A neighbourhood guide to the best areas to stay in Madrid , as chosen by our resident expert, including the best hotels on Gran Vía and Paseo del Prado, and in neighbourhoods including Chueca, Salamanca and the Barrio de las Letras.
From sleek city hotels to hilltop castles and grand mansions in pretty villages, Spain has accommodation to suit everyone's taste, whether you want to sleep in a remote lighthouse or a place with so much to do on-site that you never have to step.
STAY AT INDEPENDENT HOTELS Spain and Portugal have an abundance of small, family-run luxury hotels , which are often half the price of five-star chain properties. Ms. Irurita said these locally owned properties, in some respects, could be more luxe than .
Online weekend getaway portal weekenGO have released a study revealing the top 100 best cities to spend the weekend, with London, UK taking the top spot. The results give an overall score for each city, ... Several criteria are important to travellers.
Famous outside Spain for its appearance in Woody Allen's film Vicky Cristina Barcelona, the city is known among locals for green squares, beautiful architecture and a street rammed with cider houses. Hotel Clarin (doubles from €70 room only) is good.
Barcelona (CNN)Catalonia is prepared to enter into a dialogue on independence from Spain "without preconditions," Catalan President Carles Puigdemont told CNN on Wednesday, as the Madrid government ... down 20% in "big hotels" and 40% in tourist apartments.
There is also a new Carmen Thyssen art museum, which features Spanish painting (it is related to the famous Thyssen gallery in Madrid ), a new outpost of the St Petersburg State Museum, and – more long-standing – the Contemporary Art Museum and the.
This port city was founded 2,600 years ago and today you'll find great shopping, chic restaurants and designer hotels . It's a great ... If you loved Spain's capital Madrid for its museums, culture and incredible tapas, then why not try Girona? Soak up.
I’m writing this on the train on our way from Madrid to Cordoba – I’ve been slacking bigtime with the travel blogging. Guess we’re just having too much fun! I try to do this blog mostly for myself so that I can look back and remember the best parts.
It's a little like watching him play football, where his intelligence and vision are obvious, but Mata also arrives at a small hotel in Altrincham with a minimum of fuss. ... I see players that make 100% right decisions – Iniesta and Xavi – but there.