The spectre of ETA kept the Vuelta out of the Basque Country for 33 years, until Spain's national tour tiptoed back in 2011. The two stages to Bilbao and Vitoria-Gasteiz were a huge success – not surprising given that cycling has a fanatical following.
CSKA eliminated Spain's Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz in playoffs quarter-final matchup to advance to the Final Four. The second match will see Fenerbahce taking the floor against Real Madrid at 9.30 p.m. (1830GMT). Fenerbahce will seek to benefit from.
It's central, good value, and rooms on the upper floors have superb views across parkland and church towers to the surrounding mountains (Ramon y Cajal 5, 0034 945 130000; nh- hotels .com; double without breakfast from €60/£51). Ciudad de Vitoria ££.
They then broke into another house, La Jaspellerie, belonging to British widow Frances Pittard. She gave them valuable intelligence about the German occupiers. On her advice, they headed for the Dixcart Hotel Annexe. They stormed it, killing a sentry.
Headwater (0845 154 5495; headwater.com) offers seven-night self-guided walking holidays based at the stylish Hotel El Milano Real in Castilla y León's Sierra de Gredos between March and October, from £989 per person including car hire from Madrid.
Sitting in Zaldiaran, a Michelin-starred restaurant in Vitoria-Gasteiz , the owner Gonzalo Antón is talking about a "crisis" in the Spanish restaurant scene. "Everything has changed. These days it's trendy to go out and have five different pintxos with.
Spanish Cup final in their history next May. Alaves, from the posh Basque city of Vitoria-Gasteiz knocked out Celta on an emotional night of spectacular atmosphere on Wednesday to ensure it'll be they who face Barça in the Spanish showpiece on May 28.
En croire la rceptionniste du Stadium Hotel de Tampa, Antony Auclair va faire l’quipe ... calling 911 to report that someone had broken into her apartment and stolen video game consoles. Any time you can get onto the field and run into people for.
If you'd rather stray far from the tourist trail, the Basque Coast Geopark is a delight. It's a protected area of the coastline around Mutriku, Deba, and Zumaia. There are 13km of cliffs made up of flysch (shale bed) deposits which have created layered.
MADRID (Reuters) - Catalonian leaders on Friday appealed to the Spanish government for dialogue to avert an impending political crisis over a planned referendum on independence as Madrid took measures to stop state cash being used to fund the vote.
Too many of the world's must-visit cities are found in Spain , from the cultural majesty of the capital, Madrid, to the trendy, proudly-Catalonian air of Barcelona, visitors plotting a trip are spoilt for choice. ... And the forgotten Basque gem of.
A rule-breaking voting pact between Qatar and the Spain-Portugal campaign in the 2018 bidding ... bid bribes with Qatari officials at the five-star Copacabana Palace Hotel in Rio de Janeiro. An angry Grondona, Burzaco testified, later complained he.