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    • Disability travel in Seville

      Sevilla Nov 19, 2016 at 10:24 AM

      My husband and I are traveling to Seville in April. We have been to Catalonia many times and know the are well.
      Now we want to branch out and see more of Spain! Craig has difficulty walking and uses a scooter for any distances.
      We are working with a travel agency that works with disability travel. However, I am wondering if anyone has an
      Insights they might share for Seville and seeing the sights there.

    • things to do on Sundays

      Fuengirola Nov 15, 2016 at 12:29 PM

      Currently in fuengirola have a car don't mind travelling a couple of hours or so each way. Been told everything is closed as from Saturday mid day any suggestions please

    • Car rentals Cadiz

      Cadiz Nov 21, 2016 at 9:10 PM

      On the various websites I can't seem to find a car rental firm in Cadiz. Particularly near the cruise port terminal.
      Do I have to travel to Sevilla to hire a car. I wish to travel to Sevilla,Malaga,Cartagena and finish in Valencia. I believe car is the only way to travel.

    • day out in Alpujarras on the bus

      by MelPotter Online Now Jul 7, 2008 at 2:19 PM

      Any ideas for where to go on the bus as a day trip from Granada? I'm going the first week in September, so it'll be very hot, but would like to do a shortish circular walk in this region, although have to rely on public transport.

      Any ideas or tips gratefully received!

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      Restaurants and groceries

      by madkanu Online Now May 11, 2007 at 12:07 PM

      We will be staying in Bubion for a week and were wondering if anyone can recommend any good restaurants? there a grocery store in town, or should we buy provisions before we arrive? Thanks

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      How to get there

      by aimlesslady Online Now Mar 17, 2005 at 1:05 PM

      Hi everyone!

      I will be travelling to spain in May and I definiltey want to stop in the Alpujarras. Do you all think that a day trip will be enough? Also, are there any buses that can take us there from Granada. What do you all think would be the best way to get there?

      Thank you all for your help. I'm trying to finalize my trip to Europe and I need this information before I book my hotel in Granada. Thanks again for your time!

      Happy Travels


      4 Answers Apr 11, 2005 at 6:24 AM
    • still driving alone :((

      by LightPanther Online Now Jun 1, 2004 at 4:23 PM

      Does no one have any thoughts / experiences on this?? (see message below). So far, only one spam merchant has left me a message (sigh).

      1 Answer Jun 8, 2004 at 9:35 AM
    • driving alone in Spain

      by LightPanther Online Now May 31, 2004 at 4:09 PM

      Hi there I (male) was thinking about hiring a small camper or motorhome and spending a fortnight or so looking at different regions in Spain. But I have some concerns:- It sounds like a great idea, but on the other hand, I have never been to Spain before, don't speak Spanish ("solo un poco!"), never dirven a left had vehicle before etc. Do you think this is a wise idea, or am I biting off more than I can chew? Would I be allowed to park such a vehicle in small villages or rural locations just at the side of the road? (wouldn't particularly want to tour campsites) Most important, would it e safe to do that? And would the police be ok with it? I would also be grateful if anyone knows any surprise trip-ups (such as petrol pumps that only accept credit cards, that kind of thing). I should say that my reason for travelling is to sound out regions with a view to a possible place to live. The alternative is to go on an organised coach tour, which obviously eliminates some of the above concerns, but on the other hand tends to concentrate on Big Cities, Museums etc. What do you recommend? What do you think? Is a foreigner likely to be safe enough driving around Spain like this? (mainly small town / rural, but not exclusively). Please do reply and in advance many thanks (muchas gracias) :) Mark

      3 Answers Jul 18, 2004 at 7:26 AM
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      Weather in Las Alpujarras

      by Tilleke Online Now Dec 15, 2003 at 5:31 AM

      How is the weather in Las Alpujarras in February. My husband and I are planning walking holidays half february. Will there be snow on the roads ? How are the roads Malaga - Granada, Granada Sevilla ? Tilleke

      1 Answer Dec 15, 2003 at 1:55 PM