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

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Enter EU Schengen Area on a Type D Visa [duplicate]

I have a Type D long stay visa issued by Germany. On the visa itself, the Valid For label states Deutschland. Can I enter the EU through Spain on this visa? Edit: This is not a question about ...
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Traveling to Spain

I’m traveling lo Spain using a Mexican passport. I’m a permanent resident of the US holding a green card. My question is do I need a visa to travel to Spain for 10 days?
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Booking train tickets on RENFE site

Trying to book tickets from Madrid to Seville on RENFE site. The options I can see there differ significantly in price, depending on the service provider. AVE trains are generally more expensive, but ...
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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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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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Last minute Alhambra tickets in Granada

I have heard that tickets to visit the Alhambra get sold out months in advance. Isn't there an option to get last-minute tickets? (Legally, for sure) If anyone has any information it would be ...
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Do I have to go through customs in Madrid

I am flying on Iberia airlines from Miami to Rome, with a 1 hour stop in Madrid, Spain. Do I have to take my luggage through customs in Madrid?
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Madrid to London w/ Expired 90/180 days stay as US citizen

I’m an American citizen visiting Spain on a 90 day tourist visa. My tourist visa expires on the 17th of September, but I was only able to book an affordable flight to the UK from Madrid a week after ...
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What does BNL2 Schengen Visa mean? I have one from Netherlands. Can I travel to Spain now?

I have a valid multiple entry Schengen visa from Netherlands Embassy. It says BNL2 and type of Visa as "C". I went to Netherlands on business visit. I want to travel to Spain now for tennis training ...
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Itinerary details for schengen visa - should I mention every individual place for sightseeing? [duplicate]

I am creating an itinerary for a Spanish Schengen visa. I am planning to include the dates of travel, the names of the hostels that have been booked for particular dates(number of days of booking ...
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Current flood situation going on in Alicante (Spain) and Valencia (Spain) September 2019

I am travelling to Alicante and Valencia for 2 weeks from 20th September. How is the flood situation in Alicante and Valencia, should that be a matter of concern for tourists and travellers?
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Do I need a visa for a layover in Germany if I have a type C Schengen visa for Spain? [duplicate]

So I'm gonna travel to Spain next Monday from Japan and I'm a Philippine passport holder but residence here in Japan. I got my type C schengen visa single entry from the Spanish embassy. My itinerary ...
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Do I need a visa for a layover in Germany if I have a type C Schengen visa for Spain? [duplicate]

So I'm going to travel to Spain and I have a type C Schengen visa. I have a 5 hour layover in Munich Germany and need to collect my baggage and re check in again there, do I need a visa for Germany?
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Places to visit in Granada at night [closed]

Can anyone please suggest a source to find places to visit at night in Granada other than going into a bar? Like is there a site with a list of touristic locations opened after the usual museum/...
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Valid Schengen visa in unmarried name and old expired passport, can I travel with both again?

I am a spouse of a British citizen and applied and was granted a Schengen visa from the French embassy last year, which is valid till 2015, this was however in my passport which has my maiden name. I ...
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Schengen visa for spouse, for business trip followed by leisure trip

I have to attend a business meeting in Spain for 5 days and after that I plan to have a trip in Europe with my wife, she will arrive after I complete my business meeting. Shall I apply for visa the ...
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Is there any way I can get a Schengen visa as a Syrian citizen?

I want to visit a friend who lives in Spain. She will be covering the cost of living and everything; she's willing to send me an invitation letter. as well. However, I have never traveled before and, ...
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Can I (Spanish citizen) fully sponsor a Schengen visa applied for through a Spanish consulate?

I (Spanish citizen) am currently living abroad with my girlfriend. We want to take a relatively long trip to Spain and, while possible, she would have some trouble collecting enough money to prove ...
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Visiting UK for short trip during post-student visa year in Spain [duplicate]

I'm an American citizen who has been living in Spain since last September on a type D student visa. My visa expires this Thursday, September 12. As I understand it, I have an additional 90 days in ...
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Can i travel to Spain?

I was recently deported from the United States. I overstayed there without a visa for a long period of time, I was arrested last year and charged with 6 felonies but all my charges ended up getting ...
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Passing 150 grams of gold in the customs in a EU country without receipt

I was given around 150 grams of gold (none of them are jewellery) as a gift for my wedding. Therefore, I don't have any receipt. I wonder if this is problem. How can they check the real value of it in ...
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Can I carry gold with me from Turkey to Spain without paying taxes?

I am planning to carry less then 200 grams of gold with me in a flight from Turkey to Madrid. I wonder if this is okay and if I have to pay some taxes.
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Is flat headlight pattern legal to drive with in Spain [closed]

Can somebody please advise if the Spanish ITV test legally requires the (bi-xenon) headlights to light up a curb side, or if changing the light pattern to flat, as recommended by Mercedes UK for ...
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Is it feasible to travel daily from Gavà to Barcelona?

We are planning a 5 day trip to Barcelona and due to a limited budget we were thinking of staying in Gavà and then travelling to Barcelona, practically every morning. Do you consider this as feasible ?...
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Schengen Visa/Transit Visa question

My husband and I are going to Italy for a 15 day vacation from USA. We are NOT citizens of the states, but we work and live here. Our return flight is from Venice, Italy to Chicago, USA with a layover ...
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Travel options from Barcelona to Skydive Empuriabrava

We are travelling to Spain at the end of this month and as a part of the trip, we are planning to do skydiving at this one of the most beautiful skydiving locations in the world, Skydive Empuriabrava. ...
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Do I need return flight proof in order to board from Madrid to Montevideo with Iberia?

