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Three days - where best to spend it?

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Three days - where best to spend it?

We have decided on three days as a side trip to Spain in late September and have the Ryanair option of landing in Barcelona, Madrid, Alicante, Almeria, Murcia, Seville, Malaga, Madrid, Vitoria and Valencia.

We have never been to Spain and realise you can't see everything! Like the idea if staying in an area which is very picturesque..maybe a medieval type town sort of like San Gimignano in Italy.

Please help with suggestions on the best area to base ourselves.

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1. Re: Three days - where best to spend it?

If you're flying Ryanair, you won't be flying into Barcelona airport, but Girona or Reus. Go for Girona, a fairly small, beautiful, medieval walled city. Info here - www.ajuntament.gi/turisme/eng/activitats.php

I don't see Granada on your list. If you have the option of flying there, consider that over Girona, a wonderful city & perfect for a 3 day break. http://www.granadatur.com/

Don't forget to check your baggage allowances if you fly Ryanair, they are very strict & often change the guidelines (it seems) to catch unwary passengers out & squeeze a bit more money from them.

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2. Re: Three days - where best to spend it?

If you are fly with Ryanair you also have the option to fly to Santiago de Compostela. That is also a medieval city.

Ian and Irene

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3. Re: Three days - where best to spend it?

Of the places on your list I have visited Alicante,Almeria,Murcia,Malaga are all beautiful.But with only 3 days I would definately reccomend Barcelona as it has so much to offer from old world charms to a vibrant city.The architecture and art are stunning,you can't turn a corner without seeing something beautiful.And the public transport system in this city is so good it doesn't matter where you are based.and although Ryan air doesn't land in Barcelona itself ,it is worth taking that extra bus or train ride to get there.Plus it gives you a chance to sit back and watch some of the Spanish countryside go by.

Take a two day city hop on hop off city tour and try to see as much as you can.

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