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    As a notoriously flamboyant corner of what Europeans happily think of as 'sunbathing territory', Spain is home to a welcoming mix of Mediterranean culture and its own unique (and often clashing) ideals). As the impassioned nation home to flamenco and bull fighting in some corners, as well as spectacular seafood and potent alcoholic coffee, this is a country that’s every bit as enticing off the beaten track as on,so much so that an Englishman recently spent months sitting by a phone box in a 'social experiment'. We can't help thinking it was more for fun... Explore cosmopolitan Barcelona, bask on the beaches of Andalucía and clamber amongst the rocky peaks of the Pyrenees.

    Absorbing the culture is an essential part of a Spanish trip; you’ll have to get used to lunchtime naps, olives with every meal, and a sense that getting anything done quickly really isn’t that important. You can delve deep into some of the annual events, like the running of the bull at Pamplona, where you’ll spend your day sprinting away from an angry beast, Barcelona’s human towers, or the iconic tomato festival, ‘La Tomatina’, in Bunyol.

    Granada’s traces of Muslim rule, winding backstreets and phenomenal hilltop fort make the city an impressive draw, while the Basque city of San Sebastian has a different cultural outlook, and is best explored during the pulsating evenings. Valencia’s orange-lined streets and technicolored city-centre, the beautiful Alpujarran peaks and rustic villages of Sierra Nevada, and the super clubs, wild beach parties and pleasure island vibe of Ibiza are more than worth a trip, too.

    I encourage you to visit the north of Spain (España Verde). This is completely different to the south where it is full of myths and legends. Galicia, Asturias, Cantabria, Basque Country ... These are green and wild lands, where nature shows its best, where high mountains meets the sea and high sea cliffs towering the coasts. The enigmatic Picos de Europa mountain range casts a rain shadow phenomenon that separates España Verde from arid south of the country. The stranger northern Spain, it has nothing similar to the south, it is a strange but beautiful world.
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    • Palace of Moncloa
      2.39 Km from Spain
      The Palace of Moncloa or Moncloa Palace (Spanish: Palacio de La Moncloa), located in the Ciudad Universitaria (University City) ward of Madrid (part of Moncloa-Aravaca district), has been the official residence for the Prime Minister of Spain since 1977, when Adolfo Suárez moved the residence from the Palace of Villamejor on the Paseo de la Castellana (currently the seat of the Ministry of Territorial Policy). The residence is surrounded by several other buildings which form the La Moncloa Compl...
    • Palace of Zarzuela
      4.95 Km from Spain
    • Torre Espacio
      5.56 Km from Spain
      The Torre Espacio (Spanish for Space Tower) is a skyscraper in Madrid, Spain. The skyscraper is 230 metres (755 feet) tall and has 57 floors. During its construction on the night of September 4th 2006 a fire was declared on the floor 43 of the tower. Fortunately, there were no critical damages on the structure of the building. It just affected some construction materials. In November 2006, its structure surpassed the height of the Gran Hotel Bali, thus becoming the tallest building in Spain. The...
    • Isofoton
      5.58 Km from Spain
      ISOFOTON is a global company, present in over 60 countries. ISOFOTON is involved in designing, manufacturing, and supplying Solar Energy products. Its activities are centered in three technology categories: Photovoltaic, Thermal, and High Concentration Photovoltaic.
    • Hotel Silken Puerta América
      7.17 Km from Spain
      Hotel Silken Puerta América is a Silken Hotel in Madrid, Spain. The exterior was designed by Jean Nouvel and each floor was designed by a different architectural firm including Ron Arad (7th) and Arata Isozaki (10th). Javier Mariscal and Fernando Salas designed the 11th.
    • San Jerónimo el Real
      7.35 Km from Spain
      San Jerónimo el Real (St. Jerome Royal Church) is a Roman Catholic church from the early 16th-century in central Madrid (Spain). The church, which has undergone numerous remodelings and restorations over the centuries is the remaining structure of the Hieronymite monastery that once stood beside the royal palace of Buen Retiro, of which a portion now serves as the Prado museum. Its proximity to the royal palace also underscores a connection to royalty, serving for centuries as the church used fo...
    • Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía
      7.65 Km from Spain
      The Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía (MNCARS, also called the Museo Reina Sofía, Queen Sofía Museum, El Reina Sofía, or simply The Sofia) is Spain's national museum of 20th-century art. The museum was officially inaugurated on September 10, 1992 and is named for Queen Sofía. It is located in Madrid, near the Atocha train and metro stations, at the southern end of the so-called Golden Triangle of Art (located along the Paseo del Prado and also comprising the Museo del Prado and the Museo...
    • Las Ventas
      8.07 Km from Spain
      Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas (often shortened to Las Ventas) is a famous bullring located in Madrid, Spain. Situated in the Guindalera quarter of the district of Salamanca, it was inaugurated on June 17, 1931. It has a seating capacity of 25,000 and is regarded as the home of bullfighting in Spain. This bullring was designed by the architect José Espeliú in the Neo-Mudéjar (Moorish) style with ceramic incrustations. The seats are situated in ten "tendidos". The price of the seats depen...
    • Distrito Telefónica
      9.22 Km from Spain
      Distrito Telefónica is the headquarters of the Spanish telecom company Telefónica, S.A. in Las Tablas, a neighborhood in the Fuencarral-El Pardo district of Madrid, Spain, accessible from the A-1 "Autovía del Norte" and the M-40 ring road. The complex was known as Distrito C (Distrito de las Comunicaciones, "Communications District") until 2011.
    • Padre Manyanet School, Alcobendas, Madrid
      11.64 Km from Spain
      Padre Manyanet School [2] in Alcobendas (Madrid, Spain) began life on 27 September 1980. In 1990 there was an enlargement, so that pupils could study in the school until the very last year before university. It is a religious school of the Congregation of Sons and Daughters of the Holy Family for pupils aged three to eighteen. The current headmaster of the school is Father F. Sánchez, who was also the headmaster when the school was founded. The school is located in the outskirts of Alcobendas, i...