I'm French and am gonna travel soon from Madrid, Spain to Montevideo, Uruguay with the Spanish air company Iberia. I know that some companies require from their costumers to show a proof of the return ...
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Where can I visit the mussel grow locations in Rías Baixas, Galicia, Spain?

I would like to visit by boat where the mussels are grown in Rías Baixas. I have searched but I can only find boat trips where you hear the story and eat mussels. I would actually like to visit the ...
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Visa for UK from Spain with Moroccan passport

My father in law is Moroccan and has a Spanish residence card. My wife and I live in London. Can he visit us without a visa ? Or does he need to apply?
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Documents required for sponsoring girlfriend for Schengen visa?

My girlfriend and I are traveling to Spain next year, and wanted to know what all documents would be required? I have my own business and she is studying, by the time we will go, she would have ...
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What do letters “R” and “E” before parking slots in Spain mean?

In Spain, more precisely in the Basque Country, I have seen letters "R" and "E" before parking slots. What do they mean / stand for? This one is in the town of Zumaia. Picture is taken on Google ...
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Schenghen visa enquiry

I am an 18 year old who has been a UK resident for about 11 years. I just finished my alevels and I am about to go to uni. Planning to apply for a Spanish schengen visa for my prospective travel in ...
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Schengen visa for Spain

Can I apply for Schengen visa while staying in US but travel plans are from india to Europe and back to India? And do I need to confirm the tickets from US to India
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Schengen visa applications - domestic flight tickets, invitation letter, future trip plans

I am going to attend an academic conference in A Coruña, Spain. So I am going to apply for a cultural visa. I also want to spend a few days in Madrid just as a tourist. 1) I can make a free roundtrip ...
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Is there a reasonably efficient way to travel between western Europe and Morocco without using plane? [closed]

France in the 1980s, and Spain in the 2000s opened high-speed train network. Morocco opened a high-speed train line between Tanger and Kenitra in 2018, and they're constructing it further south ...
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I want to travel to Spain from Italy

i changed my name on my passport and now it's different a little from the name on my permesso di soggiorno. I have a letter of prove from embassy about the new name. I went to the questura but i was ...
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Travelling to Spain with a Refugee Travel Document issued by the USA

I have French Schengen Visa and planning to land in Spain stay few days then continue to France where most of my trip will happen. I'm confused whether I can land in Spain. One consulate said I could, ...
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Passport stamp - France Study Visa and Stopover in Spain

It's my first time traveling to Europe, so I don't know very well all the process with immigration. I have a Type D Visa (Study) for France, and I'm planning to go to Geneva as my final destination (...
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Public transport planning in Spain

Is there a comprehensive public transport planner for intercity transport (bus and / or train) in Spain? From what I found so far it looks like some companies have their own planner, but obviously ...
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which country should i apply schenghen visa [duplicate]

I will be staying in France for 7.5 days and Spain for 9.5 days. I will go to France first and fly out of Spain. Main purpose is tourism. which country should I apply schenghen visa from?
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Uber between countries (EU)?

I'm traveling with my family from Faro (Portugal) to Seville (Spain.) It is about a two-hour drive and I found Uber to be one of the most pleasant and reasonably cost-effective ways to travel in ...
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Valid H1B visa but not stamped. Want to attend a conference in Spain. Am I eligible to get schengen visa and re-enter US?

I have a valid H1B visa though not stamped yet as I have not traveled to India since then. I got an invitation to speak at a conference in Spain next year. Am I eligible to get a schengen business ...
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Schengen visa - Duration of stay Extension - Approach

I applied for Schengen visa thru Germany embassy for travel from 10th August to 24th August, staying maximum days in Germany (5). I got my visa for duration of stay as 15 days (same as itinerary). ...
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Is there a reliable compilation of ATM fees in Spain or elsewhere?

A web search for ATM fees in Spain gets lots of hits, but the vast majority provide two inconsistent false claims. One is that the fee is charged by my (US) bank, not by the bank that owns the ATM. ...
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Where can I find Taizé groups in Barcelona?

I'm staying in Barcelona for a few days. Where I live use to go to the Taize' prayer in my Parrish. I know the prayer is international and that many people, after coming back to Taizé, start to pray ...
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Is public transportation necessary in Madrid? [closed]

Flying in about a month to Madrid with my family :) Usually when I'm abroad I get the unlimited public transport weekly ticket and use it a lot. From researching a bit online and viewing the map, it ...
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Entered UK using my now-lost UK passport; can I go to Spain using my US passport?

I am a dual US and UK citizen. I was born in the US, but my father is British and I have lived in the UK the last 4 years. I have a trip booked to Spain that leaves tomorrow and through a complicated ...
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Change Profession in Passport for Visa Application

I'm currently working as a Teaching Assistant in a public university and I'm also working as a part time developer at a software company. My occupation in the passport is "Teaching Assistant". I ...
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Business Travel on Client expenses

I am travelling to Spain for business purposes, I have received the covering letter from my firm mentioning that my firm will bear the expenses. However, my client who is actually bearing the ...
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Impact of denied entry to Croatia on trying to enter a Schengen country with a valid visa [closed]

Last year I was not allowed to continue my trip to Croatia due to having only single entry Schengen visa. However when I was refused entry to Croatia the border guard from the Croatia side did not ...