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FC Barcelona Stadium Tour – Is it Worth Your Time? – Spain Travel Article

FC Barcelona Stadium Tour – Is it Worth Your Time? Home to the world-famous FC Barcelona, El Camp Nou – or ‘Nou Camp Stadium‘ – is one of the top attractions in Barcelona. Whether it’s watching a game or taking the Camp Nou tour, visiting this huge and historic stadium is an experience any football fan won’t soon forget. If you can get tickets to see a game, great! These aren’t easy (or cheap) to come by, and hearing the…

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Hiking in Catalonia Spain: Coastal Trails, Castles, and Culture – Retirement Travel Article

Hiking in Catalonia Spain: Coastal Trails, Castles, and Culture Sunset over L’Empordà from Hotel Castell d’Empordà We love every corner of Spain and are fortunate to have the experience (read: age) to have returned to some of our favorite destinations for closer views and more adventures. Our recent return to Catalonia was orchestrated specifically to hike the trails of Costa Brava, the ‘wild’ rocky coast of northeast Spain. The scenic coast is broken by intimate coves, fishing villages and beaches,…

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Todos los Santos in Spain – Spain Travel Article

Todos los Santos in Spain Halloween in SpainOn the 1st of November Spain celebrates Todos los Santos. In the past All Saints Day was also celebrated in England too. This festival coincided with the Celtic festival of the dead (Samhain) and was a notable date in the 8th century.In Spain this celebration has lasted through the centuries. Whereas in the Uk after changes in the religious calendar in the Anglican church, it fell into disuse. Now Halloween celebrations on the…

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