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      Alone in december

      Corralejo Dec 5, 2016 at 3:00 PM

      Hi ! I m going alone in Corralejo from the 13th to 20th december. I took some kitecourses but i also want to visit or to do some activities there. Is anyone also there during this time ?

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    • 18 year olds in Palma

      Palma de Mallorca Nov 28, 2016 at 1:37 PM

      Hi was wondering if anyone has any recommendations for things for young people to do in Palma? Preferably not too expensive. Also we are wanting to go clubbing where is the best best place to go?
      We're thinking of getting the bus to water parks or magaluf do you know how easy it is to get buses and how often they are? Thanks :)

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      balcony view Cabalgate 2017

      Alcoy Nov 18, 2016 at 4:29 AM

      I am looking to rent a place or a bedroom for one night with a balcony to see the Cabalgate . I am unable to stand to long hours and would love to see the parade. The tourist office told me to ask real estate agents . But maybe someone here knows someone who rent out there place with Airbnb. Thanks in advance
      Louise

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      Christmas Eve Church Service. Costa Adeje

      Canary Islands Nov 15, 2016 at 4:36 AM

      Myself and my husband are staying in Costa Adeje this Christmas. Would like to attend a Service Christmas Eve. Any recommendations? We are not Roman Catholic but are not concerned about this as long as we are genuinely welcome. An English Service would be preferable.

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      24 hours bars in barcelona

      Barcelona Dec 2, 2016 at 1:21 PM

      Hi vt'ers
      Are there any 24 hour bars in Barcelona, hopefully easy to find. when I was last there there was one, Velodroma but I'm not sure now.
      cheers

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    • Family Vacation Help

      Spain Nov 24, 2016 at 10:32 PM

      Hi, everyone,

      I'm hoping to get a little help with a possible vacation to Spain this coming summer for two or three weeks. I'm pretty lost so far in terms of cities, neighborhoods, etc. It would be my husband, our kids (6 and 4), and me. In an ideal world, I'd love a trip that:

      -allows us to spend time with locals (I have read that kids often play outside until late at night, and I'd love my kids to experience that, especially since my son goes to a Spanish immersion school)
      -is close to the beach for at least part of the trip
      -does not require renting a car
      -is close to kid-friendly activities

      If you have any advice for me (the more specific, the better!), I'd greatly appreciate it!!

      Thanks!

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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.
      Thanks!!

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    • things to on Sunday

      Spain Nov 15, 2016 at 12:22 PM

      Suggestions for what to do on Sunday. Have hire car dont mind travelling a couple of hours or so each way
      ,

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    • Shops selling walking poles

      Puerto de la Cruz Nov 9, 2016 at 11:53 AM

      Are there any shops in Puerto de la Cruz where I may buy walking poles?

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    • Easy travel via spain/Portugal

      Spain Nov 28, 2016 at 1:20 AM

      I'm wanting to travel from Oriheula to Granda to Córdoba to Seville to Faro to Lisbon to Madrid.

      Would love advice on easiest way to travel ? And ideally the cheapest!

      If trains which ones are best? Is there a Spain/Portugal train pass you can get for two weeks?

      If rental cars are there any recommended companies for one way drop off?

      Are there any 1 day or short multi day tours that go to these places or some of them?

      Are there any restrictions traveling between to two countries?

      Any help is kindly appreciated :)

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    • 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

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    • Best hotel to stay at with rooftop bar

      Barcelona Nov 26, 2016 at 11:31 PM

      I am trying to stay at an affordable hotel with a nice rooftop bar in Barcelona. I would prefer something closer to Las Ramblas or Placa Cataluna, I believe. I really wanted to stay at Villa Emilia, however, it is sold out for my visit in September. Any advice for a hotel that would be in a $150-$200/night price range would be greatly appreciated! Thanks in advance!!

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    • Best place to stop for a night between San Sebastian & Granada?

      Spain Nov 13, 2016 at 8:26 AM

      Hello,

      I will be driving from San Sebastian to Granada at the end of June and would like to stop somewhat half way. It looks like Madrid is about half way, but I have never been there so I don't know what driving there is like. Can you recommend a place maybe just outside that city that would still make it easy to get into with public transportation or maybe another city that would be worth visiting for a day?

      We will also be going to Valencia for about a week in early June. Any recommendations for good neighborhoods to stay in? We will have our small dog, and love to be able to walk to markets and restaurants. Not really big nightlife people,

      Thanks so much!
      Nicole

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    • Restaurants open Dec 24th and 25th in Barcelona?

