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Mot or homesar eanagi l eandv er s at i l emeansoft r ans por twhi c hal l owsust oenj oyourhol i day sand l ei s ur ef r omadi f f er ent poi nt of v i ew: not i meobl i gat i ons , noc ommi t ment s , andt hec hanc et oappr ec i at e nat ur e, gos i ght s eei ngwi t hout l i mi t at i onsandwi t hout hav i ngt omak er es er v at i ons , s pendt heni ght i n pr i v i l egeds pot sands har euni quemoment swi t hourf ami l yandf r i ends .Ev er yy ear ,t henumberof c ar av anni ngf ansi nc r eas est hr oughout Eur ope–peopl eof al l ageswhohav eal i v el yandadv ent ur ous s pi r i tandgr eatappr ec i at i onf ornat ur e,andar eal way ss eek i ngt oobt ai npl eas ur ef r om k i ndnes s , r es pec tf ort heenv i r onmentandt hei rf el l ow men,andt heav oi danc eoft r i v i alex per i enc es .The abov ement i onedar ej us t af ewof t hemos t r emar k abl ec har ac t er i s t i c ss har edbymot or homeus er s . Mot or homesal l owust oenj oys omepeac ef ul day satar emot ebeac hori namount ai nwood,ort o t r av el t hr oughoutc i t i es ,andt heyar eper f ec tf ort hos ewhopr ac t i c es por tac t i v i t i esl i k ec y c l i ng,s c uba di v i ng,pot hol i ng,s k i i ng,mot or c y c l i ng,s ur fandanys por twhi c hr equi r ess pendi ngt heni ghti n i nhos pi t abl eand/ orr emot epl ac es . I nor derf ort hej our neyt omeet t heex pec t at i onsdr eamedbyt het r av el l er , i t i si mpor t ant f ort hel at t ert o pi c kt her i ght v ehi c l emodel –t heoneequi ppedt omeet t heneedsof t hef ut ur epas s enger s r es i dent s . Fort hi sr eas on, i t i ses s ent i al t os eekt headv i c eof c ompet ent peopl ewhoc anpr ov i dec ompr ehens i v e andef f i c i ent ex per t as s i s t anc et os at i s f yt heneedsof eac hf ami l yorgr oup, andwhoc anaddr es st he mul t i pl i c i t yandv ar i et yof c r i t er i ar egar di ngi nt er i orl ay out andt hedi f f er ent t y pesof f ur ni s hi ngs . I ndeed, dependi ngont het y peoft r av el l er swhowi l lbes har i ngt hec ar av anni ngex per i enc e–k i ds ,babi es , adul t s ,s eni or s ,peopl ewi t hr educ edmobi l i t y –,ourc ompanywi l l pr ov i det hev ehi c l ewhi c hwi l l meet y ourneedsi nt hemos t s at i s f ac t or yway . I ti si mpor t antt ok eept hej our neypl ani nmi nd:Camps i t esorwi l dc ampi ng?Al ongj our neyorj us ta get away ?As ummerorawi nt erj our ney ?Lowt emper at ur eorhi ght emper at ur edes t i nat i ons ?Thes e ar ej us t s omeof t hef ac t or swhi c hwi l l i nf l uenc eourc hoi c eof v ehi c l e.


Cont ent I nt r oduct i on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 02 AboutAut ocar avanasdel Sol. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 04 Mot or homeI t i ner ar i es Andal usi a. Wor l dHer i t ageSi t e. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 06 Hi st or i cal Cast i l eandLeon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 08 Andal usi a. 360ยบofl ei sur et i me . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Ont heWayt oRome . TypesofMot or homesandI conogr aphy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Mot or homeModel s Rol l erTeam Li vi ngst one Car avansI nt er nat i onal Kyr os . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 El naghBar on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 McLoui sGl amys . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 El naghDuke . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 McLoui sMc4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 El naghTLof t. Mobi l vet t aKea . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 El naghPr i nce . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Mobi l vet t aKYacht. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Ti psandFAQ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40


AboutAut ocar a Aut oc ar av anasdel Sol wasbor ni n2006i nBenal mádena, ont heCos t adel Sol ( Mal aga, SPAI N) , oneof t heEur opean ar eas mos tv i s i t ed by t our i s t s .I n t he begi nni ng, AUTOCARAVANASDELSOLwoul dof f ermot or homesf or r ent .I nf ac t ,t her ewasonl yonemot or home–managerand f ounderGer mánDi egoBes t i er ’ smot or home.AndBes t i er ’ s hous es er v edast hec ompany ’ sheadquar t er s .Thati ni t i al i ns ani t ygr adual l ys t ar t edt obearf r ui t .Thef l eeti nc r eas ed f r om 1t o40mot or homes ,whi c hi st hec ompany ’ sc ur r ent f l eet s i z e.

The headquar t er s wer e mov ed f r om t he manager ’ shous et ot hei rc ur r entl oc at i oni n Al haur í ndel aTor r e,nex tt ot heI nt er nat i onal Ai r por tofMal aga ( Mal aga,SPAI N) .Soon af t er war ds ,ar egi onalof f i c ewasopenedi n Cas t el l def el s( Tar r agona,SPAI N) ,wi t ht he pur pos eofnotonl yex pandi ngt hec ov er age ar eat oi nc l udet henor t heas t of t hec ount r y , but al s oofpr ov i di ngt hebes ts er v i c et oal lt hos e c l i ent swhowant edt oc r os st hePy r eneesand embar konanadv ent ur ousj our neyt hr oughout Eur ope, s t ar t i ng at Spai n’ s nei ghbour i ng c ount r y , Fr anc e. I nt he20102011ac c ount i ngy ear s , t hec ompanyunder went maj orr enov at i ons . TheAl haur í ndel aTor r e( Mal aga)pr emi s es wer ec ons i der abl yi mpr ov ed, andt henor t heas t of f i c emov edt oi t sper manent l oc at i oni nAr gent ona( Bar c el ona, SPAI N) . Apar t f r ommot or homer ent al ands al e, bot hpr emi s esof f er t hef ol l owi ngs er v i c es : s t or e, s par epar t s , r epai r s hop, par k i ngands er v i c e ar ea. I nApr i l 2011, ar egi onal pr ov i s i onal of f i c ewasopenedi nMadr i d–t hought hei deai st oopenaper manent of f i c ei nt he nearf ut ur e. Apar t f r omal l owi ngust oc ov ert hec ent r al ar eaof Spai ni namor es at i s f ac t or yway , t henewMadr i dof f i c eal l ows ust or eac honeofourbi ggoal s :t opr ov i dedi r ec ts er v i c esi nt het hr eemos ti mpor t antai r por t soft hec ount r y :t heMadr i d, Bar c el onaandMal agaai r por t s .

What ’ st hes ec r ett oours uc c es s ?I nt er net ,undoubt edl y .Notonl yhasi t al l owedust or ec r ui t anal way si nc r eas i ngnumberof c us t omer sandt or es or t t oi nt er ac t i v epr es ent at i onst os howour v ehi c l esi nf ul l , but i t al s ohasmadet he i nt er nalc oor di nat i on oft he c ompany ' s of f i c es eas i er .I nt he begi nni ng, adv er t i s ement swer epl ac edons pec i al i z edI nt er netpor t al s .Then,wi t ht he c r eat i onoft hef i r s twebs i t eofAut oc ar av anasdel Sol ( whi c hi ni t i al l ywasv er y bas i candhomemade)t hec ompany ’ spr es enc ebec amemor es ol i d. Of c our s e,t hes ubs equentev ol ut i onl edt ot hes ubc ont r ac t i ngofac ompany s pec i al i z edi nt hedes i gnandc r eat i onofwebpor t al s .Butt hi ss ol ut i ons oon pr ov edi ns uf f i c i ent ,andt hec ont i nuousgr owt hoft hec ompanyandour ambi t i ont oof f erabet t ers er v i c ef i nal l ybr oughtaboutt hec r eat i onofourown wor k i nggr oup–ourc ur r entCor por at eCommuni c at i onsDepar t ment ,whos e f unc t i onsi nc l udet hec r eat i on, pr omot i onandupdat i ngof al l t heAut oc ar av anas delSolonl i ne c ont ent s ,and t he pr oduc t i on ofgr aphi cand pr omot i onal mat er i al sf orbi gev ent s , f es t i v al sandc ar av anni nggat her i ngs . 4


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T oday ,ourc ompanyi sanof f i c i aldeal erf ors ev er al br ands oft he I t al i an gr oup SEA –s pec i f i c al l y ,t he br ands El nagh,Mc Loui s and Mobi l v et t a.We ar e di s t r i but or s oft he Fr enc h br and Sat el l i t e and of ac c es s or i esf ort hebes tbr andsofmot or homesand c ar av ansav ai l abl ei nt hemar k et . Thought hec ompanyhasc hangedal ots i nc et hos e i ni t i alt i mes ,ourf oundat i onalbas ehasr emai nedt he s ame:t o pr ov i de t op qual i t ys er v i c es ,adapt i ng t he c ompanyt oourc us t omer s ’ r equi r ement s–andnott he ot herwayr ound. T angi bl equal i t y ,wi t hapr oduc twhi c h i sc ont i nual l y updat ed and di v er s i f i ed; and al s o i nt angi bl e qual i t y ,wi t hc us t omers er v i c e,addi t i onal el ement s and c us t omi z ed s er v i c es , l i k e our t r ans por t at i on s er v i c e –t he del i v er y t o and/ or c ol l ec t i onoft hev ehi c l ef r om anypl ac ei nSpai nor Eur ope. Not wi t hs t andi ng I nt er netand t he openi ng ofnew of f i c es ,ours hor t t er m goal i st oent eri nt oagr eement s wi t ht hemai ni ns ur anc ec ompani esandopenas hop whi c hs pec i al i z esi nmot or homeandc ar av anr epai r s , ort he des i gn ofa s of t war e appl i c at i on whi c hi s s pec i f i cf ormot or homeandc ar av anus er s .

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I t i ner ar i es

Andal usi a.Worl dHeri tageSi te

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Day2:Cór doba Depar t ur ef r om Sev i l l e.The j our neyt o Cór doba i sent i r el yby mot or way( 144k m, 1h45m) . Thehi s t or i c aldownt ownar eaofCór dobai ss obeaut i f ult hatt he UNESCO c l as s i f i ed i tent i r el yasWor l d Her i t age Si t ei n 1984. Hi s t or i c al downt ownar easar eal way sf ul l of i nt er es t i ngpl ac est ov i s i t , andi f ev eni f wet al k edi ndet ai l about i t wewoul df eel wehav en' t s ai d enough. . . TheMos queCat hedr al , t heRomanBr i dgeandt he“ Tor r e del aCal ahor r a” ,t heGuadal qui v i rRi v erWal k ,t he“ Al c áz ardel os Rey esCr i s t i anos " ,t heJ ewi s hQuar t er ,t heSy nagogue,t heRoy al St abl esandt hei r eques t r i ans how, t heRomanTempl e, t he“ Tor r ede l aMal muer t a” , t he" Pl az adel aCor r eder a” …

144km -1h45m

Có rd ob a

217km -2h30m

Day1:Sevi l l e Depar t ur ef r om Mal aga’ sai r por t( “ Aer opuer t oI nt er nac i onalPabl o Rui zPi c as s o” ) . Thought hel onges t ont her out e, t hej our neyt oSev i l l e i sv er yc omf or t abl e, s i nc ei t i sent i r el ybymot or way( 217k m2h30m) . I n1987,t heUNESCO ac k nowl edgedt heSev i l l eCat hedr al ,t he Al c áz arandt he“ Ar c hi v oGener al deI ndi as ”ar c hi t ec t ur al ens embl e, l oc at edi ndownt ownSev i l l e. The“ Ar c hi v odeI ndi as ” ( 15841598AD) c ont ai nsal lt hedoc ument at i onr el at edt ot heol dSpani s hc ol oni es . The Sev i l l e Cat hedr al ,“ Sant a Mar í adel aSede” , wi t hi t st ower t he “ Gi r al da” ,i st he l ar ges t Got hi cc at hedr ali nt he wor l d ( 14011507AD) . Ther emai nsof Chr i s t opherCol umbusl i ei nt he c at hedr al . The “ Al c áz ar de Sev i l l a” ( 712720 AD) i s an ens embl eof pal ac ebui l di ngs . Sev i l l ei st he c api t alc i t y of Andal us i aandt hef our t hc i t yof Spai n.

