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The Kingdom of Spain and your Owners Direct holidays
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It amazes me when people go on holiday and don't know anything about the country they have just booked their accommodations through OWNERS DIRECT in. Some people just haven’t picked up a history book in a long time but it’s really easy and it will make your sojourn just that much more interesting when you arrive at your chosen destination.
The Napoleonic war for an interesting story and your Holiday Rentals in Spain
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This year you're booking HOLIDAY RENTALS IN SPAIN, but with a purpose in mind which is to find out what makes Spain what it is today. You’ve chosen the Napoleonic War as a starting point. Weren’t the Spanish nice when they let the French use Spain as a base to invade Portugal when in reality they meant to take over Spain? It was simple: instead of invading Portugal the occupied Spain's fortresses and they came in the country without a shot being fired.
The Burial of Lord Orgaz and your Spain Holiday Rentals
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This year you have chosen Toledo for your SPAIN HOLIDAY RENTALS where you hope to see one of the most important paintings from the 16th century by El Greco. The painting is that of Count Orgaz at the time of his burial in the church of Santo Tome. The legend along with the people depicted in the painting is what’s interesting.
The Camino de Santiago and your Holiday Rentals in Spain
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This year for something truly enlightening, book your HOLIDAY RENTALS IN SPAIN and make the pilgrimage on Camino de Santiago: the Way of St James. As you travel along this majestic way you will not be alone as millions of pilgrims travel this route every year. You will be amazed at the number of Spanish villages you pass through on this walk through Spain's religious history.
Javea and its caves on your Owners Direct holiday
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Searching for a place from the Neolithic age? Then book your OWNERS DIRECT accommodations in the ancient village of Javea. This area is home to a number of caves containing artefacts from Neolithic and Bronze Age people. This little seaside village is only 80 kilometres from Alicante and its international airport. You will be kept busy with all there is to do here in the way of history; you can spend your entire holiday doing nothing more than exploring it.
Velez Malaga is a good place to base your Holiday Rentals in Spain
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When looking for a place to book your HOLIDAY RENTALS IN SPAIN that is far away from the maddening tourist crowds yet full of history then make your base of operations the town of Velez Malaga. This village is situated in a lush valley with a history dating back to Phoenician and Carthaginian times. This town has an economy based on agriculture as the tourists have yet to find Velez which will allow you to sit back and enjoy the true Spanish lifestyle.
Book through Owners Direct and visit Malaga's Modern Art Museum
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If you are searching for a museum displaying contemporary works of art when booking your OWNERS DIRECT accommodations explore the possibility of visiting the Modern Art Museum in Malaga. This museum is synonymous with the words contemporary and avant-guard when describing its works of art on display. This new museum is fast becoming a reference point for other museums around the world.
Holiday Rentals in Spain in Madrid and the Parque del Buen Retiro
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If you are looking for a place offering peace and quiet, book your HOLIDAY RENTALS IN SPAIN in the nation’s capitol of Madrid. It is here that you will find the Parque del Buen Retiro, the city’s most popular park. This is a great place to take a stroll while you enjoy the street musicians, sidewalk painters, fortune tellers, jugglers and street performers while they entertain the crowds of people. You can also explore the buildings that were not destroyed during the Napoleonic wars.
Holiday Rentals in Spain for the Iberian Mediterranean Basin's Cave Art
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If you would like to step back in time some 8,000 years then book your HOLIDAY RENTALS IN SPAIN. More specifically to the Iberian Mediterranean Basin where you will find ancient rock art. It will amaze you the mental capacity the prehistoric men had that enabled them to produce these high quality paintings.
Holiday Rentals in Spain for a unique Spanish Christmas
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Christmas is really a magical HOLIDAY RENTALS IN SPAIN time all over the world, particularly in the attractive Spanish city of Barcelona. The Catalan city holds all of the facets of the Christmas season honouring for days in December and long into the month of January, what a great way to spend your festive break.