      Barcelona Nov 8, 2016 at 4:53 AM

      Does anyone know if there are any restaurants open in Barcelona on the 24th and 25th? I am hoping to find somewhere for dinner on these 2 days for my family of 4. Please let me know if anyone has any suggestions, would love to make some reservations.

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    • 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.

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    • dog friendly beaches / bars

      by vickyrandall Online Now Sep 30, 2016 at 3:33 AM

      hi

      I have never been to Santander or Spain I would like to go next September and would have to bring my pet dog via the ferry so would have a car I have found many places to stay so that's ok but what are the bars like with dogs and are the beaches dog friendly ?
      thanks

      3 Answers Oct 1, 2016 at 7:25 AM
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      Santander to Plymouth ferry

      by travelinxs Online Now Mar 24, 2016 at 3:43 AM

      I'll be taking this ferry probably around 25 May and wondered how late I can book as a foot passenger (with bicycle). It's hard for me to predict actual arrival date to Santander so wanted to leave it as late as possible, but without then finding it fully booked. I was hoping more passengers would be heading south at that time leaving the north-bound ferry half empty. Does it coincide with school holidays? Maybe I could just turn up and buy my ticket at the port? Any advise much appreciated.

      Cheers
      Chris

      10 Answers Mar 28, 2016 at 8:36 AM
    • Tandem on train

      by Helenstansfeld Online Now Feb 22, 2016 at 8:28 AM

      Can we take our tandem on the train from Santander to Hendaye via Bilbao

      1 Answer Feb 22, 2016 at 8:51 AM
    • santander to bilbao

      by tallman100 Online Now Jan 26, 2015 at 11:25 AM

      can we take 6persons with 6 touring bicycles on the FEVE train from Santander to Bilbao

    • TRAINS FEVE

      by tallman100 Online Now Jan 26, 2015 at 11:20 AM

      In JUne 6 persons arriving from ferry , is it ok for 6 persons with 6 touring bicycles to catch feve train to Bilbao????

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      Moving to Santander

      by izziegon Online Now Aug 9, 2013 at 11:08 AM

      Hi,
      I am moving to Santander with my son and I am wondering if there is any useful site where we can find a room or a studio to rent. It would be nice to stay with family too so its easier for my son to learn spanish. Is therey anyone out there who can help ?

      5 Answers Aug 10, 2013 at 1:55 PM
    • Taxi with small child to Somo from Santander Airport

      by jennylawler Online Now Jul 10, 2013 at 9:24 AM

      Hello,
      Is it possible to book a taxi with a child seat, to go from the airpor to Somo, in September?
      How much would we expect to pay for this?
      Many thanks for your help!

      1 Answer Jul 10, 2013 at 12:13 PM
    • Santander to Somo - practical? Taxi cost?

      by jjaay Online Now Sep 8, 2012 at 6:55 AM

      I was thinking of going to Somo for some surf lessons.
      Though I head Somo is very quiet at night - so it makes sense to go to Santander for the nights. I assume the city would be nice.

      Just wondering.

      a) I think the last ferry is not too late (like 9pm) - so how much would a taxi be from Santander to Somo in the nights?

      b) Would it be better to stay in Somo - or in Santander and just commute to Somo in the morning for the surf lessons?


      Any advice appreciated

      1 Answer Sep 9, 2012 at 2:48 PM
    • Is this flight time possible?

      by mactoalfi Online Now Dec 2, 2011 at 2:46 PM

      Hy Guys,

      As I searched for a flight form Manchester (UK) to Bilbao
      It takes some 3 hrs. and 25 minutes.

      And the return : from Bilbao to Man. shows 1 hr. 10 minutes.

      Is this possible ??

      6 Answers Dec 3, 2011 at 12:43 AM
    • Taxi fare

      by mactoalfi Online Now Dec 1, 2011 at 11:23 AM

      Hi,
      I would like to know how much is the taxi fare from Santander airport to Torrelavega ? (Are there different fares for night ??)And do I have to pre-book at the airport?

      4 Answers Dec 2, 2011 at 4:16 AM
    • Night travel from Santander airport to Torrelavega

      by mactoalfi Online Now Dec 1, 2011 at 5:57 AM

      Hello Friends,
      I have friend visiting me.. and I have to fetch him ..
      I want to know are there buses available in the night
      from Santander airport to go to Torrelavega directly?
      Or what are the timings of buses.

      help is highly appreciated..
      Thanks a ton.