Se vi l l e

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Wi t h“ Andal us i a.Wor l d Her i t age Si t e”we hav e des i gnedac ul t ur al r out e. ThoughAndal us i ahasa l ot mor et oof f eronc ul t ur al gr ounds , wel i mi t edour i t i ner ar yt ot hos epl ac eswhi c hhav ebeenc l as s i f i ed byt he UNESCO as“ Wor l d Cul t ur alHer i t age” . Andal us i ai soneoft hewor l dr egi onswi t ht he hi ghes tc onc ent r at i on ofpl ac es r ec ogni z ed as Wor l d Cul t ur alHer i t age by t hi si nt er nat i onal or gani z at i on. Wehav eonl yl ef t t woof t hemout : t he DoñanaNat i onal Par k( r egi s t er edbyt heUNESCO as Nat ur alHer i t age wi t hi nt he Wor l d Her i t age c l as s i f i c at i oni n1994,andex t endedi n2005) ,and t heAndal us i anpar toft he“ Ar t eRupes t r edel Ar c o Medi t er r áneo”( r egi s t er edi n1998) .Wewi l ll eav e t heDoñanaNat i onal Par kf orournex t r out e, whi c h i sdev ot edt ot heenj oy mentofnat ur eandl ei s ur e t i me. And t he “ Ar t e Rupes t r e del Ar c o Medi t er r áneo”c oul d be a r out e by i t s el f .I n Andal us i awec anf i ndpr ehi s t or i car ts i t esl i k et hi s onei nt hepr ov i nc esof Al mer í a, J aénandGr anada, butt hes ear ej us tahandf ul oft het ot al numberof s i t esi nt heEas t er nhal f of Spai n. Wi t h787k mandanes t i mat edr oadt i meof 9hour s and53mi nut es ,t hi si samedi uml engt hr out e. Thought hei t i ner ar yhasbeendes i gnedt ol as t5 day s ,t hi s s houl d be t ak en j us t as a mi ni mumdur at i onr ef er enc e.Not wi t hs t andi ngt he Wor l dHer i t ageSi t es t at usgr ant edt ot hes epl ac es byt heUNESCO,al lt hes ec i t i esar eamongt he mos tbeaut i f ul onesi nSpai n.Pr epar i ngal i s tofal l t hepl ac esofi nt er es tt os i ght s eer swoul dbea nev er endi ngt as k . . .


Day3:ÚbedaandBaez a Depar t ur ef r om Cór doba.Thej our neyt oÚbedai s145k ml ong.The l as t 36k mar ebyr oad. Thej our neyl as t sappr ox i mat el y1hourand54 mi nut es . I n2003,t hel as tAndal us i ani nc or por at i ont ot hel i s tofUNESCO’ s Wor l dHer i t ageSi t eswasc onf i r med:t heRenai s s anc eMonument al Ens embl esof ÚbedaandBaez a. Ev ent houghÚbedaandBaez aar e t wos epar at et owns ,t hef ac tt hatt heyar enei ghbour i ngt ownsj us t10 k m apar tand t hatt hei rRenai s s anc e ar c hi t ec t ur ei st hei rmos t r emar k abl ef eat ur ec aus est hem t obes eenasawhol e.Theweal t h andi mpor t anc eof t heChur c handt hemanor sof t hear eai nt he15t h and16t hc ent ur i esc anbeeas i l yi nf er r edwhenbot ht ownsar ev i s i t ed. Manyoft hei rbui l di ngshav ebeenc l as s i f i edasNat i onal Monument s andar epr ot ec t edbyt heSt at e.

Day4:Gr anada Depar t ur ef r omBaez a. Thej our neyi s137l ong( t hef i r s t 25k mar ebyr oad, andt her es t bymot or way )andi t l as t sappr ox i mat el y 1hourand44mi nut es . I n1984,t heUNESCOc l as s i f i edt he“ Al hambr a”andt he“ Gener al i f e” asWor l dHer i t ageSi t es ,butt hewhol ear eai ss obeaut i f ult hatt he UNESCOt hems el v eshadt or ev i s et hat dec i s i on. I n1994, t heAl bai c í n Quar t erwasaddedt ot heUNESCO’ sl i s t of pr ot ec t eds i t es . The“ Al hambr a” i sapal ac ec i t adel of Andal us i anor i gi n, ar i c hc ompl ex whi c hi nc l udesapal ac eandaf or t r es s( Al c áz ar )wher et hek i ngof t he Naz ar i Ki ngdomof Gr anadaandhi sc our t us edt ol i v e( 12381492AD) . The“ Gener al i f e” i sl oc at edout s i det hewal l sof t heAl hambr a. I t wast he v i l l awi t hgar densus edbyt heMus l i mk i ngsofGr anadaaspl ac ef or r es t ( 12731302AD) . I nt heAl bai c í n( orAl bay z í n)Quar t er ,t our i s t sc anf i ndwhi t ewas hed hous esont hehi l landc har mi ngnar r ow s t r eet s .Ther es i dent sof “ Al bai c í ndel aAl hambr a”enj oys pec t ac ul arv i ews .Thev i ewpoi ntof Day5:Ret ur nt oMál aga SanNi c ol ás( “ Mi r adordeSanNi c ol ás ” )i st heper f ec tl ands c apet o Depar t ur ef r om Gr anada.Ret ur nt oMal aga’ sai r por t enj oyt hes uns et :aty ourf oot ,t heAl bai c í nQuar t er ;oppos i t e,t he ( “ Aer opuer t oI nt er nac i onalPabl oRui zPi c as s o” ) .The magni f i c entAl hambr a;andbehi ndt heAl hambr a,t hes nowc apped 133k mj our neyi sent i r el ybymot or way ,andi tl as t s peak sof Si er r aNev ada… TheAl bai c í nQuar t eri st heper f ec t pl ac ef or appr ox i mat el y1h40m. s i ght s eei ngandhav e" t apas "( bars nac k s ) . Ev en t hough Mal aga i snoti nc l uded i nt he Wor l d Her i t ageSi t er out e,i thasmanyc ul t ur alat t r ac t i ons whi c hc oul dbet hi sr out e’ s“ c her r yoft hec ak e” .The hi s t or i c al ens embl e of t he “ Al c az aba” and t he “ Gi br al f ar o” , t heRomanTheat r e, t hePi c as s oMus eum, t he hous e wher e Pi c as s o was bor n,t he Car men Thy s s enBor nemi s z aMus eum,t heMal agaMus eum, t heBot ani c al Gar den" LaConc epc i ón" , t heAngl i c anor Engl i s hCemet er y . . .

137km -1h44m

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133km -1h40m

Má l ag Ai rp a or t

11, 1km 19m

Gr an ad a

145km -1h54m

Úb ed a Ba ez a

Al ongourr out e,t her ear emanyot hermonument al c i t i esandpl ac esof i nt er es t t ov i s i t , andt hi swoul denr i c hourhol i day sev enmor e. I f y ouhav e mor et i meav ai l abl e,wi t houtl eav i ngy ourr out eors t r ay i ngof fi tj us tabi t , y ouc oul dal s ov i s i t :Ant equer a,t heAr c haeol ogi c alEns embl eofI t ál i c a ( Sant i ponc e) ,Car mona,Éc i j a, t he Mus eum and Ar c haeol ogi c al Ens embl eof Medi naAz ahar a( Cór doba) , Li nar es , J aénorLoj a.

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I t i ner ar i es Hi stori cal Casti l eandLeón

Day1:Segovi a Depar t ur ef r om t heai r por tofMadr i d( “ Aer opuer t o I nt er nac i onal deBar aj as ” ) .Wec anc hoos et omak e al l t hej our neybymot or way( 107k m-1h15m–wi t h t ol l boot hs ) , oras hor t erj our ney( 104k m)wi t ht hel as t 50k m byor di nar yr oad( 104k m -1h38m) .Thi s s ec ondopt i onwoul dal l owust oenj oyt hebeaut yof t he mount ai nl ands c ape ( we woul dc r os st he Nav ac er r adamount ai npas s ) ,andwewoul dav oi d t ol l bar r i er s . TheSegov i aAqueduc t i st hemos t i mpor t ant Roman c i v i l engi neer i ngs t r uc t ur ei nSpai n( begi nni ngsof t he 2ndc ent ur yAD) . TheAqueduc t andt heOl dQuar t er wer ec l as s i f i edbyt heUNESCO asWor l dHer i t age Si t ei n1985. Tak i ngas t r ol l al ongt het own’ sbeaut i f ul s t r eet sort as t i ngi t smos t t y pi c al di s h, t he" c oc hi ni l l o" ( r oas ts uc k i ngpi g)atoneofi t spr es t i gi ousol ds t y l e r es t aur ant si sar eal pl eas ur e.TheAl c áz arandt he Cat hedr al ar e“ mus t s ees ” .

Thehi s t or i c alandc ul t ur alr i c hnes sofCas t i l eandLeónc anbe s ummar i z edbyt hef ac tt hatmor et han60% oft heent i r e( ar t i s t i c , ar c hi t ec t ur al ,et c . )her i t age ofSpai nc an be f ound t her e.Thi s t r ans l at esi nt o: 8Wor l dHer i t ageSi t es , 111hi s t or i c al ens embl es , 400

Day2:Bur gos Depar t ur ef r om Segov i a.Thej our neyt oBur gosi s200k ml ong;t he f i r s t57k m ar ebyor di nar yr oad,andt her es tbymot or way .The j our neyl as t sar ound2hour sandahal f . TheCat hedr al ( 13t hc ent ur y ) i sanunques t i onabl er epr es ent at i v eof Got hi car c hi t ec t ur e, andi t was c l as s i f i edasWor l dHer i t ageSi t ebyt heUNESCOi n1984. Vi s i t i ngt he monas t er y“ Monas t er i odeSant aMar í al aReal del asHuel gas "and t he“ Car t uj adeMi r af l or es ”ors i mpl yt ak i ngas t r ol l al ongt het own’ s r i v erwal kar es omeof t heat t r ac t i v eac t i v i t i est our i s t sc anengagei n. TheWayofSt .J ames( “ ElCami nodeSant i ago” ) ,al ongwhi c h pi l gr i mswal kf r omFr anc et ot hei rf i nal des t i nat i oni nt hec api t al c i t yof Gal i c i a,Sant i agodeCompos t el a,andc l as s i f i edasWor l dHer i t age Si t ei n1993, c r os s est hec i t y . And, of c our s e, y oumus t not f or get t o t as t et hef amousBur gosbl oods aus age( bl oodpuddi ngmadewi t h r i c e) , whi c hi sat y pi c al di s hf r omBur gos . Day3:León Depar t ur ef r om Bur gos .Thi ss t r et c hoft hej our neyi sent i r el yby mot or wayandpar al l el t ot heWayof St . J ames( 184k m-1h50m) . Thec i t y ’ sol dquar t er ,al s ok nownas“ Bar r i oHúmedo” ,wast he c api t al c i t yof t heol dKi ngdomof León, andt hemedi ev al l ay out of i t s s t r eet si sr eal l yc har mi ng. TheCat hedr al ofLeóni st hebes tex ampl eofFr enc hs t y l ec l as s i c al Got hi car c hi t ec t ur ei nSpai n.The“ Bas í l i c adeSanI s i dor o”i soneof t hemos t i mpor t ant Romanes quec hur c hesi nSpai n, andi t hol dst he t ombsof s ev er al k i ngs . TheConv ent of SanMar c os , al s ok nownas “ Hos t al deSanMar c os ” ,i st hef i r s tex ampl eofSpani s hpl at er es que and Renai s s anc e ar c hi t ec t ur e. Anot her mus t s ee i s t he Moder ni s t s t y l e“ Cas aBot i nes ” , des i gnedbyt hebr i l l i antCat al an ar c hi t ec tAnt oni oGaudí .Al l t hes emonument shav ebeenc l as s i f i ed asCul t ur alI nt er es tSi t es .Leav i ngas i det het y peofmat er i al si t c ont ai ns ,t heMUSAC( Mus eum ofCont empor ar yAr tofCas t i l eand León) , i sagoodex ampl eof moder nar c hi t ec t ur eandoneof t henew, 21s t c ent ur ys y mbol sof León.

