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Spain for Romantic Travelers

Ideas (restaurants, hotels, things to do and see) specially adapted for those travelling to Spain as a “Romantic Traveler”

Pathway to san juan de gaztelugatxe or dragonstone from game of thrones

San Juan de Gaztelugatxe: Dragonstone of Game of thrones

Table of Contents What is San Juan de Gaztelugatxe? San Juan de Gaztelugatxe is a tiny island off the northern coast of Spain, in the Basque Country. The island is connected to the mainland by a thin, winding, manmade pathway. The chapel at the top of the small island has been a place for pilgrims for a long time.  San Juan de Gaztelugatxe has traditionally also been a very easy day trip to enjoy from Bilbao, a day excursion locals from Bilbao would enjoy nature, the landscape, a demanding walk, and the reward of a hearty meal in San Juan

Square in Frigiliana

White villages in Spain

For many visitors to Spain, the white villages in Andalusia remain as an icon of what the country offers. The white villages are, with no doubt, one of Spain´s main tourist attractions and an icon. Secluded villages in the mountains and valleys of Andalusia, these villages offer an amazing road trip for any traveller in search for beauty, history and good vibrations!

Albarracin – Walls and mazelike charm

Albarracín is a small medieval town on a hill above the river Guadalaviar in the Montes Universales, about 37 km. from Teruel. Its alleys, streets, plazas and palaces have kept their medieval character and the town is so typical of its kind that it has been listed as a national monument

La Albufera

La Albufera

The Albufera, La Albufera or L’Albufera de València as it’s known, the amazing nature park, located just south (11km) of the center of  the city of Valencia. La Albufera is a vast freshwater lagoon and estuary The nature reserve spans over 21,120 hectares (52,200 acres). Unique climate conditions are responsible for the incredible biodiversity that the reserve enjoys. It is a prime destination for a great number of migratory birds and is also home to a number of endangered species like the farfet and the samaruc. The Albufera was originally a saltwater lagoon, but over time, thanks to naturally occurring irrigation and canals

Don Quixote Windmills

Don Quixote Windmills

The Don Quixote Windmills  “Tilting at windmills” is an English expression taken from Miguel de Cervantes’ classic novel Don Quixote. In the book, the chivalrous, but crazy Don Quixote rides in to do battle with a group of giants who are terrorizing a local village. After he engages with the monsters he comes out of his trance and realizes he was actually fighting a windmill. The expression describes confrontations where the adversary is incorrectly perceived, or courses of action that are based on misapplied heroic, romantic, or idealistic justifications. But do the Don Quijote windmills actually exist?  The short answer


The most romantic restaurants in Madrid

Couples that arrive to Madrid to enjoy a romantic break or to celebrate an anniversary or special occasion will find it easy to discover some hidden treasures and ideas that can bring that extra magic to their stay. We recommend you to visit our guide with romantic things to do and ideas in Madrid.

From parks to go hand in hand during romantic strolls, to restaurants that offer that perfect atmosphere to end the day… Our team of local experts have hand-picked the following restaurants.


Truly romantic restaurants in Barcelona

Cozy up with that special one to enjoy one of Barcelona´s most romantic dinners. Though we all should agree that the term “romantic” can be very subjective and that the most special dinner can take place enjoying tapas, there are certain restaurants that are nearly always sure bets.



This small Spanish village was founded in 908 by Sancho Abarca of Navarre to defend the frontier, when it was known as La Guarda. It was originally laid out in the shape of
a ship, with the bow facing North. and the stern South. In 1164 it achieved town status under Sancho el Sabio. In 1194 its fortifications were extended by King Sancho el Fuerte. Cars are not permitted inside the walled city!