Category: tapas

Go beyond the beaches and discover the real Spain!

Discover the real Spain with Breakaway  Spain may be famous for its beaches and paella but this beautiful country has a diverse landscape and each region has its own distinct culture. In independent-spirited Catalunya, picturesque coastal paths and lush green valleys create spectacular walking routes. In sharp contrast, the southern region of Andalucia, with its rich Moorish heritage, is full of spectacular gorges, cascading waterfalls and wonderful valley views. Away…

Our top 5 Multi-Generational tours…

Our top 5 Multi-Generational tours... What better way to connect with your family or grandchildren than to pack your bags and spend time with them on an overseas adventure. You'll create a special bond based on once in a lifetime memories and maybe start at family tradition for future generations! Our top 5 Multi-Generational tours offer something for everyone, keeping in mind that children and teenagers might have a slightly…

Fall in Spain: Fruit, Fish, Feathers and Faith!

It is said that, if you walk a mile in another man's shoes, you know how they  feel. This is true of both our walking and cycling holidays - when you travel  slowly, with the express purpose of exploring your surrounds on foot or by bike,  you discover every inch of the place. Breakaway's Spain offers some fantastic walking and cycling - largely  due to its diverse natural beauty, cultural…

Barcelona, Tapas and Las Ramblas

Day 4-5I arrive in Barcelona just in time for siesta (4-6pm or so). My hotel couldn’t be better located, about 2 blocks from the Las Ramblas (an avenue of 5 streets filled with shops, outdoor cafes and other attractions) and a 2 Euro taxi ride from the train station. The Hotel Meson Castilla is a 100+ year old home converted to hotel, so has lots of quirky charm – my…