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November 24

One Week in Basque Country - Help Me Plan!

My partner and I will be traveling to the Basque Country during the 1st week of April 2017. Can you help us plan the specifics of our trip? [more inside]
posted by tmharris65 around Spain at 11:58 AM - 4 answers

October 19

2-Day Córdoba Trip

Looking for recommendations for a 2-day (probably a bit rainy) trip to Córdoba, Spain next week. [more inside]
posted by iamsuper around Córdoba, Spain at 1:20 AM - 1 answer

June 20

Unplanned day trip to Seville tomorrow--help, please!

My husband, our five-year-old, and I are vacationing in the Algarve, and we suddenly have a free day tomorrow to do whatever we'd like. We want to use the day to see Seville. However, we haven't had time to plan. What do we need to see? What do we need to avoid? What do we need to know about that I'm too tired to think to ask you about?
posted by TEA around Ayamonte, Spain at 4:23 PM - 3 answers

May 23

How to get the most out of San Sebastian over a rainy weekend

After years of raving about San Sebastian to my husband, we're finally going together for a 4 day weekend! I just checked the weather and it's going to be raining buckets. I was hoping for a lot of nice walks and hanging out in parks to work off the wine and pintxos but now that seems kind of unlikely. The aquarium seems like an option, but what else could we do? (Of course if you have recommendations on where to go for more wine and pintxos, do share!)
posted by like_neon around San Sebastián, Spain at 3:38 AM - 2 answers

March 20

What to do with an extra day in Malaga

Our flight was cancelled and my husband and I have ended up with an extra full day in Malaga. What should we do? Picky caveats inside. [more inside]
posted by shelleycat around Málaga, Spain at 1:23 PM - 7 answers has best

February 17

How do I get tickets to Barcelona v Arsenal?

I am an American and a soccer fan. I will be in Barcelona on Wednesday March 16, when Barcelona play Arsenal in a Champions League match. How do I get tickets? [more inside]
posted by Flood around Barcelona, Spain at 10:53 AM - 7 answers has best

February 10

Best way to carry money in Europe

I will be travelling to France, Italy, and Spain in a few weeks, and I'm trying to decide the best way to carry money with me. Many sites have recommended money belts, but this seems weird and awkward for actually paying for things! I would feel weird untucking my shirt and reaching into my pants in a fancy restaurant, for example. [more inside]
posted by rainbowbrite around Figueres, Spain at 11:00 AM - 42 answers

January 15

24 hours solo in Palma de Mallorca

Any reccomendations for a solo traveller spending 24 hours in Palma, Mallorca in January? [more inside]
posted by iamsuper around Palma, Spain at 3:54 AM - 2 answers has best

December 22, 2015

Two Guys In Madrid For Two Weeks In Jan

That's to you guys we're going to Madrid for two weeks in mid Janurary. Since it's our first time we plan on doing on the standard touristy things, but what are some things we might miss out on otherwise? We enjoy fine dining, touring impressive feats of engineering, unusual or highly specific museums, the gothic or macabre, antiques, high end second hand mensware shops, and all types of ruins. Day trip advice very welcome.
posted by The Whelk around Madrid, Spain at 9:15 AM - 16 answers

November 20, 2015

Two Weeks in Spain, how to divide up the time between cities?

We're going to Spain for two weeks in January. I've been told Barcelona is very fun and Madrid is dull but has great museums. How many days should we devote to each city? We like fine food, queer events, second hand clothes shopping, fancy bars, historical sites, and things you don't need a car to see. Would love to go out into the countryside if we can on public transportation. Is there a great reason to stay in Bracelona and just day trip to Madrid? Or vice versa? [more inside]
posted by The Whelk around Spain at 12:46 AM - 24 answers

September 22, 2015

Where to stay during a job in Valencia, Spain?

Can you help my fiancee figure out where (geographically) to look for lodging for a seven-week gig in Valencia? [more inside]
posted by qbject around Valencia, Spain at 1:27 AM - 2 answers

August 15, 2015

Andalusia in April

I'm planning a trip to Andalusia in April 2017 - my husband, my 9 year old son and me. We want to see WOW ruins and castles (ones that even a slightly disinterested 9 year old might say "WOW" about), avoid huge crowds and look at natural beauty (and whatever else I don't know is awesome over there). [more inside]
posted by ReluctantViking around Spain at 4:21 PM - 15 answers

August 5, 2015

Barcelona in late September

Looking for tips for upcoming trip to Barcelona in last two weeks of September. We've read some travel guides but wondering for first-hand advice on what to expect for weather, how much tourist Catalan to cram, must-sees, must-avoids, advice on how to best experience the Mercè festival which takes place while we are there, any great recommended day trips, how to most cost-effectively navigate the city via metro or tram, etc. Thanks in advance.
posted by aught around Barcelona, Spain at 12:02 PM - 14 answers has best

July 27, 2015

Last minute trip to Spain

I just got an invitation to spend a week in Toledo. We leave in one week. What must we do/see/eat/buy/absorb? [more inside]
posted by annabellee around Toledo, Spain at 1:23 PM - 4 answers

July 17, 2015

Last Minute Travels in Iberia - help us find the right bit of coast

(1) We have about 20 days to spend in between Barcelona and Lisbon (2) We can get anywhere but won't have a car once we're there...no license (3) We want coastal, but not built up like Barcelona (or even like Italian/French Riviera) (4) Our budget is somewhat flexible (ballpark of $200/nite), but it's more about the feel of the area [more inside]
posted by Reasonably Everything Happens around Spain at 2:43 PM - 3 answers has best

June 4, 2015

Is anyone familiar with Camallera, Spain?

I'm about to travel to Camallera to stay there for a month, and I was wondering if anyone has any advice about the town, things in the region to visit (super interested in flora/fauna exposure), and how to get from the train station to my lodgings (a number for a reliable, currently operating taxi service would be awesome).
posted by vegartanipla around Camallera, Spain at 10:30 PM - 1 answer

May 18, 2015

Recommend us stuff to read in Spain, about Spain.

tau_ceti and I are leaving for a vacation in Spain this week, hitting Madrid/Basque Country/Barcelona. We're looking for recommendations of stuff to read on our Kindles about the history, culture, geology, etc of regions we might be driving through. Ideas? [more inside]
posted by deludingmyself around Spain at 12:19 PM - 14 answers

April 26, 2015

Where should we live and work in Spain from September through December?

My partner and I looking for the right place to live in Spain for 4 months, starting in September. The main thing we need to do is write like crazy, but we are also interested in improving our Spanish, eating great food, seeing art and theatre, and being active outdoors. [more inside]
posted by Mngo around Spain at 4:57 AM - 11 answers

April 21, 2015

What was the amazing sculpture I remember from 22 years ago in Sevilla?

In 1993 I traveled around Spain as a student, and am kicking myself for not taking a picture of an amazing statue I saw two or three times fleetingly from the tour bus in Sevilla. Feels like a long shot, because I've searched for images of it online many times and keep coming up empty. Can you help me identify and locate it? [more inside]
posted by oxisos around Spain at 11:21 PM - 3 answers has best

April 12, 2015

Practical Tips for Living in Barcelona -- esp. Ikea

We're going to Barcelona for several weeks! Yay! Tell us some practical tips. [more inside]
posted by caoimhe around Barcelona, Spain at 1:08 PM - 9 answers