A wander near Ronda: Spain’s empty quarter

Andalucía’s first parque natural is pretty unknown, yet Sierra de Grazalema is a stunning wild place of peaks, gorges, hilltop villages and vultures

25 of the best beaches in Europe

Picking the best beaches in Spain, Portugal, Italy, France, Greece and Croatia, with a place to stay and eat in each

Roaming Acinipo’s Roman ruins

It is one of the best-preserved Roman theatres in Spain but unlike many of Andalucía’s honeypots, Acinipo is blissfully free of tourists – and free to enter

Rev up for Europe’s fastest rollercoaster as Ferrari Land opens in PortAventura in Spain

The Red Force rollercoaster, at the Ferrari Land theme park, is also Europe’s tallest taking riders up 112 metres – and clocking in at speeds of 110mph