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Spain Reports Record Number of Tourists

Spain Reports Record Number of Tourists

Jan 17
Spanish government figures show the country received a national record of 82.6 million foreign tourists last year.

Catalonia Faces 10% Tourism Hit in 4th Quarter

By Pan Pylas | Nov 7
The restive Spanish region of Catalonia faces a potential $500 million financial hit in the fourth quarter as business-related travel dips following the attack in Barcelona and the uncertainty generated by the disputed independence referendum.

Road-Tripping Through Spain: Coastal Campgrounds and Classy Caravans

By Nicole Evatt | Jul 18
Keep the crowds and high prices in the rearview mirror by renting a motorhome or RV (usually called camper vans or caravans in Europe) and experience Spain's scenic Mediterranean coast.

Spain's Running of the Bulls: Day 5

By Alvaro Barrientos | Jul 11
The quickest dash yet at this year's running of the bulls left two Spaniards injured but no one gored at the San Fermin festival on Tuesday, officials said.

Protest Against Bullfights in Pamplona Before Famed Festival

Jul 3
Around 400 people have protested bullfighting in Pamplona, a week before the city hosts its famed festival featuring dangerous bull runs.

A Trip Back in Time: Sagunto Castle

By Pat Eaton-Robb | May 22
It's an easy day trip from Valencia and it's also a trip back in time: a visit to the castle in Sagunto.

Spain Posts New Record with 75 Million Visitors in 2016

Jan 12
Officials in Spain say the number of tourists visiting the country has soared by 10 percent in 2016.

'Economic Bubble'? Spain Nears 300 Days Without a Government

By Ciaran Giles | Oct 17
Spain is about to pass 300 days without a government. But guess what? Few Spaniards seem bothered by that as the country's economy roars ahead.

American Gored in San Fermin Bull Run

By Miguel Trejo, Ciaran Giles | Jul 13
An American was gored and five other runners were injured Wednesday in the next-to-last running of the bulls at Pamplona's San Fermin festival, officials said.

Pamplona Erupts With Start of Spain's Fermin Bull-Run Fiesta

By Ciaran Giles, Helena Alves | Jul 6
Thousands of people erupted in party mood Wednesday, dousing each other with wine and singing and dancing in the streets of this northern Spanish city to celebrate the start of Pamplona's famed San Fermin running of the bulls festival.

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