107km -1h15m

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200km -2h30m

Bu rg os

Se go vi a

Ma dr Ai d rpi or t

Day4:Zamor a Depar t ur ef r omLeón. Ont hi sday , wewoul dt r av el al ongpar t of t hes oc al l ed“ Si l v erRout e”( “ Rut adel aPl at a” ) . I t i sa142k m j our neywhi c hl as t sal i t t l emor et han2hour s . Thej our neyi sbymot or wayasf arasBenav ent e. Ther es t i sbyor di nar yr oad. Thec i t yof Zamor ai sc ons i der edt obet he" c i t yof Romanes que” . I t sens embl eof Romanes quebui l di ngs( 11t h12t hc ent ur i es ) i st hemos t i mpor t ant onei nt heI ber i anPeni ns ul a, andoneof t hemos t r emar k abl ei nEur ope: t heCat hedr al , 24c hur c hes , 9 hous es , 2pal ac es , ac as t l e, abr i dgeandt hec i t ywal l s . Cent ur i esl at er( endof t he19t hc ent ur y begi nni ngof t he20t hc ent ur y ) , anot herar c hi t ec t ur al mov ement hasl ef t i t smar ki nt he c i t y : Moder ni s m. Ther ear e19moder ni s t bui l di ngsi nZamor a.

184km -1h50m


mus eums ,300c as t l es–16orwhi c har ec ons i der edt obeofhi gh hi s t or i c alv al ue–,11c at hedr al sandt hel ar ges tc onc ent r at i onof Romanes quear t i nt hewor l d. Thec ul t ur alr out ewepr es enther ei samedi uml engt hr out e–935 k i l omet r es –, andt hej our neyl as t s11h42m. Themi ni mumdur at i onof t hi sr out ei s7day s , onwhi c hwewi l l v i s i t s i xof t heni nec api t al c i t i es i nCas t i l eLeón. But , i deal l y , t hej our neys houl dl as t l onger , i nor der t o beabl et oenj oyt hes ec har mi ngSpani s hi nl andsandv i s i tt hem al l . Youwi l l bebewi t c hed. . . Day5:Sal amanca Depar t ur ef r om Zamor a.Wewi l l t r av el al ongt heSi l v erRout e asf arasSal amanc a, ent i r el ybymot or way( 1h7m, 67. 4k m) . The “ Uni v er s i dad de Sal amanc a” ,Sal amanc a’ suni v er s i t y , f oundedi n1218, i sSpai n’ sol des t uni v er s i t yonac t i v es er v i c e. Today ,i tc ont i nuest obeoneoft hemos tpr es t i gi ousand r es pec t edac ademi ci ns t i t ut i ons .Thi r t yt wot hous ands t udent s –manyoft hem f or ei gn s t udent s –s t udyi nt he c i t y ’ st wo uni v er s i t i es ;t hi sc r eat esal i v el yandf es t i v euni v er s i t y–and ur ban–env i r onment . I n1988,t heol dquar t erwasc l as s i f i edasWor l dHer i t ageSi t e by t he UNESCO.I tc ont ai ns an i mpor t antar c hi t ec t ur al her i t age, wi t hr emar k abl es i t esl i k et het woc at hedr al s( t heOl d Cat hedr al andt heNewCat hedr al ) , t he“ Cas adel asConc has ” , t he" Pl az aMay or ” ,t he“ Conv ent odeSanEs t eban”andt he “ Es c uel asMay or es ” .I n2002i twasCul t ur alCapi t alCi t yof Eur ope. Day6:Ávi l a Depar t ur ef r omSal amanc at owar dsÁv i l a. The160k mj our ney bymot or wayA50i sf as t ands i mpl e, andi t l as t s1h30m. Themedi ev al c i t ywal l ss ur r oundi ngt heol dc i t yar eas y mbol of Áv i l a.Theys t ar t edbei ngbui l ti nt hey ear1090AD,andt hey hav e82s emi c i r c ul art ower sand9gi antgat eway s .Theyar e t hemos t c ompl et eandbes t pr es er v edc i t ywal l si nSpai n. I n 1884 t hey wer e dec l ar ed “ Nat i onalHi s t or i c al Ar t i s t i c Ens embl e” .I n1985,t heUNESCOr egi s t er edt heOl dQuar t er oft hec i t y( t hec i t ywal l sandt hehi s t or i c alens embl ewi t hi n) , and, i n2005, t heyr ev i s edt hei r dec i s i ont oi nc l udet hec hur c hes l oc at edout s i det hec i t ywal l s .

Day7:Ret ur nt oMadr i d Depar t ur ef r om Áv i l a.I n ourj our neyt ot he I nt er nat i onal Ai r por ti nMadr i d( Bar aj as )wec ant ak edi f f er entr oads .The mot or way i st he f as t es tone,t hough t her e ar es ev er al t ol l boot hs( 129k m-1h25m) . Madr i di st hec api t al c i t yofSpai n.I ti st her i c hes tandmos t popul at edc i t yofSpai n,andt het hi r dc i t yi npopul at i oni n Eur ope. Madr i d’ sc ul t ur al l i f ec ov er sal l t hes pher esandt i mes oft heday .Mus eums ,t heat r es ,mus i c al s ,c onc er t s ,oper a, gas t r onomy … andni ght l i f eandpar t i es . Ex ampl esoft he c i t y ’ sr i c h monumentand ar c hi t ec t ur al her i t agear e:t heEgy pt i anTempl eofDebod( 2ndc ent ur y BF) ;t hes oc al l ed“ Madr i ddel osAus t r i as ”( 16t hand17t h c ent ur i es ) ; andt he“ Compl ej oCuat r oTor r esBus i nes sAr ea, CTBA"–t hef ourhi ghes ts k y s c r aper si nSpai n,andamong t he10hi ghes t onesi nEur ope) . Madr i dwasCul t ur al Capi t al Ci t yof Eur opei n1992.

Lear nmor eabout t hi sandot herr out esat : ht t p: / / engl i s h. aut oc ar av anas del s ol . c om/ mot or homer out es . ht m

129km -1h25m

Ma dr Ai d rpi or t

106km -1h30m

Áv i l a

67, 4km 1h07m

Sa l am an ca

142km -2h

Za mo ra

Le ón

Cas t i l eandLeóni ss uc har i c hc ommuni t yandi t hass omanyt hi ngst oof f ert ot our i s t st hat t hes ugges t ed7dayr out ec anbe eas i l yex pandedt oi nc l udeot herc i t i es–andwer eal l yr ec ommendt hat y oudos o! I f weaddedt hec i t i esof Sor i a, Pal enc i aand Val l adol i d,wewoul dt r av el al l t hec api t al c i t i esoft hepr ov i nc esoft hec ommuni t y .Ot herv er yi nt er es t i ngpl ac est ov i s i tar et he t ownsof Ar andadeDuer o, Sahagún, Tor des i l l as , Medi nadel CampoandAs t or ga; al s o, t hel ands c apeof LasMédul asandt he Ar c haeol ogi c al Si t eof At apuer c a, bot hof whi c hhav ebeenc l as s i f i edasWor l dHer i t ageSi t ebyt heUNESCOi n1997and2000, r es pec t i v el y .

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I t i ner ar i es

Andal usi a.360ºofl ei sureti me

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Near by ,i nBenaoj an,wec anf i ndCuev adeLaPi l et a,a r el ev ant Pal eol i t hi candNeol i t hi cr oc kar t s i t e. Day2:Mar bel l aandTar i f a Depar t ur ef r om Ronda( 165k m -2h28m wi t h t ol l boot hor161k m-2h53mwi t hout t ol l boot h) . Mar bel l ai sa v er y wel l k nown l ux ur i ous t our i s t i cdes t i nat i on.I ni t ss por thar bor ,Puer t o Banus ,wec ans eet hegr eat es tc onf l uenc eofhi ghen c ar sandy ac ht si nEur ope. But Mar bel l ei snot pur el yex c l us i v e, s t r ol l i ngbyi t sr i v er s i dewal k s ,s unbat hi ngoni t sbeac hes , s hoppi ngi ni t shi s t or i c alc ent eroreat i ngi ni t st er r ac esar e pl eas ur esev er y onec anaf f or d. The whol e Cos t a delSoli sa t our i s t i cbeac h ar ea and ev er y t hi ngt hes eahast oof f eri swi t hi nourr eac h. Bet weenAl gec i r asandTar i f awec anf ol l owamount ai nr oad t hatc r os s espar toft hePr ot ec t edNat ur alPar koft heSt r ai t ( Par queNat ur al Pr ot egi dodel Es t r ec ho) . Fr omhi gher gr ounds we hav e a pr i v i l eged v i ew oft he Gi br al t arSt r ai t .Two c ont i nent s ,Eur opeandAf r i c a,s epar at edi nt hei rnar r owes t poi nt byonl y14. 4k m. Thec i t yof Tar i f ai st hes out her nmos t ar eaof Eur ope, andi t i s oneoft hewor l d’ sc api t al sofwi nds ur fandk i t es ur f ,t hei rf ans pac kt hebeac hesal ly earr ound.I t ss t r eet sbr i m wi t hl i f e, r es t aur ant s ,c hi l loutpubs ,and t er r ac es .The r es ul t i ng env i r onment i sbot hc os mopol i t anandal t er nat i v e. Sev er aldes i gn l abelt s hi r t sand s ur fc l ot hi ng hav et hei r headquar t er si nTar i f a, s oi t i si deal t os hopwi t hi ni t shi s t or i c al c ent erof medi ev al l ay out .

161km -2h53m

119km -1h45m

Cá di z

130km -2h30m

Ro nd a

Má l ag Ai rp a or t

Day1:Thet hr eer eser voi r sandRonda Depar t ur ef r om Pabl oRui zPi c as s odeMal agaI nt er nat i onal Ai r por t ( 130k m-2h30m) . ElChor r oi sani mpr es s i v emount ai ns potandr es er v oi r . Ther ei sa per f ec t l yequi pped c ampi ng s i t e and a f ew t er r ac er es t aur ant swi t hf ant as t i cv i ews .Tr ek k i ng,c y c l i ng, k ay ak i ngandes pec i al l yr oc kc l i mbi ngar eamus t .Thr ough i t sLosGai t anesgor ger unsGuadal hor c eRi v er . Thec r os s i ngoft het hr eer es er v oi r s ,Guadal hor c eCount Res er v oi randt heGuadal t ebaGuadal hor c eRes er v oi r s ,i s ani dealpl ac et oenj oywal k i ng,c y c l i ng,s wi mmi ng,and k ay ak i ngors i mpl ys unbat hi ngont her i v erbank ,ort as t i ng goodf oodi noneof t het er r ac es . Ther ear es ev er al c ampi ng s i t es . I nCuev asdelBec er r owec anf i ndt hes our c eofCuev as Ri v er , ahi ghl yr ec ommendedv i s i t f ort her ai nys eas on. Rondai soneoft hemos tbeaut i f ulc i t i esofAndal us i a.I t s ar c hi t ec t ur alandar t i s t i cher i t agei sasi mpr es s i v east he s ur r oundi ngl ands c apeswher ei ts t ands .Thec i t yi sl oc at ed abov eanenor mousc r ac kk nownasTaj odeRonda, whi c h endsi nanopenr av i ne.I fwear et odes c r i bel ei s ur e,t hi s s mal l c i t yenj oy sagr eat l i f e. I t sr es t aur ant s , t er r ac esandc hi l l out pubsar eal s oamus t . I t i st hec i t yof gr eat t or er os . I nSept emberwec anenj oyt he f amoust r adi t i onal bul l f i ght sof Ronda( Cor r i dasGoy es c asde Ronda) . TheRonda’ sBul l f i ght Ri ngi soneof t heol des t and mos t beaut i f ul of t hewor l d.

