Toledo + Central Spain

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Thanks to a few visionaries who are combining modern design with cutting-edge technology, a green building revolution is under way. Spain First up: Bodegas Portia (bodegasportia.com), Norman Foster’s winery for the Faustino Group in the Ribera de...
If Andalusia still conjures Bizet's Carmen bewitching soldiers on the banks of the Guadalquivir, Madrid summons images of women on the verge. Who can forget Almodóvar's Carmen--Carmen Maura, that is--setting fire to the bed she once shared with he...
Some of the best wines coming out of Europe these days are from Ribera del Duero, the swath of land that cuts east-west along the Duero river, north of Madrid. Though these rich, intense, and deeply complex Ribera reds have a ...
A garden furnished with glass pyramids isn’t the first thing you’d expect to find at a lakeside Art Nouveau villa in the Spanish Pyrenees, 92 miles north of Barcelona. But then, Hospes Villa Paulita (17 Travessia Volart, Puigcerda; 800/337-4685; d...