Monocle Magazine, in conjunction with the Spanish Tourist Office, has just launched the new comprehensive Monocle Spain Travel Guide, which aims to give readers an insight into Spain from innovative new vantage points. Written by Monocle’s seasoned travel experts, the guide explores how to do Spain in many different ways – on skis, by boat, train, bike and car, or on foot.
The travel guide highlights Spain’s fantastic offering for keen skiers, delving into some off the radar Spanish towns which offer exceptional experiences. The best ski resorts, hotels, après ski entertainment, food and best ski schools are also included.
The Spain by Train section covers routes for food lovers, culture enthusiasts and those interested in unique designs and landmarks. With fun and useful facts such as the no luggage size limit on certain trains and best restaurants to make a pit stop at; this section is an essential guide to exploring Spain’s vast train network.
With some of the best roads in Europe, a road trip across Spain is often a popular choice. The Monocle guide takes readers on a route along the Northern coast through ‘Green Spain’ with the best places to stop for historic sights, must-see shops and restaurants. In turn, the Spain by Bike section gives cyclists the tools to explore the 1,800km of disused train tracks, ‘vías verdes’ with routes suitable for all cyclist skill levels.
The Spain Travel Guide also covers the best ways to enjoy Spain’s warm waters and explore the country’s wealth of culture and heritage by boat. Through a mix of island hopping and a cruise along the south coast, the guide features some of the best beaches and sites to explore. If readers prefer travelling by foot, this guide ensures that the best exploration spots are not missed and even the seasoned traveller can find something unique and suited to their taste, from gourmet cuisine to the rich history that lines the streets.
Within the pages of the Spain Travel Guide lies an abundance of travel tips and advice for exploring Spain’s old cathedrals, the diverse Paradores, the best beaches and mouth-watering cuisine.