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Spain Tours & Holidays

Small Group Tours & Tailor-Made Holidays

Overview

On our Spain trips we travel to the staunchly independent corner of Catalonia. This region is home to some of the finest vineyards and hiking trails anywhere in the country. What better way then to start rediscovering some of Europe’s hidden cultural gems. Travelling into the heart of the Catalan countryside, whilst staying in small, locally owned guesthouses and hotels. Along the way, meet local producers of wine, olive oil, almonds and hazelnuts and explore villages largely untouched ...

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Group tours

Travel to Spain with like-minded people on one of our small group tours (usually max size 12), featuring knowledgeable local guides and an expert tour leader.

GROUP TOUR

Walking and Wine in the Heart of Catalonia

Discover the natural beauty of the Catalonian countryside with its steep cliffs and wild ravines, explore unspoilt villages, and sample wonderful cuisine and local wines.
7 days from $2,100
GROUP TOUR

Galicia: Camino, Compostela and Costa da Morte

This enticing glimpse into Galicia takes in one of Spain’s most beautiful cities, parts of the famous Camino de Santiago pilgrim trail and the dramatic coastal landscapes of the ‘Coast of Death’.
8 days from $2,723

HIGHLIGHTS OF SPAIN

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Health and Vaccinations 

There are no mandatory immunisations for travellers to Spain though you should be up to date with Typhoid, Tetanus, Polio and may consider boosters for Diphtheria and Hepatitis A. Please note we are not medical professionals and so we highly recommend you seek advice from your local GP or travel centre as to the correct immunisations and preventative treatments.  

Currency 

In Spain the official unit of currency is the Euro 

To check out the latest exchange rate for the places that you are visiting you can go to www.oanda.com

Cultural Sensitivity 

On our tours we frequently interact with local people, each with their own distinct customs and traditions. We therefore ask you to be considerate and to treat them with respect. Your guides will be able to advise you accordingly.   

 In churches and cathedrals women should cover their heads with a scarf or hat, while men should take their hats off.   

Language & Religion 

The official language is Spanish, also called Castilian, and is the first language of over 72% of the population. Galician is spoken in the region of Galicia and Basque by increasing numbers of the population of Euskadi, the Spanish Basque Country. 

The major religion in Spain has been Catholic Christianity since the Reconquista, with a small minority of other Christian and non-Christian religions and high levels of secularization as of 2020. 

Time 

Spain is 1 hour ahead of GMT.  

A useful website to check the time zone differences is www.worldtimezone.com.  

Food and drink 

Spanish cuisine consists of the cooking traditions and practices from Spain. The most common food is the tortilla de patata, or potato omelet. Other gastronomical delicacies include seafood paella, chorizo sausage, gazpacho soup and tapas. You could live entirely on tapas during your stay as it varies from region to region and showcases local specialities. Lunch is the biggest meal of the day, typically consisting of a soup or salad course followed by a main entree and a small dessert. The tradition of siesta plays into lunchtime, as many Spaniards tend to gather with their extended families for this leisurely meal, especially on Sundays. Locals also love to snack on tapas in the evening while enjoying glasses of wine or sherry. Most common meats include chicken, pork, lamb and veal. Fish and seafood are also consumed on a regular basis.