few highlights

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The arches of Catedral del Apostol

Santiago de Compostela: a great weekend break

Destination: Santiago de Compostela

Thousands embark on a pilgrimage to the medieval city-shrine of Santiago de Compostela every year, but behind the religious fervour is a beautiful and engaging destination that demands exploration

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Mountain Flowers

La Seu d'Urgell, Catalonia: a walking holiday in Spain

Destination: La Seu d'Urgell

The Spanish Pyrenees are a walker's paradise during the summer months and La Seu d'Urgell is a perfect base offering spectacular views, an abundance of wild flowers and crystal clear rivers and lakes

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Reward for your efforts - breathtaking views

Camino Primitivo: a different way to Santiago de Compostela

Destination: Asturias

For pilgrims in Spain, all roads lead to Santiago de Compostela. Ignore the crowded Camino Frances, take the "Primitivo" and tramp Spain's green provinces of Asturias and Galicia. Tough, but rewarding

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How to have a good night out in Seville

Destination: Seville

As is typical in Spain, nights out in Seville start late, and if you know where to look they carry on until the morning, ending with churros and chocolate down by the river

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Palma from Bellver Castle

Enjoy a weekend break in Majorca's fascinating capital Palma

Destination: Palma

Most visitors to Majorca’s capital, Palma are pleasantly surprised by its cosmopolitan and upmarket feel. With the feel of a sanitised Barcelona, Palma is a easy city to explore and enjoy.

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Looking for faces in the Olive wood Soller

Day trips from Majorca's Palma - hike, bus or catch a train

Destination: Soller

As if the Majorcan capital Palma isn’t enticing enough for a weekend visit, there are plenty of easy day trips to be done from the city. Paul Read shares some of the best

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