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FC: Spanish Travel Project | Per. 9 | Mrs. Schiavoni & Miss Connors

1: PAGES 2-3 PAGES 4-5 PAGES 6-7 PAGES 8-9 PAGES 10-11 PAGES 12-13 PAGES 14-15 PAGE 16-22 | Travel Pages Barcelona Madrid Toledo Valencia León Sevilla Websites | INTRODUCTION

2: Plane Travel in Spain | Train Travel in Spain | Possible airlines include Iberia, Air Europa, and Spain Air, America Airlines, and Delta Airlines. There are two different types of classes, business/first and coach. . | The usual cost for a nonstop flight from New York to Spain is $849 and the average flight time is around 7 hours. | The Spanish Train, Renfe was made in 1941 and has about 1.5 million passengers per day. | The Spanish train, Ave is a high speed train that connects many different cities in Spain. It is said to go at least 189 mph. The classes available for the trains are; tourist class, first class and club class.

3: Subway in Madrid | Ticket options in Madrid include; a 10 ride pass, a single pass for 1 euro, and tourist tickets for 1, 2 3, 5, or 7 days.

4: Palace Gl Gran Via de las Corts, 406 euros Has a beautiful ball room, and a Diana Garden. | Eurostars Laietana Palace Via Laietana 17 Barceolna 101.65 euros Located near El Born and the port. Close by to the city's cathedral. | Can Ramonet Calle Maquinista, 17, Barcelona, ES 08003 Serves paella and seafood. | Romesco Sant Pau, 28, Barcelona, ES 08003 Serves different types of Spanish dishes including the specialty, frijoles. | Barcelona

5: Has an amazing view of the city of Barcelona. Shows off the architecture and nature aspect of the wonderful city. | Holds contemporary art of Joan Miro and many other artists. Also there, a library, gift shop, a beautiful sculpture garden and an auditorium. | Considered the world's largest abstract sculpture. The Casa Mila was designed by Gaudi in the 1900's, and by UNESCO, it was declared a heritage site. | Parc Guell | Fundacio Joan Miro | Casa Mila

6: Plaza de Cibeles Description: Majestic buildings such as city hall and banks. Fountain depicts a goddess in a chariot. Landmark buildings became Madrid's official city hall, the oldest part of the enormous building.(bank) | Parque del Retiro A royal park. In 1632 palace was built by king Philip the 4th as a retreat for the royal family. Also has a rose garden for a retreat. (opened as a museum in 1868) | Las Ventas Description: 1915-1920. saw huge rise in popularity of the sport of bullfighting. Built 1922. bullfighting in June 1931.

7: Hotel Petit Palace Londres Address:Hotel Petit Palace c/ Galdo, 2 Madrid Cost:96euros Additional Info: free bike rental, free wireless Internet including a computer with Internet access | Hotel Room Mate Laura Address: Travesia de Trujillos 3, Madrid Cost: 128 euros Additional Info: bidet, wi-fi Internet access, and laundry service. | La Manzana Restaurant Address:Hotel Hesperia Madrid, Paseo de la Castellana 57 Type of food: Mediterranean cuisine | Oam Thong Restaurant Address: Corazon de Maria 7 28002 Madrid Type of food: Asian entrées, deer, European food, curry

8: The Beatriz Toledo Hotel is located at Carretera de Avila in Toledo Spain. This hotel comes with a full breakfast every morning that you stay, a full bathroom including a bidet, magnetic keys, a crib if necessary, a sofa bed, and high speed internet. All of this is included when you stay at this hotel for 144.50 dollars per night. The Hilton Buena Vista in Toledo is located at Concilios de Toledo. If you stay at this hotel you will be able to have a sofa bed, bidet in the bathroom, in-room safe, and free bathrobes all included just for about 140 dollars per night. The La Lumbre restaurant is located at C/Real de Arrabal, 5, 45003. La Lumbre is a gourmet resturant. It’s known for its exquisite meat. This restaurant is a very cozy and comfortable place to eat. Usually it is a casual restaurant. El Portico restaurant is located at Avenida America 1, 45004 Toledo. This restaurant has many salads, roast kid, suckling pig, la mancha cheese tart and other delicious meals. El Portico is also known for its history in Spain.

9: Toledo is home of the Casa y Museo de El Greco. The Casa y Museo of El Greco is a museum full of paintings by El Greco. He was a Greek religious painter. His paintings are displayed here to this day for tourists to look at. Sinagoga de Santa Maria la Blanca. This was once a synagogue and later became a church. This ia a 13th century building and it has arches that look like white horse shoes and have amazing detail and design. The Toledo Cathedral is a famous landmark which stands on the site of the Great Mosque of Toledo. It had been re-created to be a Visigoth Church. Building was from 1226 to 1493. Many of historic events occurred here making it a very popular destination to visit.

