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Non tourist Spain, flying from the NE England. Does anyone have a recommendation? Self Catering.

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FreakinScaryCaaw Tue 26-Nov-13 16:41:46

Dp, dss and I love Spain but tend to go to quieter areas. We loved Puerto Pollensa.

This year we fancy trying somewhere in a mountain region. Preferably with flights from the NE as in Newcastle or Leeds Bradford.

Any ideas greatly received as I'm a bit stuck. I'm a bit worried we'll go somewhere and really hate it. It'll be our only holiday abroad and we haven't been abroad for a couple of years.

We love camping in the UK and SC over here but seen as Dp and I both work FT now it'd be great to get abroad again.


FreakinScaryCaaw Tue 26-Nov-13 19:24:27


duckyfuzz Tue 26-Nov-13 19:30:28

fly to Bilbao, loads to do and see around there and Santander, into the Picos de Europa, Cantabria, over to La Coruna, Santiago de compostela info

duckyfuzz Tue 26-Nov-13 19:31:07

sorry, v brief message there, just refereeing dcs!

FreakinScaryCaaw Tue 26-Nov-13 19:34:22

Thanks for that. Dp would love to go to Santiago de Compostela after seeing the movie The Way.

OnGoldenPond Wed 27-Nov-13 16:36:57

Sierra Nevada and Alpujarras

FredKiller Wed 27-Nov-13 16:41:05

YY to the Picos de Europa. We had a wonderful week hiking around them a few years ago (just me and DH mind, never done it with kids). It's beautiful. We stayed in Potes which is a lovely town and pretty central.

FredKiller Wed 27-Nov-13 16:55:43

There's a scenic little railway from Bilbao to Santander called the feve. Here's a Simon Calder article on it. You could stop at a few places en route from Bilbao (love the city) to Galicia and pop into the Picos.

FreakinScaryCaaw Wed 27-Nov-13 23:01:36

Oh I want to go right now! Thanks for the info OGP and FK.

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