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Barcelona
Links to Trip Reports: @Yehuda, Yehoshua
Kosher Restaurants: http://www.restaurantmacabi.com, https://shaqshuq.com/, https://www.ilansburgerbar.com/ (Under R' Daniel Ashkenazi of Communidad Israelita de Barcelona)
Activities: Jewish Tours in Barcelona, http://www.urbancultours.com
http://www.barcelonadreaming.com/package/barcelona-jewish-tour/
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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  https://www.pinatimadrid.com/  https://www.pizzeriarimmon.com/(teuda)
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 (El Transito) is closed on Mondays. @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
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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/
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Other Tips: Jewish Community of Gibraltar, http://www.jewishgibraltar.com

Mallorca
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Kosher Restaurants: Their is not - one restaurant serve felafel it's own by an israeli but no hechsher
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Shabbos Tips: The Shul its open on Friday night
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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 #345 on: November 05, 2014, 02:21:58 AM »
How much did you pay for tickets?
42.3 euros in the summer of '09. summer is when the amateurs fight and that probably was the case for the extra gore. it was also for a 'sombre' (shade) seat

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Re: Spain Master Thread
« Reply #346 on: November 05, 2014, 09:31:27 AM »
Train or fly between MAD & BCN? The price is comprable. Anyone have experience?

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Re: Spain Master Thread
« Reply #347 on: November 05, 2014, 09:35:28 AM »
Train or fly between MAD & BCN? The price is comprable. Anyone have experience?
i took train. in general, train is preferable unless its crazy long

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Re: Spain Master Thread
« Reply #348 on: November 05, 2014, 09:48:46 AM »
i took train. in general, train is preferable unless its crazy long
Thanks. I guess it's doable MAD-BCN. BCN-SVQ is really long. Why do you think it's preferable? Train stations are in the city center?

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Re: Spain Master Thread
« Reply #349 on: November 05, 2014, 11:46:59 AM »
Thanks. I guess it's doable MAD-BCN. BCN-SVQ is really long. Why do you think it's preferable? Train stations are in the city center?
I don't think SVQs is, but you'll have to go there for the car rentals most likely.

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Re: Spain Master Thread
« Reply #350 on: November 05, 2014, 11:56:22 AM »
I don't think SVQs is, but you'll have to go there for the car rentals most likely.
Huh? MAD-BCN by train is 2:45. BCN-SVQ by train is 5:30 minutes going through MAD. I don't think I understand what you meant.

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Re: Spain Master Thread
« Reply #351 on: November 05, 2014, 12:15:17 PM »
Why do you think it's preferable? Train stations are in the city center?
generally

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Re: Spain Master Thread
« Reply #352 on: November 05, 2014, 12:20:59 PM »
Huh? MAD-BCN by train is 2:45. BCN-SVQ by train is 5:30 minutes going through MAD. I don't think I understand what you meant.
Was talking about the SVQ train station not being "in town". Sorry I was answering the second part of your question.

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Re: Spain Master Thread
« Reply #353 on: November 05, 2014, 12:39:35 PM »
Was talking about the SVQ train station not being "in town". Sorry I was answering the second part of your question.
Got it. It still looks closer than the airport, but that's not really relevant to my needs.

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Re: Spain Master Thread
« Reply #354 on: November 05, 2014, 12:58:18 PM »
Got it. It still looks closer than the airport, but that's not really relevant to my needs.
It is, that's why we went from there (and I think cheaper, too).

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Re: Spain Master Thread
« Reply #355 on: November 05, 2014, 12:59:21 PM »
It is, that's why we went from there (and I think cheaper, too).
That's the Santa Justa station, right? Does the name ring a bell?

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Re: Spain Master Thread
« Reply #356 on: November 05, 2014, 01:32:30 PM »
That's the Santa Justa station, right? Does the name ring a bell?
Yep.

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Re: Spain Master Thread
« Reply #357 on: November 06, 2014, 03:13:06 AM »
Hi,
Any suggestions, tips or directions for taking the train from the Barcelona airport to LA Rambla ? Or from Barcelona to Girona ? Where and when to buy tickets ? 

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Re: Spain Master Thread
« Reply #358 on: November 06, 2014, 07:58:13 AM »
Hi,
Any suggestions, tips or directions for taking the train from the Barcelona airport to LA Rambla ? Or from Barcelona to Girona ? Where and when to buy tickets ?
1. Take the Aeroplane bus to the city, then taxi or train to LA Rambla.

And to Barcelona there are 1-2 trains every hr from the Central Station.

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Re: Spain Master Thread
« Reply #359 on: November 06, 2014, 10:40:39 AM »
1. Take the Aeroplane bus to the city, then taxi or train to LA Rambla.

And to Barcelona there are 1-2 trains every hr from the Central Station.

the aeroplane takes you to la ramblas