2, 048k i l omet er sandar oaddr i v eofappr ox i mat el y34hour s mak eAndal us i aal ongdi s t anc ei t i ner ar y . Al l of Andal us i al i es atourf eet ;i t s8pr ov i nc esc anbev i s i t edi n13day s .Ev en t houghi t mayber at herdi f f i c ul t t oc ov erev er y t hi ngment i oned abov ei nonl y13day s , t ak ey our t i meandc hoos eeac hopt i on ac c or di ngt oy ourt as t es .I fy ouhav emor et i met os pend,do nothes i t at e and t ak eac hanc e on ev er y t hi ng Andal us i a hast oof f er .

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Wi t h“ Andal us i a. 360º of l ei s ur et i me” wehav edes i gnedaf un i t i ner ar ywi t henoughr oom f orev er y oneandev er y t hi ng: beac hes , mount ai ns , des er t s , s now, woods , f aunaandf l or a, c i t i es ,t owns ,ar t ,gas t r onomy ,t hemepar k sandev er ys por t ac t i v i t y( t r ek k i ng,mount ai nc l i mbi ng,c y c l i ng,k ay ak i ng, s ai l i ng,c y c l et our i s m,hor s er i di ng,hang gl i di ng,r oc k c l i mbi ng,c av i nganddi v i ng. )Andt her ear es t i l l mor epl ac es andac t i v i t i est oenj oy .I nwhatwehav eal r eadyment i oned, t hear t i s t i c ,c ul t ur al ,andhi s t or i c alpoi ntofv i ew hasbeen r ender eds ec ondar y .Ot heri t i ner ar i esar eal s opos s i bl eand t her e ar e many mor e wor t hwhi l es i t es t han t hos e des c r i bedher e.

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Lear nmor eabout t hi sandot herr out esat : ht t p: / / engl i s h. aut oc ar av anas del s ol . c om/ mot or homer out es . ht m

125km -2h14m

143km -2h19m

Ca z deal l a l aS i er ra

43km

r es t aur ant soft hebeaut i f ul Spani s hSquar e,ar es omeoft he pl eas ur est he t own of f er s .Near by ,we f i nd t he hi s t or i c al Tr af al garCape. Wer ec ommendy ouwi t nes st hes uns et ov er t hes eanex t t ot hec ape’ sl i ght hous e. Cadi zi spr obabl yt heol des tc i t yi nWes t er nEur opewi t hov er 3, 100y ear s .I ti sas mal l c i t yt hatbear sagr eati mpor t anc ei n hi s t or y .I tal s ohasal ott oof f erf r om t hec ul t ur al poi ntofv i ew. Asf arasar c hi t ec t ur eandmonument st her ear emus eums , f or t r es s es ,a br eak wat er ,i t s hi s t or i c alquar t er ,and i t s gas t r onomy .Oneoft hebes tur banbeac hesi nEur oper uns al ongt hec i t yof Cadi z . Peopl ef r om Cadi zar ewel l k nownbyt hei rj oyandt heCadi z ’ Car ni v al i st hebes tex ampl e.Tour i s t sf r om al l ov ert hewor l d pac kt hec i t ydur i ngt hos e9day sof f es t i v i t ywher el aught eri s t hemai nr eas onf ori t al l .

Ar ac en a

90km -1h05m

Pa l o l aFsd ro e nt er a

Do ña na

-2h21m

Se vi l l e

Dí a3:Cádi z Depar t ur ef r omTar i f a( 119k m-1h45m) . Fr omTar i f aupt ot hebor der wi t hPor t ugal , Andal us i a’ sAt l ant i c s l opei sk nownasCoas t of Li ght ( Cos t adel aLuz ) : 380k m of endl es ss of t gol dens andbeac hes . Fr om Tar i f at oCadi zt heal mos tv i r gi nbeac hesbel ongi ngt o t hr eemuni c i pal i t i ess t andout :t hebeac hesofTar i f a,Bar bat e and Vej erde l a Fr ont er a.Bol oni a Beac hi spar toft he Muni c i pal i t yof Tar i f aandi t i ss i t uat edwi t hi nt heNat ur al Par kof t heSt r ai t( Par queNat ur aldelEs t r ec ho) .Wec anc l i mband enj oyt hev i ewsof f er edbyt hegr eat Duneof Bol oni a( anat ur al monuments i nc e2001) ;orv i s i tt her ui nsandmus eum oft he ol dRomani cc i t yof Bael oCl audi aov er t hebeac hi nl et , anot her I t emof Cul t ur al Pr oper t y . Vej erdel aFr ont er ai sabeaut i f ul whi t et ownont opofahi l l , r egi s t er edashi s t or i c alandar t i s t i cens embl e.St r ol l i ngbyi t s hi s t or i c al quar t er ,v i s i t i ngi t sc as t l e,enj oy i ngt hes c ener yf r om i t sv i ew poi nt s ;ort as t i ng t he l oc algas t r onomyi ns ome

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Day4:Jer ezandSevi l l e Depar t ur ef r om Cadi z .( 132k m -1h47m wi t ht ol l boot h) .Bey ondi t sAr abi cf or t r es s ,i t spal ac es ,c at hedr al ,c hur c hesand monas t er i es , andt heenj oy ment of i t ss t r eet s , J er ezdel aFr ont er ai sal s ok nownbyi t swi ne, t hes her r y( J er ez ) . That i swhywe s houl dnotmi s st hec hanc et ov i s i ts omeoft hewi ner i esi nt hear ea.Manyoft hes eof f ergui dedt our si nc l udi ngapr ev i ous “ v enenc i adodel v i no” ( us i ngas pec i al ut ens i l madeof whal ebone, s her r yi spour edi nt oawi ner yt as t i nggl as sf or i t t oox y genat e bef or ebei ngt as t ed)andwi net as t i ng.TheRoy alAndal us i anSc hoolofEques t r i anAr ti saSpani s hi ns t i t ut i ondev ot edt o Cl as s i c alDr es s age.Bes i desv i s i t i ngt hemus eum,t hes c hoolandt hes t abl es ,wec anal s oenj oyauni ques how:“ How Andal us i anSt al l i onsDanc e. ” Ther ear et womai ndat est ov i s i t J er ez , onei sdur i ngt heHor s eFai r or J er ezFai r ( Apr i l / May ) ; and t heot heri sdur i ngt heSpani s hMot or c y c l eGr andPr i xwhi c hi shel di nt heCi r c ui tofJ er ez( Ci r c ui t oPer manent edeAl t a Vel oc i daddeJ er ez )( Mar c h/ May ) . Chi pi onai sani c ec os t al v i l l agewhi c hi si deal f ors t r ol l i ngandenj oy i ngt hebeac h. Sanl úc ar deBar r amedas t andsr i ghti nt hemout hoft heGuadal qui v i rRi v erandf r om i twec angaz eatDoñanaNat i onal Par kont he oppos i t ebank . I nSanl úc arwehav et woof t hev i s i t or ’ sc ent er st ot hepar k . Ther ear et wok eydat est ov i s i t Sanl úc ar : onei sat t hebegi nni ngoft he“ Romer í adelRoc í o”( May /J une) ,whenmanybr ot her hoodsgoonpi l gr i maget ot heElRoc í ov i l l age t hr ought hi ss pot ; andt heot heri sdur i ngt heSanl úc arhor s er ac es( Augus t ) , wher et hev er ybeac hesof Sanl úc arbec omet he r ac et r ac k .Fr om t hec ul t ur al poi ntofv i ewSev i l l ehast hous andsofappeal i ngs i t es .I t shi s t or i c al andar t i s t i cpat r i monyi sv er y ex t ens i v e. Wehav eal r eadyment i oneds omeof i t i nouri t i ner ar yt ot heWor l dHer i t ageSi t es . Wear egoi ngt of oc usourl ei s ur e t i meont hegr eatamountandqual i t yofi t smus eums ,t hec hanc et oenj oyt hes unwhi l es t r ol l i ngt hr ought hes t r eet sand gar dens , at r i pt hr ought hehi s t or i c al quar t eri nahor s edr awnc ar r i age, af l amenc ol i v es how, “ t apear ”( gof oraf ewdr i nk sj us t bef or ej us tbef or el unc h)t as t i ngas her r yorabeeri noneofi t smanys quar es .Duet ot het emper at ur eandt heper f umeof or angebl os s om, t hebes t s eas ont ov i s i t Sev i l l ei ss pr i ngt i me. Bes i des , t hi si st het i mewhent wogr eat c el ebr at i onst ak epl ac e: Hol yWeekandt heApr i l Fai r . Sev i l l e’ sI s l aMági c aAmus ement Par ki st heonl yt hemepar kl oc at edwi t hi nac i t yi nSpai n. .

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Day6:LaSi er r adeAr acena Depar t ur ef r omPal osdel aFr ont er a( 125k m-2h14m) . RedRi v erMi nes( Mi nasdeRí oTi nt o)c opperdepos i twas al r eadyk nownbac ki nt heCopperAge. Ar ac enai sas mal lt owni ns i deSi er r adeAr ac enaNat ur al Par k and Pi c os de Ar oc he, wi t h beaut i f ul nat ur al s ur r oundi ngs . TheAr ac ena’ sGr ot t oof t heMar v el s( Gr ut ade l asMar av i l l asdeAr ac ena) , i nt hec ent erof t own, i sanat ur al c av ewi t hk ar s t f or mat i onsof ex t r aor di nar ybeaut y : s t al ac t i t es

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Col ón)s t ar t edhi sj our neyt ot hedi s c ov er yof t heNewWor l d. TheWhar f of t heCar av el s( Muel l edel aCar abel as )i nPal os del aFr ont er ai st hemus eum wher ewec ans eef ul l s c al e r epr oduc t i onsof t het hr eeCol umbuss hi ps( LaPi nt a, LaNi ña andLaSant aMar í a) . Ont heoppos i t er i v erbankt her ei st heMonumentt ot he Di s c ov er erFai t h( Monument oal a Fe Des c ubr i dor a de Col ón)i nt hes out hent r eof t hec i t yof Huel v a. Thi s37met r e monumentwasagi f tf r om t heAmer i c anpeopl et oSpai n ( 1929) . Numer ousbas r el i ef si ni t sbas er epr es ent t heAz t ec , I nc a, May anandChr i s t i anc ul t ur es .

