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S: Period 5 2010

FC: Spain... The journey awaits. | Period 5 Mrs. Schiavoni and Miss Connors 2010

1: Barcelona pg 4-5 | Contents | Travel- pg 2-3 | Barcelona- pg 4-5 | Málaga- pg 6-7 | Madrid- pg 8-9 | Valencia- pg 10-11 | Sevilla- pg 12-13 | Sources- pg 16-19 | Granada- pg 14-15

2: To the left is a picture of a map of the train systems in Spain. | In the bottom right is a map of the subway in Madrid. The center picture shows a Delta Airplane in flight.

3: Plane Info According to, there are many different types of flights to Madrid from JFK Airport in New York City. Some of the possible airlines are American Airlines, Delta, and US Airways. Some of the classes are economy, business, and 1st class. A round trip in economy on Delta is $1170 and about 7 hours and 10 minutes. | Train Info In Spain, there are two different types of trains. They have the RENFE and the AVE train systems. The RENFE trains are much slower than the AVE trains. For example, a trip on the AVE compared to a trip on the RENFE is about 1 hour and 30 minutes shorter. The trains have three classes; turista, preferente, and club. | Subway in Madrid The Madrid subway has many ticket options. Some of them are a 1-way combination ticket that works for all of the subways and is 2 euros. There is a 10-trip combination ticket that is 14.50 euros. There is even a ticket combo that includes a subway and an airport trip for 3 euros.

4: Restaurants Name: Agua Restaurant, Barcelona Address: Passieg Maritim de la Barceloneta, 30 Type of food: Anchovies, tuna, guacamole, crayfish, seafood, fresh pasta, mozzarella salad, and wine. Name: La Fianna Address: Banys Vells, 15 08003 Barcelona Type of food: Chicken, Caesar salad with fresh lettuce chicken croutons and cherry tomatoes, bread, chicken kabobs, and ham. | Hotels Name: Pullman Barcelona Skipper Address: Avenida Litoral,10, San Marti, 08005 Barcelona Cost: king 4160 euros, queen 4160 euros, twin 4975 euros, superior queen 4975 euros Additional Information: 32-inch LCD TV and DVD player, 2 stops from historic city center, spacious bedrooms, 5 star luxury, next to Barcelona’s Olympic Port, 100 meters from beach, free WiFi, 2 outdoor pools, and near zoo and park Name: Hotel of Arts Barcelona Address: Marina 19-21, Barcelona 08005 Spain Cost:825 euros per night per room Additional Information: experience culture of Spain, award-winning dining, luxury hotel, spa, near Mediterranean Sea

5: Barcelona Name: Casa Mila Description: Multi-family housing, built in 1905, by Antonio Guadi made out of concrete, Mediterranean and urban, detail balconies, 3D, fantastic, organic forms, an undulating facade and roof line. | Name: Montjuic Castle Description: 18th century castle, stands on top of Montjuic Hill, original structure built in 1640 during the war of Segadors, expanded between 1751 and 1779, symbol of centralist repression and abolition of Catalan liberties, once a military prison | Name: Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art (MACBA) Description: Huge building, designed by Richard Meier, elements of contemporary American architecture with Mediterranean rationalist opened in 1995, art was produced over the last 50 years, Spanish artists, concerts, lectures

6: Name: Vincci Seleccion Posada Del Patio Address: Pasillo de Santa Isabel, 12, 29005 Málaga Cost: 205 per night (2 people) -500 meters from the beach, outdoor pool. Has a flat screen TV, spacious rooms, modern technology, and 10 miles away from Ave train station | Name: Ac Málaga Palacio Address: Cortina de Muelle, 1,29015 Málaga Cost:255 per night -located between Málaga Cathedral and the Pa Seo del Parque. In summer you can sit out on the terrace on the bar restaurant on the 15th floor. Its 10 minutes by car to the Málaga airport. | Restaurant: Adolfo Address: Paseo Maritimo Pablo Ruiz Picasso, 12.Málaga Type of food: this restaurant serves traditional seafood | Málaga

7: Restaurant: Café de Paris Address: C/Velez Málaga, s/n 29016, Malaga Type of food: fresh seafood | Name: Gibralfaro Description: One of the highlights of the visit to the Gibralfaro is the incredible panoramic view of the city from the top. It is also next to the La Alcazaba. | Name: La Alcazaba Description: The city's most distinctive building from the 11th century. Alcazaba sits in majestic splendor on the hillside overlooking the African coast. It’s a military fortress built by the Moors on the remains of a Roman fortress. | Name: The Cathedral of Málaga Description: It was built between 1528 and 1782 on or near the site of a former mosque. The church has an unusual rectangular shape. Its Gothic portal is the only remaining part of the original structure.

8: Museo Sorolla It's the museum of the artist Sorolla. His paintings and drawings are preserved. His wife and children gave his work to the museum. This has been around since 1918. | Royal Palace Where Charles the third lived as the king of Spain. Includes a Throne room, Gasparini room, Porcelin room, Dining room, Bassilica, and Armory. | Prado Museum Includes great art from around the world with expansive collections of works. The museum is the most visited attraction in Madrid. It includes art from Fernando VII and other royals. | MADRID, SPAIN

9: Hotel Wellington This hotel is located on 8 Velazquez. For the presidential suite it costs 590 euros. The room has a variety of pillows, a hairdryer, a bathrobe & slippers and more. | Hotel Regina Located on Alcala 19. The cost of the Doble Superior is 150 euros. Includes television, WiFi, a minibar and more | La Barrraca Located on Reina. Includes healthy seafood like creme de esparagos and paella reina de carabineros | Botin On Calle de los Cucilleros 17, Madrid. Dishes include mixed fish in casserole, roasted and grilled meat and grilled fillet with potatoes.

