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Updated November 26, 2017
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  1. Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Spain
    The info says the Almeria train station is next to the bus station.exactly the train one side of platform and bus the other.The perfect way to run a transport system. My bus from Murcia took 3 hours and 15 minutes, l left by train to Granada took 2 h…
  2. Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Spain
    Known has the Gateway between two Continents, Algeciras is a port in Southern Spain, 120km southeast of Cadiz. .The railway from Madrid terminates in Algeciras, this is the nearest the train gets to Gibraltar. ---I stayed in Algeciras to visit Gibral…
  3. Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Spain
    Ronda is a lovely historical town of Andalucia southern Spain. It is famous for its Gorge , El Taso, crossed by the Puenye Nueve bridge. The river Rio Guadalevin is 100m below. ----The Rondas Plaza De Toras bullring is one of the oldest in Spain.--- …
  4. Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Spain
    Cadiz is on a narrow peninsula,in southern Spain.It is 123 km from Savilla and at last count there were 14600 inhabitants. Its ancient name was Gadir was given by the Phoenicians 3000 years ago. In 1587 Sir Francis Drake the English Admiral sailed in…
  5. Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Spain
    Girona is in the north east of Spain,between Barcelona and the French border. The district is Catalonia,it is an historic town on a steep hillside , great to visit. Girona is 100 km north of Barcelons Spain.- I stayed at the Hotel Europa, 5 minute…
  6. Cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Spain
    Irun is in north Spain near the french border. The name in history means fortified town. The currency is the euro in both countries. I have used Irun has a stopover 4 times to break up a long journey by train. SNCF train from Paris to Hendaya the to…
  7. Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Spain
    The capital of Spain,Madrid,is a long way from any sea , so it can get hot in summer. Spain is a large country, but internal flights from Madrid take less than 50 minutes from the farest border.-Buses can travel the length and breadth of Spain by lon…
  8. Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Spain
    You can get to Montserrat by tour bus or car or by public train. I went by train ,this goes from Barcelona Espanya rail station.The line is line R5,this is difficult to find so look for L8 first.Here is the Montserrat information desk, staff will hel…
  9. Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Spain
    I arrived in Barcelona on my first visit at Barcelona Sants rail station, the main station. Many times since,also arrived once at Barcelona Franca rail station,not far from Columbus Column at the bottom of La Ramblas. Barcelona is well served by Air.…
  10. Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Spain
    I made my way to Ferrol in north west Spain to start my journey on the narrow gauge railway from Ferrol to Irun/Hendaya. The train is FEVE a subsidary of RENFE.Taking 9 days with 6 stopovers,the trains are modern,on board toilet, but no refreshment s…
  11. Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Spain
    Salamanca is 212 km north west of Madrid,as with most Spanish cities the focus of Salamamca is Plaza Mayor.a fine square built between 1729 and 1733 by King Philip V. The square is arcades and balconies.---I arrived by train and stayed at Hostal los…
  12. Average priced "General Tips & Advice" in Spain
    Salou is in Catalunya Spain. I"ve been 6 times [4 times summer, 1 time Autumn and once late winter.] and enjoyed each visit. Down from the hilly part of Cap Salou , where most of the hotels are,to the town with bars and shops,and the long promenade,t…
  13. Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Spain
    San Sebastian or Donostia has it is known locally , is a lovely place ,around a small bay and river in north Spain. There are 3 beaches with hills around the bay. Next to the fishing port is the old Quarter. They say there are over 100 tapas bars in…
  14. Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Spain
    Aviles is 28 km north of Oviedo Spain,it is an industrial city with an old Quarter. There are many covered walkways under colonades of arches,must be good to visit when it rains.--- At Aviles rail station it is shared by RENFE [main ]and FEVE [narro…
  15. Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Spain
    At the foot of the Pyrennes on the border of Spain and France, Portbou is the last village at the north end of the Costa Brava Spain.The Costa Brava is 100 km long. From the railway station the closely packed houses slope steeply down to the waterfro…
  16. Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Spain
    Bilbao is in the Basque Country in Northern Spain, an interesting place , plenty to see and do. I stayed 2 night at Tryp Arenal hotel ,very central near road bridge over the river. Things to see and d…
  17. Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Spain
    Santander is in northern Spain about 105 km west of Bilbao. It is a busy port and commercial harbour as well as a tourist resort. It is the capital of Cantabria region, with boulevards and gardens,and sandy beaches. It is a cultural city of Piano, …
  18. Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Spain
    Santiago de Compostela is 69 km from A Coruna in northern Spain Europe. It is a well preserved medieval city,on the Pilgrim Way of St. James. The apostle James in legend preached in Spain,and in the 9th century his disciples brought back his body to …
  19. Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Gibraltar
    Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory,with almost complete internal democratic self goverment.it is located on the southern coast of the Spain Penninsula. It has an area of 2-6 sq miles, and shares its land border with Spain. A little piece of E…
  20. Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Spain
    Ceuta is a 18-5 km sq enclave of Spain on the North African coast sharing a border with Morocco. Seperated from the mainland Spain by the Straits of Gibraltar. Spanish is the offical language.--When Spain recognized Morocco s indepedence in 1956, C…
  21. Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Spain
    I traveled across France and Spain by train to Barcelona. I took the night ferry from Barcelona to Palma on the island of Majorca,arriving early morning. I stayed 4 nights at the Hotel Costa Azul ,exploring from here. Palm trees are everywhere on Maj…
  22. Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Spain
    The island of Ibiza is in the Mediterranean Sea Europe. I traveled by ferry from Denia on mainland Spain. Ferry arrives at Ibiza Town on Ibiza near the town. Currency is the Euro. Language is Catalan and Castilian [Spanish]. English is widely underst…
  23. Average priced "General Tips & Advice" in Andorra la Vella, Andorra
    The Principality of Andorra is a sovereign landlocked state in southwestern Europe. Located in the Eastern Pyrenees between France and Spain.It is not a member of the EU but the currency is the Euro, same as France and Spain. Andorra is at the height…
  24. Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Spain
    I had arrived from Irun by AVE fast train at Segovia AVE station,the first thing i saw were cows grasing in a field, this is because the AVE station is out of town. There are two buses number 11 and 12.to town. Alighting from the bus number 11, at t…
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