Spain isn't always thought of as a country of quality traditional artisans and artisan products. A little sleuthing and it turns out there are plenty of producers of traditional crafts albeit not always in plain sight.
The Endiablada" (Brotherhood of the Devils) festival in Cuenca (Castilla La Mancha)
Spain is attractive for living short or long term because it is relatively inexpensive, the food and wine are amazingly good, and the country, the people and the lifestyle are seductive.
Getaria, the small fishing village in Spain's Basque Country, is a surprising place. The town of 3000 has a world-class museum–the Balenciaga Museum–a Michelin-starred restaurant–Elkano–along with four or five other destination restaurants, Txakoli wineries to visit, artisan cheese makers curing Idiazabal and other cheeses, stunning coastline, an active fishing port and professional fish market, and an anchovy and sardine canning facility offering tastings.
Barcelona's plan to win back the streets from traffic and make the city more livable by adding green space, increasing traffic-free zones and lowering the noise and air pollution levels is based on superblocks, or 3-by-3 Eixample block areas re-conquered for neighbors to live, play, interact and breathe.