Spain Travel Guide

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.

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.

Pick up spinach-and-pine-nut coca (Catalan pizza) at this old-fashioned bakery.

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.

Two spacious floors house Midcentury Modern furniture and lighting, plus glass objets d'art. Look for curvaceous wooden chairs by Danish designer Hans Wegner.

A whimsical clothing boutique.

This storefront-size bar has a formidable list of wines on a chalkboard. The hearty semi-spicy pepper stuffed with beef and béchamel ($1.50) is a standout.

A five-story dance school in the Sants-Montjuïc district, Ball Centre provides dance instruction in several different styles.