Official UK partner to the Paradors, Pousadas, Pestana Hotels & Resorts, Les Collectionneurs (Chateaux), and European Hotels Collection. Keytours International, formerly Keytel International, your agent in the UK.

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Andalucia – more attractive in Autumn?

Andalucia, one of Spain’s largest and most popular regions, is also one of its warmest with a pleasant climate in spring and autumn (and even winter) making it ideal for visitors wishing to avoid the high temperatures of peak summer.

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More flexible conditions to support you

We understand that the uncertainty of the current situation with COVID 19 can cause some concern about payment far in advance of travel. We have relaxed our pre-payment conditions for those making reservations on flexible rates via our reservations team as follows:

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Travelling to the EU after UK exit the UK’s exit from the European Union we have assembled guidelines on the changes and rules for those travelling in an EU although you

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Spas in Paradors

Holidays offer the opportunity to relax and rejuvenate so why not add an extra level of relaxation to you Parador trip in with a circuit

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Organising a group?

Looking for novel, exceptional accommodation for your tour or group? Concerned about excessive prices but require a high standard of service? You can’t go wrong

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Portugal’s road tolls

Portugal has a good road network composed of Motorways (AE), Main Trunk Routes (IP), Complementary Trunk Routes (IC), Main (National) Roads (EN) and Secondary (Municipal)

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El Caminito Del Rey

The Caminito del Rey is an 8 km pathway snaking through the Desfiladero de los Gaitanes Natural Park, a 700m deep gorge in Andalucia. Once considered one

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Brexit Price Guarantee

With the details of UK’s expected withdrawal from the European Union on 31st January still not totally clarified, we understand that many travellers are taking

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If you are a frequent visitor to Paradors, you may already be an Amigos member? We can help you plan your Parador stays making the

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What is a Parador?

In 1910 wheels were set in motion to develop a state-run hotel network in Spain to accommodate travellers and holidaymakers and to improve Spain’s image

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Spotlight on Óbidos

Since 2002, the medieval town of Óbidos has celebrated its fascinating history through an annual Medieval Fair, held at weekends in July and August. It

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Spain by Train

Fancy leaving the driving gloves at home on your next tour of Spain? Spain is renowned for excellent driving experiences due to good road conditions

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A taste of Portugal

Discovering the local cuisine undoubtedly plays an enjoyable part of any trip abroad. With 17 Michelin stars being attributed to 14 restaurants across Portugal, such

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Gift Vouchers

Looking to surprise someone with a special break?  Our gift vouchers are the perfect treat, offering flexibility to allow the recipient to choose their ideal

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TAP – Air Portugal

TAP’s services are a comfortable alternative to the budget airlines and they offer competitive prices. With TAP Portugal you can check-in on your mobile, online

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Special Menus

If you are a vegetarian, coeliac, diabetic or travelling with children or babies, you will be pleased to know that Paradors have varied menus which

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Salamanca – 800 years

Celebrating its astounding 800 year anniversary in 2018, the University of Salamanca is an impressive Spanish educational institution, comparable to the likes of Oxbridge in

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