The 16 Best Places to Eat in Cordoba

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Poor Cordoba. Too often it’s simply tacked on as a day trip from Seville, or left off the Andalusian itinerary altogether. But for that reason alone it’s well worth a visit. Because having fewer tourists around just means you’ll have the winding white-washed streets and gorgeous tumbledown squares nearly to yourself. Additionally, for the gourmand, […]

A Complete Guide to the El Rastro Flea Market in Madrid

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Sundays in Madrid mean one thing: the El Rastro market. Over 100,000 people come to this sprawling open-air market every weekend to treasure hunt their way through more than 700 stalls. The Rastro is a flea market, but it’s so much more than that. It’s true that you can find centuries-old antiques, vintage furniture, war […]

10 Best Boutique Hotels in Madrid

The best boutique hotels in Madrid combine location and design with just the right dose of elegance. Looking for a classy yet comfortable home base for your time in the Spanish capital? You can’t go wrong with any of these spots. There’s so much to see, do, and eat in Madrid. Having a comfortable place […]

9 Best Cafes & Specialty Coffee Shops in Madrid

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Finding a café in Madrid is easy, but finding the perfectly cozy coffee shop of your dreams is another story. You know what we’re talking about: that perfect blend of a warm and welcoming atmosphere, tasty food, and of course, excellent coffee. These are the best coffee shops Madrid has to offer, which check all of […]

15 Best Day Trips from Madrid

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As much as we love Madrid, sometimes a change of scenery is nice. Luckily, Madrid is located right in the center of Spain. From there, it boasts easy public transportation connections to all corners of the country. In short: when it comes to day trips from Madrid, you’re spoiled for choice. The beauty of Spain […]

Toledo Day Trip: Top Things to See & Do

Panoramic view of Toledo, Spain at sunset taken from across a river.

Toledo is a journey back in time and a feast for all five senses—both at the same time. Centuries-old buildings line streets that the ancient Romans once walked. The story of Muslims, Christians, and Jews lives on around every corner. Rustic family-run taverns cook the hearty regional recipes that have sustained locals for generations. It […]

Sustainable Tourism in Spain: What It Is & How to Help

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As mass tourism continues to have negative effects on local businesses and homes, sustainable tourism in Spain takes on increasing importance. But what is is sustainable tourism, anyway? If you’re on our website reading this article, you’ve already started off on the right foot! Here at Devour Tours we promote and encourage sustainable, responsible ways […]

10 Best Things to Do in Madrid When in Rains

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They say that the rain in Spain stays mainly in the plains. Unfortunately, though, Madrid is smack-dab in the middle of those plains. The normally sunny Spanish capital gets, on average, five rainy days per month. Generally, it’s little more than a light drizzle, but that’s still not ideal for seeing the sights. But don’t […]

20 Madrid Hidden Gems: An Insider’s Guide

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Just about every visitor to Madrid hits up the Puerta del Sol and Plaza Mayor. Many may also tour the Royal Palace and dig into churros and chocolate at San Ginés. But Madrid has so much more to offer. Paintings by artistic masters in unassuming chapels, a stunning outdoor paradise crisscrossed by hiking trails, tapas […]

Best Spanish Wines to Try in Spain

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Beer might be making a comeback, but here in Spain, we’ve always been wine lovers at heart. Luckily for us (and for you), Spain is one of the best places in the world to drink wine! Whether you’re a wine-curious newbie or a budding sommelier, this guide to the best Spanish wines will help you […]