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Spanish Passport

Travel specialist Made for Spain

The view to the terrace of Il Palazzo, the restored nineteenth-century villa, one of the three accommodation buildings at Villa Làrio.


The Secrets of the Lake

On the dazzling shores of Italy’s Lake Como, a history flows rich with romance and...

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In a Pickle


In a Pickle

Why pickleball is the feel-good game craze we all need right now.

"Any travel company can arrange tours," says Alonso Alvarez de Toledo, cofounder of the Madrid travel specialist Made for Spain. "We connect our clients with people we know." And Toledo and partner Virginia Irurita know everyone: They can set up lunch with an aristocrat, a private cooking lesson with a chef like Richard Stephens of La Gamella, or a shopping spree with Lorenzo Caprile, who recently made dresses for Princess Letizia. Rates begin at $2,500 per week; 34-91/310-7070;


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