      1 Answer Dec 1, 2011 at 6:29 AM
    • Santander (Airport), Spain to Santander city by public transportation

      by mcrisf Online Now Sep 7, 2011 at 3:38 PM

      Can anyone tell me how to get from Santander airport to Santander city by public transportation?What is the cost for adults and for children?
      Is it possible to walk to the city from the airport or is it too far?
      We would like to rent a car in Santander city and travel to San Sebastian.
      thanks

      4 Answers Sep 8, 2011 at 1:54 PM
    • Family to host independent traveler Jul. 2-5?

      by Galaxz Online Now Jun 22, 2011 at 7:01 PM

      Hi all, I am going to be in the Santander/Bilbao area from July 2-5. I am going to be alone, and I'd like a family to host me for that time. I would rather get a rich cultural experience with a local family than stay at a hostel. Can anyone recommend a family or a site (I've tried a few and didn't get many Santander matches or they were too pricey). I'm from Florida, USA, 25 years old, female, don't smoke, and wouldn't need any fancy cleaning/driving services, just a nice family to host me for a few nights and give me some advice about travel in the area and maybe become my friends! I speak descent Spanish but an English-speaking family would be a plus.

      4 Answers Jun 23, 2011 at 6:42 AM
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      San Sebastian - Altamira Cave: where to break the journey?

      by somestarrynight Online Now Jun 11, 2011 at 11:01 AM

      Hi all

      We're planning a trip to San Sebastian this August and hoping to hire a car one day to drive to the Altamira Cave. We're guessing the journey will take around 2-3 hours and wondered if there's anywhere worth a short visit where we could stop off to break up the return journey.

      Thanks!

      Sarah

    • Santander Where to stay??

      by luckybelgium Online Now Feb 21, 2011 at 6:19 PM

      Hi everyone

      I am going to Santander at the end of March and I'm now searching for a place to stay for 2 nights. There are many hotels and hostels available and as this is my first time to Santander, I don't know at which area should be the suitable place for me to stay.

      I would like to stay in an area where is comfortable to find local foods to eat, shops for shopping, food and fruit markets, and near public transportations. And if possible near the beach (but not mandatory).

      Could you please recommend me which areas of Santander or which beaches are the suitable place for me to stay?

      Are there buses from the Ryanair airport to that area?

      Could you also point out on the map where is the city centre of Santander?

      Thank you very much in advance for all the suggestions :)

      11 Answers Mar 23, 2011 at 3:00 AM
    • Cantabria Camping and Villa

      by marilynmondoe Online Now Jan 31, 2011 at 5:25 AM

      My family are looking for campsites in cantabria for 1 week and a villa for another week, also in the same area. Does anyone have any suggestions? My family are quite young, 8,5 and 2.so child friendly places are a must.
      Outdoor swimming pools are my kids favourite thing! plus we'd prefer to be closer to the beach rather than too rural.
      thanks

    • cab from santander airport, please advise?

      by lauram26 Online Now Jan 15, 2011 at 12:18 PM

      hi all

      i am flying to santander in may on one of them sun holiday, we are actually staying in a camping place about 48km from that airport, does any one know how easy it is to get a cab from the airport and how much im looking on paying for it?

      thanks

      2 Answers Jan 18, 2011 at 6:12 AM
    • Santander Airport to Villacarriedo?

      by HSimkins Online Now Oct 17, 2010 at 5:22 AM

      I need to get to Villacarriedo on 24th Oct '10 from Santander Airport. Can anyone tell me if this is easy/ possible by bus, cost, timetable, do I need to pre book etc. Or is it easier to grab a taxi, how much can I expect to pay & how long will it take that way? Thanks in anticipation. H

      3 Answers Oct 17, 2010 at 10:02 AM
    • Considering living in Santander for the whole summer

      by jane11e Online Now Oct 3, 2010 at 4:03 PM

      My husband and I and 2 daughters ages 6 and 7 are considering living in Santander for the entire summer (June thru Aug) so we can improve our Spanish and immerse ourselves in a different culture. (We're also considering Zaragoza.) We are wondering which neighborhood(s) in Santander are best for a family to live in, and whether this is a good city for a family to immerse itself in. We live in Northern California. Any advice? Thanks!

      3 Answers Oct 14, 2010 at 10:50 AM
    • how to get to Hondarrabia from Santander

      by jomills12 Online Now Aug 2, 2010 at 2:16 PM

      Hi
      I'm arriving in Santander on Wednesday 4 August, and need to travel to Hondarrabia to meet a friend to sail back to Santander.
      What would be the best way to get to Hondarrabia? Train, bus or hire car?
      Thanks a lot
      Jo

      2 Answers Aug 3, 2010 at 2:24 PM
    • Train from Madrid to Santander

      by EthicalHedonist Online Now Apr 19, 2010 at 8:43 AM

      Hi,

      I'm trying to find information on taking a train (or even a bus) from Madrid to Santander. I can't seem to find any data using the renfe or feve websites, and I need to have this information in advance. Any suggestions?

