Tag Archives: Spain

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Truck ban during summer

The General Directorate of Traffic, DGT, has approved a series of measures to regulate heavy traffic during the summer months. There will be a comprehensive ban for trucks. There are a…

The strech where the renovations will take place

Renovations in Torrevieja

The seafront in Torrevieja will now get a much needed facelift. Work will start in February and will be completed before the summer. The work was originally budgeted at 1,111,905…

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Astro tourism in Spain

Spain’s first astronomical travel agency who devote themselves to astro-tourism and scientific holidays are soon up and running. The travel agency will be presented at the international tourism fair “Fitur”…

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Winter heat threatens the almond trees

The warm winter weather in Spain is threatening almond trees and fruit trees. The blooming is generally three weeks earlier this year than normal. The unusually high temperatures that we’ve had…

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Bankia removes the fees

The major Spanish bank Bankia will remove fees for customers who receive a salary or pension. This applies to both current and future customers. The removal of the fees will…

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Discounts on train tickets

During January and February Renfe launches 1.3 million tickets with up to 70 percent discount on the AVE high-speed trains and long distance trains. The campaign runs until February 29th 2016. The…

The pool area at the Hotel Cabo Cervera, now Hotel Playas de Torrevieja.

Hotel changes hands

One of Torrevieja’s most significant hotel has changed hands and name. The Hotel Cabo Cervera is now called Hotel Playas de Torrevieja. The hotel has been sold to Hotels Group…

A picture from last year's race, in Coín (Málaga). Photo Erixon Consulting.

Cycling is most popular

Cycling is the sport that is most popular in Spain. Football comes surprisingly far down on the list of popular sports. The Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport has…

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Three Kings’ Day in Spain

The Twelfth Night and theThree Kings’ Day are the most important days during christmas for many Spaniards and especially for children, as there are parades and Christmas gift distribution. The weekend is…

New Year's Eve on the square in a Spanish city. All images are clickable. Photo: Erixon Consulting.

New Years eve in Spain

New Year’s Eve, or Nochevieja as it is called in Spanish, differs somewhat from the British, but very much is also alike. It is not a family day, but one spends time…