If you enjoy sampling local food and drink and want a day out with family, Spain’s regional food festivals are great places to visit Spain is a country that loves a festival at any time of the year. Some of the most enjoyable are the autumnal ones to do with the harvest and good food. Each region celebrates its local speciality as it is harvested, so here are some suggestions for a day out and the chance to sample some of Spain’s regional products.
Where should you go for your favourite brand of English tea? Can you get horseradish sauce? With so many supermarkets in Spain, which might offer what you want? There certainly is no lack of supermarkets in Spain, every town will have several. For example, the town of Palafrugell in Catalonia with a population of nearly 23,000 currently boasts 10, some large others small.
Earlier this month Jávea was in the news for all the wrong reasons as forest fires threatened its outskirts. Sometimes it’s only when it might be lost that we appreciate what we have, so now Javea is safe again, let’s look afresh at the appeal of this fashionable Spanish beach resort, says Richard Way