Spain Travel Guide

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Andalucía

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Catalunya

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Balearic Islands

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Canary Islands

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Comunidad Valenciana

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Comunidad de Madrid

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Castilla y León

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Basque Country

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Galicia

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Castilla-La Mancha

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Cantabria

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Asturias

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Murcia

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Barcelona

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  • Sagrada Familia

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Barcelona Things to Do

    The icon of Barcelona! ....and with good reason - Construction commenced over 100 years ago and, having been moved on more than one occasion, its most recent deadline is 2030. Even if you have visited this building before the fact that it is in a constant state of development means that there is always something new to see. For me, having first...

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  • Jazz

    Barcelona Hotels

    This is a beautiful property with a modern, luxurious feel. For those of you who want a more...

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  • Les Quinze Nits

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Barcelona Restaurants

    March 2014. Very surly waiter and, at times, quite rude. Extremely miserable Maître d who also, I might add, had the endearing habit of rolling his eyes whenever you asked for anything! We had to ask for a glass in order to drink our beer – twice! – then once the glasses eventually arrived, we had to ask for a clean one!. Again, had to ask for...

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Madrid

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  • Retiro Park

    Madrid Things to Do

    I have mentioned in other tips on tis page that I spent a most relaxing morning wandering round the Retiro Park away from the hubbub of central Madrid and one of the things I stumbled upon was the Estanque or boating lake. In my experience, boating lakes tend to be about the size of a decent jacuzzi and you basically end up going round in such...

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  • Hotel Atlantico

    Madrid Hotels

    With most four-star hotels in Madrid (and throughout Western Europe) charging US$400 or more, the...

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  • Museo del Jamon

    4 out of 5 stars

    Madrid Restaurants

    lovely cuisine of Spain, where the ham and pig is king. It has branches in the city, the most known to visitors is at Gran Via. the ambiance is very nice if a bit touristic for my local taste. lived there for four years,and still with family. However, for visitors is a must at least once. Many do come back again and again. hams any cut.

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Benidorm

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  • Benidorm

    Benidorm Things to Do

    Did you know some 4 million visitors each year are testament to the resorts amazing organization and facilities here? With more restaurants, clubs, shops, pubs and bars than you could fit in a lifetime the facts are plain to see; Benidorm really does offer something for everyone. Visit PLAZA TRIANGULAR and be at the place of commercial Benidorm....

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  • Don Pancho Hotel

    Benidorm Hotels

    We stayed in the Don Pancho in mid july and I have to say I was really shocked at how run down this...

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  • Sierra Helada Park

    Benidorm Off The Beaten Path

    East of Benidorm, the coast becomes extremely steep, with cliffs topping 300 meters. The landscape is arid, but the strong tourism around it forced the authorities to declare it a Natural park.

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Palma de Mallorca

  • Le Seu Cathedral

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Palma de Mallorca Things to Do

    Hard to miss this attraction and has to be on the 'to-do' list of any visitor to Palma. Coming from the airport you get your first view of the Cathedral dominating the city skyline. The outside is fantastic; but take time to check out the interior. The entrance fee is 6 Euro. “Le Seu”, also referred to as the Cathedral of Palma, is a Roman...

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  • Port Adriano Marina Golf And Spa

    Palma de Mallorca Hotels

    This is a perfect five-star hotel in which to relax and unwind. The majority of its spacious...

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  • Ca'n Pedro

    5 out of 5 stars

    Palma de Mallorca Restaurants

    A family run institution which has two big, buzzing restaurants in the small town of Genova, a short taxi ride from the centre of Palma. This is a must visit restaurant. Rustic ambience where you can enjoy well-cooked local dishes. Renowned for their 'Pa amb oli', (toasted bread which you rub with cloves of garlic and small, viine tomatoes and...

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Ibiza

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  • Boat Trips

    Ibiza Things to Do

    Speedboat ‘AIR’. Skipper Neil Wood. I took 3 friends out on Neil’s boat AIR in August 2008 and can honestly say I've never had such a blast. Neil took us everywhere we wanted to go - knowledge of the island was awesome. After a cool morning just blazing around, visiting bays and doing some water skiing and wakeboarding (proper good instruction!!!),...

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  • Hotel Fiesta Palmyra

    Ibiza Hotels

    The first time I visited the Palmyra was about 8 years ago. I have since been to other hotels,...

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  • Shanti Shakti

    5 out of 5 stars

    Ibiza Restaurants

    When Shanti Shakti first opened it`s doors in 2001, there were four hand written menus and not many more dishes to choose from, now, in 2006, things are looking even better. The menu isn`t the biggest in the world, many other restaurants will try to offer the full array of Indian dishes and this usually means a lot of corner cutting, but here the...

