In case you are looking to enjoy active tourism in Spain, you might want to have a look at a horseback riding center located in Guadix, nearly 50 km from Granada in Andalusia, Spain, for your horse riding holiday, weekend excursion or incentive travel solution.
The equestrian centre offers various programmes, designed for experienced riders to those without any riding experience ranging from strolls and radial routes in the surroundings to several day trips through valleys, mountains and desert.
Guadix, famous for its cave houses, is surrounded by nature parks such as Sierra Nevada, la Sierra Baza, la Sierra de Huetor and only 100 kmts away from Cabo de Gata in Almeria.
For more information, rates and routes check: http://www.spaindreams.com/eng/turact/ta_cabac.htm
Until tomorrow, October 22, you can attend and enjoy the second Chocolate Fair at the Barcelona International Conventions Centre, located in the Forum.
What about trying chocolate chewing gum, chocolate honey fritters or chocolate sandwiches apart from the normal, tasty chocolate fondue?
Other curiosities include chicken, prawns and croquettes covered with chocolate.
Or do you simply want to enjoy fountains with liquid chocolate or chocolate sculptures of a big variety, or taste any of the multiple chocolate ice creams of different sizes, colours and shapes?
At the fair there are also some pastry chefs and cooks who will produce chocolate delicacies.
Other activities for kids and workshops are held, as well as tasting sessions and live music.
Until October 27, 2006, the Auditori in Barcelona, Spain, will host the Festival of World Music, now in its eleventh year.
This year the festival is focussed on musci from several European countries, although the programme also includes Indian and Persian music.
Some of the performing musicians are Thalweg with their Celtic music, Altan, Bratsch, Taraf Goulamas, Zakir Hussain and Sultan Khan, Spakka Napoli as well as The Boys of the Lough, performers of Scottish and Irish traditional music.
When coming to visit this marvellous and bustling city called Barcelona, Spain, why not join a day full of fun, meeting new people, learning to prepare new dishes to cook back home while experiencing a different culture?
We have prepared a one day culinary and cultural day in Barcelona, where you will have the great opportunity to see some highlights of this European city full of energy, and we will introduce you to its rich and delightful gastronomy. You will be amazed.
During the lovely walking tour along the magical medieval narrow streets of the Gothic old historic quarter, visiting the imposing cathedral and its environs walk, we will have a tapas style lunch, so you will learn about this famous Spanish way of enjoying small portions of many different specialities accompanied with wine or refreshing beer.
Other activities include a visit to the famous fresh market La Boqueria on the Ramblas, where we will buy the ingredients for our hands-on cooking class.
For more information on this fun day please visit:
Other options for yourself on a private base, your company event or incentive planning, include a whole weekend full of activities in Barcelona or Madrid, several days including cultural visits and accommodation along the Costa Brava, a sightseeing trip through La Rioja or a culinary tour to discover Andalusian flavours like Sherry, Iberian ham or olive oil with hands-on cooking classes and visit of The Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art and a Flamenco show.
Come, join us. Do and experience something different.
The Filmoteca de Catalunya has free film sessions between October 2 and 8 to celebrate its 25th anniversary this October.
Movies include among many others The Elephant Man, The Straight Story, Mulholland Drive and Wild at Heart by Hollywood director David Lynch. Other films are by directors such as Kim Ki-Duk, Sigfrid Monleon, Isaki Lacuesta and Richard Fleischer, apart from the documentaries The Hermitage Dwellers from Aliona Van der Horst, Aiguaviva by Ariadna Pujol and El nacimiento de una pasion by Jesus Sanchez.
Free invitations can be picked up at the ticket office of the Filmoteca de Catalunya in Barcelona.