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  • The history of Spain ... in outline

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    Not easy to summarize the rich history of Spain in a few lines ... however, it is always interesting to be aware of major events that have marked the history of the country that we visit. To us then we dive deeper into the periods that excite us. Antiquity The first populations of the Iberian Peninsula dates back to the Paleolithic. From Xéme century BC Celtic populations and Phoenician, Greek and Carthaginian come aggregating the Iberians. The Romans occupy the peninsula from the second century BC . From the Vth century, the barbarians invaded the peninsula and the Visigoth will [...]

  • Scams and tourist traps in Barcelona

    Barcelone

    Barcelona is the ideal destination for a few days, with culture, monuments, parks, entertainment, bars and fiesta ... So, yes, Barcelona's tourist and that says big tourist numbers also said tourist traps! The most common, not to be had in Barcelona ... Pickpockets: It's a little wound in Barcelona. In high traffic areas such as La Rambla and in stations, better beware of bags and parcels lying around. Some small scams are often cited on travel forums, the officer false, the person that catches your eye while his accomplices are your pockets, etc ... avoid having the air of a lost tourist [...]

  • Spain practice, know

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    & diams; Identity card & diams; Entry requirements & diams; Silver & diams; Transport & diams; Health & diams; Security & diams; Seasons & diams; Daily life & diams; Useful sites Identity Card: Capital Madrid People 46,754,780 Constitution : Constitutional Monarchy Language : Castilian, Catalan, Basque, Occitan, Galician, Valencian Religion : Catholic Entry requirements: Visa : no, national identity card or passport valid . Passport : no, national map proper identification . Silver [...]

  • The must Granada

    Grenade

    For a dream holiday in Spain, consider visiting Granada. Walking the streets, you'll marvel at the splendor of its Arab Muslim architecture. Moriscos palaces with their beautiful gardens decorated with fountains and ponds. Follow the path to the area of ​​the Ciudad Vieja, stepping to Alhambra and the Generalife, 12th century. A former residence of kings, built in a unique architectural style. Torres Bermejas, the Casa de los Tiros and the Palace of Madraza, admire its typical palaces, cathedrals and churches. A heritage from the 14th and 15th century. Do not forget to visit the Chapel Royal, [...]

  • Traveler Blog Barcelona

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    Barcelona Unlike A cityguide English very useful for those who want to be aware of the latest trends in culture materials, bar, restaurant, or night trips & hellip; Blog Topics: Barcelona, ​​tips, culture, gastronomy, exit Url blog. target="blank"> see

  • Flamenco Course in Madrid

    Madrid

    If you are a dance enthusiast and want to move your whole body and vibrate to the rhythms of beautiful music, the main destination Madrid, to complete an internship of Flamenco, the legendary folk dancing Andalusian. First, to familiarize yourself with this beautiful waltz you have to direct you to a tablao to attend a traditional show, while enjoying a glass of wine, or even dining. This first experience is the introduction to this wonderful world of clapping and feet to the sounds of the Flemish music. Several addresses can welcome you during your stay in Madrid, go for the Corral de la Moreria, [...]

  • 10 sites to check before heading to Madrid

    Madrid

    Madrid, the Spanish capital alive, is well known for its cultural and artistic heritage and for its lively nightlife, assets that make Madrid one of the most attractive cities of Europe. Here are 10 sites to prepare your stay and learn a little more about Madrid. Discover Madrid 1. Spain.info Discover Madrid on the official website of the Spanish tourism, museums, neighborhoods and cultural life and intense night. Find on this site all the practical information to organize your trip to Madrid but also anywhere in Spain. to sleep? where to eat ? go out? Have to do ? Getting around [...]

  • Pals: organize your stay

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    Pals, a village in the heart of the Costa Brava in Spain, is known for its religious buildings of different civilizations. It is also known for its location and climate, with many days of sunshine and mild temperatures all year round. In addition, the village is surrounded by various places of interest like Figueres and its Dali Museum, Estartit to the marine reserve of the Medes Islands and many other yet. For a stay in Pals, do not hesitate to stroll through the city to discover the village houses, small houses like palaces, the church Sant Pere ... If you want to make cheap holiday, you are [...]

