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

Happy Client: Jessica Griscavage

Thank you Verónica for making this such a wonderful and memorable trip for us.  Your care, knowledge and attention made us feel so welcome on our first trip to Portugal (and Audrey’s first trip to Europe!).  Your friends,  Hans, Jennifer and Audrey  

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Valesa Event

Check out photos from our latest FAM TRIP for 10 luxury advisors in March.  A journey from Madrid, through Segovia and Burgos to Rioja wine country and finally the Basque Country.  History buffs and Food/Wine travelers will love this great combo of cities, cuisine and off the beaten path places to discover on the way. …

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Happy Client: Mr. Adams

Hi Jennifer,  I just heard from Mr. Adams…he raved about how fantastic all the arrangements for the transfers and tours were with Valesa!  Everyone in his group commented on how great their guide was!  (and she bought them treats at the market) Timing was perfect and everything ran smoothly.  I can not thank you enough!  Thank…

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