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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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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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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?

Find out all about what a Parador is, what makes them so special, what to expect during your stay and the range of services they offer.

Founded at the start of the 20th century, Paradors (or Paradores de Turismo as they are known in Spain) are a source of pride for many Spaniards and a unique concept which has expanded to 98 properties across Spain (and one in Portugal).

These buildings, most of which are historical properties, were purchased by the Spanish government and transformed into wonderful hotels with superb restaurants.

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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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What is a Pousada?

Find out all about what a Pousada is, what makes them so special, what to expect during your stay and the range of services they offer.

Established in the 1940s by the Portuguese government, the network is now managed by Portuguese-owned hotelier Pestana, and together they strive to keep the hotels true to their historical roots.

These buildings, most of which are historical properties, are scattered across mainland Portugal and the Azores, making them perfect for a cross-country roadtrip.

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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 Plaza Mayor

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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