10: Ave Baleares, 2 46023 Valencia, Spain Cost 123-275$ 7km from beach, pool, close to shopping center. | Hotel Valencia | Beatriz Rey Don Jaime Hotel | Calle en Llop 5 46002 Valencia, Spain Cost 99-201$ Located in the town hall square, right in the historic center of Valencia. | El Paso | Calle Conde de Altea 53 Spanish tapas, Delicious Tex Mex and sandwiches. | Rias Gallegas | C/ Cirilo Ameros, 4 High quality seafood, sugar ice cream, fine pasta. | VALENCIA, SPAIN

11: ATTRACTIONS | It has an IMax Cinema, Art and Science Museum. Also it includes a Planetarium, and giant Marine Park. | Largest Gothic City Gateway in all of Europe, They used to use it in the late 14th Century to House Prison Cells. | Jardin Botanico | Torres de Serranos | La Cuidad de los Artes Y las Ciencias | Founded in 1567 for the study pf medical plants. In 1802 it was installed in I'Hort de tramoyeres.

12: Bodega Regia is located Regidores 9-11 and serves sausage and spinach. La Formela restaurant is located at Grand Via San Marcos 38 and serves sausage veggies and potatoes. | La Catedral de Leon (13th century church) 23 tombs of kings & murals from the 12th century, The library contains ancient manuscripts and rare books. | Colegiata de San Isidro Originated as a 10th century church. It was important to Spanish Catholics because it was the resting place of San Isidro. | Museo Catedral. covers ancient religious history and has an impressive collection of sculptures. It is only open from July to September.

13: The Alfonso hotel is located on Padre Isla 1, León, 24002 Spain. This hotel is $89 per night. The Alfonso Hotel is near the art museum. Also this hotel has a bidet, 24 hour front desk, and a mini bar. | The Tryp Leon hotel is located on Obispo Vilaplana 3-5 Leon, 24008 Spain. It costs $82 per night. This hotel has a sauna and wedding services

14: Seville walking tours Provides an ideal way to see many of the attractions in Seville. You can see the history and witness Seville's major monuments. | Eurostars Regina San Vicente 97,Seville,41002 Spain. This hotel has a minibar, air conditioning, concierge services. It is $56 per night. | Hotel Alfonso 13 San Fernando 2, Seville<41004 Spain. $317 per night. Has child care, a hair salon, and limo service is available. | Plaza de España A magnificent Plaza with the tiled benches and stunning architecture. The Plaza was built for the 1929 Exposition, where it was the centerpiece. | España

15: Juderia Cano y Cueto,13,Seville, AN41004 Spain. The food consists of fish, shellfish, meat, cured hams, oxtail stew, anchovies. Also, homemade dessert. | Manolo Villalon Rodrigo de Triana,4, Seville, AN 41010 Spain. Eggs with veggies mixed in a half portion of fish pie. Serves many wines. | Carriage Rides City guided carriage tours take you all around Seville. English speaking guides are on board the carriage and time is allowed for walking around at some of the shops, and taking pictures of the beautiful surroundings. | Sevilla

16: Bibliography | Transportation pages 2-3 Page 2 Picture 1-Plane ©http://www.orbitz.com/flight-info/IB/IB-JFK-MAD.html Picture 2- Train ©http://www.raileuropa.com Picture 3-Map ©http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RENFE Page 3 Picture 1: Subway map ©http://www.travelinginspain.com/metro.htm Information ©http://spain-travel.suite101.com/article.cfm/greener_train_travel_in_spain Information ©http://www.englishspanishlink.com/images/mapofspanishtrains.gif

17: Barcelona pages 4-5 Page 4 Picture 1 - Hotel 1 ©http://www.booking.com/hotels/hotel/es/barcelona/ritzbcn.en.html?aid=317676;label=hotelhome_featured;sid=39fd6589276ff72d1f3adbfe4c26f1fc Picture 2 - Hotel 2 ©http://www.booking.com/hotels/hotel/es/barcelona/laietanapalace.en.html Picture 3 - Restaurant 1 ©http://fotos.euroresidentes.com/fotos/Cuenca/ciudad-cuenca/images/Cuenca%20006.jpg Picture 4 - Restaurant 2 © http://upload.spottedbylocals.com/Barcelona/normal/the-romesco-barcelona-(by-sonia-martinez-arguello).jpg Page 5 Picture 5 - Attraction 1 ©http://www.10best.com/Barcelona,Spain/Attractions_&_Activities/Zoos,_Aquariums_&_Reserves/14745/Parc_G|ell_Barcelona/?tab=photos Picture 6 - Attraction 2 ©http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/42/Fundaci%C3%B3_Joan_Mir%C3%B3_-_Barcelona_%28Catalonia%29.jpg Picture 7 - Attraction 3 ©http://www.10best.com/Barcelona,Spain/Attractions_&_Activities/Historic_Sites/14766/Casa_Mil|_%28La_Pedrera%29_Barcelona/?tab=photos

18: Madrid pages 6-7 Page 6 Picture 1 - Cibeles ©http://www.aviewoncities.com/gallery/showpicture.htm?key=kvesp0600 Picture 2-Retiro ©http://www.sha.asso.fr/Pages/Latinissimo/Dossiers/Docsdossiers/Retiro/retiro1.jpg Picture 3 - Ventas ©http://www.destinoespana.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/04/plaza-de-toros-las-ventas.jpg Page 7 Picture 1- Hotel Petit Palace Londres ©www.venere.com/.../hotel-petit-palace-londres/ Picture 2- Hotel Room Mate Laura ©www.venere.com/.../madrid/hotel-room-mate-laura/ Picture 3- Mañanitas ©http://www.mananitas.com/ Picture 4- Oam Thong ©www.restaurant-guide.com/oam-thong.htm

