A country in southern Europe on the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, bordering Portugal, France, Andorra, and Gibraltar.

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What St-Jacques de Compostelle routes offers the most sightseeing while remaining well supported?

I wish to do the St-Jacques-de-Compostelle pilgrimage. I am deciding which path would be best for me. My main criteria is having lots of support infrastructure (albergues, water access, food, etc.) ...
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Can child born in Spain to temporary residents travel inside Schengen with only passport?

We are US nationals living in Spain on temporary residence permits (renewed every year for the past 4 years now). We have a new baby who has a Spanish birth certificate and a US passport but no ...
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buying a car in spain as a non-resident? [on hold]

for example, a spanish citizen is having an education at the autonomous university of madrid in the spanish capital madrid. is it possible for him buying a car as a non-spanish citizen, but he has ...
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Is it legal to camp outside in France and Spain?

I plan on hiking the St-Jacques-de-Compostelle trail, starting in France and ending in Spain. To lower the costs, I would like to camp on my own outside. Is it legal to camp outside in a small tent ...
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Are there car rental companies in Tenerife which allow taking the car to neighboring islands?

Researching car rental options in Tenerife, I was surprised to find out most apparently ban ferry-hoping between islands, even though all of them are within Spain and the Schengen area. E.g. this ...
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Can I hire a scooter on a provisional license?

I hold a UK provisional drivers licence. Will I still be able to hire a scooter in San Antonio, Ibiza?
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Spanish road users - Roundabouts

When driving in Spain or its islands (Lanzarote, Ibiza etc) I have noticed that the locals tend to drive around roundabouts in the outer lane, ALWAYS, even when going all the way around. Whereas in ...
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Bus service between small towns in Spain

I'm planning to rent a car for a road trip in Spain for this coming August, but I could also consider just going from town to town using bus, if available. Is it possible to get from any city to any ...
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Shower or place to change clothes at this beach in Ibiza?

Our flight from Ibiza is scheduled after midnight and I want to spend it on a beach. I found that there is a nice beach with clubs close to an airport: 38.878339, 1.403609. There are some clubs like ...
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How to deal with the fake police scam in Spain?

I have read so many internet articles about safety in Spain, and the fake police scam is one of the most mentioned problems. Most of those reported cases are that the victims are surrounded by group ...
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Anything cheaper or better than getting a car from a rental place in Spain?

I'm hoping to make a road trip in Spain in August. Since I'll be driving alot, I want to minimize what I pay for the car rental. Is there any better option than getting a car from a rent-a-car? Does ...
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Bad hostel, recourse?

I've just spent a rather unpleasant night at a hostel in Barcelona. I didn't sleep well. Quite hot and loud and I was being eaten by insects. A few hours sleep woken by the place shaking at 8 due to ...
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Is the St-Jacques de Compostelle pilgrimage realistic for a non-experienced hiker?

From what I can understand, the terrain is not particularily hard, but the trail is certainly very long. Given good enough boots and good planning for food and shelter, is it possible to get used to ...
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Can I expedite a Schengen Visa appointment for consulates in the US?

I live in the USA and hope to travel to Spain in ~6 weeks. My citizenship requires a Schengen visa for traveling to Spain. Applying for the Schengen visa requires making an appointment and appearing ...
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Travelling EU countries with Spain work visa [duplicate]

I have got work permit visa(Long stay for 9 months) for Spain. Can I travel to other EU countries(like France, Switzerland) from Spain for visiting?
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Road cycling with climbs: Girona vs Ronda?

We're looking for a lovely town in Spain that also has good road cycling, including serious climbs. We're between Girona (my husband's preference due to cycling) and Ronda (my preference as an ...
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Ibiza in November, all the market will be closed?

I'm looking to stay in Ibiza on 14/November for a day but I read that maybe the most beaches are closed, and the island is desert, the market is closed on this month with a very bad weather, but I don'...
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Recreating Hemingway's Trip to Pamplona (Part 1)

In about three weeks one of Europe's most widely known events will take place: the legendary running of the bulls in Pamlona, or known locally as the "Fiesta de San Fermín". The city is famous ...
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Can I travel to Spain with Kosovo passport?

I wanted to know if I will be allowed to get into Spain with my Kosovo passport? I have a Schengen visa but not sure if I should try to go!
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USA citizen wants to stay in Spain a little longer

I have been in Spain since 6 April 2016, meaning that (I suppose) I am expected to leave Schengen on or before 5 July. I have a ticket to Romania (not part of Schengen) 1 July but I do not have a ...
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What is this tower I found in Spain?

42º37'46.6"N, 2º5'12.15"W No openings on three sides. Door and windows face south. No other openings except ditch from underneath, going north to point straight at Azqueta, but it only goes a short ...
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U.S. Citizen Wants to Travel to UK, but take side-trip to Spain?

I'm a U.S. citizen and my boyfriend is from the UK. I am planning to visit him for 2 weeks. I will probably stay with him the first week in the UK. In the second week, if we wanted to take a side-trip ...
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Ibiza car hire late night

I booked tickets to Ibiza, I arranged accomodation and I am booking a car now but what I have found is that all offices close at 23:00. My flight is scheduled at 01:00 in night. Is there a way how to ...
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What are your favourite places to rent an apartment in Mallorca? [closed]

Can anybody recommend a great place ? I will spend 14 Days in July and would like to rent an apartment close to the sea!
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Vegetarian food in Cala Mayor Beach, Spain

I'm visiting Cala Mayor Beach in Palma de Mallorca island in June and was wondering if it is very vegetarian friendly? The reason I ask is, upon flipping through all the pictures of restaurants all I ...
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Change of destination for business trip - Portugal instead of Spain - after visa is approved [duplicate]

I have an approved business visa for Spain, but due to a change in plans I was advised to visit Lisbon, Portugal instead. Do I need to have Spain as my port of entry and exit back to my country? Or ...
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Any special requirements in driving from Spain to France?

