Córdoba, in the following centuries continued to forge itself as one of the most beautiful in all of Andalusia, but it would never achieve the splendor that it had during the Muslim era.
A place where the Mediterranean weather turns fields of corn and lavender into picture-perfect backdrops, where you can sip your locally bought wine and enjoy the landscapes.
Great weather calls for being outdoors, and what better way to enjoy being outside than relaxing, drink in hand, and at one of the best rooftop bars in Barcelona?
To talk of culture is to talk of Salamanca. Taking a walk through the streets of its historical centre, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, means taking a walk through centuries of history, art and knowledge and experiencing the wonder of landmarks such as its famous University, one of the oldest in Europe, and which today continues to attract thousands of students.
Loaded with history and brimming with a youthful vigour that proudly acknowledges its multi-layered past, the city that gave the world Picasso has transformed itself in spectacular fashion, with half a dozen new art galleries, a radically rethought port area and a nascent art district called Soho. Not that Málaga was ever lacking in energy: the Spanish-to-the-core bar scene could put bags under the eyes of an insomniac madrileño, while the food culture encompasses both Michelin stars and tastefully tatty fish snacks.
Menorca is a small piece of paradise within the western Mediterranean, a pearl bathed by calm seas and sheltered by a gentle climate. An unending range of colours melt into each other: blue skies, turquoise seas, dark green woods, brown rocks and white beaches.
It’s not difficult to understand why Cadaques has had such a deep, inspirational impact on Dalí, Picasso, Einstein, Lorca, Thoms Mann, Man Ray and countless others.
These secret towns of Europe worth visiting have some affluent historical areas, glorious architectures, sky-high mountains, and beautiful beaches and landscapes.
A city that has its own culture, traditions and personality.
One of the top three most visited cities in Europe and one of the few cities in the world that truly lives up to its hype.