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Few months are as appetizing as May, full of bridges and parties. From Toledo to Holland or Gijón, here is a list of plans to squeeze it in the best possible way.
THE ASPARAGUS ROUTE OF NAVARRE
Fans of Navarrese vegetables in all their varieties (artichokes, asparagus, leeks, peas...), have an unmissable appointment with the regional community in the capital until May 25 thanks to the III Madrid Route of Navarre asparagus and other vegetables from the garden. Each diner can make their own itinerary under the seal of Ruta Reyno Gourmet by choosing one of the participating restaurants where you can taste this type of products. From Bistronomika to Casa Alberto, La Huerta de Tudela, Cebo or Triciclo. More information at www.visitnavarra.es
Vegetables from the garden of Navarra.VISIT NAVARRA
THE MONTH OF FLOWERS IN CORDOBA
The next two festival proposals go with accommodation included. The first is that of the Patios de Córdoba, which are decorated with flowers from May 2 to 14. A good place to stay is the NH Collection Amistad Córdoba, in the historic center, just five minutes walk from one of the most characteristic areas of the party, the Alcázar Viejo neighborhood. The property, built on two beautiful palaces of the eighteenth century, stands out for its arches and carved ceilings, apart from having two outdoor patios with swimming pool and restaurant of Mediterranean and Andalusian specialties. In addition, its modern rooms have views of the aforementioned courtyards, Maimonides Square or the historic wall that once separated Christian and Jewish Cordoba. More information at www.nh-hoteles.es
Swimming pool at the NH Collection Amistad Córdoba hotel.
OF FESTIVAL IN HOLLAND
We jump to the Tulip Festival in Amsterdam, which until May 14 dresses 85 points of the city with these plants. The hotel chosen this time as a base of operations is the NH Collection Amsterdam Flower Market, a short walk from the flower market and the Museum Quarter. It was built in 1926 with an eye on the 1928 Olympic Games and, to this day, still remains one of the tallest buildings in the city. The rooms are a true reflection of Amsterdam: industrial, cosmopolitan and elegant. Among its services, bicycle rental is included. Don't miss a meal at the Ter Marsch & Co restaurant, with award-winning burgers and floral-inspired cocktails.
The canals of Amsterdam between tulips. SHUTTERSTOCK
HOLIDAYS FROM HOUSE TO HOUSE
"Gone are the days of cold, empty, standardized houses." It is the motto of WelcomeClub, the new private community of rental homes for days, weeks or even months to enjoy vacations around the world, according to its director, Sarah Kmieciak. Belonging to the same parent company as the world-leading home exchange platform HomeExchange, the particularity of WelcomeClub is that it can only be accessed by invitation of another member. The objective of this new proposal that has just been launched in Spain, France and Italy at the same time is "to rent something for the holidays with total peace of mind", since it seeks to make dealing with "trustworthy" travelers more personal and safe. For this, an annual fee is paid. "More than accommodations, they are houses with soul, charming spaces full of details such as bowls with the names of their owners or enough utensils to invite the neighbors to a drink," adds Kmieciak. More information at www.welcomeclub.com
One of WelcomeClub's available homes.
TREATISE ON GIJONOMY
We head to Asturias to soak up the Gijonomics, that way of being, living and feeling the Cantabrian city. Translation: enjoy it through its museums (from the birthplace of Jovellanos to the railway), hiking trails, cider houses, cultural itineraries, beaches, wineries, archaeological sites, modernist palaces, traditional pastry shops... From Cimavilla, the upper district, with its charming seafaring character, to the beach of San Lorenzo, passing through the Roman baths of Campo Valdés, the Atlantic Botanical Garden, the aquarium or the park of Isabel la Católica. It also highlights the multidisciplinary LABoral Center for Art and Industrial Creation, in the area of Los Prados More information in www.gijon.es
The marina of Gijón.SHUTTERSTOCK
85 YEARS OF SUPERMAN
The superhero par excellence is celebrating his birthday and to celebrate it the Warner Park Madrid has released Superman: Steel Attraction, the only roller coaster in Europe with trains without floor, so that the feet of the passengers stay flying. As if that were not enough, it has seven inversions and several free falls at more than 55 meters high and 100 kilometers per hour. At the end of the adventure, in addition, you can read the most legendary covers of the comics dedicated to the superhero. In addition, for the anniversary, the theme park has scheduled several meetings during the day with the Warner Bros character to greet him and take a picture with him during the visit. Just check the schedules once in the complex. More information at www.parquewarner.com
Superman, in the Warner Park Madrid.
It is one of the 15 Spanish World Heritage cities, so its offer can not be more varied. From the Cathedral of Santa María to the Church of Santo Tomé -where The Burial of the Count of Orgaz by El Greco is located- to the Sephardic Museum, the Jewish Bath, the Cristo de la Luz mosque, the Museum of Santa Cruz or the monastery of San Juan de los Reyes, the route of essential buildings is endless. In addition, in the Castilian-La Mancha capital it is also possible to carry out an original swordwork workshop or enjoy a route of local tapas through the center. Without forgetting the new season of the theme park dedicated to the history of our country, Puy de Fou, whose shows, both day and night, El sueño de Toledo, are among the best in the world. More information at www.turismo.toledo.es
Views of the city of Toledo.SHUTTERSTOCK
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