Gothic Quarter (Barcelona) – this is the center of the old city of Barcelona (stretching from La Rambla to Vía Laietana, and from the Mediterranean coastline to Ronda de Sant Pere. That area actually goes as far back as the Roman Empire. You will be spoilt for choice of restaurants and bars, especially around Plaça […]
Finca Cortesin Golf Resort (Ctra. De Casares, Málaga) – receiving accolades from Conde Nast Traveler, The Robb Report, and TripAdvisor.com, this is an 18 hole championship golf course designed by World famous golf course architect Mr. Cabell Robinson (who worked for the Robert Trent Jones Group for many years). In reality, this is not […]
Estadio Vicente Calderón (Paseo de la Virgén del Puerto, Madrid) – this is the home of the Atlético de Madrid football team. Although it’s not as large as Real Madrid’s Studium by Castellana, it’s still a worthy place to see live a first-rate football game. Those interested in seeing Atlético de Madrid’s matches live are […]
Estadi Olimpic Lluís Companys (Barcelona) – originally built in 1927, this Stadium was renovated in 1989 in time for the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona. It is now rated as a five-star venue by UEFA, which entitles it to host top-level European football matches. The stadium is named after Lluís Companys, the president of the […]
El Palo (Paseo Marítimo Pablo Ruiz Picasso, Málaga) –– this beach, located just 13 minutes east of downtown Málaga, is one of many in the city of Malaga, whose coastline has been completely reconditioned. The construction of breakwaters along the coast has created various nooks for bathers to enjoy the sun and sea.
El Chaparral Golf (Urbanizacion El Chaparral, N-340 km. 203 29648, Mijas Costa) – located 30 minutes southwest of Málaga (reachable by car via highways MA-20 and AP-7), this golf course occupies a privileged part of Mijas Costa with all of its 18 holes having magnificent panoramic views of the coastline. The course comprises 6 x […]
Club de Campo Villa de Madrid (Carretera Castilla Km. 2, Madrid) — Almost in the centre of Madrid stands Club de Campo Villa de Madrid, one of the most prestigious golf courses in Spain. Its two 18 hole courses (designed by Javier Araña & Seve Ballesteros) have hosted all manner of top level competitions, all […]
Campo de Golf Beach (San Julián, Málaga) — this beach, located just outside of the city of Málaga, is close to the Parador de Golf and the airport. It is 1,800 m long and 50 m wide. It can get fairly busy and a section of the beach is frequented by nude beach bathers. It […]
Camp Nou (Carrer d’Aristides Maillol, Barcelona) – this arena is the home of the famed Spanish football team, FC Barcelona (popularly known as “Barça”), which has a seating capacity of 98,787. This is the largest stadium in Europe, and the 13th largest in the world, in terms of capacity. Along with foot ball matches (including […]
Salamanca (Calle Jose Ortega y Gasset 89, Madrid) — this is one of the major shopping areas in Madrid. It has some of the city’s largest and best stores. It is located along Serrano and parallel streets, Claudio Coello, Lagasca and Velazquez.