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Music Festival 2012 in Santander

Popularity of the festival in Santander is truly enormous. Almost all musical performances are broadcasted live on Spanish national radio, while TV broadcasts it for the whole world. It is worth noting that thanks to the International festival Santander will be officially declared a European Capital of Culture in 2016.

Non-stop shopping in Madrid

Last week Madrid authorities prepared excellent news for the shoppers, who prefer to go shopping on weekends and holidays. From now on all kinds of shops will be able to open on any day of the week and work 24 hours a day!

Working at home saves fuel in Spain

Hot holidays in Andalusia, Malaga, on the Costa del Sol and in the vicinity of Seville, are reaching its peak. However, the editorial office of privet-andalusia.ru decided to distract from the tourism theme and to pay attention to work. And they managed to discover several surprising facts.

Sales season started in Madrid

People, whose greatest pleasure is shopping, are looking forward for a happy time - the season of sales. Such event takes place twice during the year in winter and summer. Among the top countries offering huge discounts are Italy and France in winter and Spain in summer.

Reus: fireworks show in honor of St. Peter

The small Catalan town of Reus on June 29 will celebrate its main holiday - the day of its patron saint - Peter. The festival is called the Great Feast of Reus (Fiesta Mayor de Reus). This ancient festival (townspeople believe that Fiesta Mayor de Reus has been celebrated since the founding of the city) includes many colorful events such as torch-light processions, carnival, performances of dancers and musicians, and much more.

Holidays in Andalusia: a paradise beach for hotels?

Against the background of economic crisis Spain is ready to sacrifice the most picturesque coastal areas in favor of tourist business. Tarifa is a city in the province of Cadiz famous for unemployment, which here is one of the highest in the country - 33%. Local authorities say that their decision to allocate large areas on one of the Valdevaqueros beach, one of the most picturesque in Andalusia, for the hotel building is an attempt to cope with unemployment.

School was fined for noise in Malaga

Malaga city authorities decided to penalize one of the colleges for excessive noise produced by its pupils. Children college is located in the Clavero Park district. Here are studying about 500 children from 3 to 12 years. Local residents, who were dissatisfied with the noise produced by the education institution, have filed complaints since 2010.

Holidays in Spain 2012: the best beaches in Andalusia

Summer holidays in Andalusia are among the main tourist attractions of the region. As Andalusia is famous for one of the longest coastlines in Spain, tourists can easily get confused in the variety of beaches. Here is a list of the most famous and well-organized beaches, which can be considered as the best in Andalusia.

14 villages interceded for an unfinished hotel in Almeria

In the Spanish province of Almeria 14 villages opposed the demolition of the El Agarrobico hotel located at the seaside resort of Carboneras.

Patio festival in Cordoba

In southern Spain in the Andalusia province is located one of the most picturesque cities in the region - Cordoba. The city with amazing history and many historical monuments constantly attracts thousands of tourists from around the world.

Holidays for the Middle East in Andalusia

Andalusian authorities intend to offer the Middle East travel industry representatives such areas as wine and culinary tourism and show the best cities of the country. The three-day promotional tour includes Malaga, Granada, Cordoba and Seville.

Resorts in Spain: summer preparations in Benalmadena

One of the most famous resorts on the Costa del Sol in Andalusia - Benalmadena - will offer a new attraction park for the current summer. The new park will be opened in the Finca de Los Limones district.
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New tourist tax will be introduced in Catalonia

From now on for staying in Catalonian hotels its guests will additionally pay new differentiated tax for each day. New tax will affect not only staying in hotels, but also health services. Anyone, who wants to get a recipe, will have to pay additional one euro.

A cinema hotel was opened in Spain

A new design hotel was opened in the Spanish capital. The entire interior and room decorations are devoted to one topic - cinema. The motto of the hotel is a famous phrase of the Spanish film director and musician Luis Eduardo Aute: "A dream is a movie".

Sweet rain will be organized in Barcelona

La Festa de Sant Medir holiday will be held in Barcelona on 3 March. It is the most popular holiday after Christmas and New Year. And it is not only because of festive processions and festivities, which are usually held in the Calle Grande de Gracia district. Fiesta San Medir is a dream of any child or just a sweet tooth because during the parade literally tons of candies are thrown into the crowd.

Carnival in Cadiz 2012

The official opening of the ten-day festival will be held in Cadiz on February 16. However, local residents, who like bright entertainment, start celebrating long before the formal date and finish celebrations much later.

