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  • Conditions of use of the information.

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    …The use of the information contained on this server implies your acceptance of the following conditions of use: The Spanish Tourism Institute, TURESPAÑA, and Sociedad Estatal para la Gestión de la Innovación y las Tecnologías Turísticas, SEGITTUR, have created this website to facilitate access to of…

  • Travelling in Spain.

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    …By train. The Spanish National Railway Network ( RENFE ) connects all the capitals with Madrid and is operating more and more high speed (AVE) trains. Furthermore, there are also long-distance services and trains between different nearby cities. Below, we show you the AVE (high-speed) services curre…

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    …www.spain.info Access Policy. The aim is for the portal to be accessible for all users. For this, the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0 ( WCAG 1.0 ) by the W3C have been followed. Compliance with the standards. The pages comply with the requirements to adapt to the Double-A level of the Web C…

  • Travelling in Spain.

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    …By air. There are excellent air connections between the major Spanish cities. The largest airports are Adolfo Suárez Madrid - Barajas in Madrid, and El Prat in Barcelona, offering the greatest number of daily flights. Spain's extensive air services network also includes daily flights between the isl…

  • Travelling in Spain.

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    …By bus. Bus services in Spain run to more than 170 destinations in a maximum journey time of 12 hours - there are a host of companies operating buses over the 16,000+ kilometres of motorways to be found throughout the country. Practically all of Spain's provinces are connected to Madrid, where there…

  • Travelling to Spain.

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    …By bus. Several companies offer direct lines from various European countries to destinations in Spain, as you can see from the table below. What's more, a number of Spanish bus stations offer connecting services with the main airports. ORIGIN COMPANIES Germany Alsa, Eurolines Andorra Alsa Belgium Al…

  • Travelling in Spain.

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    …By sea. Spain's sea links will take you to the Canary Islands, the Balearic Islands, Ceuta and Melilla. Here you will find a table that is a guideline to the available routes and the companies operating them.   CANARY ISLANDS     Connections Company Cadiz - Gran Canaria ACCIONA Trasmediterránea Cadi…

  • Travelling in Spain.

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    …By car. Spain has more than 16,000 kilometres of motorways, some with tolls. Here you will find a table with Spain's most important road arteries. A1 Madrid - Burgos A2 Madrid - Zaragoza A3 Madrid - Valencia A4 Madrid - Seville (Continues to Cadiz on the AP4) A5 Madrid - Badajoz A6 Madrid - A Coruña…

  • Legal notice.

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    …© Instituto de Turismo de España, TURESPAÑA / SEGITTUR. Copying or reproduction in whole or in part by whatever means is prohibited without express written authorization. The texts, data and information contained in these pages are free for personal use. However, written permission from Instituto de…

  • Accommodation to suit everybody.

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    …Are you thinking of spending a few days in Spain and need somewhere to stay? Whatever your preferences, you're guaranteed to find a space which adapts to your own special needs. That's because Spain is one of the world's most visited tourist destinations every year, and has a wide range of all kinds…

  • Andalusia, a 'film set' for legendary scenes.

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    …(Andalusia) If you are thinking of travelling to Andalusia and you love cinema, you have another great reason to come: to discover the locations for great films such as "Alatriste", "007 Die Another Day", "Talk to Her", "Star Wars", and many others. Become James Bond or Indiana Jones for a day and d…

  • Alicante, winter resort.

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    …Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) Alicante in its streets. Alicante is a perfect maritime destination in winter, thanks to its mild weather and almost 3,000 hours of annual sunshine. Make sure the plans for your visit include sampling Valencia gastronomy at the restaurant in the port, playing some golf…

  • Andalusia under gallop.

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    …(Andalusia) Discover Andalusia on horseback. Have you ever thought about it? These animals have been closely linked to this part of southern Spain for centuries. Get ready to enjoy Andalusia in a very different way: you will discover spectacular landscapes and hidden villages as you explore unspoile…

  • Tourist applications for the Balearic Islands for iOS and Android.

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    …(Balearic Islands) If you're headed to the Balearic Islands, here are a few applications you can download on your mobile device to enjoy during your trip. You'll find apps with tourism information on Majorca, Minorca, Ibiza and Formentera designed both for Android and iOS systems.  . (*) Turespaña i…

  • Round the Alhambra.

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    …Granada. (Andalusia) A trip round the Alhambra in Granada, one of the most important and popular monumental sites in Spain, is a unique experience in itself. We suggest completing this experience with a series of special visits planned for discovering the urban and natural setting of this gem in And…

  • Andalusia moves a piece in Game of Thrones.

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    …"A Lannister always pays his debts". Many people reading these words will already have a good idea of what we're talking about. Yes, one of the most famous series in recent years, "Game of Thrones", a story set on an imaginary continent where several royal houses vie for power by means of intrigue a…

  • Andalusia in Spring.

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    …(Andalusia) In spring you will find Andalusia bursting with colour, fiesta and flavour, displaying all its magical splendour. In this season, the south of Spain has a very special atmosphere. Its people are full of joy and come together as at no other time to celebrate some of the region's most inte…

  • Food and restaurants in Spain.

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    …  Below is a selection of 25 Spanish restaurants (many of them belonging to some of the finest chefs in the world) together with 25 "gastro-bars" of recognized quality and a list of the 50 most typical national products, such as extra virgin olive oil and Iberian ham. Download all this information h…

  • Nativity scenes in Spain: a typical Christmas tradition.

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    …Christmas is here again, and Spain's streets are starting to sparkle with lights, gifts and festive spirit… But what about those other reasons to choose Spain for a getaway at this time of year? These are the scenes of the birth of the baby Jesus: the typical Christmas cribs. Either traditional, liv…

  • Benasque, beautiful nature in the heart of the Pyrenees.

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    …Benasque. Huesca. (Aragon) Imagine a perfect landscape, like a dream, which you wouldn't want to leave – this is what you'll find in Benasque Valley, in Huesca (Aragon). If you decide to come, you'll be able to enjoy the Posets-Maladeta Nature Reserve, which has the largest number of mountains over …

  • Spa Resorts of the Pyrenees: skiing and winter wellness.

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    …Winter arrives and with it the perfect time for some skiing on the slopes of the Pyrenees, in northeastern Spain, a spectacular landscape of lofty peaks and deep valleys. However, after an enjoyable day’s sport, how about relaxing in the warm waters of a nearby spa resort? It is a perfect combinatio…

  • Spas and other wellness centres by the sea.

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    …The beach is an exceptional place to rest, relax and feel good, as you are bound to have noticed. The breeze, the good weather, the sea... they make up a serenity- and vitality-giving environment. On the Spanish coast, furthermore, you can strengthen these beneficial qualities by visiting any of the…

  • Benicàssim to the rhythm of FIB.

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    …Benicasim. Castellón - Castelló. (Valencia) Music, exhibitions, competitions, fun, sun, sand... FIn July, Benicàssim, on the Castellón coast, becomes one of Spain and Europe's most lively venues thanks to FIB: the Benicàssim International Festival. Thousands of people make for this Mediterranean des…

  • Barcelona, a film location.

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    …Barcelona. (Catalonia) Now you can retrace the footsteps of famous actors such as Penélope Cruz, Javier Bardem and Scarlett Johansson, and see the city through the eyes of Woody Allen… these are just a couple of the proposals available from Movie Walks, which offers routes around Barcelona based on …