Spain Travel Guide

Created in 1981 by Quito-born painter Oswaldo Guayasamín—famous in South America for his politically charged work—these two coordinating murals juxtapose the historical (Mayan-style figures in deep ocher colors) with the modern (bold typography reminiscent of propagandist posters).

On this Madrid-based seven-day Wine Route itinerary, travelers visit charming towns of Haro, in Rioja, and Segovia, as well as centuries-old wineries.

Since 1897, Els Quatre Gats (“The Four Cats”) has served many purposes: pub, café, hostel, cabaret, and restaurant. Located on the ground floor of a Josep Puig I Cadaflach-designed building, this space was a rumored haunt of artist Pablo Picasso.

Santander has a surprising concentration of trendy women's boutiques. Ceca is the current favorite among Spain's fashionistas, who flock here to stock up on the latest from Spanish designers such as Amaya Arzuaga.

A whimsical clothing boutique.

Spain’s manic party-till-dawn mantra is especially evident at this club.

The olive oil mill has been the favorite of Spain's royal family for four generations.

Picnic around the saltwater swimming pool overlooking the Mediterranean.

With its view of the boats bobbing in Puerto Chico and its well-measured gin and tonics, Siboney may be the perfect spot for a postprandial.

This crimson-walled shop stocks Delgado's signature black and ivory separates and knits.

The principal venue for opera, concerts, and dance since 1847, the hall reopened in 1999 after a major fire and is now one of the most technologically and acoustically advanced theaters in Europe.