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Vanesa Carro

I first flew on an airplane at the age of sixteen years old. From that day, my wild spirit leads me to any corner of the world. Travel is an investment, not a waste of money or time. Everything I've learned in my life is thanks to the places I've had the chance of visiting. I'm very keen on food and culture, and I'm a real sky catcher. I never forget my camera at home and as a digital nomad, I always share my local tips on social media. And, of course, the way I organize trips for myself is also the way I arrange trips for my travelers!

What places and activities do you specialize in?

"Madrid is my hometown but I consider myself so lucky because I've traveled all over Spain, Portugal, and Morocco since I was a child. My family has the travel DNA too, so I have great memories of my teenhood when we packed some random stuff and went away to spend a weekend, no matter where, even with a tent. We love wandering around villages, mountains, and lakes. And there is nothing better than sharing some yummy food in a local restaurant.

Nevertheless, we always add a pinch of culture to each place we go to. Museums, castles or palaces are not a secret to me. I can spend hours staring at the stunning details of the Alhambra or imagine what life would be at Sintra Palace."

How did you get involved in travel?

"Since I was a teenager, I have been fascinated by the travel industry and that's why I've decided to study tourism management, as well as different languages. I've worked in different areas over the years and have finally I've found my real passion: showing Spain to the world as a native, with amazing experiences to discover how magical our land is!"

Please share a unique travel experience you will never forget.

"As a mountain lover, I was shocked the first time I saw Lake Louise in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. I couldn't believe that dramatic beauty. "

Vanesa is part of the following groups: Spain Travel Agents
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Northern Spain Road Trip: Madrid to the Basque Country - 9 Days

Nine days is enough time to immerse yourself in a couple areas of Spain, ensuring you get the most out of the experience. This itinerary begins with a road trip from Madrid to wine country for a tasting of Spain's world-renowned varietals. You'll finish the tour on the Basque coast and its most beautiful cities, San Sebastian and Bilbao.

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Family Trip to Spain: Barcelona & Madrid - 6 Days

Who says you can't enjoy the perfect European holiday in less than a week? This brisk six-day itinerary dispells that myth as you and the family enjoy a great adventure in Spain. It begins on the sun-kissed boulevards of Barcelona and ends at the historic plazas and royal palaces in Madrid—and includes plenty of time for food, fun, and family bonding.

Madrid's Santa Maria la Real de La Almudena Cathedral and Royal Palace
Seville, Madrid & Barcelona - 10 Days

This 10-day itinerary combines Spain's three most exciting cities with a nice mix of private tours and free time. Kick-off in Seville where you'll experience the beautiful historic center and up-and-coming Triana district. Next, train to Madrid—with a stop in Córdoba—and stroll through the elegant streets and world-famous Prado Museum. Finish in cosmopolitan Barcelona for Mediterranean beaches and Gaudí highlights.

Take in a sunset over Porto and the Douro River
Best of Portugal from Porto to Albufeira - 9 days

This complete nine-day itinerary combines urban exploration in historic cities with stunning rural and coastal excursions for an exciting overview of Portugal. You'll begin in the north in charming Porto and with a private driver, work your way south to Lisbon ending your stay in the Algarve in Albufeira. Along the way, you'll explore the golden triangle of Sintra, Cascais, and Estoril outside of Lisbon as well as spend some time at the end of the world in Lagos, Sagres, and Cabo de São Vicente.

Bay of Biscay
Essential Basque Country - 5 Days

Discover the most emblematic spots of this gentle corner of Spain. Ancient history, culture, and language, but a modern way of life with amazing gastronomy and wines. For nature lovers, you also have a selection of great outdoor activities and lovely cities with fantastic beaches at the foothills of the Pyrenees. This 5-day itinerary was designed to help you discover these great places, and learn about the Basque Country and its people.