As they pass you by, the parade participants hand out mini cups of wine, sloshing a bit on the ground … but who cares? It’s Toro and wine is abundant today. Others hand out slices of spicy chorizo or slice off some jamón serrano for you to sample. I was lucky, as I seemed to get more wine and food than the rest of my party. We called it the efecto guiri, the guiri effect.
I’m in Zamora. But where should I eat?
Good question. I’m glad you asked! I personally love eating, but I know of no one who relishes good food more than Mario and his family, true Zamorans (zamoranos) who know a good meal when they see one. Thus, I’m very excited to share with you my favorite places to eat or grab some tapas in Zamora!
Check out my Google Map of Where to Eat and Drink in Zamora, Spain!
Hello! I’m back again with one of my favorite types of posts, links! Let me show you what I found interesting on the interwebs lately.
The Best Spain Tours, featuring—you guessed it!—Zamora. “This part of Spain is a far cry from the crowds, beaches and tourist traps and a place where you will recognize a different aspect of Spain”
As the town’s slogan goes, Zamora cuenta mucho; Zamora has a lot tell.
Castilla y León is underrated, but I believe a few of its provinces are even more so. Zamora is one of those provinces. Why am I so passionate about this city of 67,000 in northwest Spain, mere kilometers from the Portuguese border?
- It’s Mario’s hometown. What can I say? I first went there to meet Mario’s family.
- I have a thing for the underdog. How many articles have been written about Barcelona (ugh)? Or Madrid? Or Santiago de Compostela, as much as I may love it? But there’s something about the not-so-popular spots that resonate with me. There’s an authenticity still there, because tourists are few and far between.
With that in mind, following a fellow blogger’s lead, I’d like to show you all a few things to see, eat, and do in Zamora, starting with the see part.
My Top 10 Sites to See in Zamora