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Day5:DoñanaandChr i st opherCol umbus Depar t ur ef r omSev i l l e. ( 90. 3k m-1h05m) . Ri ghtnex tt ot heDoñanaNat i onalPar k ,t her ei sElRoc í o Vi l l age.I nPent ec os t( May / J une)oneoft hewor l d’ smos t i mpor t antMar i anpi l gr i magest ak epl ac e:t heRomer í adel Roc í o.Rel i gi onandc el ebr at i onmer gei nt hi spi l gr i mage whi c hi sapopul art r adi t i ont os how dev ot i ont ot heVi r gi n Mar y( Ví r gendel Roc í o) .Dev ot ees( Roc i er os )c omet oher f r omal l ov erSpai nands omeot herEur opeanc i t i es . Bot hDoñanaNat i onalPar kandDoñanaNat ur alPar kar e c ons i der edt hegr eat es tec ol ogi c alr es er v esi nEur opeand ar eal s or egi s t er edbyUNESCOasWor l dHer i t ageSi t es . Duet oi t sgeogr aphi c al l oc at i on,Doñanai sanunav oi dabl e pat ht ak enbymi gr at or ybi r dsbet weenEur opeandAf r i c a. Al mos t200, 000s pec i mensf r om s ev er al s pec i esofaquat i c bi r dsc anbes eens pendi ngt hewi nt eri ni t smar s hes .I n Doñana,t heyhav ec l as s i f i ed20s pec i esoff r es hwat erf i s h, 11amphi bi ans ,21r ept i l es ,37nons eamammal sand360 bi r ds , 127of whi c hhabi t ual l yr epr oduc ei nt hepar k . Bet weenMat al as c añasandMaz agónt her ei sapr ec i ous endl es sbeac h, andaf t er t hat Rí oTi nt o’ smout h. Her ewewi l l f i ndt heRábi daAbbeyandPal osdel aFr ont er at own,t he pl ac e f r om wher e Chr i s t opher Col umbus ( Cr i s t obal

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ands t al agmi t es ,l av ar uns ,andar agoni t es .I t sl ak es ,l ar ge s pac eands t onec ol or at i onmak eupanex t r aor di nar ymer ger . Thet ot al l engt hof t hi sunder gr oundc ompl exi s2130m, 1200 of whi c hc anbev i s i t ed. Near byAr ac enas t andsJ abugo,uni v er s al l yf amousf ori t s Ac or nI ber i anHam,t hebes toft hewor l dandanaut hent i c gas t r onomi cdel i c at es s en. Day7:Caz al l adel aSi er r a Leav i ngAr ac ena( 143k m -2hsand19m) ,wewi l l goont o Si er r adeAr ac enai nSev i l l e’ sSi er r aNor t e. Ther es er v eEl Cas t i l l odel asGuar das ,i sanat ur al r es er v e wher ewec angaz eat l i ons , bear s , el ephant s , z ebr as , r hi nos , dr omedar i es ,t i ger s ,hi pposr unni ngf r eei nanenv i r onment s i mi l ar t o t hei r nat ur al habi t at . The r es er v e of f er s mul t i adv ent ur epac k :ex hi bi t i ons ,pai nt bal l ,k ar tr ac i ngand boat t r i ps . I nt heElPi nt adoRes er v oi rwec andot r ek k i ng,c y c l i ng, k ay ak i ng, f i s hi ngorj us t enj oyt hev i ew. Caz al l adel aSi er r ai sas mal lt ownwhi c hweal t hl i esi ni t s nat ur al s ur r oundi ngs .I ti swor t hnot i c i ngt her i v erbankoft he Huéz narRi v erwi t hi t swoodsf or mi ngac or r i dor , t heHuéz nar Spr i ngsandVi arRi v er .Wec ant ak es omeoft hemar k ed t r ai l s , v i s i t i t sv i ewpoi nt sandr ec r eat i onal ar easorev enr i dea hor s e. Bei ngahunt i ngar ea,i t sgas t r onomyof f er swonder f ul game meat( deer ,wi l dboar ,r abbi t ,par t r i dge,et c . ) .I t sani s et t eand c l earbr andyar eal s owel l k nown. Gr eenWays( Ví asVer des) Ther ear e21Gr eenWay si nAndal us i a. 530k i l omet er sof unus ed r ai l way s hav e been t r ans f or med i nt oc y c l e t our i s m and t r ek k i ng pat hs wi t hi nt he Gr een Way s Pr ogr am whi c hi sc oor di nat edbyt heSpani s hRai l way s Foundat i on( Fundac i óndel osFer r oc ar r i l esEs pañol es ) . I nour s uper j our neywewi l l c omeac r os ss ev er al of t hes e Andal us i anGr eenWay s : -I t al i cG. W. ( day4) -Li t t or al G. W. ( day5) -Wat erMi l l sG. W. ( day6) -Odi el ’ sG. W. ( day6) -Ri ot i nt o’ sG. W. ( day6) -Si er r aNor t eG. W. ( day7) -Campi ñaI G. W. ( day8) -Subbaet i cG. W. ( day9) -Si er r aNev adaG. W( day12)

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Day8:Guadal qui vi rVal l ey Depar t ur ef r omCaz al l adel aSi er r a( 129k m-2h14m) . I nGuadal qui v i r Val l ey , l andsof gr eat f er t i l i t y , wec anf i ndc r ops f r omawi der angeof pr oduc t s . Cons equent l y , t oday ’ si t i ner ar y i sal l about gas t r onomi ct our i s mwi t hor gani cpr oduc t s . Al modóv ar del Rí os t andsout f or i t sbeaut i f ul c as t l e( 760A. D. ) I t i sper f ec t l ypr es er v ed, opent ov i s i t or sandal s oof f er sgui ded t our s . I nMedi naAz ahar a,wi t hi nt heMus eum andAr c heol ogi c al Ens embl eof Madi nat al Zahr a, wec anf i ndt heanc i ent Ar abi c c i t y pal ac e,now i nr ui ns .Abd al Rahman I I Ial Nas i rAbder r amánI I I -( 891–961B. C. ) , wast hef i r s t Al Andal ust hat t ur nedCór dobai ni t sc api t al .Hehadi tbui l tt oac ommodat e hi sc our tasas y mbolofhi spower .Thi smus eum wont he 2010AgaKhanAwar dof Ar c hi t ec t ur e. Guadal qui v i rr unst hr ought hec i t yof Cór dobawhi c hhi s t or i c al quar t eri saWor l dHer i t ageSi t e. Cor doba’ sc ul t ur al of f eri sas wi deasi t sl ei s ur eac t i v i t i es . I ns pr i ng, t hePat i osFes t i v al and MayFai rar et heper f ec tt i met ov i s i tt hi swonder f ul c i t y .We c anenj oyaneques t r i ans how i nt heRoy alSt abl esora Fl amenc os howi noneof i t st abl aos( Fl amenc ot av er ns ) ; we c anal s ot ak eani ght t our t oi t smai nmonument sor r el axi ni t s Hammam( Ar abbat hs ) Cór dobai sagoodpl ac ef or s hoppi ng, l eat her c r af t , pot t er y , met al wor k and s pec i al l y i t s wel l r enownedj ewel r y . Gas t r onomyi sal s oamus t .

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Day10:LaSi er r adeCaz or l a Depar t ur ef r om Al c al ál a Real( 143k m -2h 23m) .The pr ov i nc eofJ aénhast hewor l d’ sl ar ges tpr oduc t i onandbes t qual i t y ol i v e oi l .We s ugges ty ou v i s i tone oft he ol i v e agr i c ul t ur alc ooper at i v es .I t sv i r gi nol i v eoi li sunmat c hedby t hepr oduc t swemayf i ndi nt hes uper mar k et . Bél mezdeLaMor al edai sas mal l v i l l agedef i nedbyt het er m “ s uper nat ur al ” .I n1971oneofi t shous ess eemedt ohav e s omes t ai nsont hef l ooratf i r s tandl at eront hewal l s .Thes e s pot sc oul dhav ebeenr el at edt odamppat c hesbut c ur i ous l y enoughal l of t hem hadhumanf ac esands hapes : " Car asde Bél mez "( Bel mezFac es ) . Owni ngani mpor t anthi s t or i c al pat r i mony ,i nBedmarwef i nd t heCuev adel Mur al l ónwher ec av i ngi sdone.I nSept ember whenr el i gi ousf es t i v al sar ec el ebr at ed,api l gr i magec omes downf r omt hes anc t uar yof t heVi r gendeCuadr os . J ódari st hel ar ges t v i l l ageof t hes hi r eandhasani mpr es s i v e l andmar k :aPr eRomani cc as t l enowus edast heRec ept i on Cent r ef ort heSi er r aMagi naNat ur al Par k . Caz or l ai sas mal l t ownwi t hwhi t ewas hedhous esbui l t at t he f oot hi l l of Cer r odeSal v at i er r a, ov er l ook edbyt heYedr aCas t l e ( 11t h13t hc ent ur y ) .I ns i de t her ei st he Ar t sand Popul ar Tr adi t i ons Mus eum of Al t o Guadal qui v i r .I t s bui l di ng c ons t r uc t i onsdat i ngf r om t he16t ht ot he17t hc ent ur ys t and out t oget herwi t hi t sr el i gi ousChr i s t i ant empl es . Fes t i v al s : TheBl ues c az or l aI nt er nat i onal Fes t i v al gat her st he bes tbl ue bands( end ofJ ul y ) ;and t he Caz or l a Theat r e I nt er nat i onal Fes t i v al apar t f r om t het heat r ewher et hes t r eet s bec omes t agesdur i ngt hi sweek . Day9:TheSubbaet i c Howev er ,Caz or l ai sbes tk nownbyi t snat ur al s ur r oundi ngs . Depar t ur ef r omCór doba( 126k m-2h11m) . er r asdeCaz or l aNat ur al Par k ,Segur aandLasVi l l as TheWi neMus eum i sl oc at edi nMont i l l abec aus et hef r ui t y TheSi ar er egi s t er edbyUNESCOasBi os pher eRes er v esandi ti s wi nesof t heMont i l l aMor i l esar eaar ehi ghl yr egar ded. es ev er al r i v er sandc r eek shav et hei rs our c eorwher e I nCabr awewi l lc omeac r os st heSubbaet i cGr eenWay , wher heyf l ow whi c hgi v est hi sar eaagr eenat mos pher eand one oft he l onges ti n Andal us i a.Thi shasi nv ol v ed t he t v er s i t y . r ec ov er yoft heol dOi lTr ai nl ay outnow dev ot edt oc y c l e di hes our c eswec angaz e,t her ei st heGuadal qui v i r t our i s m,t r ek k i ngandhor s er i di ng.I tr epr es ent s56k mi n Amongt v er . I t i sapar adi s ef orf i s horgamef ansandal s of ort hos e whi c ht hemuni c i pal i t i esbet weenLuc enaandLuquear e Ri whoenj oyt hegas t r onomyf r omt hes i er r as . j oi ned, goi ngt hr oughCabr a, DoñaMenc í aandZuher os . I nZuher os ,wi t hi t sc as t l e( 1213t hc ent ur y )i nt hehi ghes t poi ntoft het own,wec anf i ndt heBat sCav e.I ti sal mos t 1000m hi ghandi t st ourpar t i al l ygoest hr oughdi f f er ent r ooms and c or r i dor s wi t hc av e pai nt i ngs r epr es ent i ng hor s es ,bear sanddoesf r om t hePal eol i t hi ct os c hemat i c Day11:TheWesti nt heEast menandgoat sf r omi nt heNeol i t hi c . Depar t ur ef r omCaz or l a( 290k m-4h42m) . TheVi l l adePr i egodeCór dobanei ghbor hoodr egi s t er edas TheWat erCav enex tt ot heVi r gi nofTí s c arSanc t uar yj oi ns hi s t or i c alandar t i s t i c alens embl ec anbec al l edat y pi c al t heTí s c ar r i v er wat er sandt heMont edel Cabal l or oc k . Duet o Andal us i an nei ghbor hood. Bes i des i t sc hur c hes and i t smagni f i c entac ous t i c s ,Augus ti st hemont hc hos ent o mans i ons ,t heKi ng’ sFount ai n( 1803)out s t ands ,aswel l as or gani z ewor l dmus i cc onc er t s . t heRoy alBut c her i es( 16t hc ent ur y ) ,( Car ni c er í asReal es ) , Dur i ngHol yWeek , al l 2, 300i nhabi t ant sof Cuev asdel Campo t hePas eodeCol ombi av i ewpoi nt , t heBaj oAdar v ewayand t ur nt hei rt own i nt oJ er us al em Ci t yf ol l owi ng t he Gos pel t heCal v ar yHer mi t age( Er mi t adel Cal v ar i o) . Al c al áLaReal Ac c or di ngt oSai ntMat hew.Near bywewi l l f i ndt heNegr at í n i sabeaut i f ul monument al c i t y . Ov er l ook i ngt hec i t y , t her ei s Res er v oi r ,wher ewec andos ev er al ac t i v i t i esl i k ek ay ak i ng, t heLaMot aFor t r es sEns embl e. I nt hehi s t or i c al quar t erwe mount ai nc y c l i ng, t r ek k i ng, hanggl i di ng, f i s hi ng, s wi mmi ngor c an v i s i ti t sbeaut i f ulc hur c hes ,t he Abac i alPal ac e,t he hav eapi c ni c . Cas asdeEnf r ent e, t hePi l ardel osÁl amosort heAr c i pr es t e Baz ai sa c i t y ofmany appeal i ng s i t es s uc h as t he deHi t aSquar ewher et hec i t y ’ st ownhal li sl oc at ed.We I ber i anRomani cCi t yof Bas t i , wel l k nownbyi t sar c heol ogi c al r ec ommendy ouv i s i tt hi si nJ ul ydur i ngt he“ Et nos ur ” ,a s i t e.I mpor t ants i t es :Baz a’ s Ar c heol ogi c alMus eum,t he f es t i v al f oret hni cgat her i ngsi nSi er r aSur . CoCat hedr aloft heSant aMar í adel aEnc ar nac i ón( 16t h 14


