Sitting next to me was my guide for the evening, María Larroca, a local flamenco obsessive who runs “underground” tours . The focus of these evenings is serious ... Between 1850 and 1900, it experienced a “golden age” in the cafés cantantes, Spain's.
Toledo is this old little town on a hill that is surrounded on three sides by water and the fourth side by walls. Due to its position, it was very easy to defend and was the capital of Spain for a long ... towards the end of our tour was a synagogue.
Holiday homes in Palma, the Majorcan capital, might have been banned from this summer onwards, if the incoming mayor had his way. Antoni Noguera, currently the city's second in command, had said that he will attempt to impose harsh restrictions on .
The all-suite resort has, instead of bedrooms, full-on mini-villas, some of which have private pools and gardens. The Pure7 spa will include classic and medical treatments, plus the usual accoutrements of pools, a sauna, steam room and ice grotto. The.
A new cultural tour in Salamanca put together by Kirker Holidays for May is based in Hacienda Zorita, a hotel and spa, formerly a 14th-century Dominican monastery. ... From £300pp, including b & b, car hire and regional app guides but not flights.
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The Richland Area Chamber of Commerce is offering an 11-day tour to Spain Nov. 9 to 19, 2017 and includes stops in Madrid, Seville, Granada, Valencia and Barcelona. Major sites included are Toledo , Madrid's Royal Palace, Alhambra, Cordoba, and La .
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My two companions, Edorta Jiménez and Irati Agorria, show me a machine built for noise and it reduces me to silence. For this is one of the air-raid sirens that sounded 80 years ago, on April 26 1937, as German and Italian planes bombed the Basque.
These kibbutz hotels “are a unique opportunity to be in a beautiful rural setting like the Golan Heights or Jezreel Valley while staying in a hotel that's really comfortable,” says Bill Slott, a tour guide and travel blogger who happens to live at.
Puy du Fou president Nicolas de Villiers has confirmed that the French company has so far secured €197 million of investment for the new park, Puy du Fou Toledo . Most of that is private money. A site of around 30 hectares has been secured at Castilla.
In 1561, King Philip II moved the capital of Spain from Toledo to Madrid. According to our Toledo-born tour guide, the king’s official reason was that there was no water in Toledo but that was not true. She said that the move was more to give in to the.
It only takes about 75 minutes by car (recommendation for private car service: Lukman Sea) or just 15 minutes to Cordoba from Sevilla by taking the AVE ( Spain's high speed train). It's also about 1 hour and 45 minutes between Madrid and Cordoba on the .
It wouldn’t be a trip to the Komodo Islands without getting up close and personal to the mighty Komodo Dragons; while hard to spot, you’ll have the best guides on hand to ... the old world feel you get on a private tour of the Royal Alcazar in Seville.
carried out in 1888. It sits on a quiet Gràcia back-street, where its geometrical Mudéjar-influenced façade and fantastical wrought-iron gates are strangely undervisited. It's a private residence, but from October 2017 will open its doors to the.