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The Albayzin district seen from Granada's great Alhambra palace complex

Granada beyond the Alhambra

Destination: Granada

You can't visit Granada without marvelling at Spain’s great Moorish monument - but this vibrant, lively city has a whole lot more to offer as well

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Jagged crests above Formigal

The Spanish Pyrenees: fun for all seasons

by Drifter

Destination: Jaca

The south-facing slopes of the Spanish Pyrenees are heaven for lovers of the great outdoors, with stunning scenery providing the backdrop for a wide range of adventurous activities all year round

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You'd swear it was Mexico - but it's actually Almeria

Lights, camera, Almeria!

Destination: Almeria

Head for southern Spain to discover how one small, dusty corner of Andalucía has played a large part in Hollywood history

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Chiringuito El Cid, Mojcár Playa

Almeria: the unknown corner of Andalucia

Destination: Almeria

Got three or four days to spare? Then head for the pretty pueblo of Mojácar in Almeria, where you can soak up the year-round sunshine, explore desert and beaches, and eat wonderful local food

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The red-tiled roofs of Potes

Alpine splendour in northern Spain's Picos de Europa

by Harri

Destination: Potes

The 22-kilometre gorge which separates Liébana, in northern Spain’s Picos de Europa, from the coast may explain why this stunning mountain landscape has escaped mainstream tourism

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The villages of the Poqueira Gorge are dotted on the landscape like daubs of whitewash on a browny green canvas

Alpujarras: literary pilgrimage

Destination: Andalusia

Little has changed in the villages of southern Spain’s Alpujarras mountains since the author of a classic travel book stopped by almost a century ago

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A bison from the roof section of the main cave.

Altamira: step back in time in northern Spain

by Zaksame

Destination: Cantabria

The neolithic rock art found in the caves of Altamira in northern Spain's Cantabria region has inspired song-writers, artists and poets for many years. Isn't it time it inspired you?

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Value for money on an Ocean Village cruise

Destination: Palma

Ocean Village famously aim their cruises at 'people who don’t do cruises', with an emphasis on adrenaline activities - but lazier souls can enjoy them as much as all-action types

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Cala Bassa beach

An island white wedding in Ibiza

Destination: San Rafael

Known to many as an 18-30 destination, the Spanish isle of Ibiza isn’t a first choice to get married. But with rustic charm, great weather and charming venues – there are few places that could top it

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A pool at the Asia Gardens

Benidorm: an architectural pilgrimage

Destination: Benidorm

Design might not be the first thing you associate with Benidorm, but the mega resort on the Costa Blanca is a microcosm of 1960s and 70s architecture. The contemporary buildings are pretty groovy, too

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