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The Magic of Harry Potter Lands in Madrid

The Magic of Harry Potter Lands in Madrid

Spanish Harry Potter fans are in for a treat, because Harry Potter: The Exhibition is finally coming to Madrid! So if you’re planning on visiting the city or spending a weekend in Madrid, this is the perfect time to discover the magical world of author J.K. Rowling and young magician Harry Potter. Come with us to the Great Hall at Hogwarts, the Forbidden Forest and much more besides… more ...

December Double Bank Holiday: visit the Top Christmas Markets in Europe

December Double Bank Holiday: visit the Top Christmas Markets in Europe

If you still haven’t made any plans for the December double Bank Holiday, here are some ideas: Prague, London, Paris, Barcelona, Florence and Madrid at Christmastime are even prettier than usual. Imagine losing yourself in their streets decked out in Christmas lights and exploring their Christmas markets in good company. Sounds like a great plan for the Spanish December double Bank Holiday! more ...

Shopping in San Sebastián

Shopping in San Sebastián

San Sebastián is a charming city famed for its vistas, streets, pintxos, the Bahía de la Concha and, of course, its food, craft and flea markets. Find out where to soak up the Donostia atmosphere and where to find those products you’ll want to slip into your suitcase. more ...

Granada: Beautiful Nearby Towns

Granada: Beautiful Nearby Towns

The Alhambra in Granada is without a doubt the top sight in the city. But Granada is far more besides! In the area around Granada there are many beautiful towns well worth a visit. Come and discover some! more ...

The Best Patatas Bravas in Barcelona

The Best Patatas Bravas in Barcelona

Imagine you’re out enjoying some tapas in Barcelona. What’s the one thing you really have to order? Some patatas bravas, of course! The queen of Spanish tapas and many people’s favourite. It’s the spicy sauce that makes them a cut above mere chips. Here at Friendly Rentals we’ve selected our top 5 places for the best patatas bravas in Barcelona. Fancy joining us to try them out? more ...

Route in Florence: Discovering the Works of Michelangelo

Route in Florence: Discovering the Works of Michelangelo

Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni, better known as simply Michelangelo, was one of the most influential artists of the Italian Renaissance. Most of his masterpieces as a painter, sculptor and architect are to be found in Italy, and Florence is home to many of them, since this was the hometown of the Medici family, Michelangelo’s patrons. If you are planning to visit the Tuscan capital, make sure you discover as many of his works as possible. Here is one possible route around the city. more ...

Discover Seville Cathedral

Discover Seville Cathedral

If you’re wondering what to see in Seville, make sure you don’t miss its cathedral. Declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco in 1987 together with the Real Alcázar and the General Archive of the Indies, today Seville cathedral remains one of the most popular and admired buildings in the city. Let’s take a closer look! more ...

What to see around Lisbon

What to see around Lisbon

If you’re planning a trip to Lisbon and have time you explore the surrounding area, keep reading. There are lots of places nearby well worth a visit. Here is our selection! more ...

What to See in Barcelona: Gaudí’s Casa Vicens

What to See in Barcelona: Gaudí’s Casa Vicens

Gaudí’s Casa Milà, Sagrada Família, Casa Batlló and Park Güell are some of the most popular tourist sights in Barcelona. If you’ve already visited them all, you’ll be thrilled to hear that a previously little-known building designed by Gaudí, Casa Vicens, will soon be opening its doors. Located in Carrer de les Carolines in the neighbourhood`of Gràcia, Casa Vicens is an architectural wonder. Come with us to find out more. more ...

Sitges Film Festival 2017

Sitges Film Festival 2017

From 5 to 15 October 2017 the lovely coastal town of Sitges welcomes the very best in fantasy and horror films. You can catch some great screenings, spot celebrities on the red carpet and take part in a whole range of parallel activities such as the famous Sitges Zombie Walk. Even the town’s restaurants will be whipping up special creations, and the hotels and apartments will be full to the rafters. If you want somewhere to stay in Sitges during festival week, get your skates on and enjoy the festival! more ...

Boat Trip from Buenos Aires to Tigre

Boat Trip from Buenos Aires to Tigre

Did you know that Tigre is one of the most popular destinations in the whole of Argentina? If you’re holidaying in Buenos Aires, make sure to take a boat trip to the Delta del Tigre and explore Tigre city. You’ll love it! more ...

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