  • Ubeda stay: information and bookings

    Ubeda is a city of the autonomous community of Andalusia, which is in the province of Jaén, Spain. The state secretary of the Emperor Charles V named Francisco de Los Cobos y Molina has contributed greatly to the creation of many buildings that can now be admired there. Udeba full of many vestiges of the past: it is home to, among other buildings, churches and palaces dating from the Renaissance. However, it is the Plaza Vazquez de Molina constitutes are the most important tourist site. If the tourist wants to fly, it will book a flight online, at least one week before departure. Landing at [...]

  • The Spanish culinary specialties do not miss your cooking! Salivate!

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    Spain is a country of good living and if the Spanish are clearly different from French by their sense of identity, belonging, the culinary level, there is little difference. The Spanish culinary not differ especially since their ingredient is wholly or substantially embellished oil, wing, onion, tomato ... Whether you live in Spain or not, nothing prevents you salivating before of delicious Spanish dishes. Check out our top 20 Spanish culinary. These dishes are to be consumed with or without a famous Spanish red wine. Get cooking! 1. The Spanish charcuterie. The reputation of Spanish sausage [...]

  • The 15 best wines in Spain

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    The wine was introduced in Spain there are many centuries by the Phoenicians. The opening of Spain to the European Union and its return to democracy led to a reorganization of the wine industry. Today, the Spanish vineyard represents 1.1 million hectares spread over the whole country. Here is a list of 15 of the best Spanish wines. 1. Capa 2014 This Spanish wine is truly an exceptional wine. it was gold medalist Mundos Vini 2015 and gold medalist in the competition of Tempranillos the world. This is a red wine very harmonious and balanced with fruity and spicy aromas. 2. Macadeo Chardonnay [...]

  • The most beautiful cities of Spain

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    Part on holiday is good, but know how to choose the vacation destination is better! Spain has many cities as each other. You can play tourists, organize a cultural holiday, a honeymoon, etc.Chaque city has its own attractions. Here is a list of the best cities in Spain. The city of Madrid Madrid is one of the largest cities of Spain. If you love old architecture in perfect harmony with the present, you should not miss this city. The capital has several museums and countless entertainment day and night. Seville, a traditional town Total atmosphere in Seville! This city of Spain shows [...]

  • Find a hotel in Catalonia.

    Accommodation and tourist seasons in Catalonia. The offer of accommodation is rich and it's easy to find a hotel in Catalonia, all categories of hotels are represented. You'll be spoiled for choice among different formulas; villas by the sea, studios in the city center, B & B and lodgings, hotels from 1 to 5 stars, official hostels or not, campgrounds, large resorts on the Costa Brava, hostels and residencias which are small hotels simple and cheap, luxurious stay in paradores. For smaller budgets there are also many hostels and small guesthouses cheap. In hotels, try to arrive early to be sure [...]

  • Find a hotel on the Costa Brava.

    Accommodation and tourist seasons on the Costa Brava. The offer of accommodation is rich and it's easy to find a hotel on the Costa Brava, all hotel categories are represented. You'll be spoiled for choice among different formulas; villas by the sea, apartments, B & Bs and restored traditional house in lodges, hotels from 1 to 5 stars, detached houses, hostels official or not, campgrounds, large resorts, luxurious stay in Paradores. For smaller budgets there are also many hostels and small guesthouses cheap. The prices displayed at reception may vary by time of year: high, medium and low season. [...]

  • The story of Madrid ... broadly

    Madrid

    Not easy to summarize the history of Madrid in a few lines ... however, it is always interesting to be aware of the major events that have marked the history of the city that we are visiting. To us then we dive deeper into the periods that excite us. Middle Ages: Madrid was founded by the emir Muhammad I in the late ninth century, in 1047 it is exchanged to the King of Toledo by Ferdinand I of Castile who comes to conquer. In 1085, Alfonso VI took the city of Toledo, Madrid enter the kingdom of Castile. The city is however destroyed by the Almoravids in 1109. In 1217, Francis founded [...]

  • Andalusia practice, know

    & diams; Identity card & diams; Silver & diams; Transport & diams; Health & diams; Security & diams; Seasons & diams; Daily life & diams; Useful sites Identity Card: Capital Seville Country Spain Population 8449985 hab. (2012) Language Spanish Religion : Catholic Silver Currency Euro Payment Cards Credit cards are widely accepted (Visa, Mastercard ...) and ATMs are widespread . Budget stay 1 Week 300-600 Euro Restaurants Cheap : less than 5 € / person Average : 10-25 euros [...]

