Help with accommodation in Andalucia

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Smyly
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Re: Help with accommodation in Andalucia

Postby Smyly » Tue Aug 21, 2018 1:54 am

It was a good point about Easter, its Sunday 21st April. I think this means that we will try to be back home by Good Friday. I understand and agree with the concerns about the long journeys to and from a permanent base but as tourists we might enjoy watching Spain go by from a train, coach or bus a bit more than a regular commuter might. Thank you to Gasman for all the public transport information.

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quebin
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Re: Help with accommodation in Andalucia

Postby quebin » Tue Aug 21, 2018 8:08 am

Semana Santa celebrations starts earlier in Spain. http://calendarios.ideal.es/semana-santa/2019

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Wicksey
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Re: Help with accommodation in Andalucia

Postby Wicksey » Tue Aug 21, 2018 10:30 am

Not only do the Easter processions start the Sunday before, but cities like Seville start to close off roads and put out the seating areas some time before that. We were in Seville one year 10 days before Easter Sunday but already they were putting up grandstand-type seating, which did close off areas and make it very hectic with lorries delivering seats etc.

I think what people are saying about travelling to cities from a central point is that you may well spend much of the day travelling and not have much time to see the sights, as places like Seville and Granada really need a couple of days to do it justice. Pamela's route was a very good one.

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Re: Help with accommodation in Andalucia

Postby markwilding » Tue Aug 21, 2018 4:12 pm

Have you thought about using Madrid as you center point? Easy to get to from the U.K. From there it should be possible to get to Andalucía and Barcelona by plane and high speed train.

As already posted, Day trips are unadvisable due to the long distance between the main cities but in theory, it would be possible if you stay in the middle of the country and allow more than a day for each excursion and least 3 days for Barcelona.


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