19: Toledo pages 8-9 Page 8 Picture 1 - Beatriz Hotel ©http://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotel_Review-g187489-d228551-Reviews-Beatriz_Hotel-Toledo_Castile_La_Mancha.html Picture 2 - Hilton Buena vista ©http://www1.hilton.com/en_US/hi/hotel/MADHTHI-Hilton-Buenavista-Toledo-hotel/index.do Picture 3 - Casa y Museo de el Greco ©http://www.planetware.com/toledo/casa-y-museo-el-greco-e-cast-casmeg.htm Page 9 Picture 4 - El Portico Restaurant ©http://www.spain.info/saborea/restaurantes/toledo/el_portico.html Picture 5 - Toledo Cathedral ©http://www.sacred-destinations.com/spain/toledo-cathedral Picture 6 - Sinagoga de Santa Maria la Blanca ©http://www.sacred-destinations.com/spain/toledo-sinagoga-de-santa-maria-la-blanca.htm Picture 7 - La Lumbre Restaurant ©http://www.oneplanettravel.com/cms/cms/opt/www/pri/contentNavigation/restaurant.jsp?resource=/opt/contents/place/z_eu/c_es/toledo/zones/zone1/restaurants/restaurant1/restaurant

20: Valencia pages 10-11 Page 10 Picture 1- Hotel Beatriz Rey Don Jaime © http://www.kayak.com/Valencia-Hotels.Beatriz_Rey_Don_Jaime_Hotel.52241.ksp?idx=17&hid=52241&rating=4&ro=false&searchid=SSszwB&bookiturl=noavail&page=photos Picture 2 - El Paso © http://www.spanish-fiestas.com/valencia/restaurants.htm Picture 3 – Rias Gallegas © http://www.spanish-fiestas.com/valencia/restaurants.htm Picture 4 - Hotel Valencia © http://www.kayak.com/Valencia-Hotels.Hotel_Venecia.51992.ksp?bookiturl=noavail&rating=2&ro=false&hid=51992&idx=22&searchid=SSszwB&page=photos Page 11 Picture 1-La Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias ©http://www.valencia-cityguide.com/tourist-attractions/valencia-top-ten.html Picture 2-Torres De Serrano ©http://www.valencia-cityguide.com/tourist-attractions/valencia-top-ten.html Picture 3- Jardín Botánico ©http://www.valencia-cityguide.com/tourist-attractions/valencia-top-ten.html

21: León pages 12-13 Page 12 Picture 1 - Bodega Regia © http://www.regialeon.com/imagenes/fotoHotel.jpg Picture 2 - Colegiata de San Isidro © http://europix.dk/nordspanien/images/castilla_leon/images/OL-D_000004877.jpg Picture 3 - Cathedral Museum © http://www.catedraldeleon.org/galeria_de_imagenes.htm Picture 4 - Formela © http://maps.google.com/maps/place?hl=en&um=1&ie=UTF-8&q=formela+restaurant-+leon&fb=1&gl=us&hq=formela+restaurant-&hnear=leon&cid=13029750197654966924 Picture 5 - Cathedral de León © http://static.panoramio.com/photos/original/3464732.jpg Page 13 Picture 1 – Alfonso Hotel ©http://media.lonelyplanet.com/hotels/IAN/12/47/26/124726_0thumb.jpg Picture 2 – Inside Alfonso Hotel ©http://www.bookings.net/images/hotel/org/545/545754.jpg Picutre 3 – Tryp Hotel ©http://www.hotels.com/13/hotels/1000000/920000/915800/915783/hcom_915783_36_b.jpg Picture 4 – Inside Tryp Hotel ©http://images.activehotels.com/images/hotel/max300/255/255322.jpg

22: Sevilla pages 14-15 Page 14 Picture 1 - Monuments in Sevilla ©http://www.cosmos.com/Common/Images/Destinations/seville.jpg Picture 2 - Eurostar Regina ©http://images.channels.nl/images/hotel/org/275/275096.jpg Picture 3 - Hotel Alfonso ©http://www.webtravel.fr/photo/18667.jpg Picture 4 - Plaza de España ©http://kollinz.ironcube.info/kollin/amazingplaces/places/Plaza%20de%20Espana,%20Seville,%20Spain.jpg Page 15 Picture 5 - Juderia ©http://en.escapio.com/public/cache/media/hotel/shadowed-water-force-ffffff/440x260/1810_las_casas_de_la_juderia.jpg Picture 6 - Sevilla on Carriage ©http://www.discoversevilla.com/userfiles/images/bus%20tour-plaza%20de%20toros(1).jpg Picture 7 - Manolo Villalon ©http://67.15.172.2/~forumsev/images/tapas.jpg

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