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Majorca Island

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  • Soller & Puerto de Soller

    Majorca Island Things to Do

    In Majorca there is a complete Island tour, which takes you through the lovely sights seeing train, to Soller, from there, in a boat to Sa calobra, and from then on a bus through the Tramuntana Sierra, A complete experience through Soller the Mountains and the sea. this tour offer is complete. I booked this journey on an advanced activity booking...

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  • Inturotel Esmeralda Garden

    Majorca Island Hotels

    We arrived at 12:15 pm, but our room wasn't ready until nearly one hour after. What a rip-off! It...

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  • Local Food

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Majorca Island Restaurants

    THIS IS A RESTAURANT WHERE YOU NEED GOOD NERVES,A LOT OF TIME AND WHERE YOU WILL SPEND A LOT OF MANY WHICH ISNT WORTH TO SPEND. WE ARRIVED THERE AT 8 PM AND WAITED AT THE FRONT DESK TO BE SEATED. I GUY(...WHO WAS THAT ACTUALLY?) CAME WITH A STINKY CIGAR IN HIS HAND,SAID GOOD EVENING,WENT WITH US..,BEHIND US,FOLLOWING TO THE TABLE.WE HAD NO IDEA...

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Sevilla

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  • Alcazar

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Sevilla Things to Do

    Surrounded by the cathedral, the Alcazar and the Royal Archives of India, this wide square is the main hub of all touristy movements in Seville. It has an image of the Virgin in the centre, but its name comes from a small monument close to the archives.

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  • Alfonso XIII Hotel Seville

    Sevilla Hotels

    No, we didn't stay there, but the classic beauty of the building and its perfect location make it,...

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  • City Bus

    Sevilla Transportation

    A few VTers have said they have no problem taking a subway or metro but they find buses too difficult. While I can understand their concerns, Sevilla's bus system is well laid out and inexpensive. Sevilla's bus system is run by Tussam, a local company. Tussam operates about 40 daily bus routes and a tram line. Once we learned how they worked it...

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Granada

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  • Alhambra

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Granada Things to Do

    The first building which can be seen, having entered in Alhambra from a front entrance will be monastery (Convento de San Fransisco), constructed in the end of XIV century on a place of the Arabian palace. Now there there is a hotel - parador (a hotel in a historic building).

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  • Hotel Casa Morisca

    Granada Hotels

    An old Moorish manor house newly converted to a little hotel, could not be in a better location for...

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  • TAPAS

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Granada Restaurants

    I ducked into this place when I was soaked, chilly, desperate for something to get my blood sugar up and somewhere to get warm and dry out a bit. It was a bit of a find, and I am pleased I came across it. La Bella y La Bestia 1 is a tiny bar around halfway along Carrero Darro, the narrow street which runs alongside the river Darro towards...

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Torremolinos

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  • Beaches

    Torremolinos Things to Do

    The centre of Torremolinos has two good beaches - La Carihuela and Bajondillo. The only visible difference is... location, side by side. The first time we stayed in Bajondillo, and, by commodity or by the first good impression, it was my natural preference in the second visit. It is wide, safe, and the restaurants in the sand a good place to eat.

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  • Melia Costa Del Sol

    Torremolinos Hotels

    Everything was great. I did liked it, really. Food and vines - amazing, people - kind, polite. ...

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  • Ugly Beaches

    Torremolinos Favorites

    I must confess that I found all the beaches in Torremolinos area very common, even ugly. Dark sand, artificial beaches, heavy construction, are negative details. In the positive side I may list the temperature in the water, the professionalism of Spanish hotels, the distance from Portugal and the competitive prices.

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Salou

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Málaga

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  • Alcazaba

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Málaga Things to Do

    Malaga's Alcazaba is simply super. It is actually the best-preserved (albeit restored and partially reconstructed) alcazaba in Spain, although it is nowhere near as vast as the Alhambra nor is it as beautifully detailed and decorated. But it's still an excellent introduction to the architecture of the rich at the height of Moorish Spain, most...

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  • Room Mate Larios Malaga

    Málaga Hotels

    Hostel is very simple but you get what you pay for. This is very cheap in a great central location...

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  • La Posada de Antonio

    3 out of 5 stars

    Málaga Restaurants

    CLOSE. LAST TIME I PAST THROUGH LA POSADA WAS CLOSE. LA POSADA DE ANTONIO WAS AT THE CENTER OF MALAGA IS NOT THE ONE OF ANTONIO BANDERAS. Big local with nice things for tapa. Very nice to have take a table and have a break while you have a good wine and a tapa chistorras pinchos morunos tortilla

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Marbella

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  • Old Town

    Marbella Things to Do

    Located in Plaza de los Naranjos, this palace from the 16 century, conceived to house the king's local representant, was built in Gothic and Renaissance styles, but the main signs are Mudejar. The ground floor is now used by a restaurant, obviously with the same name, and with "monumental" prices, of course. The building may pass without notice...

