Tailor-made deluxe trips for groups or individuals

Valesa Cultural Services – Spain & Portugal has been owned and operated by Americans for the past 55 years. Our background and long experience are your guarantee that we understand and meet the expectations of the most demanding clients.

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Why Valesa Cultural?

We are dedicated to creating unique and fulfilling trips for each client including the best products and services that we personally inspect. Whether individuals or groups, we work collaboratively throughout our tailoring process to personalize each experience down to the last detail. Excellence in our service is our priority and so we proudly offer:

  • The best and most experienced bicultural and bilingual team dedicated to American advisors
  • Local coordinators on the ground in every major city, island, and country
  • American work ethic, methodology, and communication style for a seamless process

Meet the owner…

Marcy Forman, General Manager and Co-Owner, is an accomplished travel professional with 40 years experience. Marcy holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Hotel Administration from Cornell University and Spanish Culture Studies from Southern Methodist University in Madrid.

Marcy Foreman Owner

General Manager / Co-Owner

Where we operate

At Valesa, we not only understand clients individualized needs, but we are experts on the destinations we service as well. As passionate, bicultural professionals, we provide cultural experiences in:

  • Spain
  • Portugal
  • France
  • Morocco

Once we know all about you and what you’re seeking, we’ll craft the trip that best suits your interests, preferences, and tastes.

Where To Go

Regional Highlights

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Special Interest Trips


Spanish wines are exciting for their different regional varieties and Portugal is renowned for its Port wines and excellent table wines. We arrange private wine tours in both countries, including tastings with experts and visits to private wine cellars for groups.

Valesa´s Travel Blog

Tiniskt, Morocco and the Berber people

The village of Tiniskt that we have adopted in the High Atlas Mountains pertains to the Berber community. In order to understand them better, we’d like to share some facts about these resilient and hospitable people. Present day Morocco is a combination of Arab, Berber and Andalusian cultures, with African, Hebraic and Mediterranean influences. The…

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Along the coast from Valencia to Barcelona

Between Spain’s must see cities of Barcelona and Valencia, there are small towns and areas between them that are just as alluring.   Starting in Valencia, we highlight our favorite stops along the way here.  Sagunto – this town is brimming with archaeological remains and historical monuments. The old town has been declared a Property of…

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Málaga Countryside Highlights 

It’s no doubt that the city of Málaga has lots to offer. From museums to shops and monuments, there is something for everyone. However, if you decide to escape the tourists and head inland, it will be worth your while. You will find quaint towns, homes with flower-filled facades, national parks and lots of rich…

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