10: Hotel Petit Palace; c/ Abadia San Martin, 3 Valencia, 46009-Spain; 113.11 Euros per night; king size + 2 bunk bed + laptop + dvd + free internet+balcony | Restaurant Albacar c/Sorni, 35; It provides wine, curry crawfish salad, hot foie-gras with young pegion French beans, and coffee parfait. | Restaurant Ca'Sento; Mendez Nuñez, 17 Valencia; It has top seafood in the cuisine category and seafood stews | Valencia, Spain

11: Botanical Garden; Founded in 1567 for the study of medicinal plants. The main activities are cultured research and the promotion of the information, In 1802 it was installed in the l'Hort de Tramoyeres | Museo de Bellas Artes; One of the most outstanding archives in Spain is the sculptures by Mariano Benlliure | The Hemispheric; Splendid laserium planetarium and an Imax cinema, over 900 square feet of screen, it has the shape of an eye, and reflects the 24000 meters of the lake | Hotel Las Arenas; Eugenia Viñes 22-24-46011 Valencia; 182.94 Euros /night-Classic room; It comes with plasma T.V. with satellite, bathroom,Wifi Internet, and 2 beds

12: Hotels and Restaurants | Casa Robles | c/ Alvarez Quintero 58 | food type: pork,steak,gazpacho | Barbiana | c/ Albaredo 11 | food type: seafood | Barcelo Renacimienta | Isla de la Cartuja s/n 410912 | $140 per night | swiming pool, on the beach and historic site of Sevilla | Novotel Sevilla | Avenida Eduardo Dato 714005 | $115 per night | swimming pool, close to airport and ave

13: Attractions | Cathedral and Giralda Tower | The third largest cathedral in the world. It is the most visited site in Sevilla, Spain. The construction of the building began in 1401. | Italica | It is th birthplace of roman emperor Trajan. Italica is a 15 minute bus ride from Sevilla to the ruins of Pueblo de Santiponce. | Alcazar | This castle was built in 1503 by Catholic Monarchs. It used to deal with legal disputes related to trade with the Americas. | Sevilla

14: Albayzin-An area ruled by the Moors of Nasrid Dynasty (1238-1492) before it fell to Catholic Monarchs. | Generalife-The Gardens of Generalife separate the country house from the Palace and Alcazaba. A part of the gardens has "La Escalera Del Agua" where there is water cascading down handrails.

15: Palacio de Santa Paula, AC Hotels -Gran Via 31 18001 $95 per night -4 modernly equipped meeting rooms,small wellness room,sauna,and more -Near the airport(20 minutes) | Granada Cunini-serves seafood,fish stews,quisduillias,grilled fish,and much more Plaza Pescaderia 14 958-260-777 Closed Sunday Evenings and Mondays

16: Introduction page 1 © Transportation pages 2-3 On page 2- Green Train Map picture © Delta plane in the Center © Map of Subway © On page 3- Plane info © Train info © Subway in Madrid © | Sources | Barcelona pages 4-5 On page 4 Hotel #1 ©;label=barcelona-F00mctQ0BzZs_rCRYC9daQS2708612751;sid=f6f442117a37bcbc747f8e56beab78d7 Hotel #2: © Restaurant #1 © Restaurant #2 © On page 5 Attraction #1 ©;_ylt=A9FJuqj9K5VLrF8BS3rlFWoL Attraction #2 ©;_ylt=A9FJu592MZVLXdUA1z_lFWoL Attraction #3 ©;_ylt=A9FJu592MZVLXdUAeT_lFWoL

17: Málaga pages 6-7 On page 6 Hotel #1 © Hotel #2 © Restaurant #1 © Restaurant #2 © On page 7 Attraction #1 © Attraction #2 © Attraction #3 © | Madrid pages 8-9 On page 8 Picture 1- Royal Palace © Picture 2- Museo Sorolla © Picture 3- Prado Museum © On page 9 Picture 1- Hotel Wellington © Picture 2- Hotel Regina © Picture 3- La Barraca © Picture 4- Sobrino de Botin ©

18: Valencia pages 10-11 On page 10 Picture 1 Restaurant Albacar © Picture 2 Hotel Petit Palace Mayor Plaza © Picture 3 Restaurant CA Sento © On page 11 Picture 4 Botanical Garden © Picture 5 The Hemispheric © Picture 6 Museo de Bellas Artes © Picture 7 Hotel Las Arenas © | Sevilla pages 12-13 On page 12 Picture 1- Casa Robles © Picture 2- Barbiana © Picture 3- Barcelo Renacimiento © Picture 4- Novotel Sevilla © On page 13 Picture 1- Cathedral © Picture 2- Italica © Picture 3- Alcazar ©

19: Granada pages 14-15 On page 14 Picture 1- Generalife / Alhambra © Picture 2 - Albayzin © On page 15 Picture 3 - Hotel ©[0]=0&fromLandmark=false&searchParams.rooms[0].numberOfAdults=2&page=1&dayInMonthCheckIn=-1&fromDisambiguation=false&destinationForLandmark&monthCheckIn=-1&activeTab=DESTINATION&dayInMonthCheckOut=-1&lat=0.0&rooms=1 Picture 4 - Restaurant ©

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