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Travel/Tourism news & information for Costa Vasca

'Keyless' hotel room doors open with mobile phone App
Travel/Tourism Wed, Mar 11, 2015

'Keyless' hotel room doors open with mobile phone...

A BASQUE Country hotel's suite doors can be opened by guests using their mobile phones, thanks to a new App called JustIN. The Hotel Astoria 7, in the centre of the beach city of San Sebastián (Donostia) - famous...

Spooked horse injures dozens at Three Kings parade
Travel/Tourism Tue, Jan 6, 2009

Spooked horse injures dozens at Three Kings parade

At least thirty people were injured at a Three Kings parade in Sestao (Vizcaya) last night when a spectator threw a firecracker at one of the horses taking part, causing it to bolt. Nineteen were taken to San Eloy...

Travel/Tourism Thu, Apr 28, 2005

Irún border security bolstered to keep out illegal...

Police inspections of vehicles and pedestrians crossing the border at Irún have been stepped up after 230 illegal Pakistani immigrants tried to enter Spain last weekend to take advantage of the government´s...

13 countries take part in international tourism fair
Travel/Tourism Thu, May 6, 2004

13 countries take part in international tourism fair

The regional councillor for Industry, Commerce and Tourism, Ana Aguirre, inaugurated the Expovacaciones and Expoconsumo competitions in the Bilbao Exhibition Centre in Barakaldo (Vizcaya) today. This competition brings...

A day on the beach in February?
Travel/Tourism Wed, Feb 4, 2004

A day on the beach in February?

Almost surreal temperatures for this time of year are creating scenes such as this one, from Getxo beach (Vizcaya). Temperatures reaching 25º C are extremely unusual at the beginning of February anywhere in Spain, let...

`Tamborrada´ gets underway in San Sebastián
Travel/Tourism Tue, Jan 20, 2004

`Tamborrada´ gets underway in San Sebastián

At midnight last night, thousands of people crowded into the plaza de la Constitución, to celebrate the start of the local "Tamborrada de Gaztelubide" festival. The mayor of San Sebastián, Odón Elorza, who...

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