Spain Holiday Rentals for a villa in Burgos
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Burgos is an extremely prosperous and ultra-conservative city found on the Saint Jeremiah Road and is known for among the greatest medieval cathedrals in the country its worth going to even because of this when on your SPAIN HOLIDAY RENTALS. The cathedral is outstanding. The town, located in the arid Meseta, also offers other jewels: the medieval monasteries, Las Huelgas and Miraflores and also the phantom from the hero and mercenary El Cid whose legendary functions caused his dying as a result of the Moors in 1099. In 1921, his body was introduced from San Pedro de Cardena to ensure that he or she is hidden within the cathedral.
Holiday Rentals in Spain to learn about the Spanish Inquisition
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When on your HOLIDAY RENTALS IN SPAIN one burning question might just be what exactly was The Spanish Inquisition? The Spanish Inquisition is unquestionably a well known a part of Spain´s background and the subject of several works of art, movies, books and even comedy sketches.
Owners Direct to Mijas Pueblo, a quintessentially Moorish village
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If your interest lies in a quintessentially Moorish village then schedule your OWNERS DIRECT break in Mijas Pueblo. This ancient village has only recently been brought to the forefront as a tourist destination due to the massive influx of international visitors from many different countries. These visitors have chosen to remain here on a permanent basis bring their handicrafts with them.
Spain Holiday Rentals for the Alhambra
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If you decide to visit Granada on your SPAIN HOLIDAY RENTALS you must visit her treasure: the Alhambra. Those who do not have much time available for their tour of Granada should ignore any other part of the city and just visit the spectacular Moorish architectural gem. A holiday would not be the same without visiting the best preserved and most exquisite example of Moorish palaces, not only in Spain but throughout Europe.
Holiday Rentals in Spain for the Tower of Hercules in A Coruna
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Now that you have decided on HOLIDAY RENTALS IN SPAIN book your base of operations in the city of A Coruna. This will allow you to get up close and personal with the Tower of Hercules, a lighthouse that has been in operation since the Roman times. The tower is only a short walk from the town centre to the headland, if you can't walk the 3 or 4 hundred metres there is a car park at the tower.
Seville and its influences for Holiday Rentals in Spain
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When you are in the process of booking your HOLIDAY RENTALS IN SPAIN, take a look at the vibrant city of Seville. This 2,000 year old town is forever young and possesses what has made Spain's culture what it is today. It's here that the first sounds of a lonely guitar enticed the gypsies to whirl and twirl on the dance floor which was to become the flamenco dance. Besides the flamenco dance there are the tapas bars along with the bullfights all of which have greatly influenced the culture.
Best Beaches when Staying in Holiday Rentals in Spain
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When staying in HOLIDAY RENTALS IN SPAIN, you will know it is famous around the world because of its 17 different “Costas” or shorelines around the landmass. You will find 11 around the Mediterranean seafront and 6 along the Atlantic shoreline. You'd expect the nation to possess a lot more than its great amount of great beaches though and you would be right. Actually, Spain has a lot of good beaches: you are apt to be spoiled for choice regarding where you can locate your sun bed. However, to provide you with a head start in planning your Spanish vacation, these are the best beaches in Spain.
Spain Holiday Rentals: what you don't know
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When booking your SPAIN HOLIDAY RENTALS there are a few facts that you may or may not know. Some of these facts may make a difference to your holiday plans, but I doubt it. It’s just nice to know that little bit extra about the country you are going to visit, such as are you allowed to drive a car?
Holiday Rentals in Spain for the Roman Tombs in Cordoba
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Taking into account there is so much history, would it really matter where you take your HOLIDAY RENTALS IN SPAIN? The first traces of human presence in the region of Cordoba remains a Neanderthal man dating from 32,000 BC. In 8th century BC, during the Tartessos period, pre-existing urban settlements existed there. The population gradually learned metallurgy, mainly working with copper and silver.
There is Much Fun to be had while in Holiday Rentals in Spain
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If you are looking for HOLIDAY RENTALS IN SPAIN, it is an excellent destination with many things to see and do. Before you decide to arrive at visit this popular country, you should know a few of the very exciting details about Spain.
Costa Blanca Holidays for the place to spend a lifetime
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Most of the people, that number in the thousands, who chose to have COSTA BLANCA HOLIDAYS do so because of the pristine beaches. They don't take the time to visit the interior of the Costa Blanca or explore the rich history this area has. If you do nothing more than take a trek up the mountain, you will see how beautiful the surrounding area actually is. This alone will draw you back time many times.