  • A rental Catalonia for holidays

    Catalonia is located just across the border with France, the Mediterranean side: it is a character region, the colorful culture offers beautiful scenery, particularly popular with French tourists vacation abroad two steps, it can not refuse. Catalonia is a very tourist area: you will find a wide range of hotels, residences and campsites ... but also, and this is what interests us here, a holiday vacation package ! where to book a vacation rental in Catalonia? You do not know Catalonia? To help you make a choice, the main Catalan destinations where finding a rental Around Cadaqués : [...]

  • Find a hotel in Menorca.

    Accommodation and tourist seasons in Menorca. Menorca is the second largest of the Balearic islands, located northeast of Mallorca is certainly the most peaceful and best preserved island of the Balearic Islands. Despite its small size, it has as many beaches as Majorca and Ibiza, in short, a highly recommendable island. Mahon is the capital, is the main place on the island to go out, eat and party. When the beaches is especially along the south coast they are. To stay close to the beaches you can search for hotels in the resorts of Santo Tomas, Son Bou, Cala en Porter, Binibeca, Punta Prima [...]

  • Madrid practice, know

    Madrid

    & diams; Identity card & diams; Silver & diams; Transport & diams; Health & diams; Security & diams; Seasons & diams; Daily life & diams; Useful sites Identity card: People 3,413,360 inhab (2010) . Country Spain Demonym: Spaniard Average altitude : 666 m Language Spanish Silver Currency Euro Payment Cards Credit cards are widely accepted (Visa, Mastercard ...) and ATMs are widespread . Budget stay 1 Week 300-600 Euro Restaurants Cheap : less than 5 € / person Average . 10-25 EUR / person Premium . more [...]

  • The Balearic practice, know

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    & diams; Identity card & diams; Entry requirements & diams; Silver & diams; Transport & diams; Health & diams; Security & diams; Seasons & diams; Daily life & diams; Useful sites Identity Card: Population 1113114 hab. (2012) largest city Palma Islands Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza, Formentera, Cabrera Administrative structure: autonomous community of the Spanish state . Language : Castilian, Catalan Religion Catholicism Entry requirements: Visa : no, national identity card or passport valid [...]

  • 10 sites to check before leaving Catalonia

    Want to Catalonia? Here are ten sites to prepare your trip and learn more about the destination where it is possible to combine cultural tourism and holiday relaxing at the beach. For culture, Barcelona and architectural eccentricities is of course essential, and next beaches you'll be spoiled for choice among those of the Costa Brava. Discover Catalonia 1. Spain.info Discover Catalonia on the official website of Spanish tourism, beaches, cuisine and the works of famous artists Dali and Gaudi Barcelona and Guimarães. Find on this site all the practical information for your trip to [...]

  • Catalonia practice, know

    & diams; Map of id entity & diams; Silver & diams; Transport & diams; Health & diams; Security & diams; Seasons & diams; Daily life & diams; Useful sites Identity card: Capit ale Barcelona Country Spain People : Approximately 7 million . Status autonomous community Language : Castilian, Catalan, Occitan Religion : Catholic Silver M oney Euro Payment Cards Credit cards are widely accepted (Visa, Mastercard ...) and ATMs are widespread . Budget stay 1 Week 300-600 Euro Restaurants [...]

  • Selection: 10 cheap hotels in Barcelona

    Barcelone

    The hotels are relatively expensive in Barcelona, ​​there are not many hotels within 50 euros. The budget will have to turn to youth hostels and pensions. Pensions are an economical solution for housing in Barcelona, ​​pensions, also called hostals, usually offer dorm beds and private rooms. But beware the term 'hostel' can also group superior facilities. The rates for a single room in a Hostel around 25 euros, and for a double room 35 Euros (the bathrooms are generally municipalities). Cheap Hotels in the Eixample district of Barcelona Eixample is a famous district of Barcelona, ​​this [...]

  • Selection: 10 cheap hotels in Madrid

    Madrid

    It's easy to stay cheaply in Madrid, you will find a plethora of small hotels and hostals throughout the city. The rates for a single room around 25 euros, and for a double room 35 euros. We have selected 10 small addresses that allow you to stay without breaking the bank in the center of Madrid. Cheap Hotels near Plaza Mayor One of economical solutions for lodging in Madrid hostals are the hostals are usually cheap hostels offer beds in dorms and private rooms. But beware the term 'hostel' can also group superior facilities. We begin our selection with the Hostal F abiola , near [...]

  • Find a hotel in Spain.