I'm renting a car in Barcelona. And i would like to make a trip at the Pyrenees, both the Spanish and French sides. Are there any special requirements needed for the rented car?
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Fastest way to reach St-Jean-Pied-de-Port from Barcelona or other Spanish airports

This summer I would like to walk on the Camino de Santiago. I want to start from St-Jean-Pied-de-Port and walk for 300 km. My idea is to reach Barcelona by plane from Italy, and then go to the ...
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Can refusal of an Italian visa affect an application for a Spanish visa? [closed]

I am a seafarer and I was planning to visit Rome on the 1st June. Unfortunately, my visa application got refused by the Italian Embassy last week because the port agent did not follow the correct ...
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15-20 days trip on the Camino de Santiago [closed]

This summer, in July, I want to go Spain to do the Camino de Santiago, in particular the Camino Frances. I cannot do the whole path for time reason, so, I have decided to travel 20 days at most. I ...
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When does high-speed rail between Seville and Granada begin?

Several tourism books and web sites state that high-speed rail service will begin in Andalusia in the first half of 2016. I suppose like most rail projects it won't meet the promised opening date, but ...
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after German residence permit expires, can I start my tourist 90/180 days?

I am an American studying abroad in Germany, but I want to spend up to 90 days as a tourist in Spain following the end of my program and the expiration of my residence permit. I entered the Schengen ...
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Re-enter Spain on student visa after visiting as a tourist

I see lots of posts on staying in a country as a tourist after the expiration of a student visa. This is the opposite. I will be studying in Spain from August 2016 through July 2017. I carry a US ...
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Do Vietnamese citizens need a visa to enter Spain for short term?

I am new here. I am studying in China (Beijing), and I have an opportunity to go to Spain (Valencia) for summer school in this July for one week. I have Vietnamese citizenship. I would like to ask ...
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How to calculate road toll charges when driving from Spain to Germany?

How much does one have to pay to go the whole way from San Sebastián (Northern Spain) to Munich (Germany) via French (and possibly Swiss) highways (i.e. autoroute or Autobahn)? Google Maps currently ...
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Late night travel on a Sunday in Barcelona

Does the transport from the airport run on a Sunday night (about 9pm) going to Tetuan, Marina, or Arc de Triomf? One of our guide books incorrectly said the airbus did not run on a Sunday, hence this ...
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Will I be refused entry to the UK if I have stayed more than 90 days in the Schengen countries?

I am from the US and came to Spain to be an Au Pair. I came on a tourist visa and it's now expired by almost 4 months. I am trying to go back home but wanted to make one last visit to the UK before ...
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Ask for travel other countries with a Spanish residence permit

I'm a student in Spain, I have visa type D but expired date. I have NIE (residence permit) in Spain. I can travel from Spain to other countries but I don't know I can travel to multiple countries ? ...
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Travel from Paris to San Sebastian [closed]

Three of us are planning to leave from Paris to spend a week in Hendaye and San Sebastian. Is it more convenient/cheaper to go by car or by train ? Any restrictions to taking a rented car over from ...
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My boyfriend is Turkish citizen but has a green card. Does he need a visa to visit me in Spain? [closed]

My boyfriend is Turkish citizen but has a green card. Does he need a visa to visit me in Spain? I read in a website that is not necessary, but in other places yes I'm confused, can someone help me ...
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Extending Visa in a Different European Country [closed]

Currently I'm studying in Czech Republic with the Erasmus program. Therefore I have the long stay student visa which will be end at the beginning of July. However I want to stay in Europe during the ...
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Baggage restrictions on the AVE train (Spain)?

I'm travelling from Barcelona to Madrid with the express train AVE. As I'll be carrying a suitcase I'm trying to find out what restrictions apply. So far I've only found info about size and weight on ...
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Visa for travelling to France, as UK residents on SA passports

Good afternoon, We are South Africans with SA Passports living in the UK on an ancestral visa - how do we go about visiting France / Spain? Do we need separate visa on entering either France / ...
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Can I stay in Spain for 90 days after my language assistant's visa expires? [duplicate]

My American friend has a language assistant's visa that expires in June 2016, but she wants to stay over the summer for 2 months... Can she stay as a tourist for 90 days or she has to travel outside ...
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Can an Indian national with an International Driving Permit rent a car in Spain / Portugal?

Also, is it possible to rent a car in Seville and drop it off in Algarve? I'm traveling with a bunch of friends to Spain-Portugal, and we are planning to drive down the coast.
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Travel to Spain with Norway residence permit [duplicate]

I am a student from Kosovo studying in Norway, and I have a residence permit. I want to know if I can travel to Spain for vacation.
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What is “Member states of destination” on Visa application

I am traveling to Paris staying there for 5 days then flying to Spain and staying there for 10 days. My understanding is that since Spain is where I am spending most of the time then I should apply ...
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Can I travel from the USA to Spain with a one-way flight?

I am going to be an au pair and will not qualify for a work visa, and do not want to pay for 15 hours of classes to qualify as a student. Does Spain have any rules for "onward travel" where I would ...
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How to extend my short stay Schengen visa?

I hold a China main-land passport. I am doing study abroad from the US to France and Spain. With all the confusion and my poor judgement, now I end up with a short stay visa in France (Schengen visa)....
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Passport number for train reservation in Spain

We are traveling from the US to Spain in April and we want to reserve some train tickets (the high-speed train from Madrid to Barcelona -- not crossing any borders). The online site, loco2.com, ...