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Sintra UNESCO World Heritage

Following on from the post about UNESCO sites in Spain that I have visited..(about half of them) Out of curiosity I took a look at the full list to see if I had seen any other sites while on my travels.

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Andalucia FITUR 2016

FITUR is an annual International Tourism Fair held in Madrid.  This important event in the Travel sector calendar is held each January at IFEMA exhibition centre in Spain´s capital. Along with the ITB in Berlin WTM in London these are

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Granada Town Hall December 2020

New Years Eve in Granada Celebrating New Years Eve in Granada is generally a family affair. In the city centre the main spot to welcome the new year is Plaza del Carmen. The square outside Granada Town Hall. Granada city

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Ski in Andalucia Sierra Nevada Spain

When you think of Granada you may not immediately think about Skiing or Snowboarding. In Sierra Nevada Spain, the highest point on the Iberian Peninsula, the ski resort is a great option to enjoy winter sports, close to the city

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Afternoon Tea in London London is a great place for afternoon tea. This has become a ritual each time I return to the UK. Of course I enjoy the wonderful cakes and delicious sandwiches which are served but the real highlight

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Local treats Christmas Markets in Granada by piccavey

The main Christmas market in Granada and lots of festive stalls are set up in the city centre at the beginning of December. Usually around the 1st of December. As this day is the start of the long Spanish bank

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Festive Scene Christmas in Spain

At Christmas in Spain , celebrations vary slightly from the festivities in the UK or USA. Celebrations in Spain generally begin around the first weekend in December and continue right through to the end of 6th January. If you want

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bib Rambla Granada Spain 2020

Granada Christmas festivities begin around the 1st of December and end on the 6th of January. According to Spanish tradition, the big celebration is actually Epiphany. The three kings bring gifts on January the 6th. So the Spanish Navidad has plenty

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Generalife Sunset Alhambra FEX Festival

The Origin of Flamenco While the origins of Flamenco Music and dance are not entirely documented. There is a clear thread from the 18th century onwards. Although the true beginning of Flamenco is much older. The art of flamenco is

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Priego de Cordoba Andalusia Blog Spain

  Where is Priego de Cordoba? This Andalusian city of 22,000 inhabitants is located in the Subbetica Cordobesa. South of Madrid yet in the Northern part of Andalusia, Priego de Cordoba is between Cordoba (90kms away) Jaen (70kms) and Granada.

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