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Travel/Tourism news & information for Extremadura

Extremadura and eastern Tenerife in 'Lonely Planet' top 10 best destinations in Europe
Travel/Tourism Fri, Jun 10, 2016

Extremadura and eastern Tenerife in 'Lonely Planet'...

TENERIFE'S east coast and the land-locked western mainland region of Extremadura feature in the top 10 'best destinations in Europe' in magazine. Along with Venice (Italy), Peloponesia (Greece) and northern...

Spanish town lets its natives apply for Portuguese citizenship: Olivenza, the 'Gaza strip of Spain'
Travel/Tourism Sun, Apr 24, 2016

Spanish town lets its natives apply for Portuguese...

AROUND 3.4% of the Spanish town of Olivenza's population have Portuguese nationality, even though they have never set foot in the country and have no known family members with Portuguese blood. Olivenza is, in fact,...

Travel/Tourism Fri, Sep 10, 2004

Center Hotels offer free broadband internet access

The Granada-based hotel group, "Hoteles Center," which is a subsidiary of the Noga group, is offering free broadband internet access to all its customers in their 4 or 5 star hotels in Granada, Sevilla, Badajoz,...

Travel/Tourism Wed, Jun 16, 2004

Belgian travel agents sample Extremadura tourism experience

A group of sixteen travel agents from Belgium are in Extremadura this week to see what the region has to offer tourists. The trip has been organised and financed by the regional Employment department. Accompanied by a...

Travel/Tourism Wed, Apr 14, 2004

More than 5,000 visit Mérida Tourist Office during Holy...

A total of 5,337 people visited Mérida´s tourist office during Holy Week while during the whole of the month of July last year, 7,500 visited the centre. 4,697 were Spaniards, 513 were foreigners, and 127 were locals...

Travel/Tourism Tue, Apr 6, 2004

Fewer immigrants live in Extremadura

According to La Caixa statistics, Extremadura is the autonomous regional community in Spain with the lowest number of immigrants (1.3%). Málaga is the province with the highest number (71,477), which is 43.6% of the...

Travel/Tourism Fri, Apr 2, 2004

Zafra Parador refurbishments complete

Following an investment of €638,000, the refurbishments at the Parador Duques de Feria in Zafra are complete offering their guests a more sophisticated image. The building was constructed for the Duques de Feria in...

Las Hurdes
Travel/Tourism Fri, Mar 19, 2004

Las Hurdes

The local authorities pulled at their hair... there was no milk in Las Hurdes, no goats or cows or any animal that could be milked to meet the king’s request.But what the land couldn’t give, the people could. They...

Travel/Tourism Wed, Mar 3, 2004

Unprofitable Sierra de Gata campsite closed

Entorno Productions and Environmental Studies S.L., the company authorised by the regional government of Extremadura to manage the Sierra de Gata campsite, has decided to close because it was losing money. The company,...

Travel/Tourism Wed, Jan 28, 2004

President of Badajoz Council opens rural hotel

The president of Badajoz Council, Juan María Vázquez, opened the new "La Cruz del Real" (The Royal Cross) rural hotel yesterday in the village of Feria. The rural hotel used to be an old charity hospital known...

Travel/Tourism Wed, Jan 21, 2004

Bonfire night in San Vicente de Alcántara

The town of San Vicente de Alcántara will be celebrating their annual San Vicente festival today and tomorrow with symbolic bonfires, and many other activities. The people of the town have been busy collecting branches...

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