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    Accommodation and tourist seasons in Spain. Accommodation in Spain is the country's image, diverse, you'll be spoiled for choice among different formulas; villas by the sea, studios in the city center, B & B and lodgings, hotels from 1 to 5 stars, official hostels or not, campgrounds, large resorts on the Costa del Sol or Costa Brava, hostels and residencias which are small, simple and cheap hotels, luxurious stay in paradores. A Spanish Paradores the specificity, these are luxury hotel establishments located in old castles, palaces and religious institutions. Some of them are of more recent [...]

  • The main cities and places to discover in Spain

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    Ever wanted to visit Spain but now that you're there, you're confused about your visits to the site and the adjoining cities? Do not despair, this article will guide you to various cities to visit in Spain ... To begin, Madrid is undoubtedly the flagship city to visit in Spain. It offers a multitude of places to visit like the Thyssen Bornemisza, the Paseo del Prado, San Isidro Cathedral, Plaza Santa Ana, Plaza Mayor, the del Sol, the Prado Museum, the Royal Palace, the Parc del Buen Retiro, Plaza de toros Las ventas and qde Chueca. Then, the city of Cordoba will offer you some famous [...]

  • The beautiful beaches of the Canary Islands

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    Treat yourself to a dream holiday in the Canary Islands, the colors beautiful beaches, fantastic scenery where everyone can find happiness. Visit the island of Lanzarote, in the south and enjoy the splendor of its white sand beaches and its beach Solicitating Playa Blanca. Meet at the Playa de las Cucharas, the heart of the Costa Teguise and treat yourself to a programmenade Fuerteventura. Among its various beaches from Costa Calma to Morro Jable, you will live unforgettable moments of relaxation. You can not stay in the Canary Islands without go to the Gran Canaria. One of the most famous islands [...]

  • Enjoy the cultural heritage of Andalusia

    If you are looking for a cultural holiday more special, you need to quickly book your trip in Andalusia, in southern Spain. At the heart of this city, crowded, lies picturesque historic monuments known worldwide. After enjoying the beautiful natural landscape of Andalusia, take the path of one of the most famous parts of the city, Cordoba. Here, the emotion is guaranteed once you are at the foot of the Great Mosque, the second world after Mecca. After see from inside and outside, continue your way to a Roman city named Seville. You will have the chance to visit there Maria Luisia Park and discover [...]

  • The trendy parties of Ibiza

    Ibiza

    For your next holiday in Spain visit Ibiza, Kingdom of partying and wild night. Start by Amnesia, place or proceeds connected spectacular festivals, lively rhythms of pop and rock. A little further, you can rub shoulders with the famous Eden, a single box in the world offering a sound system of the latest generation. In Ibiza, you will find any kind of supercharged evenings, especially in the heart of the legendary box "Privilege". You will be in the company of DJ Tiesto. At the end of your evening, you can even afford a swim in the water of the pool! The most famous DJ in the world, Sarah Main, [...]

  • Top attractions in Barcelona

    Barcelone

    For an unforgettable holiday in Spain visit Barcelona. Amateur culture or sports, the city offers the opportunity to easily find your quest. Admire its Canadian culture, multi-style architecture, museums with various themes, its sandy beaches, renowned restaurants and bars in festive tapas. Take a Drassanes metro to the famous Rambla. From the foot of the splendid colon statue, let marvel along the way by the various buildings. Arriving at the famous market of the city, stop. It's the opportunity to get souvenirs of your trip, scented candles castanets. A little further, visit the famous Palau [...]

  • Tui everything to book your holidays

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    The city of Tui is in Spain, in the province of Pontevedra and Galicia region. It is an ideal destination for a holiday discovery and relaxation. The budget required to spend a great vacation is 500 € per week, at least, for food and housing. On the Internet, you can easily find and book your holiday promotions for Tui. The tourist can also use a price comparison site, if it has a pretty tight budget. As for accommodation, it can book one of the hotels or holiday apartments in the center or one of the campsites on the edge of town. In case there will be no difficulty to reach the sights most interesting [...]

  • Find a hotel in Majorca.

    Ile de Majorque

    Accommodation and tourist seasons in Majorca. It comes in Mallorca for its beaches, the most popular are on the south coast and they are often crowded in high season, indeed the island receives about 8 million tourists annually, tourism infrastructure is therefore very important and well organized. To accommodate so many people had to be built with all his large residences without charm. Nevertheless Mallorca can not be reduced to this aspect unattractive, we can still find wild areas in the interior of the island and accommodation means more modest and traditional. Accommodation in Majorca [...]

