Christmas in Madrid: Local Traditions & Things to Do

Large blue Christmas tree in a city plaza at night

Roasted chestnut stands are popping up in plazas. Giant strings of lights are lighting up over busy streets. Supermarket aisles are glistening with the shiny gold wrappers of turrón… it can only be Christmas in Madrid! While Santa statues and flying reindeer can be spotted in many shop windows, the Christmas traditions in Madrid are uniquely […]

The Best Places to Try Authentic Paella in Madrid

Madrid has a wealth of gluten free restaurants perfect for celiacs and those sensitive to gluten alike.

This blog post was originally posted on November 28, 2013 and was updated on August 10, 2018. When asked what they consider to be the most typical Spanish dish, many people’s response is paella! But with so many places offering the rice dish in Madrid, how do you know a good place to get it? You’ve […]

30 Ideas for Awesome Christmas Gifts from Madrid

Looking for great gifts from Madrid? Here are 30 great ideas!

This blog post was originally posted on November 30, 2014 and was updated on November 3, 2017.  As Christmas draws closer, the shopping season springs to life in the Spanish capital. Madrid is home to its fair share of great Spanish gifts. When it comes to Christmas in Madrid, there is a whole host of amazing […]

10 Delicious Ways to Cool off in Madrid

Friends clink their glasses of Spain's popular red wine spritzer, stirred with lemon soda and topped with an orange slice. Try our favorite Spanish drinks on one of our food tours!

This blog post was originally posted on July 17, 2013, and was updated on June 13, 2017. Spain has one of the hottest summer climates in all of Europe, so knowing great ways to cool off is essential! It’s mid June in Madrid and summer seems to have arrived a bit early! Temperatures reach above […]

Where to Eat in Granada

The Alhambra lit up at night is just one of the amazing things about Granada. Other is the food! But you have to know where to look to find the good stuff. If you're planning on eating in Granada, join us at these great spots!

This blog post was originally posted on November 10, 2013 and was updated on March 16, 2017. Granada is by far one of the most interesting places to eat in Spain. Tapas come with every drink, kebab shops line the corners and even the most casual restaurants offer spectacular views of the Alhambra. The mix […]

Top 10 Vegetarian Tapas & Where to Eat Them in Madrid

Small green peppers on a white plate beside a bottle of wine on a crowded tabletop

At first glance, Madrid may not seem like a very vegetarian-friendly city. (You can obviously thank the giant cured ham legs visible at any given bar for that.) But look closer and you’ll discover that there are some seriously great vegetarian tapas in Madrid waiting for you. Plus, all of them just happen to be […]

Edible Souvenirs! Gourmet Shops in Madrid Worth a Visit

best gourmet shops in madrid

As the holiday season approaches so do the dinner parties and gift obligations that come along with the festivities. Whether you’re hosting a dinner, attending a party or going home for the holidays, chances are you’ll need to bring a gift. Luckily, Madrid is home to loads of amazing shops, boutiques and galleries. And our favorite […]

5 Epic Views in Madrid

Wondering what to see in Madrid? This guide fills you in on all the great views you can enjoy in the city! There’s no Eiffel Tower, no Statue of Liberty, no Arab palace or Catholic church-cum-mosque. Sounds pretty boring, right? Wrong! The best thing about Madrid is that you don’t have a long checklist of […]

Eating in San Sebastian

Bar haizea foie gras

San Sebastian is one of Spain’s most popular food destinations, known for its wide variety of pintxos and Michelin Star dining. From cheap local eats to the finest of fine dining, this small seaside city truly offers a bit of everything. Here at Devour Tours, we are experts on eating in San Sebastian (we offer […]

Eating in Segovia

  Segovia is known to most for its gorgeous Cinderella castle and  incredible Roman aqueduct. But to food lovers around the world, it is also the best place to try the regional specialty, suckling pig. Eating in Segovia is a hearty affair, complete with big portions of extremely filling food. But the indulgence is worth […]