      Thanks!

      3 Answers Apr 20, 2010 at 12:08 AM
    • santander distance rail to ferry

      by catalinalou Online Now Apr 5, 2010 at 7:52 AM

      Hello, please could someone tell me the distance from the ferry port at santander to the railway staion. thanks

      1 Answer Apr 5, 2010 at 8:00 AM
    • How to get to 'museo de altamira' show caves without a car?

      by blakrob Online Now Mar 26, 2010 at 2:37 PM

      Hi,

      Is there any public transport (e.g. a bus service) from Santander to these show caves in April? If not, how much would a taxi cost?

      Thanks a lot.

      2 Answers Mar 29, 2010 at 10:13 AM
    • How to get to 'Parque de la Naturaleza de Cabarceno' without a car?

      by blakrob Online Now Mar 26, 2010 at 2:24 PM

      Hi,

      We're going to Santander shortly as a family of four. We will have no car with us. How can we travel to/from the 'Parque de la Naturaleza de Cabarceno' by public transport or, if we have to take a taxi, how much will it cost?

      Also, can you recommend anything else which we would enjoy doing in Santander or the surrounding area (i.e. anywhere that's accessible by train/bus/short taxi ride) at this time of year (possibly indoors in case the weather's bad).

      Finally, is there a swimming pool in Santander we can pay to use (e.g. a hotel pool which non-hotel members can pay to use)?

      Thanks a lot.

      2 Answers Mar 29, 2010 at 10:36 AM
    • somo ferry

      by leskerr Online Now Jan 15, 2010 at 1:41 AM

      Hi,arriving on the boat from plymouth,can any one advise if a tandem and trailer is allowed on the small ferry length is about 3meters,i believe it is just a small passenger ferry,also is it the best way out of santander im heading to roscoff via vitoria,pamplona crossing the pyranees to st jead de pied a port,it will be in july so i expect it to be busy so quiet roads preferred.If any one has info on campsites in the area of route it would be appreciated.thanks les

      4 Answers Jan 15, 2010 at 6:36 AM
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      Bus station confusion ... which bus station???

      by nomad7890 Online Now Jul 28, 2009 at 4:30 PM

      I have been looking at ways to get from Santander to San Vicente de la Barquera. I found La Cantabrica, and this station is supposed to be at c/Cádiz & Méndez Núñes., across the Renfe Station - center of town near the Cathedral. I only have weekday schedules for this company.

      There's also an Alsa which has weekdays and weekends ... station appears to be there.

      * I will need to make bus - train connections twice and need to untangle this *

      Guess one of my problems is that Google maps shows the little railroad tracks a little too far back from where the station is. I have actually walked out of this station (the FEVE). It looks like both Feve and Renfe share the space?

      Any suggestions wether I should take La Cantabrica or Alsa?

      Are the directions to the bus station right?

      Thanks!

      7 Answers Jul 29, 2009 at 9:15 AM
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      Beauty salon Santander?

      by BeatrixIreland Online Now Jul 12, 2008 at 3:49 PM

      Can anyone recommend one?
      Thanks,
      B

      8 Answers Jul 16, 2008 at 9:35 AM
    • Plymouth Santandar Ferry Need a Room?

      by rscrib Online Now Jul 8, 2008 at 7:57 AM

      I was considering a side trip before a conference in Bristol. The Brittany Ferry to Santandar seems a great choice. Do you need a room or could you go without considering the wide array of facilities on the ferry.

      2 Answers Jul 8, 2008 at 9:50 AM
    • Bank holiday arrival

      by mimi_Mc Online Now Jul 6, 2008 at 1:52 AM

      Hola a todos!
      We will arrive in Santander by ferry on 28th July which we understand is a bank holiday. What are bank holidays like in Spain? Will we be able to buy basic provisions like milk? We are renting a casa in Viveda to the west of Santander.
      Un saludo
      mimi_Mc

      4 Answers Jun 27, 2011 at 4:22 AM
    • Santander is it good for a family holiday

      by sevvy1 Online Now May 17, 2008 at 5:29 AM

      I am thinking of going to Santander for about a week in August, can you recommend a hotel or would it be better to rent an apartment for a family of 5.We want to be close to beach and the town Prices etc would be appricated ,I am coming from Ireland so I would fly with Ryanair. Is Santander a good place to go with a family all views appricated , thanks

      7 Answers May 27, 2008 at 2:20 AM