Why Holiday Rentals in Spain you ask?
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You may wonder why so many people schedule their HOLIDAY RENTALS IN SPAIN. The answer is quite simple: it’s the best. Once you come here and sample the natural attraction that Mother Nature has of generously bestowed on Spain, you will be convinced. The only bad thing about a holiday in Spain is that once you arrive you simply don't want to go home.
Costa Blanca Holidays in a Varied and Wonderful Place
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When you book your COSTA BLANCA HOLIDAYS you have chosen a coastline that is as varied as they come. In the north there are mountains running down to the coastline forming some excellent cliffs overshadowing the beaches below. In the south you have pristine beaches backed up by rolling countryside whose vegetation is as varied as its beaches are. This part of Spain has something for everyone no matter what their taste is.
Holiday Rentals in Spain open up more options for your holiday
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HOLIDAY RENTALS IN SPAIN would be the wise method to enjoy all of the conveniences of home and much more when you're travelling abroad. Holiday in the country make perfect lodging opportunities, regardless if you are travelling for business or pleasure. From flats and apartments to luxury villas and palatial estates, rentals are on offer to suit every budget and lifestyle. Holidays in Spain may also accommodate special needs. Motorized wheelchair access and cots or baby cots for children can be found if you want them.
Ronda provides an Intimidating Mountainside Journey for Holiday Rentals in Spain
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For a dramatic change, book your HOLIDAY RENTALS IN SPAIN in an ancient city situated on top of a cliff surrounded by medieval walls. This city is divided in half by a magnificent gorge and connected by three bridges. This has to be the city of Ronda, with its Moorish and Roman influences which are evident in its architecture.
Spain Holiday Rentals are perfect to visit La Mezquita
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When staying in SPAIN HOLIDAY RENTALS, you will see that there are many places of worship such as cathedrals along with other monuments of historic importance. But La Mezquita is something different. It's a symbol of harmony between two religions, namely the Christian believers and also the Muslims. Several designers and sculptors have put their minds together in creating this excellent structure. This is among the most outstanding architectural works ever produced in Europe.
Holiday Rentals in Spain in its capital Madrid
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Madrid, the Spanish capital, is the largest city in the country and not just for the usual run of the mill HOLIDAY RENTALS IN SPAIN. With its rich cultural history and a different flavour, Madrid becomes a profitable destination for a number of tourists from around the world. In the city whose charms never come to an end, there are many things you can do and see.
Granada’s Historic Traditions for your Holiday Rentals in Spain
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Granada has many opportunities for HOLIDAY RENTALS IN SPAIN. It is situated in the eastern section of Andalucia at the end from the Sierra Nevada Mountain range. You will find roughly 240,000 people live there. It's the capital of the province of Granada. The climate of the city is warm close to the seaside area, but it's cooler in the more mountainous parts nearer to Mulhacen, the highest peak of Spain. It was the last Moorish capital on the Iberian Peninsula. Because the section of Granada is mountainous, the old city is formed on the hillsides using its beautiful narrow roads, while the new part of Granada includes plain, busy roads round the Granada's cathedral.
Monuments of Madrid for Spanish Holiday Rentals
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If there's something that Madrid has an abundance of besides museums, it is monuments. And without any beaches nearby to spend the day sunbathing, you need something other than the sea views to interest you when on a SPAIN HOLIDAY RENTALS in the city. The richness of the Spanish empire had to be passed somehow and the monuments of Madrid are still a testament to the inflow of funds during richer times.
Spain is not so much of a Cultural Shock for Owners
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Villa OWNERS DIRECT their clients every time to the best places to visit near their homes. What is it that Spain has that no other country can offer? With panoramic scenic vistas or quiet out of the way shopping malls, filled with people watching from bars and terraces. There is every sport imaginable for everyone, from the expert to the novice with a vivid insight to an ever changing culture. A country filled with history and parks for the children that are welcome wherever you go. Where an old film set has been turned into a cowboy town, or drive into another and join in a procession be pelted with tomatoes or chased by bulls.
Getting the most out of a Costa del Sol Holiday Vacation
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When booking your HOLIDAY RENTALS IN COSTA DEL SOL don't worry about what activities are on offer as they are all here waiting for you. The diverse countryside with its rolling hills, mountains and pristine beaches is nothing short of fantastic as far as the scenery is concerned.
