CADAQUÉS, Spain — How Salvador Dalí negotiated the rocky lanes of ... But the whistle through the crack in the French doors of the hotel room seems altogether different. Olive trees on the patio below bend in half like the old women I'd seen on Day.
He was holding court over a beer and explaining his journey from Co Down to Girona in the Catalan region of Spain. Except this bar was hurtling ... I could have got a taxi from Gare du Nord to Gare de Lyon but that seemed not in the spirit of the journey.
Fall asleep amid history at Nord 1901 (from ... Catedral de Girona, with the widest Gothic nave in the world. In contrast to the Game of Thrones–style world outside — all crooked streets and florid medieval architecture — inside, the hotel is.
She spent the best part of a month in her homeland earlier in the year and ahead of returning to England posted a selfie with the caption: ' La faccia di chi domani torna al Nord Nord ... would be difficult to sign the Spain international - particularly.
The Vuelta a España (Tour of Spain ... upscale hotel that is a 10- to 15-minute walk from the historic district. At $1.26 to the euro, double rooms range from $126 to $145, and breakfast is $12.60. Hotel Ciutat de Girona, 2 Carrer Nord, (34-972) 483-038.
Its strategic position on the Via Augusta – the ancient road that connected Rome to Cadiz in southwestern Spain – mean that Girona was repeatedly attacked ... (Source: Lonely Planet) Centrally located Hotel Nord 1901 is an ideal hotel for those.
Eurostar goes from London St Pancras to Paris Gare du Nord from £58 return. The Hotel Castille sits next to the headquarters of Chanel, with modern and 1930s rooms to choose from. Doubles from €260, room only.
A three-night break at the four-star Llegendes de Girona Catedral, a boutique hotel in the old town, costs from £668 with Kirker Holidays (020 7953 1899; kirkerholidays.com), including flights, car hire (transfers available) and breakfast. ... Ciutat.
a short connection by metro in Paris (from Gare du Nord to Gare de Lyon), and an onward TGV south, which would roll into Barcelona at 8.40 in the evening. Allowing for the time difference between the UK and Spain, this would be a journey time of ten hours.
The Nord 1901 is a bit of a find; a centrally located, well-priced hotel with only 18 rooms and really commendable staff. Its main draw, however, is a shady garden with a pool long enough to glide up and down.
Special treat: The four-star Hotel Nord 1901 (1) (Carrer Nord 7; 0034 972 411522; www.nord1901.com) has a great location and a tranquil back garden with outdoor pool. A renovated 18th-century building, its 18 rooms and apartments are tricked out in .
Trains run regularly from Barcelona's main train station, Barcelona Sants, to Girona. The 80-minute trip costs about $9 each way. This family-run hotel has walls that date to the 3rd century, but the eight rooms are luxuriously renovated with every modern.