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Barcelona
Links to Trip Reports: @Yehuda, Yehoshua
Kosher Restaurants: http://www.restaurantmacabi.com
Activities: Jewish Tours in Barcelona, http://www.urbancultours.com
Hotels:
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Other Tips: Jewish Community of Barcelona (Orthodox): http://www.cibonline.org

Madrid
Links to Trip Reports: @Yehuda, @Yehuda pics, Yehoshua
Kosher Restaurants: http://www.restaurantelaescudilla.com
Activities: Toledo - a day trip from Madrid to see 2 old Shuls. Can hire a tour guide (his contact info is somewhere in the thread), which is not cheap, or can take a train on your own. 1 of the Shuls is closed one day a week (Tuesdays?). @Yehuda went on a day when that Shul was closed, and the other Shul was really just an empty room and seemed like a Christian organization now runs the center. Without a tour guide, it was hard to get anything Jewish out of our trip (other than an antique store that had some Judaica). But, people who have taken the tour (discussed in the thread) have said it was great! Recommended to go with a tour or not go at all (and ensure to go on a day when both are open!). Report in the thread that the sometimes-closed Shul has audio headsets for use, so that would help.
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Other Tips: Jewish Community of Madrid (Orthodox), http://www.cjmadrid.org

Malaga
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Other Tips: Comunidad Israelita de Malaga (Orthodox), http://www.cimalaga.es

Seville
Links to Trip Reports: @Yehuda, Yehoshua
Kosher Restaurants:
Activities: Jewish Tours in Sevilla/Cordoba, http://www.jewishsevilla.com
Hotels:
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Public Transport options:
Guidebooks:
Other Tips: Comunidad Judia de Sevilla, synagoguesevilla@gmail.com

Gibraltar
Links to Trip Reports: Yehoshua
Kosher Restaurants: Amar's Bakery and Coffee shop, http://www.amarsbakery.com/
Activities:
Hotels:
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Other Tips: Jewish Community of Gibraltar, http://www.jewishgibraltar.com
 
4500 IB Avios from anywhere to anywhere in the country
Best way to get around anywhere in this country is by scooter. It is safer driving them there since they outnumber cars by great proportions.
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Re: Spain Master Thread
« Reply #60 on: March 28, 2012, 09:47:47 PM »
Try the address I provided
I'm doing just that, thanks.

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Re: Spain Master Thread
« Reply #61 on: March 28, 2012, 09:52:15 PM »

Here's an email which a relative forwarded to me to assist you

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Re: Spain Master Thread
« Reply #62 on: March 29, 2012, 04:20:18 AM »
I kind of missed that

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Re: Spain Master Thread
« Reply #63 on: March 31, 2012, 09:37:47 PM »
I spoke to Hadar and she wanted 200 euros which I've agreed to, but than she told me that almost everything is closed on Monday. Now we've decided to spend the day in Madrid. How do I know if I'll have a shower in the lounge when flying from MAD - TLV with Iberia?

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Re: Spain Master Thread
« Reply #64 on: March 31, 2012, 11:12:46 PM »
I spoke to Hadar and she wanted 200 euros which I've agreed to, but than she told me that almost everything is closed on Monday. Now we've decided to spend the day in Madrid. How do I know if I'll have a shower in the lounge when flying from MAD - TLV with Iberia?

At least she was up-front about Mondays. The 400EU guy probably didn't say anything...
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Re: Spain Master Thread
« Reply #65 on: March 31, 2012, 11:53:03 PM »
I was thinking the same thing;)

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Re: Spain Master Thread
« Reply #66 on: May 29, 2012, 11:57:00 AM »
Anyone ever hear of or use http://www.jewishtoledotour.com/ ?

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Re: Spain Master Thread
« Reply #67 on: May 30, 2012, 06:15:15 PM »
shouldn't there be separate threads for barcelona and madrid?
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Re: Spain Master Thread
« Reply #68 on: June 16, 2012, 08:43:30 PM »
I spoke to Hadar and she wanted 200 euros which I've agreed to, but than she told me that almost everything is closed on Monday. Now we've decided to spend the day in Madrid. How do I know if I'll have a shower in the lounge when flying from MAD - TLV with Iberia?

http://www.prioritypass.com/lounges/lounge-details.cfm
although it says showers for a fee?!?! never heard that before.
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« Reply #69 on: June 24, 2012, 11:55:14 AM »
http://www.prioritypass.com/lounges/lounge-details.cfm
although it says showers for a fee?!?! never heard that before.
I had access to Iberia's for class lounge that had showers etc. for free, but the priority pass lounge in MAD does charge 20 euros for showers I checked it out when I was there.

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Re: Spain Master Thread
« Reply #70 on: June 26, 2012, 02:23:42 AM »
shouldn't there be separate threads for barcelona and madrid?
Gets cluttered. Same way NYC has one not five for each borough.

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Re: Spain Master Thread
« Reply #71 on: June 27, 2012, 02:57:07 PM »
Looking for advice on what to do about using a cellphone in Spain...anyone have experience getting a Sim card? Or any reccomendations?

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***SPAIN SUMMER 2012 EURO TRIP !! Need advice and planning help.. Please
« Reply #72 on: July 29, 2012, 01:02:58 AM »
OK so we changed our entire vacation... :o
I thank ALL of you who commented and PM'd me ( I'm learning the lingo slowly... Still be nice to me)
SPAIN! Figured I'd stick to one country..

Basically I need help as to figure out the order of cities I will be visiting, and which cities are a must see.

We are going to Spain from NY Aug 14- Sept 3 8)

Obviously Barcelona, and Ibiza. Barcelona now has a kosher restaurant.. Which is super exciting obviously.

What's the deal with kosher in spain?

What cities do I MUST do and are the nicest??
Madrid?
Vallencia?
Granada?
Malaga?
Gibralter?
Seville?
Mallorca?

Which of these are MUST sees? Or any other places in spain that are a must?

Can you tell me about things you've done that I must do?

Also where to stay?

Where can we be for shabbos? Have meals? Hotels near chabad?

Any advice would be amazing.

Mostly I need the order of cities that makes the most sense to travel to, and what's the best way to travel between cities?

Thanks so much!!
SO SO much!
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Wasn't much info there hence I asked