The wines of Rioja and Ribera del Duero are the flagship of the over forty "denominaciones de origen" (appellation of origin) produced in Spain. The quality of the wines, the wine trails and museums, even the wine warehouses designed by leading architects, all contribute to Spain's well-deserved position as the most prestigious wine-producing country in the world.
Madrid and Barcelona, together with Valencia, Seville, Bilbao, Saragossa and San Sebastián, give witness to the Spanish ability to combine the best national traits, drawn together over long years of history, with a modern and cosmopolitan lifestyle, at the cutting edge of urban life.
El Camino de Santiago is the Spanish cultural route par excellence that passes through several Spanish regions as it crosses the country. However, there are many other routes that open up the country for exploration, step by step, offering the chance to discover the great artistic heritage of Spain, both natural and cultural.