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Travel/Tourism news & information for Girona province

Biggest Titanic model in the world built on Costa Brava
Travel/Tourism Wed, Oct 29, 2014

Biggest Titanic model in the world built on Costa Brava

THE world's largest-ever model of the doomed Titanic is being built on the Costa Brava before being transferred down south to Granada. After this, it will embark on a tour of eight different countries. According to...

Couple 'spent over a year' in Costa Brava four-star hotel without paying
Travel/Tourism Thu, Apr 11, 2013

Couple 'spent over a year' in Costa Brava four-star...

A GERMAN couple who spent 14 months living scot-free in a Costa Brava hotel are facing a two-year jail sentence and a six-figure fine. They allegedly checked into the four-star hotel in Pals (Girona) and claimed to be...

Ryanair flight to Girona forced down in Limoges
Travel/Tourism Tue, Aug 26, 2008

Ryanair flight to Girona forced down in Limoges

According to a Ryanair spokeswoman, flight FR-89336 from Bristol to Girona was forced to make an unscheduled landing at Limoges international airport at around 11.30pm last night "as a safety precaution," after...

Travel/Tourism Thu, Aug 7, 2008

Jellyfish warning for Girona bathers

Yellow flags have been hoisted over ten Catalan beaches owing to the presence of large numbers of jellyfish off shore. Nine of the ten beaches affected are in Girona province - Cala Rovira, Cavall Bernat, Riuet and...

Pyrenean high speed train tunnel completed
Travel/Tourism Sat, Nov 24, 2007

Pyrenean high speed train tunnel completed

The final revolution of the huge excavating machine that has dug a tunnel through the Pyrnees for the high speed Ave train link between Perpignan and Girona was witnessed yesterday by Spanish Development minister,...

Travel/Tourism Tue, Oct 23, 2007

Passengers revolt over racist ticket inspector

More than a hundred passengers on board a train travelling from Girona to Figueres this morning whistled and booed in protest at the racist attitude of a ticket collector, who only asked to see the ticket of the only...

Travel/Tourism Thu, Jan 11, 2007

Eight injured in Hotel Melia blaze

A fire in a room on the fourth floor of the Hotel Melia in Girona last night left eight people injured and forced the evacuation of the around fifty people inside. The cause of the blaze, which started at around 10.40pm...

Travel/Tourism Wed, Jan 10, 2007

Demolition work begins on Club Med eyesore

Workers have begun demolishing the 200 hectare Club Meditarranee complex located in the Cabo de Creus natural park that closed down three years ago after the site was acquired by the Environment ministry. The work is...

Travel/Tourism Mon, Oct 23, 2006

Ryanair staff threaten strikes until Christmas

Ryanair ground staff in Spain are on a 24 hour strike today at thirteen airports in protest at working conditions at the low-cost Irish-British airline. The workers are demanding that both Ryanair and sub-contractors,...