Barcelona doesn’t have to be Expensive for Holiday Rentals
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It can be expensive staying in HOLIDAY RENTALS IN BARCELONA but there are always the smaller towns and cities outside of Barcelona of course. They are close enough to make an interesting day trip to the city itself and often those small villages, suburbs or towns are less expensive but have their own special places that are worth seeing. Not everything is in Barcelona of course but none of those other places have the Sagrada Famillia or the Barcelona football club museum. They also may not have the beach or the night life although they are close enough to go by car providing someone is prepared to drive alcohol free, or take the bus or the train as an alternative.
Costa Blanca Holidays: Some Places and Towns to Visit
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For your COSTA BLANCA HOLIDAYS there are some lovely towns and villages to visit.
Guardamar del Segura for one: located at the mouth of the River Segura, Guardamar del Segura is one of the most popular coastal resorts. Its sandy beaches and excellent climate are the main attractions and is popular with Spanish and European travellers. Guardamar castle and old town was destroyed by an earthquake in 1829 and the town was rebuilt closer to the sea, but sand dunes constantly moving intervene on Guardamar del Segura. A tree planting project began at the end of the 19th century to anchor the sand and save the city. This beautiful tree-lined area is now two beautiful shady parks.
Spanish Holiday Rentals for the Smart Way to Go
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Forget staying in a hotel or motel for your next vacation on SPANISH HOLIDAY RENTALS. A smart way to enjoy all the comforts of home and even more so when you travel for holiday accommodation in Spain whether for business or pleasure are apartments, condominiums, luxury villas and even magnificent palaces. Such rentals are available for every need and lifestyle including for families with special needs, access for disabled people or children and even cots are available if you need them.
A Mosque and Cathedral in Cordoba Holiday Rentals
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For something out of the ordinary on your next HOLIDAY RENTALS IN SPAIN pay a visit to the city of Cordoba, home to a Moorish mosque which is now a Christian cathedral. You can spend the whole day in this glorious monument exploring and inspecting all there is of this ancient building. This mosque was built in the Byzantine period which is reflected in its lavish decorations.
Have an Enjoyable Holiday Break in the Costa Blanca
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COSTA BLANCA HOLIDAYS are great for rock climbers and those who love to climb and walk. A stay in this area is a popular summer and winter destination, and winter provides a unique experience and an alternative to the summer vacation most tourists visit for. The Spanish climate offers an exciting climbing season and among many mountainous regions of Spain is the province of Alicante.
Some Sights to See on Holiday in Barcelona
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Spain is the second most visited country in the world and a HOLIDAY IN BARCELONA is definitely a place visitors should consider when choosing their travel destinations. The city is so wonderful with something to offer tourists and locals. Barcelona is one of the more famous cities in Spain. That fame may be due to the famous football club of the same name, so it is obvious to say that there is something available for football fans here. There is a museum that has statues and trophies and photos of well known football stars and soccer fans will find this quite remarkable. Aside from the museums, the monuments of Barcelona also attract many tourists.
Roses for Holiday Rentals for all People
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Now that you have decided on Roses for you HOLIDAY RENTALS IN SPAIN you will be glad to know that there is something here for everyone no matter what their age. The history buff and lover of nature along with children are well catered for in this ancient village. Roses and the surrounding area have a multitude of activities, enough to satisfy anyone.
Costa Blanca Holidays and What You Should Prepare For
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Planning is necessary if you want to make your COSTA BLANCA HOLIDAYS a success. If you want a different experience this time, vacations in Costa Blanca are full of great ideas to get started. People who love the beaches will definitely have a fun time for this kind of activity. However, if you want the trip to be hassle free you had better plan it. Once you have decided to try to try the Costa Blanca, then you must make the best out of it.
Spain's Islands for Excellent Rental Holidays
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When you book your RENTALS IN SPAIN make them in the Canary Islands. This will offer you the opportunity to have a holiday that dreams are made of. Just imagine a holiday where you can go on a safari in the mountains, ride in a camel caravan and do a little deep sea fishing. If that's not enough you can always have a round of golf on a championship course.
