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Celebrations in Spain

Celebrations in Spain

When I first set up Spanish-Fiestas.com I hadn’t really given much thought to the wonderful world of festivals in Spain. At the time I was working at San Pablo CEU University in Madrid and started organising weekends for British football fans who wanted to see a Real Madrid game. Shortly …

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When to Visit Spain

Beautiful Sight of a Field Full of Sunflowers in Spain

Probably the most common question we receive from visitors to our website is “when is the best time to visit Spain?”. What so many people don’t seem to realise is the size and diversity of the country. You’d be surprised at the number of times I’ve been asked for recommended …

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Goldcar Car Rental Rip-Off

Airport Car Hire

On a recent visit to Spain I did the usual search for the cheapest car rental from Malaga Airport. The car broker using the Cartrawler search technology came up with a great offer of a Volkswagen Golf or equivalent for €89 so I checked the terms and conditions of the …

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Train Travel in Spain

AVE Train in Spain

In the early 90s a rail journey from Malaga to Madrid took over ten hours. Whilst travelling on that rickety old train was a great way to see the scorched countryside of Andalucia and Castilla La Mancha as it meandered its way to the capital it was hardly an attractive …

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La Vuelta a España 2023

Tour of Spain Cycle Race

La Vuelta a España, the Tour of Spain cycling road race, is used to being regarded as the little brother of the three Grand Tours of Europe, lacking some of the history and tradition of the tours of France and Italy. The fact remains, however, that La Vuelta has come …

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