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March 27

Due to a scheduling change on a work trip, I will be spending tomorrow in Barcelona with nothing to do. I would love to buy a small piece of local art to fit into my carry-on for my SO. Nothing bigger than a single shoe (my carry-on is already pretty full) or more than $50?
posted by Spurious around Barcelona, Spain at 10:31 AM - 5 answers

March 20

In June I will be in Seville, Spain for 2 nights, and I'm hoping you'll have recommendations for clean, reasonably quiet, hopefully charming hotels in lively and safe but not too rambunctious neighborhoods. English speaking staff and wifi would be a plus. My budget is in the US$50 per night range. And, if you want to toss in recommendations for cafes or restaurants or places to watch Flamenco, hey, that would be terrific.
posted by Pineapplicious around Seville, Spain at 9:56 AM - 7 answers has best

March 14

Looking for recommendations for a hotel or B&B in the Barcelona area. We are driving and arriving late May. Need a place with parking ideally north of the city but easy walking distance to the metro. €150 or less. TIA!
posted by cosmac around Barcelona, Spain at 3:29 PM - 2 answers

December 26, 2013

I am going to be in Madrid, Spain for a few days. Most of my time is scripted. However, I had the afternoon of New Year's Eve free. Do you have any suggestions on what to do? I am already going to the Prado, taking a walking tour, and a bus tour. I am looking for something that is a must see or do. I am a female in my early 40s. I may or may not be able to get someone else to go with me.
posted by nimsey lou around Madrid, Spain at 3:47 PM - 10 answers has best

December 15, 2013

My family and I will soon be embarking on a trip to Spain. We'll be in Seville the 19th-27th, Cordoba for a couple of days after that, and Granada until January 2nd. What's cool stuff to do in these places (we've already got Alhambra tickets), or very nearby? Is there anything associated with the current winter festivities to do? Any good restaurant recommendations?
posted by Maecenas around Spain at 5:42 AM - 8 answers has best

October 24, 2013

I am going to the South of Spain and Morocco for my honeymoon, starting November 5th. I have only been to Europe once before, and never to this area. I was wondering - what should my fiance and I bring, clothing-wise? [more inside]
posted by 235w103 around Spain at 3:07 PM - 5 answers

Help me plan a trip to Granada/Madrid for early December! [more inside]
posted by Mrs. Pterodactyl around Cájar, Spain at 4:57 AM - 14 answers has best

August 12, 2013

I will be spending ten days in southern Spain at the end of next month. I love food and am more excited about the eating than maybe any other part of the vacation - not just because of the food itself but because the whole eating culture and schedule is different from what I am used to as an American. [more inside]
posted by something something around Spain at 7:53 AM - 11 answers has best

August 6, 2013

We are in burgos Spain t walking the camino and are trying to get to altamira near santillana del mar to visit the altamira caves. Any spanish mefites who can give us a hand figuring out the best way to and fro? We are staying in burgos and would like to do this as a daytrip. Many thanks!
posted by bluesky43 around Miranda de Ebro, Spain at 6:41 AM - 2 answers has best

July 29, 2013

I'm studying abroad this fall in Barcelona with pretty workable Spanish but very limited Catalan, and I'd love to do some work/activism/volunteering/organizing around queer or related issues (HIV/AIDS, youth development, homelessness, etc.) while I'm there. Is this possible given my language limitations? [more inside]
posted by kylej around Barcelona, Spain at 2:50 PM - 4 answers

July 25, 2013

Can anybody tell me what exactly is necessary to obtain a student visa? Can even still pull this off? [more inside]
posted by Che boludo! around Valencia, Spain at 8:10 AM - 6 answers

My girlfriend and I plan to go to Spain, leaving Christmas day and coming back a few days after New Years. We are interested in both activities and places it's just nice to be for a while. Spain is the primary destination here, but we're open to side trips into Andorra and/or Morocco. And, hey, how about the Baleric Islands? [more inside]
posted by cmoj around Spain at 7:37 AM - 7 answers

July 1, 2013

I need to figure out lodging in Barcelona for one Saturday night, and then two weeks later I am interested in rock climbing in the region and would like to know where to stay then. [more inside]
posted by nat around Barcelona, Spain at 7:34 AM - 2 answers

June 17, 2013

We're heading to northern Spain for one week (20 June - 28 June). From your experience, what would you do with a week in the north, and why? [more inside]
posted by brokeaspoke around Spain at 9:45 AM - 29 answers

May 19, 2013

I'm a 31 yo male in the US, have a work from home job with a stable legitimate US company and can basically work from any where I can find an internet connection. I would love to learn spanish. [more inside]
posted by anonop around Spain at 12:15 PM - 13 answers

May 1, 2013

I'm going to Barcelona for a week at the end of May. I fly in at about 7pm on Saturday, and want to spend three days seeing the countryside around the city before spending the rest of the time in the city itself. [more inside]
posted by Cantdosleepy around Barcelona, Spain at 1:35 AM - 9 answers

April 30, 2013

I'm probably going to meet up with some friends to Ibiza in June, but I'm not much of a beach person, so if I get antsy, what else could I do with a few free days in southern Spain? I was thinking of spending a few days in Barcelona, but what are some other options that are relatively accessible from Ibiza? Also, advice for finding less expensive flights from the east coast of the US to Ibiza would be amazing.
posted by empath around Spain at 1:01 AM - 18 answers

April 14, 2013

Tell me about the weirdest, most magical, fantastical places in Spain. Places that have ghostly apparitions, spirit-sightings, woo-woo lines of crystal power or tombs of mad saints. Spooky forests, castles, places hippies flock to. Places where the guide books start the descriptions with "legend has it..." Fairy tale towns. Roman ruins. You get the idea. Places in Portugal welcomed as well. (Going for two weeks at the end of May. Delicious food & scenery is great, but I'm really looking to spark my imagination.)
posted by apostrophe around Spain at 2:53 PM - 6 answers

March 3, 2013

I'm in Barcelona with a friend. We've spent two pleasant days wandering around and seeing the sights, and we'd be happy to keep doing that, but tomorrow the weather is forecast to be wet. No problem, we'll go to some museums! But tomorrow is Monday, and most of the museums are shut... What can we do instead? [more inside]
posted by ManyLeggedCreature around Barcelona, Spain at 11:34 AM - 12 answers has best

February 27, 2013

Help me choose three places in Spain to go for our honeymoon. [more inside]
posted by cali59 around Spain at 2:25 PM - 19 answers