And then there’s Zighy Bay, a hotel with a the James Bond-like entrance that allows guests to partner up with a professional hang glider and make an entrance like none other — right over the cliffs edge down to the bay. Basque Country, Spain.
Northern Spain ... of Bilbao. It is on the old pilgrims' route to Santiago de Compostela and within easy reach of San Sebastian. A fine four-star hotel in the heart of the Rioja wine-producing region, this parador occupies a splendid Renaissance palace.
Everything from hotel rates to dinners are far cheaper in Madrid than almost any other national capital in Europe, and the costs of a stay in the city are significantly lower than Spain's most famous ... to enter the Grand Palace and Wat Pho, which is.
The less striking Museo de Bellas Artes also houses some of the finest art in Spain. The rejuvenated ... The three-star Petit Palace Arana (Bidebarrieta 2, 0034 94 415 64 11, www.petitpalacearana.com) is a refurbished hotel in a 19th-century building.
With its flagship museum in New York and branches in Las Vegas; Berlin; Venice, Italy; and Bilbao, Spain, the Guggenheim said its new ... a temporary exhibition space in Abu Dhabi's Emirates Palace hotel. Announcing the new museum, Crown Prince Sheik.
We were able to travel in northern Spain from Bilbao to Santiago ... occupies a 19th-century palace with a nature trail leading through its 10 acres of ash, magnolia and maple trees (plus pool and tennis court). The hotel’s new wing is uninspiring.
Spain’s third-largest city has enough surprises ... and there’s also a splendid little restaurant on the premises (Calle Boix 4; from £90). Petit Palace Germanias is a good-value hotel with an imposing balcony-lined façade just outside the centre.
Given that Spain is the number one holiday destination ... the modern art of the Guggenheim (00 34 944 35 90 80; guggenheim-bilbao.es). Stay in the old city – perhaps at the Petit Palace Arana (00 34 944 156 411; en.petitpalacearanabilbaohotel.com.
of those locked up -- regularly hold similar rallies in Spain's Basque Country capital Bilbao. Both Spain and France insist on the complete dismantling of ETA's arsenal and its unconditional dissolution. The Basque separatist political movement has.
LONDON - Manchester City maintained their blistering start to the season as the Premier League leaders demolished Stoke City 7-2, while champions Chelsea crashed to a shock 2-1 defeat at lowly Crystal Palace on ... at a Windhoek hotel was an eye catcher.