Brits who headed to Europe this week in search of some winter sun were in for a nasty surprise as a snow storm swept across the continent and Spain experienced its heaviest snowfall in 35 years. The usually sun-drenched holiday destinations in Germany.
WEDGED into the northwest corner of Spain ... de Gondomar, Castillo Monte Real, Bayona; (86) 35 50 00; under renovation, reopening July 3; $138 to $166, depending on season. Parador Casa del Baron, 19 Baron, Pontevedra; (86) 85 58 00; $105 to $120. Gran.
Finca Alegría de la Minda. Almayate Alto, Málaga. Telephone: 952 5 65 05. Internet: www.ayurveda-hotel.com. Double room with Ayurveda ... Riera Fosca, 18. Alella, Barcelona. Telephones: 935 40 10 33 and 691 28 74 30. Internet: museudelsangels.es.
Mainland Spain's westernmost city is cultured ... The cheapest double room, a "Loft Premium" costs €101, excluding breakfast. The Hotel Puerto de Sol is at the heart of the action on the Porta do Sol (2) (00 34 986 222 364; hotelpuertadelsol.es.
blica, 4990 Ponte de Lima, Portugal(00 351 58 741 672/742 827). For great balcony views over the estuary towards Spain and excellent facilities, go for the modern, four-star Hotel Porta do Sol (00 351 58 722 340), which has spacious doubles for about £40.
www.cheapflights.co.uk Spain Almeria is more reminiscent of North Africa than Mediterranean Europe and one of the best ways to take in its striking landscapes is through a self-guided walking break in the Cabo de Gata ... of Leading Hotels Of The World.
Porta belonging to the Corporá group, La Ronciere, Camino Real, La Rosa, San Jose de Apalta, Anakena, Altaír from Cachapoal may be familiar to some of us. Colchagua has a host of known wineries that include Ravanal, Luis Felipe Edwards, Vie Manent, .
During the press conference Mexican actress Kate Del Castillo will announce the recipient of the Premio de Honor ... the Andaz Hotel West Hollywood. The Premios Platino Award Ceremony will take place on July 18, 2015 at Starlite Marbella in Spain.
Hundreds of thousands of pro-independence Catalans are expected to rally Friday to break away from Spain [Javier Pérez de la Cruz/Al Jazeera] People ... expected by the pro-independence forces. Alba Porta, 27, a teacher, is planning to attend the march.
“Every city, let me teach you, has its own smell." So Miss Lavish, one of the eccentric guests at the Pensione Bartolini explains enthusiastically to the inexperienced Lucy on her first visit to Florence. Certainly the streets of the Tuscan capital have.
Hedged between Rome's main railway station (Termini) and Mercato Esquilino, Rome's colorful food market, with entrances across the street from both, this property lies in the so-called Antiques District (actually a busy immigrant neighborhood full of.
From 1976 to 1996 only Porta Carras made it (his own small production notwithstanding); now 'everyone makes it,' he says. .... Hotels with discretionary guests may find these wines reasonable if imported without import duty agaist their duty-free licenses.