c ent ur y ) ,t heChur c hesofSant i ago( 16t hc ent ur y )anddel a Mer c ed( 15t hc ent ur y ) , t heAr abi anBat hs( 10t hc ent ur y ) , and t hePal ac eof t heEnr í quez( 16t hc ent ur y ) Guadi x out s t ands by i t s enor mous ar t i s t i c and r el i gi ous pat r i mony ( i t s bar oque Cat hedr al( 16t hc ent ur y )and i t s beaut i f ulc hur c hes and her mi t ages ) ,t he pal ac ehomes bel ongi ng t o nobl ef ami l i es( 16t h18t hc ent ur y )and t he Muni c i palPar k .Ther ei sawhol enei ghbor hoodmadeof c av ehomes ,hous esc ar v edi nt her edc l ayandper f ec t l y whi t ewas hed.Thei rc hi mney semer gi ngt hr ought hehi l l sar e i mpr es s i v ev i s i on.Vi s i ngt heCav eMus eum ofGuadi xi sa wayof di s c ov er i ngi t si nt er i or . Wi t hi nt hel oc al gas t r onomy , t he t r adi t i onal homemadedi s hesar et hemos t r el ev ant . TheLaCal ahor r aCas t l e( 16t hc ent ur y ) ov er i t sownhi l l andat t hes nowedf oot hi l l soft heSi er r aNev adas eemsani dy l l i c l ands c ape. TheTav er nsDes er ti sapr ot ec t ednat ur als pot ,f amousf or bei ngt hec api t al of t hewes t er ns paghet t i . Her eSer gi oLeone f i l medt hemy t hol ogi c al t r i l ogys t ar r i ngCl i nt Eas t woodAFi s t f ul ofDol l ar s( 1964) ,ForaFew Dol l ar sMor e( 1965) andThe Good,t heBadandt heUgl y( 1966) ;t hemas t er pi ec eOnc e UponaTi mei nt heWes t ( 1968)wasal s of i l medher e. Ther ear et hr eet hemepar k si nt hear eawhi c ht ak eadv ant age oft hewes t er nf i l ms t udi os et s :v er ydet ai l edWi l dWes ts mal l t owns ,l i v epr of es s i onal s hows ,c anc andanc er s ,r es t or at i on wor k , andc os t umes . Li v et heWi l dWes t way . The Nat ur alPar kofCabo de Gat aNí j ari sa f i r s tc l as s l ands c ape/ s eas c aper es er v e. I t i soneof t hedr i es t l ands c apes i nEur ope.I t s63k m ofc ov esandc l i f f s ;anddr eamys eabeds ar eaPar adi s ef ordi v i ngf ans .

Day12:LaAl puj ar r aandSi er r aNevada Depar t ur ef r omCabodeGat a( 245k m-4h39m) . AmongAl mer i as ’ shi s t or i candar t i s t i cpat r i mony , i swor t hwhi l e ment i oni ng t he Mus l i m Al c az aba( 1015t hc ent ur y ) ,t he f or t r es s l i k eCat hedr al del aEnc ar nac i ón( 16t hc ent ur y ) , Cabl e I ngl és( 19t hc ent ur y ) ( al oadi ng bay )and t he Mus eum of Al mer i a. Thes out hr i v er s l opei st hear eaof t heSi er r aNev adaNat i onal Par kk nownasLasAl puj ar r as .I t sr i c hgas t r onomyf ul lof or gani cdi s hesandwi ness t andout . Nat ur e, t hegr eat number oft r ek k i ngandt hec y c l epat hsr unt hr ought hi smount ai nous r egi onf ul l of r i v er s , gl ensandr av i nes . Ev er yy ear i nt hemi ddl eof s ummer t hous andsof v i s i t or sc ome t oBér c hul est oc el ebr at et he“ New Year ’ sEv eofAugus t ” ( Noc hev i ej adeagos t o)i nf ul l s wi ng. Tr ev él ezi sf amousf ori t ss pi c ypor ks aus ages ,s aus ages , bl oods aus ages , “ or z as ” ( meat s t at i onedi nanear t henwar epot andpr es er v edi nol i v eoi l ) ,butes pec i al l yf ori t shams .Thes e ar ea“ mus t t as t e”del i c at es s en. I nPór t ugoswewi l lf i ndt heSourFount ai n( Fuent eAgr i a) ,a beaut i f ul dar kor anges pr i ngduet oi t sf er r ouswat er s . TheWor l dHeal t hOr gani z at i onhasr ec ogni z edLanj ar ónas oneoft hepl anet ’ shi ghes tl ongev i t ypl ac eswhi c hi spar t i al l y at t r i but edt ot hequal i t yofi t swat er s .Lanj ar óni sc al l edas pa t own.Apar tf r om i t sownBat hs ,wer ec ommendav i s i tt ot he Lear nmor eabout t hi sandot herr out esat : ht t p: / / engl i s h. aut oc ar av anas del s ol . c om/ mot or homer out es . ht m

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Hondi l l onei ghbor hood,i t sv i ew poi nt s ,andofc our s e,t he Wat erMus eum. Pampanei r ai s a good ex ampl e ofa t y pi c alt own f r om Al j apur r a.I t sc r af ts t or esof f erpr oduc t sf r om t hewhol ear ea ( e. g. t hef amous“ j ar apas ” , t r adi t i onal r ugsmadeof t hi c kf abr i c ) andt her es t aur ant s . Her ewewi l l al s obeabl et obookal l k i nds of s por t ac t i v i t i eswi t hi nt heSi er r aNev adaNat i onal Par k . I f wear egoi ngt of ol l owt hi sj our ney , weneedt obev er yal er t aboutt heweat herf or ec as tandt her oadbl oc k sduet oheav y s now. Ther out e( A395)wi l l t ak eusneart heMul hac enPeak andv er yc l os et ot heWeat herVanePeak( t hef i r s tandt hi r d hi ghes t mount ai nsi nt heI ber i anPeni ns ul ar es pec t i v el y ) . I nt heSi er r aNev adaNat i onal Par kt her ear e2, 100c l as s i f i ed v eget al s pec i es , of whi c h116ar eendanger eds pec i esand60 of t het ot al ar eendemi cof t hi sar ea. I ns i det hepar kwec ando di f f er entac t i v i t i es :t r ek k i ng,mount ai nc l i mbi ng,hanggl i di ng, andani mal wat c hi ng. For s k i i ngands nowboar di ngt her ei st he Si er r aNev adaSk i St at i on. Thi ss t at i oni sf ur ni s hedwi t hal l t he c omf or t s( hot el s , apar t ment s , r es t aur ant s , wi nt erands ummer ac t i v i t i es )aswel l asapar k i ngandex c l us i v es er v i c ear eaf or mot or homes . Day13:Ther et ur n Depar t ur ef r omSi er r aNev ada( 162k m-2h25m) . Gr anada’ sc ul t ur al of f er i si mmens e: f r omt heAl hambr a, oneof t hemos t i nt er nat i onal l yr enownedmonument sandal s oWor l d Her i t ageSi t e; t oi t sc at hedr al , c hur c hes , hi s t or i c al quar t er , t he J ewi s h quar t er ,t he Al bai c i n( a di s t r i c tofGr anada) ,t he mus eumhous esof Feder i c oGar c i aLor c aor Manuel deFal l a, t heAr c heol ogi c alMus eum,t heFi neAr t sMus eum.Lei s ur e ac t i v i t i esi nGr anadaar eal s owor t hment i oni ng. Gr anadai sa mel t i ngpotofc ul t ur esandabur s twi t hl i f e.I t sgas t r onomy v ar i esf r om t r adi t i onal t ol ux ur i ousal s ot ak i ngi nt oac c ount t he popul ar “ t apeo” t y pi c al of Gr anada. Weal s ohav et heGr anada Sc i enc ePar k( mus eum andpl anet ar i um) ,t heCaj aGr anada Memor yofAndal us i aCul t ur alCent r e,t heAr abbat hs ,and f l amenc odanc eat t hec av ehous esi nSac r omont e. I mpor t antf es t i v al s :Hol yWeek ,MayCr os s es ,andCor pus Chr i s t i( af es t i v i t ywi t hi nt hef ai r ’ sweek ) .TheAl hambr a,t he Gener al i f e,t heAl bai c í nandmanyot herembl emat i cs i t es bec omet hes c ener ydur i ngt heI nt er nat i onal Mus i candDanc e Fes t i v al of Gr anada. TheBer mej al esRes er v oi rhasaf ul l yequi ppedc ampi ngand of f er sout doorac t i v i t i ess uc hask ay ak i ng, s ai l i ng, t r ek k i ngand c y c l i ng. Al hamadeGr anada, abeaut i f ul andhi s t or i c al t own, of f er st wo opt i onsbey ondt hec ul t ur alandar c hi t ec t oni cv i s i t :abs ol ut e r el ax at i oni ni t st her mal wat er sorac t i v et r ek k i ngt hr oughLos Taj os ,a100met r edeepgor get hr oughwhi c ht heAl hama Ri v err uns . Mal agai st heendof ourj our ney . 15


I t i ner ar i es Boundf orRome Eac ht r av el l er hasi t sownt as t esandwhi ms . But t her ei sonepoi ntwhi c hi soutofques t i on:t he s mal l c i t i eswhi c har edes c r i bedbel owdes er v e anawar df or i t sgr ac eandbeaut yandar eas t op y ouc annot mi s si nanunf or get t abl et r i p.

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Day2:Por t of i no 548k mawayf r omMont pel l i er , al r eadyi nI t al i ans oi l , wef i ndPor t of i no ( Genoa) , as mal l t owns l eepi ngonaqui et bayl i k eamoonpi ec e. The s ugges t i v el ay outofhous es ,l i k eanamphi t heat r e,oni t snat ur al por t , mak esPor t of i noauni quepl ac e. Tour i s m hasnot al t er edorc hanged t hees s enc eoft hi spl ac e.Wec anv i s i t :SanGi or gi o´ sc hur c h,i n bar oques t y l e,homet ot hes ai nt ´ sr el i c s ,whi c hwer ebr oughther e dur i ngt heCr us ades .Rebui l ti n1886.Cas t el l oBr own,anol df or t r es s ont hehi l l .I nt er nat i onalc ul t ur alc ent er .Por t of i noVet t a,homet oa s i gni f i c antpubl i car tgal l er y .TheRegi onalNat ur alPar kofPor t of i no, pr ot ec t eds i nc e1935, hous esoneof t hemaj or f l ower c ol l ec t i onsof t he Medi t er r anean,an i mpr es s i v ev ar i et yofbi r dsand i nv er t ebr at es , s i gni f i c antex ampl esofar c hi t ec t ur eandamaz i ngl ands c apesal l ov er t het r i p. Fr omt hec i t yl i ght hous eweenj oyanex c ept i onal v i ewov er t he gul fofRapal l o.St r ol l i ngdownt hePor t of i nohi l landf ol l owi ngi t s

Mo nt pe l l i er

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Al l r oadsl eadt oRome.Her ewei nt r oduc ey ou t ot her out ewewoul dl i k et of ol l owat l eas t onc e i n ourl i f et i me.We l eav ef r om Ar gent ona ( Bar c el ona)i n Spai nt o end i n Rome,I t al y f ol l owi ngt her out eal ongt heFr enc hRi v i er a. 14 day s , 1, 479k mand17hour sof j our ney . Ex c ept f ort hef i r s t2day swhenwewi l ls pendal otof t i meont hemot or way , t hi sr out ei st hought out t o di s c ov er t heI t al i anTus c anyandt hec api t al . J us t af ew k i l omet er sandl ot soft i met os ee,s t r ol l al ongandt as t eI t al y .

