Posts Tagged ‘Figueres’

Take 5 Most Visited Art Galleries in Spain

August 4th, 2013 by Carol Byrne

Carol Byrne
Spain. You might come for the beaches, the food, or the sunshine. But take a look around too, Spain is for culture vultures too, and art is no exception. You might visit Southern Spain for the incredible light, perhaps if you fancy putting a brush or charcoal to your own masterpiece, but also take time to maybe take 5….and visit some of the most famous art galleries in the world. Galleries or art museums in some cases, full of snatches of the lives of the most famous painters, ancient and modern.  Get in with the arty and bohemian crowd, make sure that you visit at least one of these art galleries in Spain.

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What to do when it rains in Spain

October 20th, 2012 by vernon

It doesn’t happen very often in southern Spain, but what can do you do to pass the day when the heavens open and the rain falls on Spain? After many months of dry weather you often get two or three days of heavy rain. So your holiday visit to the beach is off. What then?

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Louise Brace
The stunning region of the Costa Brava in Catalonia has been voted as one of the world’s Best Travel Destinations 2012. The awards which were presented in the National Geographic Traveler Magazine, chose 20 destinations, which they claim all hold promise for improving mind, body and spirit. 

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Cultural Spain

August 24th, 2011 by vernon

You hear one word bandied about so often in relation to Spain. That word is ‘culture.’ People speak often of how they love the country for its culture. But what comprises culture in Spain? 

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Surreal Art in Figueres

September 7th, 2010 by Louise Juhlin

Louise Juhlin
In the northern region of Catalonia you can find what some may explain as being the best single-artist museum in the world. With a trip to Figueres you can enter the surreal world of Salvador Dali (1904 – 1989) by visiting the museum dedicated entirely to the painter whom was born in the town in 1904.

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