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  • Marriott's Marbella Beach Resort

    Marbella Hotels

    Took a group to Marriott's Vacation Club in Marbella. Everyone's reaction was positive! Condo was...

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  • Casa Eladio

    4 out of 5 stars

    Marbella Restaurants

    it was last minute deciusion to do the Friday dinner there at one of my favorite spots of Marbella, Corner fo the virgin. Eladio gave us an interesting menu, and also founded interesting to be in one of the oldest restaurants in Marbella. Eladio´s father opened a bar in 1961 and in 1965 opened the 3rd restaurant in Marbella, still open till...

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Isla de Tenerife

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  • Dining by the waters edge.

    Isla de Tenerife Restaurants

    This restaurant is not easy to find but the location is superb.When you book a table ask for a window seat as the restaurant is situated on the waters edge with great views across to the island of La Gomera.Very friendly welcome from the English proprietor who gave us excellent service throughout the evening.When we arrived it was very quiet,but as...

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  • Hotel Jardin Tropical

    Isla de Tenerife Hotels

    Definitely don't go to Jardin Tropical. This hotel doesn't deserve the all 4 stars. The standard...

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  • Los Cristianos

    Isla de Tenerife Things to Do

    The oldest resort in the south of the island,with possibly one of the best sandy beaches,a small harbour where the fishing boats ply in and out,together with many shops,bars and restaurants.The Paseo Maritimo promenade links the old and new part of town.This is a busy and overdeveloped part of Tenerife and not somewhere to come if you are looking...

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Isla de Lanzarote

  • Quiet drink with an attentive Host and...

    Isla de Lanzarote Nightlife

    The Magma bar is the bar where ( unless there is world cup football or Rugby on) you can have a nice peaceful drink with only soft music playing in the background. or you can go outside where if you are feeling cold mine host will give you blankets so that you keep warm.The hosts name is Gustavo and the Hostess Danilla they are Argentinian and...

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  • Iberostar Costa Calero

    Isla de Lanzarote Hotels

    Despite the fact this hotel is like a rabbit warren, once you find your way around it's a great...

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  • New scam.

    Isla de Lanzarote Warnings and Dangers

    On the boulevard there are several stores that have actively focused on scams. However, this one was new to me. For example, they give you an ipad to show that it's the real thing. Once you paid, they say you should wait for the original box. Then they want information from you, because of the warranty. Then they ask for your creditcard or...

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Benalmádena

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  • Playa Torrebermeja

    Benalmádena Things to Do

    The long beach west of the marina changes the name several times according to the access used to reach. The first one, located by the torre Bermeja, gets its name, and it is slightly different from the other - the sand stripe is much larger, so large that is is dayly used to play several football games at the same time. The sand is dusty, and that...

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  • La Plazoleta Hotel

    Benalmádena Hotels

    We needed a one-night accomodation, to have a little rest while moving from Costa de la Luz to...

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  • Torrebermeja

    Benalmádena Things to Do

    Built in the XV century during muslim occupation, this was one of the three towers in the area, used to watch the coast and provide smoke communications.The construction of the marina implied its remotion more inland, to the actual place, a square near the aquarium, where the reddish modern construction around it forces us to ask "why the name...

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    RENFE trains strike ok from July 31 at 01.00 to August 1st 23h

  • Aug 7, 2013 at 6:35 AM

    Do you want to WALK around Spain? These are some recommendations:
    1.- The most famous: The way of St James (from France to Santiago de Compostela)
    2.- The outstanding: Ruta del Cares (León & Asturias Provinces)
    3.- The most beautiful: San Juan de Gaztelugatxe (Biscay Province)
    4.- The shortest: Desfiladero de la Yecla (Burgos Province)
    5.- The most dangerous: El caminito del Rey (Málaga Province) diariosur.es/videos/malaga/a...
    6.- The mistery one: Selva de Irati (Navarre)
    7.- The Spanish Rocky Mountains: Ordesa y Monte Perdido National Park

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    Jun 17, 2013 at 5:25 AM

    New AVE train service between Alicante and Madrid in about 2h20 mins, prices from 19,45€ average of 65€,started today.

  • Mar 31, 2013 at 7:54 AM

    I want to travel from Alicanti to sette in France. Does anyone have any suggestions.

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