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    • Calle Isidro Gómez
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      Calle Isidro Gómez, 1, 28223 Pozuelo de Alarcón, Madrid, Spain
    • Madrid
      Unlike its traditional rival Barcelona, Madrid – the political and social heart of the country – is openly and quintessentially Spanish. You’ll find a passion for bull fighting and flamenco, sunny streets and balmy evenings, a love of soccer that borders on hero worship and restaurants full of paella.

      Madrid has some great sites, but for many travelers it’s more about the atmosphere and the experience. Evenings at a flamenco restaurant, or sampling tapas in the window of Botin Restaurant (the oldest restaurant in the world), before strolling to the cable car and taking a panoramic ride over the city or getting indulgent with chocolate con churros (strips of dough dipped in chocolate) is more a part of Madrid than any site.

      Having said that, this city is gorgeous, and to come all this way without ogling the best of it would be a real waste. In the heart of it you’ll find The Royal Palace, – the largest of its kind in Western Europe – an ornate, 18th century building home to walls full of notable artwork and tapestries that make it significant as a museum in its own right, too. If it’s art you’re after, though, The Prado is still more impressive, as home to the work of many a European master tucked away behind its columned façade.

      Madrid Cathedral is a towering white building that took 110 years to build, and the Templo de Debod is a 2nd century Egyptian temple in the heart of Madrid, donated by the Egyptian government in 1968 and now surrounded by a still water moat on the side of a central hillside, an unlikely resting place. Elsewhere in the city there are ample squares in which to collapse and people watch, many coming alive at night with markets or playful drinking sessions.

      After splurging the cash over the summer, Real Madrid FC have many of the world’s best football players kicking leather in the magnificent Bernabeu Stadium, including 80 million Euro purchase Ronaldo. An entertaining, impassioned way to spend an evening, if you can tear yourself away from the tapas, alcoholic coffee and sumptuous chocolate snacks.
      Madrid, Spain
    • Av. Camino de lo Cortao
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      Av. Camino de lo Cortao, 6-8, 28703 San Sebastián de los Reyes, Madrid, Spain
    • Av del Camino de lo Cortao
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      Av del Camino de lo Cortao, 6-8, 28703 San Sebastián de los Reyes, Madrid, Spain
    • Av Juan de Borbón y Battemberg
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      Av Juan de Borbón y Battemberg, s/n, 28200 San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Madrid, Spain

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