Spain Itinerary Barcelona Seville Madrid by JetSettingFools.com

Spain Itinerary: Barcelona, Seville, Madrid

Spain features varied landscapes, vibrant cities and incredible cuisine. The large country has numerous destinations – and with so much to see, planning a vacation to Spain can be perplexing! To help fellow travelers, we created an easy-to-follow, day-by-day Spain Itinerary that highlights the absolute best of the country. 

We designed our Best of Spain Itinerary when a friend from the States joined us on our European travels.… Read the rest


Barcelona Itinerary: How To Spend 3 Days in Barcelona, Spain by JetSettingFools.com

Barcelona Itinerary: How To Spend 3 Days in Barcelona, Spain

Eclectic architecture, ancient history and a stunning seashore are the main ingredients for a perfect Barcelona vacation. Add in the city’s vibrant atmosphere and phenomenal gastronomy and it’s easy to see why the city entices visitors from around the world. We think 3 days in Barcelona, Spain is just enough time to feel the vibe of the city – and we packed our 3-Day Barcelona Itinerary with the top sights and attractions.… Read the rest


Barcelona on Foot A Self-Guided Walking Tour by JetSettingFools.com

Barcelona On Foot: Self-Guided Walking Tour

Barcelona, Spain has a long history and the city is packed with iconic sights. Many of the city’s top attractions are clustered around the Barcelona Old Town – which is the best place to start exploring. We created an easy-to-follow Self-Guided Barcelona Walking Tour that includes the best sights in the Old Town.… Read the rest


The Best Tapas in Barcelona Where To Eat by JetSettingFools.com

The Best Tapas in Barcelona, Spain: Where and What To Eat

Tapas were invented for people – like me! – who like to casually graze over sample-sized dishes rather than sit down to a large main meal. Although there is a dispute about the origin of the mini meals, the Spanish have perfected the art of tapas.… Read the rest


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Christmas in Barcelona: Churches, Markets and traditions

There are so many things that make Christmas in Barcelona spectacular! From the fabulous churches to historic Barcelona Christmas Markets to extremely odd Barcelona Christmas traditions, we jumped right in and celebrated the holiday Catalan style! Bon Nadal! (That’s Merry Christmas in Catalan!)

 

Barcelona in December

Barcelona Christmas Lights

Although many people worry about traveling in the winter season, there are many things to do in Barcelona in December – especially if you enjoy Christmas festivities!… Read the rest


Walking Tour Madrid Self-Guided Walk to 10 Sights of Madrid by JetSettingFools.com

Walking Tour Madrid: Self-Guided Walk to 10 Sights of Madrid

Twice before we have visited Madrid on quick, less-than-24-hour layovers. Both times, we dashed through the city to see the sights of Madrid as quickly as we could. On our most recent trip with friends we had more time – but still only 2 days in Madrid – and we were anxious to show our visiting friends to the best sights in Madrid.… Read the rest


3-Day Basque Country Itinerary by JetSettingFools.com

3-Day Basque Country Itinerary: San Sebastian and Hondarribia, Spain

The Basque region of Spain is characterized by stunning landscapes, delectable cuisine and quaint villages. For many travelers, it would be easy to spend at least a month on a tour of the Basque Country, swooning over the gorgeous coastline and gorging on pintxos (Basque-style tapas) while wandering from town to town.… Read the rest


One Day in St. Jean de Luz by JetSettingFools.com

One Day in St. Jean de Luz, France

We have heard more than once that the French Basque are more French than Basque and on our one day in St. Jean de Luz, we noticed it right away. St. Jean de Luz just felt French. From their squares filled with elderly women all dressed up to chat with friends to the chocolate and macaroon shops that line the streets to typical French waiters.… Read the rest


5 Tapas Bars Serving the Best Tapas in Seville, Spain by JetSettingFools.com

5 Tapas Bars Serving the Best Tapas in Seville, Spain

As we wandered the streets of the neighborhoods in Seville, Spain, it became evident that the tapas bars in Seville, both classic and trendy, are part of the city’s beauty. People gathered around outdoor tables and squeezed their way into small Seville bars.  As we were in search of the best tapas in Seville, we eagerly joined the crowds to sample the fare.… Read the rest