Day1:Mont pel l i er Wel eav ef r om t hepar k i ngl ot of Aut oc ar av anasdel Sol i nAr gent ona ( Bar c el ona) . I nFr enc hl ands , hal f waybet weenSpai nandI t al y , 340k m awayf r om Ar gent onaandonl y7k mf r om t heMedi t er r aneanSea,wef i nd Mont pel l i er( Hér aul t ) .Thi sc i t y ,wi t hi t snar r ow al l ey sand s unny s quar esof f er sanunus ual andenv i abl el i f equal i t y . I t sbr i l l i ant hi s t or yi s r ef l ec t edoni t sex qui s i t eandr i c har c hi t ec t ur e. Thes unnyc api t al of t he Languedocs educ eswi t hi t sbeaut yanddy nami s m.

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panor ami cr oadsar eamus t .Pas t awi t hpes t os auc ei st het y pi c al di s h;t hear omaofbas i landol i v eoi lar eabs ol ut el yuni que.You s houl dnot l eav et hi sl andi f y ouhav enot y et t as t edFoc ac c i aal l ' ol i o, Tr enet t eal pes t o,Tagl i at el l eal s ugodi pes c eandt hec l as s i cTor t a Pas c ual i na. Atl eas tonc ei ny ourl i f et i mey ous houl dhav et hes at i s f ac t i onof dr i nk i ngagoodc of f eei nas quar e,enj oy i ngawonder f ulv i ewand al l owi ngy our s el ft obec apt i v at edbyt hehugey ac ht swhi c har r i v e f r omal l ov ert hewor l d.

Day3:Pi sa 150k ms out hf r omPor t of i noi sPi s a( Pi s a) . Famousal l ov er t hewor l d duet oi t sl eani ngt ower , oneof t hemos t r epr es ent at i v ei c onsi nI t al y , i ti sac i t yt hatpr ec i s el yf ort hi sr eas onhasbeenc ondemnedt obe admi r edandf or got t enatt hes amet i me.TheDuomo,t heLeani ng Tower ,t he Bapt i s t er i o and Campos ant of l oatl i k e whi t e mar bl e i c eber gsonahugegr eenr i v erofs eagr as s .Ac t ual l yal l bui l di ngsi n t hi spi az z aar el eani ngduet ot hes hal l owf oundat i onsandt hes andy under gr ound, but noneof t hemi ss ohi ghast het ower , whi c hs t ar t ed bei ngc ons t r uc t edi n1173ast hec at hedr al bel l t ower ; but i t s t ar t edt o l eanbef or et het hi r df l oor wasf i ni s hed. Ev ens o, t hec ons t r uc t i onwor k c ont i nued. Wec ans ays omeonemi ght hav et hought t hi swoul dgi v e Pi s aanout s t andi ngf eat ur ei nt hef ut ur e.I ft hi ss t or yi st r ue,hewas not wr ongat al l . Wes ugges t “ Hos t er i adei Cav al i er i ” , wher ey ouc an t as t et y pi c al di s hesf r omt heTus c an“ c r eat i v ec ui s i ne” . I t i ss i t uat edi n Vi aSanFr edi ano, 16.Phone: 050580858.

Day5:Pi st oya Fr om Luc c a, 41k mt owar dst heEas t , i nt hedi r ec t i onof Fl or enc e,we f i nd Pi s t oi a,a c i t y wi t has mal lbut i nt er es t i ng hi s t or i cc ent er . Undoubt edl yt he mos t embl emat i cmonumenti st heSanZenoCat hedr al ,t he mai nc hur c hi nt hec i t y .I ns i de,t her ei sabunc hof f uner ar ymonument sdev ot edt oc har ac t er sl i k eCi node Pi s t oi a, di s t i ngui s hedpoet andf r i endof Dant e´ s . Nex t t o t hes epul c hr e,y ouwi l lf i ndt heCapi l l adiSanJ ac opo, wi t h an ex t r aor di nar yal t ar pi ec e dec or at ed wi t h 600 s t at uesandr el i ef s .Pi s t oi ai snotav er yt our i s t i ct own, t hati swhyi nmos tofi t sr es t aur ant sy ouc anhav ea goodmeal ,wi t habal anc edqual i t y / pr i c er el at i on.We es pec i al l yr ec ommend Tr at t or i a Mar c het t oni ( Vi a Puc c i ni , 23) .

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242km -2h34m

Ro me

Sa n Gi m Si i en gna a no

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Pi st oy a Fl or en ce

Pi sa Lu cc a

Po rto f i no

Day4:Lucca Leav i ng f r om Pi s a eas t bound,among c hes t nut s and beec hes , appear sLuc c a( Luc c a) s ur r oundedbyi mpr es s i v ewal l sbui l t bet ween 1504and1645. Theyar es ai dt obet hebes t pr es er v edf or t i f i c at i oni n Eur ope.Wi t hi t spal ac es ,i t sc ol our f uls t r eet sandi t st enc hur c hes , Puc c i ni ´ shomel andhases c apedt hepas s i ngoft i meandk eptt he s c entofpas tt i mes .Yous houl ddef i ni t el ys eet her emai ni ngofa c l as s i camphi t heat r e,whi c hgoesunnot i c edbef or et hepur i t yof s hapesofi t sc at hedr al ,dev ot edt oSanMar t i n,Romans ol di erwho s har edhi sc l oakwi t habeggar . Howev er , get t i ngy our s el f l os t among i t ss t r eet si soneof t hebes t way st odi s c ov er t hec i t y . Thewel l k nown Vi aFi l l ungoi sagoods t ar t i ngpoi nt t of i nds omeof t hebes t c hur c hes of t hec i t y . Af t er war ds , i t i sagr eat i deat of ol l owt hepat hs ur r oundi ng t hef or t i f i edc i t ywal l s ,wi t ht heex uber antc ount r y s i de ass et t i ng. Downt owni nLuc c a,t her ear emanyr es t aur ant swher ey ouc ant r y many oft he t y pi c aldi s hes oft he " l uc c hes e"gas t r onomy .We es pec i al l yr ec ommendLaBuc adi Sant Ant oni o( Vi adel l aCer v i a, 3) .

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Day6:Fl or ence Fr omPi s t oi awec ont i nueourr out et oFl or enc e( Fi r enz e) . Onl y39k mawaywef i ndt heFl or ent i nec api t al , wher ewewi l l s t aya c oupl eof day s . I t sbeaut yc ant r i gger“ St endhal Sy ndr ome”epi s odes( St endhal wasawel l k nownFr enc hwr i t erf r om t heXI X c ent ur ywhodes c r i bedi ndet ai l t hephenomenonhes uf f er edi n1817whenex pos edt ot heov er whel mi ngbeaut yof I gl es i ade l aSant aCr uz ) .Pl eas ec ons i dery our s el v esadv i s edaboutt hi s !Wes t ar tourv i s i ti nI lDuomo,whos edi nem des i gnedby Br unel l es c hi , domi nat est hec i t y . I t wasanar c hi t ec t ur al mi l es t onewheni t wasf i ni s hedi n1436. Amaz i ngl yal i k ear ei l Campani l e deGi ot t o( 1356) andt heBapt i s t er i o, wi t hGhi ber t i ´ sPuer t adel Par aí s os t andi ngout . LaPi az z adel l aSi gnor i a, f ul l of s t at uesand monument sbec omesanopenai rmus eum.I noneofi t ss i desy ouwi l lf i ndPal az z oVec c hi o,whi c hhous est heSal óndel Ci nquec ent odec or at edwi t hVas ar i f r es c os ,andt heSal adel osLi r i os .Thec or r i dor sofUf f i z i Gal l er yar eembel l i s hedwi t h i nt er es t i ngs c ul pt ur es , but i t i si t spai nt i ngswhi c hmadei t f amous : Ti z i ano´ sVenus , Bot t i c el l i ´ sSpr i ngandMi c hel angel o´ sHol y Fami l y . Sant aCr oc eChur c hhous est het ombsof r enownedFl or ent i nec har ac t er s : Mi c hel angel o, Mac hi av el l i andGal i l eo. Do not mi s sGi ot t oandGaddi ´ sf r es c os . TheAc ademyAr t Gal l er ynot onl yi sowner of Mi c hel angel o´ sDav i d, SanMat eoandThe Sl av es ,i tal s oex hi bi t spai nt i ngsf r om Fl or ent i near t i s t sandBy z ant i neandr el i gi ousobj ec t s .ThePont eVec c hi oal l owsust o c ont empl at et heAr noRi v er andwander ar oundt hes ur r onundi ngs , whi c har ef ul l of j ewel l er ´ ss hops . Vas ar i ´ sel ev at edc or r i dor wasbui l t i n1565, ent r us t edbyCos i moI di Medi c i , wi t ht heobj ec t i v eof mov i ngf r omPal az z oPi t t i t oPal az z oVec c hi oav oi di ng mi x i ngupwi t ht hepopul at i on. Las t but not l eas t , y ouc ans eet hel av i s hPal az z oPi t t i , whi c hwashomet ot heMédi c if ami l yf r om t hemi ddl eof t he16t hc ent ur yandhous es7mus eums . Pal at i naGal l er y , wi t hi t sRenai s s anc eandBar oquec ol l ec t i onsi sone of t hemos t f amous . Fl or enc ehasal ongl i s t i f r es t aur ant s , wec anr ec ommendBi s t r ot del l ’ Ac c ademi a( Vi aVal di ni ev ol e, 12/ 18) I t i sat r endyandc har mi ngpl ac e, whi c hof f er sas er i esof t as t yt r adi t i onal Tus c andi s hes . Homemadepas t aandgr i l l edmeat ar ej us t f abul ous . Thewi nemenui sal s os at i s f ac t or y .Ac ompl et emeal wi l l c os t ar ound30, 00€and35, 00€.

Day9:SanGi mi gnano I nt her out ef r om Fl or enc et oSi enat hr ought heCer t al do r oad,ac r os sagr eenandl us hc ount r y s i dec ov er edby v i ney ar dsandhi l l s ,s omet hi ngwi l ls t r i k eourat t ent i on. Suddenl y ,anoddf or es toft ower ss i l houet t esagai ns tt he hor i z on:I ti st hec i t yofSanGi mi gnano( Si ena)oneoft he medi ev aldev el opment s bes tk epti n al lI t al y .San Gi mi gnanoappear sonahi l l t hati sj us t334met er shi gh, but t hev i s ual ef f ec t i si mpr es s i v e; i t s eemst odomi nat et he whol ev al l ey . I t i sapl ac epr ot ec t edbyUNESCO, dec l ar ed Wor l dHer i t ageSi t eandi twoul dbec ompl et el yi r r ev er ent nott ov i s i ti t .Oneoft heembl emat i cpoi nt si sPi az z adel Duomo,maj es t i c ,wi t hi t sPal az z odelPodes t aandt he Logi adel l aTor r e.I ti swor t hs t oppi ngt os eet hei ns i deof t hepot t erandgol ds mi t hwor k s hops :t i mehass t oppedi n t heMi ddl eAges . Howev er , t hebes t i st odi s c ov er i t wal k i ng ov eri t snar r owl anes ,pav edwi t hc obbl es t ones ,c r os s i ng i r ongat es ,wal l sandt ower swhi c hev ok et hememor yof l egendar yepi s odesi nv ol v i ngdamesandk ni ght s , s ol di er s andpr i nc esf r om nobl ef ami l i eswhi c hal l owedt hebes t ar t i s t sofEur opet owor ki nt hes c hool sofSi enaand Fl or enc e,whi l et hepal ac esi nSanGi mi gnanogotr ef i ned wi t hi t spai nt i ngs .Oneoft het y pi c alpl ac est oeati s“ I l Cas t el l o” ,whi c hhasawonder f ulpanor ami cpat i o.The s pec i al t yof t hehous ear es av our yandt enderl oc al meat s , l i k eBi s t ec c aal l aFi or ent i naandCi nghi al ec o' l aPol ent a ( Wi l dBoarwi t hMai z ePor r i dge) .

