«All  happiness of world is in the unexpected!»

Jean d’Ormesson

Do you want to travel with your family, to feel far from home, without leaving Europe ? You like sun a lot, sea to madness, olive groves, art, nightlife and feasts, cuisine chock-full of character, spectacular dances, colors, scenic cities, windmills, sometimes exuberant architectures, bulls, horses, deserts, islands ? ……. Destination Spain ….. Olé !

A captivating country with its mosaics of cultures, sometimes gypsy and a little arab (The Andalusia and its oriental inspiration), sometimes celtic (Galicia with its wild nature), sometimes urban (like Barcelona where the creativity is everywhere), sometimes insular (like the Canaries), diversity is omnipresent and you will meet everywhere a legendary welcome.

Children will feel right at home in this country, as everything is done for them. Some of the world’s largest zoos and aquariums, safaris, museums of all kinds often organize special and playful activities, huge theme parks, sounds and lights shows and sublime beaches and so much more…..

A vast range of offering hobbies and amusements for young and tall.

Regard to food, it’s happiness! Children will love tapas (raw hams among best in the world, tortillas, grilled meats …..) without forgetting sweet things as churros and “magdalenas” of all kinds ! Also festivities which take place all the year long are a riot of musics, colorful costumes, in shows each more beautiful than others and which will endly definitely convince them !

….. The Iberian peninsula is waiting for your family, your children will adore ! Olé !

20 unmissable things to do in Barcelona

20 unmissable things to do in Barcelona

Barcelona seems to find its way onto most people’s itineraries… and for good reason. It has a vibrant food scene, fantastic art and architecture, great Mediterranean weather and beautiful beaches. And it’s simply a great destination for a family trip!

A day trip to Girona | the beautiful little city in Catalonia

A day trip to Girona | the beautiful little city in Catalonia

Girona is situated only 100 km (62 miles) north-east from Barcelona in Spain. It’s a 38-minute train ride from Barcelona with the high speed train, arriving directly in the center of Girona. Despite all those practical advantages and many recommendations from my friends , it took me almost 3 years before I decided to visit Girona with my kids.

BARCELONA | BIO ICE CREAM & ORXATA IN GRÁCIA

BARCELONA | BIO ICE CREAM & ORXATA IN GRÁCIA

Gràcia is a very bohemian area, home to young families and working artists and has retained its village feel. In the crowded summer month this area is a lot more pleasant than the stuffed neighborhoods near the sea. The district is located above Avenida Diagonal and known to be an authentic…

TAKE YOUR KIDS TO THE ALHAMBRA!

TAKE YOUR KIDS TO THE ALHAMBRA!

Do you know that feeling? You just visited a place and then you feel that you want to return? That’s what I felt after visiting the Alhambra. I was fascinated by the incredible craftsmanship, the complexity and size of the Alhambra and I felt as if I had seen only half of it…

Montefrío – The Andalusian village with the famous view

Montefrío – The Andalusian village with the famous view

Montefrio was named by National Geographic in 2015 as “one of the ten villages with the best views in the world”. And of course…we wanted to find out if that is true! Montefrío is about 60 km from Granada . By car you drive through a landscape of olive groves and crop fields before reaching the village of Montefrío…

A week-end in Granada

A week-end in Granada

Granada has long been on my bucket list and I was looking forward to visit the Andalusian city which offers one of the most beautiful monument in the world, the Alhambra. It belongs to Granada like the Eiffel Tower to Paris and there is hardly anyone who..

Barcelona | Tibidabo, the amusement park in the clouds

Barcelona | Tibidabo, the amusement park in the clouds

Barcelona is surrounded by many mountains and hills and the tallest by far is called Tibidabo. Many locals ride up to the top on their bikes, take a walk along the panorama path Carretera de les Aigües or enjoy a family day in the Amusement Park. Tibidabo is definitely worth a visit and still remains one of…

Barcelona | A walk on Montjuïc

Barcelona | A walk on Montjuïc

Montjuïc is a great place to escape the noisy city life and relax in the many green areas and parks. The possibilities are wide on the small mountain of Montjuïc and it is easy to find a quiet place for a family picnic…