Valencia

  • 1 The art of Tapies lives on in Spain
    Cracks and scratches, signs and symbols, numbers and puzzles... all are unmistakable elements of the works of Antoni Tapies, the great Catalan painter and sculptor who died this week at his home in Barcelona,...

  • 2 A question of golf
    That Spain is a favourite destination for golf lovers is well known. The country owes this reputation to two main factors: the climate and the world-class quality of the greens. And who would know the...

  • 3 Extreme dining in Spain
    Dinner on the dark side Taste is just one of the five senses, of course, but what happens to it when one of the others is completely blocked out? That's a question you should be able to answer after...

  • 4 Valencia lights the blue touch paper
    In the run up to March each year, the whole of Valencia focuses on Las Fallas: a fire festival par excellence, dedicated to San Jose – Saint Joseph – which celebrates the arrival of spring....

  • 5 Experience Spain with your five senses
    SIGHT 

 

Sunset over the Alhambra As dusk falls over Granada and the bustle of tourists dies away along the streets of the Albaicin, the great rosy-gold complex of the Nasrid palace with its...

  • 6 The 'dont-miss' dates and destinations for 2011
    Capitals of Culture Until 1812, the city of Turku, was capital of Finland. Now, in 2011, almost 200 years later, it's European Capital of Culture, an honour it shares with Tallinn, the capital of Estonia....



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