Hotels in Spain are leaders in the number of overnight stays in the EU

Despite the difficult 2011 year tourism industry of the country was able to increase the total number of overnight stays in hotels by 8% compared to 2010.

Spanish real estate exhibition 2012 in Madrid

On February 24-27 in the Palace of Fame of the famous Santiago Bernabeu Stadium in Madrid will be held the largest Spanish real estate exhibition - SIMA 2012 (Salón Inmobiliario de Madrid). And although the main part of the exhibition is traditionally held on April 19-22 at the Feria de Madrid Exhibition Complex, organizers of the winter session expect a high level of interest, both among exhibitors and buyers.

The jewelry museum in Malaga was opened with empty halls

Malaga is one of the richest in museums cities of Andalusia. In addition to the iconic Picasso Museum, there is a huge variety of exhibitions. Among them are Automobile Museum, Wine Museum, Puppet Museum and the Museum of Glass.
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Malaga against noisy smokers

New problems are waiting for smokers after introduction of restrictive measures on smoking in public places. Currently, the administration of Malaga is preparing to launch a campaign to persuade smokers ... no to noise.

Spain will build a space hotel by 2012

In November 2009 the Spanish company Galactic Suite has announced the start of a unique project - construction of the space hotel Galactic Suite Space Resort

Flight guide was published In Andalusia

The Andalusian hang glider guide includes in total description of 25 stations in five provinces of the region. The greatest number of stations located in Malaga. These are √Ālora, Casarabonela, Ronda la Vieja, Teba, Calaceite-Torrox, Valle de Abdalaj√≠s and Villanueva del Trabuco.

Spain is no longer a labor oasis

Spain loses its labor force. According to the latest data, more people are leaving this country than arriving in search of work.

Skating rink will appear in Barcelona for the New Year

The only winter entertainment, which has not been presented in Barcelona, was a skating rink.

People go to the Costa del Sol for pregnancy

The world famous resort of Costa del Sol is very popular among the tourists, who prefer comfortable beach holidays in Spain. However, in the last two years people started to come here not just for the warm seas and good weather. As noted by one of the most respected Spanish newspapers El Mundo, many Europeans choose Costa del Sol resorts, more specifically local clinics for the procedure of artificial insemination.

Spain: 30 000 Euro fine for the Larry Crown

Creators of the Larry Crown film received an unexpected PR support from the Spanish authorities. As it turned out, the movie poster can be more attractive for the viewers, if it is creatively promoted by the representatives of the official structures, in particular, the Transport Department of Spain.

Growing demand for apartments in Andalusia

Against the background of growth in the number of overnight stays the increase in the number of tourists is even much higher. So, by 9.5% more travelers compared to September 2010 chose to stay in the Andalusian private sector. Thus, in September 2011 by 17.000 more tourists rented accommodation in private houses and family hotels of the region.

12 Hotels in Spain are nominated for the Conde Nast award

Twelve luxury hotels will represent Spain at the prestigious International Conde Nast Travel 2012 award, which grand presentation will be held on November 7 in London.

Malaga super tram closes

A modern tram route, which connects Velez resort with Torre Del Mar and is one of the newest attractions of Velez-Malaga, is being closed now. This decision was made by the municipal authorities after they have not managed to cover the expenses for establishing the commuter route in 2011 in one of the most successful tourist regions of Spain - Malaga.

Romantic hotel estate opened on Mallorca

On one of the main islands of the Balearic Islands - Majorca - opened the first Spanish hotel complex of the Romantik Hotels & Restaurants chain.
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Music Festival 2012 in Santander
Popularity of the festival in Santander is truly enormous. Almost all musical performances are broadcasted live on Spanish national radio, while TV broadcasts it for the whole world. It is worth noting that thanks to the International festival Santander will be officially declared a European Capital of Culture in 2016.
Non-stop shopping in Madrid
Last week Madrid authorities prepared excellent news for the shoppers, who prefer to go shopping on weekends and holidays. From now on all kinds of shops will be able to open on any day of the week and work 24 hours a day!
Working at home saves fuel in Spain
Hot holidays in Andalusia, Malaga, on the Costa del Sol and in the vicinity of Seville, are reaching its peak. However, the editorial office of privet-andalusia.ru decided to distract from the tourism theme and to pay attention to work. And they managed to discover several surprising facts.