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Identity Card:
  • Capital Seville

  • Country Spain

  • Population 8449985 hab. (2012)

  • Language Spanish

  • Religion : Catholic

    • 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 / person
      Premium . more than 35 € / person.

    • accommodation
      Cheap : around 15-20 euros / night (hostel dorm bed youth or small pension). Cheap : 25 to 45 euros / night (single / double room in a hotel or hostel cheap). Average Price: 45-60 EUR / night (for a double) comfortable . From 70 euros / night for a double room. Premium : beyond 100 euros / night .


      How to get there?

      • By Air: There are many direct flights to Andalusia from the main French airports. Most major European airlines and low-cost serving Spain: Iberia, Air France, Lufthansa, easyJet, Vueling ... The two most important airports are located in Andalusia in Malaga and Seville. A flight from Paris Orly to Seville takes about 2:15, looking good and you taking them in advance you can find tickets for only 70 euros each way.

        On site:

        • Car : Road network of good quality. As in France, the fluorescent jacket and warning triangles are required. The four-lane roads, 'Autovias' are free, highways 'autopistas' are paid and not given.

        • Bus The two main bus networks in Andalusia are: Damascus and Alsina Graells. The network is highly developed and is used to move almost anywhere. Many Spanish travel by bus because it is cheaper than the train.

        • Train : Excellent and fast, not given by cons. Algeciras, Almeria, Cadiz, Granada, Huelva, Jaen, Malaga, Cordoba and Seville are serviced regularly by train.

          • Tips : In the summer, take the necessary precautions against sunburn and sunstroke, and do not forget to drink water

            • Pickpocketing : In large cities, it should be cautious in the most tourist areas and in stations, the number of pickpocketing is quite high .

            • Hashish: Keep your car to the eye on the return trip to France, so that no hiding the drug in order to make him cross the border. It has happened that people are unwittingly mixed to drug trafficking.

            • Fake accident on the road: fake accidents in which people ask alleged aid in order to steal are common. So be extremely careful.

            • phony vacation rental: many scams are reported in vacation rentals, it is recommended to ensure the serious rental agencies

              • Climate : Mediterranean climate

              • Average temperatures 29 & deg; C in summer and 13 & deg; C in winter .

              • Best time to reach : Spring and Autumn are the best seasons, the weather is nice, not too hot and the crowds have not yet arrived.

                Daily life:
                • Time difference : UTC +1, no difference with France .

                • Electrical Outlets : 220V / 50Hz, European plug

                • Calling code 00 34

                • internet, wifi : Many bars and cafeteria have wifi for their guests, most hotels also offer wifi .

                • Features : Most shops are closed in the afternoon, between 14.00 and 16.30 / 17.00 except the big chain stores .