Will Spain’s Euro debt crisis affect your vacation?
Tourism accounts for 11 per cent of Spain’s economy, and earlier this year the Spanish government has increased its tourism promotion budget by 6.4 per cent this year. Learn why it’s a good idea to vacation in Spain this year. Continue reading
El Port de la Selva is a Costa Brava seaside village popular with wealthy folks from Barcelona, as well as with tourists from France and elsewhere. Continue reading
Last Thursday twelve Catalan newspapers published a joint editorial in which they defend the legality of Catalonia’s statute of autonomy.
The statute — meant to clarify the division of political powers between Spain and Catalonia — is under review by Spain’s constitutional court. Continue reading
Originally Llançà was divided between the original tenth-century settlement — built inland as a defense against pirates — and the harbor of Llançà.
However, the tourist boom brought lots of urban growth, and the village and harbor soon joined together to create one resort. Continue reading
Only about 600 people live in the small village of Colera, some 7 km north of Llançá Continue reading
At the foot of the Pyrenees, hugging the dividing line between France and Spain, lies the small village of Portbou (1300+ inhabitants) Continue reading