Whistlestop Tour of Madrid, Spain by Anne Sewell Madrid is a modern, world-class,
but also historic city - the capital of Spain - located almost centrally
in the heart of the country. A contrast of old and new, Madrid is
a beautiful and vibrant city of great architectural interest. You
might find the drive into the city a bit boring with its suburbs of concrete
apartment blocks, but once in the centre, you will enjoy the traditional
streets, with medieval buildings and some narrow and very atmospheric alleys,
containing shops and bars...
- a guide to the key sites and monuments by Mike McDougall Spain's capital has enjoyed
a serious boom as a city break destination on the last decade. The proliferation
of cheap flights has made more and more European cities accessible to weekend
Car Hire Services Madrid is home to picturesque
sights and sounds that are unique to this corner of the world. The Spanish
royal family makes their home here. Many famous museums and art galleries
contain some of the most renowned art in history....
for sports fans by Helen Cross Mention Madrid to sports
fans and you'll almost certainly be met with a reply of 'Real Madrid'.
Recently named the most successful football club in the twentieth century
by FIFA, famous players have included Ronaldo and David Beckham....
Tourism in Madrid by Kurt Schefken It may not be on the top
of your list when you think of shopping travel destinations, but Madrid
has the best of Spain to offer in its shops. If you are looking for upscale
chic shopping experiences, there are a number of exclusive shops available
in the city. If more organic shopping is your style, there are flea market
atmospheres or a number of quaint antique shops available for perusing...
Cuisine of Madrid by Mike McDougall The nations capital is known
for having a broad variety of food and is the place to go if you want to
sample something from all over Spain. Boasting the second largest fish
market in the world, it's often called "Spain's best port" despite being
250 miles from the sea...
To Madrid: Europe's Eldest Infant by Frank Johnson Madrid may have been full
of life by 1200 A.D. but it was not until 1979 that the capital city of
Spain held its first free and democratic elections. The tumultuous tribulations
of the 20th century have left a distinct flavor about the art, attitude
and culture in Madrid. Visitors will find a thriving and exuberant local
population proud and eager to share its resilient, if not neglected, history
with the world....
Things To Do In Navarra by Andrew Gibson Navarra lies in the Northern
Spain that is bordered by Basque Country, France, La Rioja and Aragon.
It is a refreshing green and a mountainous place with Pamplona as its capital.
Having great many activities and other historical and tourist places as
great features, Navarra is a greatly preferred place for family vacations
Holidays and Pamplona Holiday Attractions by Steve Greenwood Navarre is a region in northern
Spain that is bordered to the north by France, the Basque Country to the
west, La Rioja to the south, and Aragon to the east. Similar to other regions
of Spain, Navarre has its own parliament and government and is responsible
for its regional education, health, employment, housing and environmental
Tourist Information by Gary Marshall Pamplona is situated in
the northeast of Spain, and is capital of the Navarra region. Most people
know the city because of the 'Running of the Bulls', as immortalised by
Ernest Hemingway in his novel, The Sun Also Rises, but it was also an important
town on the pilgrim's route to Santiago de Compostela...
Fermin - Pamplona by Mike McDougall Known
locally as "Sanfermines", this raucous festival takes place in the Basque
town of Pamplona between July 6th-14th in honour of the city's patron saint,
San Fermin. It is the most popular and most famous of all Spanish fiestas
and is known throughout the world and visited each year by thousands of