Self Catering Apartments for Holiday in Barcelona
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Are you looking to get the most out of your HOLIDAY IN BARCELONA this year? Do you want to find real bargains on designer wear, wine and other goods, and stay comfortably for a reasonable rate? This is not a too ambitious goal even in trendy Barcelona. A stay in a self-service apartment can be very reasonable indeed. For a family, and any larger group, the best alternative will most certainly be to rent a holiday apartment with all amenities included. This alternative is both the cheapest and, for most, the most rewarding way to stay in Barcelona. Being in a genuine neighbourhood lets you experience more of everyday living in this exceptional city. Every Barcelona neighbourhood has its own unique character and it's a shame to leave the city without some first-hand experience of this.
Villas in Spain to Rent for Unusual Information about Madrid
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For your VILLAS IN SPAIN TO RENT look for one near Madrid for something different. Make a change from the usual sun, sea and sangria of the coastline destinations of the thousands instead take a trip and visit the Spanish capitol. Officially declared as one of the "greenest" cities in Europe, but its “green” credentials are not the only pride of the city. There are many interesting facts about this multi-cultural and beautiful city.
Villas in Mallorca and some Remarkable Museums
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Having VILLAS IN MALLORCA and a holiday home from home can give you and your family a great opportunity to discover new places and exciting activities. Many people choose to spend their holidays enjoying the sun during a break in the Balearic Islands, but there are many who like to go out and visit some of the popular and unique points of the Island and its attractions. Here are just some of the most popular places to visit in Mallorca. Even if you are not eager to visit museums, historic ruins and nature reserves, you may be pleasantly surprised.
Spain is a Magical Holiday Place for Everyone
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You're getting ready to book your vacation but you’re not sure where to go so take a wild stab at it and book your HOLIDAY IN SPAIN. With all that Spain has to offer you can't make a mistake by booking your holiday in the magnificent country.
Monuments to Visit on a Holiday to Spain
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When on your HOLIDAY TO SPAIN there are a number of monuments that are often mentioned which are worth visiting. Others are less well known but all should be held in high regard.
Villas in Alicante for Glorious Beaches and Ideal Summer Fun
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Who does not dream about the perfect vacation in a place where the sun shines from early morning until dusk so choose your VILLAS IN ALICANTE where you can get a nice tan and enjoy a wide beach covered with golden sand? A beach that is never crowded by too many people and is lapped by clear water. I know you're one of those who are already thinking about summer vacation. Choosing the right destination is not easy, but with a little help you can live an unforgettable experience. Alicante, for example, is a wonderful idea for a holiday destination. The sunny Spanish city sits on the eastern coast of the country, which means it has crystal clear waters of the Mediterranean Sea along the sandy beaches covered with fine white sand.
Valencia: a Holiday City with History and More
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When booking your HOLIDAY RENTALS IN SPAIN make them in Valencia. This medieval town is full of history and culture just waiting for you to explore it. After a hard day exploring the city's history why not take a relaxing dip in the crystal clear waters of the Mediterranean? History, culture, heritage and nightlife: it's all here just waiting for you to discover it.
Villas in Spain to Rent from Sandy Beaches to Mountain Tops
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There’s nothing better than enjoying a breathtaking holiday with your own VILLAS IN SPAIN TO RENT. The name Costa Brava means "Wild Coast", not because of its night life but the rocky and wooded coastline. Along the length of the coast there are beautiful beaches and coves which break up the natural rocky green palate. Tourists have been able to enjoy cheap holidays in Costa Brava from the end of 1950s when the package holidays really took off. Hundreds of thousands of British citizens now come to enjoy the Spanish coasts to get much needed sun and relaxation during the summer.
Villas in Mallorca for the Best Beaches Around
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For an island rich in almost everything about beautiful beaches and breathtaking views of sunrise and sunset, having your VILLAS IN MALLORCA is the place for you. You may have heard of Mallorca but maybe that if you want a quiet and peaceful place to see and experience the best beaches in Mallorca, you can find the perfect one that suits you best.
Salamanca Rentals in Spain for its History and Culture
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Salamanca is a great choice for RENTALS IN SPAIN especially with its history and outstanding university. This cosmopolitan city has a unique mix of culture and heritage that is a must sample while on holiday.