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Why visit León?

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Why visit León? León is one of the hidden gems of Spain. It has possibly the best cathedral in the whole of the country, it has a bucket-load of monuments, a large student population and to top it all off … Continue reading

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Staying in Seville: Useful tips & links

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Accommodation Finding accommodation in Seville is simple with a huge amount of hostels, hotels and the like to fit all budgets. However be aware that prices will increase during Easter week and in the Summer it is very busy, so, … Continue reading

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Sevilla on foot [Free walking tour]

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Museo de Bellas Artes de Sevilla (Seville Museum of Fine Arts) Monument Type: Art Gallery Address: Plaza del Museo, 9 Website: http://www.museodebellasartesdesevilla.es/ Opening Times: 16 Sept – 31 May: Tues – Sat: 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sun 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Mon closed 1 Jun – 15 … Continue reading

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Why visit Granada, Spain?

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Why visit Granada? Many are drawn to Granada for one simple reason: the stunning Moorish complex of the Alhambra. Part tranquil gardens, part resplendent palace, part imposing fortress, the Alhambra is a wonder of the modern world. It is a … Continue reading

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Staying in Granada: Useful tips & links

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Accommodation  Finding accommodation in Granada need not be stressful as there are a wealth of options to cater to all tastes and budgets. Below we list some of the cheapest options, with budget travellers in mind. Funky Backpackers (Conde de … Continue reading

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Street art in Granada, Spain

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Granada is one of those must-see places in Spain, which if omitted makes every trip to Andalusia incomplete. For many, one of the main reasons for going to Granada is to lay their eyes on Alhambra, a stunning Moorish palace and citadel … Continue reading

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Granada: hitchhiking and transport tips

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Transport Granada airport is located 15 km west of the city and offers mainly domestic flights, especially to Madrid and Barcelona. However there are a few seasonal international flights to Rome and Paris. Granada’s  train station Estación de Granada, (Av de Andaluces) is located … Continue reading

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8 things to do for free in Granada

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8 things to do for free in Granada The main attractions of Granada, including El Alhambra, the Cathedral and the Royal Chapel are all guaranteed to lighten your wallet but that doesn’t mean that you must pay for everything in … Continue reading

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Granada on foot [Free walking tour]

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Granada, Spain: Walking Tour . Basílica de Nuestra señora de las Angustias Monument Type: Basilica Address: Carrera del Genil, 42 Website: http://www.basilicadelasangustias.org/ Opening Times: Daily: 12.30 a.m.- 1:45 p.m., 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Price: Admission Free Information: Construction began … Continue reading

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Salamanca: hitchhiking and transport tips

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Transport Salamanca airport is located 15km to the east of the city and offers frequent services to Barcelona, Paris and charter flights to Palma de Mallorca and the Canary Islands. In the summer additional services to destinations such as Gran Canaria, … Continue reading

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8 Things to do for free in Salamanca

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8 Things to do for free in Salamanca Seeing the sights of Salamanca need not break the bank and with a little bit of planning, and some useful advice from your friends here at hitchhikershandbook you can leave the city having … Continue reading

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Salamanca on foot [Free walking tour]

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Orientation Salamanca’s old town, which was declared a UNESCO World Heritage city in 1988, is relatively compact and can be visited on foot. Framed by Paseo San Vicente to the west, Av Mirat to the north, Paseo Canalejas to the … Continue reading

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