What to do in Gran Canaria, Spain

Gran Canaria is the largest of the Canary Islands, a group of islands located between Spain and the continent of Africa, and famed for white sand beach resorts, outdoor activities and a rich colonial history. There’s so much more to do here than just surf, sand and sea (though those are well deserved attractions!) –…

Lively and Luscious Lanzarote

As the largest of the Canary Islands, Lanzarote boasts unspoiled beaches, stunning scenery and lively strips bursting with bustling bars, clubs and restaurants. It’s a top destination for anyone from hardcore hikers to rowdy revelers, and incredibly affordable too! So don’t break the bank with this year’s trip, book a Thomas Cook Airline flight to…

Hidden Gems: Amposta, Spain

Located in the region of Catalonia in the north east of Spain, Amposta is a short 2 hour drive and a world away from Barcelona’s busy streets. This traditional town, perched between the river Ebro and the Costa Dorada, is a haven for local Spanish tourists in the know, who come to reconnect with nature,…

Great Adventure Walks of the World

Travel often begins with a mad flurry to sort out transport, book accommodation, then a flight somewhere far away. We strap into our narrow, mid-air seats and watch the world turn under us. When we get to our destination, too often we sit in a bus and watch a city go by. We become spectators…

Visiting Tenerife: Churches

Tenerife is a tourist hotspot that attracts many different types of people from all over the world. This is unsurprising as there is so much to do and with such great value accommodation when booking Tenerife Hotels with Hotels4U.com, holidaymakers return again and again to this sunny island. Some come purely for the weather and beaches, whilst…

Top Ten: Barcelona

Barcelona is one of Spain’s most popular destinations. There is the fantastic architecture everywhere you look, from the genius of Antoni Gaudi to the quirky lines of the Modernistas and the Gothic details of the Barri Gotic. There’s a surplus of colour and life in Barcelona’s streets, delicious food to be sampled in the markets and…

4 Days in Southern Spain

They say that Spain is more Spanish in Andalcuia. They say the bullfights are more flamboyant, the flamenco more fiery, the sun more fearsome. Easily accessible after a trip to Madrid, the south of Spain offers dance, food, palaces and a culture completely different from the north. This itinerary takes in 4 days in Southern…

4 Days in Madrid and Surrounds

With only 4 days in Madrid, the schedule is very tight, but we’re determined to make the most of not just Spanish capital, but also two of the surrounding towns, Toledo and Segovia. The following itinerary takes in the hectic hustle of Madrid, a city filled to its gills with great art, good food and…