  • 10 sites to check before leaving in Andalusia

    Here is a selection of ten sites to prepare your trip and learn more about the destination where it is possible to combine cultural tourism and holiday relaxing at the beach. For culture, Cordoba, Seville and Granada are of course essential, and next beaches you'll be spoiled for choice among those of the Costa del Sol. Discover Andalusia 1. Spain.info Discover Andalusia on the official website of Spanish tourism, beaches, gastronomy and all sites listed as World Heritage Site: the center of Seville, Cordoba and Granada. Find on this site all the practical and tourist information [...]

  • Itinerary: one week on the Costa Brava

    The Costa Brava is one of the most popular regions of Spain with tourists, who rely on the sun insurance and heat throughout the season and beyond, the ideal formula for enjoy as it should be all the seaside pleasures of the region. A week seems a good compromise to browse most of the Costa Brava; a route that does not seek to linger in the ultra-resorts but rather to reveal the charms of a coastal region whose attractions go well beyond the beach, relaxing and festive evenings. Let's see how to reconcile all this with an example of a route spanning one week. The ideal course will travel [...]

  • Everything to prepare your travels Guernica

    Pays Basque espagnol

    Formalities A passport or valid identity card is sufficient for citizens of the European Union. For other foreigners, for cons, a passport valid must be provided if the stay does not exceed 3 months. Health There is no vaccine mandatory but it is advisable to make a point of universal vaccines. currency and budget currency in circulation in Guernica is the euro. For your budget, plan 75 to € 100 per day per person for food and accommodation. Avoid also to exchange in banks near tourist sites because they charge a very high commission. Good to know Guernica, banks open at 9:30 ET [...]

  • Find a hotel in Seville

    Séville, capitale de l'Andalousie

    Accommodation and tourist seasons in Seville The architectural beauties of Seville, its culture and its fascinating history, its climate and its southern atmospheres ... the capital of Andalusia has many tourist attractions to spare, and it's not for nothing that it ranks among the most visited cities in Spain. Therefore, it is not a surprise that Seville has a wide range of accommodation, many hotels are displayed in various categories, guesthouses, apartments to let, Hostels, Youth Hostels , pensions, etc, etc ... in short, it is enough to stay in the world around. And the world, this is great, [...]

  • Find a hotel in Sevilla.

    Séville, capitale de l'Andalousie

    Accommodation and tourist seasons in Seville. Seville, Spain's leading destination has a number of hotels to suit all tastes and all budgets. The choice of hotel will depend more your kind of stay in Seville tourism, business, wanted a modern, quiet, charming or luxury. For budget accommodation options you can easily find a cheap hotel in Seville or a small single room. Nevertheless Seville because it attracts a large number of visitors is a little more expensive than the rest of Spain. The price of accommodation varies with the tourist seasons. High season is April, May, September and October, [...]

  • Ideas for a successful weekend in Andalusia

    In this a very special travel destination! Andalusia is one of those areas of the world where magic reigns supreme! But in Spain, when we went there, there was this strange feeling of being in another world region. Andalusia is very extensive, weekend might be a little short to go around so it will target the cities you prefer to discover. The city of Seville is a real institution in artistic past. it can not make and do not discover all of its monuments. Beautiful palaces from a distant time and well colored churches and well preserved. The Alcazar Palace, is to visit during your weekend [...]

  • Tips for visiting the Costa Brava

    Costa Brava is the region encompassing the Spanish cities on the Mediterranean Sea. There are several beach resorts such as Portbou, El Port de la Selva, Palafrugell Tossa de Mar and Blanes. This region is characterized by its beautiful beaches, forests and its rich cultural and historical heritage. For accommodation, there are several hotels in the area. Tourists can also rent villas on the coast and apartments. This solution is economical and comfortable for families especially. There are also other alternatives like camping centers, country houses, holiday homes and youth centers. Visitors [...]

  • Vacation Planner: The festive dates on the Costa Brava

    If you go on the Costa Brava destination for the first time, you will not believe your eyes by such beauty of the Spanish coast. The origin of the name "wild coast" means absolutely everything. For lovers of festivals, you'll get your account any period that coincides with your stay. We have compiled a list of festive dates in Costa Brava month, this will make you a kind of calendar. During the second half of January there will be the Festival Festivals Sanctuary Sanctuary Pla de l'Estany where gatherings have the dual purpose of devotion and entertainment. Platja d'Aro Carnival is the third [...]