The nine weirdest (and wonderful) museums in Spain

The nine weirdest (and wonderful) museums in Spain

Spain is home to some of the finest museums in the world, but it also boasts some of the most bizarre. From the museum dedicated entirely to melons to the museum of urinals, The Local counts down Spain’s weirdest.

Everything you need to know about Valencia’s Fallas festival in September 2021

Everything you need to know about Valencia’s Fallas festival in September 2021

The quirky habits you can’t help picking up when living in Spain
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The quirky habits you can’t help picking up when living in Spain

Madrid’s Paseo del Prado and Retiro Park win Unesco World Heritage status

Madrid’s Paseo del Prado and Retiro Park win Unesco World Heritage status

Goats, horses and fire: the weird ways Spain usually celebrates San Juan

Goats, horses and fire: the weird ways Spain usually celebrates San Juan

CONFIRMED: Spain’s famous bull-running festival gets cancelled again

CONFIRMED: Spain’s famous bull-running festival gets cancelled again

Why St George’s Day is marked in Catalonia with roses and books

Why St George’s Day is marked in Catalonia with roses and books

Malafollá: Why are people from the Spanish city of Granada so moody?

Malafollá: Why are people from the Spanish city of Granada so moody?

A homage to 10 classic Spanish bars and restaurants that have closed down due to the pandemic

A homage to 10 classic Spanish bars and restaurants that have closed down due to the pandemic

How to work 9-5 and travel the rest of the time
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How to work 9-5 and travel the rest of the time

‘Important for our mental health’: Why Spanish culture has stayed open over winter

‘Important for our mental health’: Why Spanish culture has stayed open over winter

Flamenco legend hopes new show will soothe pandemic-weary souls

Flamenco legend hopes new show will soothe pandemic-weary souls

Europe & You newsletter: Government’s no-deal Brexit letters to Brits around Europe cause alarm

Europe & You newsletter: Government’s no-deal Brexit letters to Brits around Europe cause alarm

IN PICS: Eight highlights from Madrid’s PhotoEspaña 2019

IN PICS: Eight highlights from Madrid’s PhotoEspaña 2019

What’s on in Spain: Top twelve events in April

What’s on in Spain: Top twelve events in April

What’s on in Spain: 15 and a half things to do in February

What’s on in Spain: 15 and a half things to do in February

Els Castells: What you need to know about the human towers of Catalonia

Els Castells: What you need to know about the human towers of Catalonia

This little country is possibly Europe’s best-kept secret
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This little country is possibly Europe’s best-kept secret

How to sound cool on a night out in Spain

How to sound cool on a night out in Spain

‘We live in societies in which women are still not respected the way they should be’

‘We live in societies in which women are still not respected the way they should be’

Las Fallas: Valencia’s fire festival granted Unesco heritage status

Las Fallas: Valencia’s fire festival granted Unesco heritage status

Trump could ‘inspire a ‘disaster movie’ says Spain’s Almodovar

Trump could ‘inspire a ‘disaster movie’ says Spain’s Almodovar

Top baby names: Spanish parents depart from tradition

Top baby names: Spanish parents depart from tradition

Las Fallas: Valencia’s spectacular festival of fire

Las Fallas: Valencia’s spectacular festival of fire

Seven great ways to celebrate 400 years of Cervantes

Seven great ways to celebrate 400 years of Cervantes

Wacky and whimsical: Spain goes carnival crazy

Wacky and whimsical: Spain goes carnival crazy

Spain ranks top for solo travellers and thrill-seekers

Spain ranks top for solo travellers and thrill-seekers

What’s on in Spain: December 2015

What’s on in Spain: December 2015

The Prado ranks above the Louvre on list of world’s greatest museums

The Prado ranks above the Louvre on list of world’s greatest museums

What’s on in Spain: June 2015

What’s on in Spain: June 2015

Günter Grass:  world is ‘sleepwalking’ into war

Günter Grass: world is ‘sleepwalking’ into war

Grand opening for Málaga Pompidou

Grand opening for Málaga Pompidou

What’s on in Spain: February 2015

What’s on in Spain: February 2015

Angry artists snub prizes from ‘indifferent’ ministry

Angry artists snub prizes from ‘indifferent’ ministry

‘Madrid has a lot to offer to culture workers’

‘Madrid has a lot to offer to culture workers’

Language lovers amazed by interactive map

Language lovers amazed by interactive map

‘People are more logical in a foreign language’

‘People are more logical in a foreign language’

Ten Spanish mistakes even Spaniards make

Ten Spanish mistakes even Spaniards make

Top 10 signs you’ve gone native in Spain

Top 10 signs you’ve gone native in Spain

Budget ‘Microtheatre’ grips crisis-hit Spaniards

Budget ‘Microtheatre’ grips crisis-hit Spaniards

Ten terrible Spanish menu translations

Ten terrible Spanish menu translations

Top ten beastly Spanish expressions

Top ten beastly Spanish expressions

Top ten ‘English’ words invented by the Spanish

Top ten ‘English’ words invented by the Spanish

Recipe: How to make Spain’s summer classic gazpacho

Recipe: How to make Spain’s summer classic gazpacho