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Day10:Si ena Leav i ngSanGi mi gnanoi nt hedi r ec t i onof Pogi bons i weget on Rac c or doAut oes t r adal eSi enaFi r enz edownt oSi ena( Si ena) . Al r eadyi nt hehear tofTus c any ,and38k m awayf r om San Gi mi gnano,wear es ur pr i s edbyt hi smedi ev al c i t yc ons i der ed l i k et hemos tbeaut i f ulofI t al y ,Si ena.I t sPi az z adelCampo, c ons i der edasoneof t he3mos t beaut i f ul pi az z asi nt hewor d, c oul dbeaper f ec ts c enar i of oraCommedi adel l ’ ar t e:el ev en s t r eet sc omeoutont oas hel l s hapeds c enar i owi t hdi f f er ent l ev el swhi c hi nc i t ey out or unors etanappoi nt ment .Youc an br eat he t he Mi ddl e Ages al lov eri t s wal l s .Thi si s an i magi nat i v e,goodt emper edandhi ghl yc ol our f ul c i t y ,whi c hi s s ur r oundedby3r edc l ayhi l l s ,t hes oi lofSi ena.Al lur ban dev el opment ss t r i c t l yr es pec tt hehi ghnes sofbui l di ngs ,t he qual i t yofr es t or at i onsandt hec har ac t er i s t i coc hr ec ol ourofi t s f ac ades ,whi c hi sonl yi nt er r upt edbyt hemar bl edgi antoft he Cat hedr al -agor geouss ampl eof Romant i cAr t bef or eent er i ng t heGot hi cper i od. “ Ev enwi der t hanher gat eswi l l Si enaopent o y ou herhear t " ,r eads t he phr as ei mmor t al i z ed i n Por t a Camol l i a.Andi ti st r ue,Si enahasar i c har t i s t i cher i t age,wi t h monument s , c hur c hesandar i s t oc r at i cpal ac est hat y ouc annot mi s s . Someof t het y pi c al di s hesi nSi enaar e: St ews , Car nede t er ner ader az aChi ani naal abr as a( Roas t edChi ani naBeef ), I Pi c c i , Cr os t i ni ner i Fagi ol i al l ' uc c el l et t oor Pas t aef agi ol i ( Pas t a andbeans ) . Donot f or get t omar r yt hes eex c el l ent di s heswi t h t he ex c el l entChi ant iwi ne ors ome oft he bes ts t oc k si n Tus c any .


I t i ner ar i es Boundf orRome

Day11:Rome Fr om Si enawet ookA1i nt hedi r ec t i onof Rome( Roma) . Wal k i ngar oundRomei sl i k ewal k i ngov eramus eum: I t ss quar es , i t s f ount ai ns , i t sr ui ns , i t sCol os s eum… St r ol l i ngdownt hes t r eet si sl i k ewander i ngar oundt hous andsof y ear sof hi s t or y -apl eas ur e f or al l 5s ens es . Andi t i sbec aus eRomei s andhasbeent hec r adl eof gr eat c har ac t er s . TheFont anadi Tr ev i des er v esas pec i al ment i on: Whoc anf or get t hememor abl es c enei nFeder i c oFel l i ni ´ smov i e?Canweget c l os er t ot heDol c eVi t a?TheFont anadi Tr ev i , f amousf or r omanc eandf or t het r adi t i onof t hr owi ng3c oi ns , i sbui l t i nhonour t ogodNept une. Donot mi s st heCol os s eum, t hi si st hemos t r epr es ent at i v ebui l di ngi nRome. Cent ur i esagoi t wi t nes s edendl es sf i ght sl edbyRomangl adi at or s . Campode Fi or i i soneof t hemos t popul arpl ac es , andi sanobl i gedpar adef ort heper s onal i t i eswhov i s i t t hec i t y . TheAr c hof Cons t ant i ne s epar at edt heCol os s eum f r om t heRomanFor um. Pi az z adel Popol oi soneof t heRomanpi az z ast hat i swor t hs eei ng. Tr i t on Fount ai n( Font anadel Tr i t one) , i nQui r i nal , nearFont anadi Tr ev i r epr es ent st hes eagod, Tr i t on. RomanFor um wast hepl ac e wher eol dRomanc i t i z ensc ongr egat edt oex pr es st hems el v esands hop.Si s t i neChapel ( Cappel l aSi s t i na)i soneoft hemos t i mpor t antr el i gi ousbui l di ngsal l ov ert heVat i c anandi sk nownal l ov ert hewor l d.TheVat i c anMus eum hous ess ev er al r ooms whi c har es epar at edac c or di ngt ot hei rs ubj ec tmat t er sandmanyoft hem c ont ai nwor k sofar tr el at edt or el i gi oust opi c s .St . Pet er ´ sBas i l i c ai soneof t hebi gges t i nt hewor d. I t i ss oi mpor t ant bec aus ei t i st hemos t s i gni f i c ant r el i gi oust empl eof t heCat hol i c r el i gi on. Youwi l l l ov et hei rgas t r onomy : i t sf amouspas t a, c ook edi nhundr edsof di f f er ent way s , f i s hands eaf oodf r omt heAdr i at i cSeaor t heamaz i ngpi z z asf r om di f f er ents pot si nt hec ount r y .Al loft hi si nc ompanyofgoodwi neswhi c hwi l lmak ey ourev eni ngs unf or get t abl eandwi l l i nv i t ey out ot as t ei c ec r eamsanddes s er t s , enj oy i ngt hej oy ousandopenmi ndedenv i r onment of f er edby t heI t al i anwayof l i f e. Day14:Ther et ur n Toendourt r i pwedec i dedt ogobac kbys hi pf r om Ci v i t av ec c hi a ( Rome) . Thank st ol owc os t s hi pc ompanyGr i mal di Li nesi n24hour s wear r i v edi nBar c el onaandt her ewes t ar t edourwayt oourf i nal des t i ny : t heof f i c esof Aut oc ar av anasdel Sol i nAr gent ona.

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Typesof Mot or homes

Eac hj our neyi sanewadv ent ur e, andeac hper s oni sauni v er s e. That i swhyAut oc ar av anasdel Sol of f er s al l k i ndsofv ehi c l esf orr ent al .Ther ear e4t y pesofmot or homesav ai l abl ef ordr i v er swhohav eaTy peB dr i v erl i c ens e( t heor di nar yl i c ens ef ordr i v i ngv ehi c l esupt o3, 500k g) .

Coachbui l d

Camper

Lowpr of i l e

I nt egr al

Repr esent at i ve of cl assi cal concept mot or homes. I ti s def i ned pr eci sel y by t he f eat ur e whose name i tbear s, t hecoachbui l d.Thecoachbui l di saspacecr eat ed overt hedr i ver ’ scabandwher eadoubl ebedi s pl aced.Thi sal l owsyou t o gai nr oom and sl eep wi t houtsacr i f i ci nghabi t abi l i t y. These mot or homes ar e i deal f or up t o 7 passenger s,especi al l yf ami l i eswi t hki dsorgr oups off r i ends.Ki dsl ove pl ayi ng and sl eepi ng i nt he “ at t i c” !

Lowpr of i l e mot or homes ar e ver ysi mi l art ot hecoachbui l di n t hatt hei ri nt er i orhasal sobeen desi gnedt oadj ustt oachassi s wi t h a pr edef i ned dr i ver ’ s cab.The di f f er ence bet weent he“ coachbui l d”andt he“ l owpr of i l e”i s t hat ,i nt hel at t er ,t hebedovert hedr i ver ’ scabi s noti ncl uded.Thi sr esul t si namor eat t r act i veand aer odynami c pr of i l e,t he hei ghtoft he vehi cl e bei ngsl i ght l yr educed.

Camper s ar e pr oduct i on vans whose i nt er i or has been adapt ed t o be habi t abl e.Such modi f i cat i onsar enotnot i ceabl e f r om t heout si de,but ,i nsi de,t hevehi cl ei sar eal , f ul l yequi ppedmot or home.Thi scr ossovervehi cl e hast headvant agesofanever ydayvehi cl eanda t r avel l i ngvehi cl e. Upt o4peopl ecant r avelbyandsl eepi naCamper . Camper sar et hei dealvehi cl ef ort hosepeopl ewho def i net hemsel vesas" r oadr unner s" .Theyar eal so t hevehi cl eofchoi cef ormanyyoungcoupl eswho pr act i ceopenai ract i vi t i es.

I ti st hemostaer odynami cand eyecat chi ng vehi cl e i n t he f ami l y. I t s body has been ent i r el y desi gned t o be a mot or home.Thi smakest hei nt er i orr oomi ert han whati nt er i or s usual l y ar e,comf or tbei ng a ver y i mpor t antadvant age. These ar e upmar ket vehi cl es, f or t he most di scer ni ngcust omer s.

Ther ear eot hert y pesofmot or homesav ai l abl ei nt hemar k et ,e. g.t heMot or Coac hmot or homes ,whi c h ar emount edont hebodyofbi gbus es .Apar tf r om wei ghi ngmor et han3, 500k g,t hedr i v ermus thav ea s pec i al dr i v erl i c ens e.Theyar enotv er ypr ac t i c al f ort r av el l i ngar oundEur ope,bec aus et hei rs i z emak es i tdi f f i c ul tt oent ermanyv i l l agesandc ount r yr oads . 20


I conogr aphy

Appr ov eds eat sf or t r av el l i ng

Di ni ngr oom

Col d/ hot r unni ngwat er

Sl eepi ngs eat s

Fr i dgewi t hf r eez er

Shower

Power as s i s t eds t eer i ng

Cook er

Toi l et

ABSbr ak es

Ov en

Heat i ng

Aut omat i ct r ans mi s s i on

Ki t c henex t r ac t orf an

Ai rc ondi t i oni ng

Dr i v er ’ sai r bag

Aux i l i ar ybat t er y

Radi owi t hRDS

Cr ui s ec ont r ol

12Vand220Vel ec t r i c i t y

CDandMP3

Rear v i ewr ev er s i ng c amer a

12Vt o220Vpower c onv er t er

Di gi t al TV

Gar age/ Boot

Phot ov ol t ai cs ol arpanel

DVD

Bi k er ac k

But ane/ pr opanegas

Cl os et s

Mot orc ar r i ergar age

Fi r eex t i ngui s her

Lat er al awni ng

( pas s engerai r bagav ai l abl ei n s omemodel s )

( s omemodel si nc l udec l i mat e c ont r ol )

21


Li vi ngst one Kyr os

Camper

x 4 x 4

Li vi ngst one5 Kyr os5

Rol l erTeam Li vi ngst one Car avansI nt er nat i onalKyr os FI ATDuc at o2300c c120c v . Engi ne 6gear Model2011.Camperr angeof t hemot or homebr andsRol l erTeam ( i nt hec as eof t he Li v i ngs t one)andCar av ansI nt er nat i onal ( i nt hec as eof t heKy r os ) . Twor emov abl edoubl e( bunk ) beds . Bunks t ai r wi t hant i s l i des af et ydev i c e. Lat er al s l i di ng door ;r eardoubl edoor .Lat er alent r anc es t ep( el ec t r i cOmniSt ep) .ESP.ABS.Cr ui s e c ont r ol . Dr i v erandpas s engerai r bags . Ai rc ondi t i oni ngi nc ab. Cent r al l oc k i ngandpower mi r r or s . Rev ol v i ngc abi ns eat sc anbeeas i l yi nt egr at edt ot hel i v i ngquar t er s . Remov abl e l i v i ngquar t er t abl ec anbef i t t edont ot heout s i deof t hev ehi c l e. Gasc ook er wi t h2bur ner s . Si nkwi t hex t endabl ef auc et .Tr i v al ent80l i t erf r i dgewi t hf r eez er .Webas t oDual Topf or heat i ngandhot wat er . Bat hr oom wi t hs hower . Thet hf or dc hemi c al t oi l et ( newmodel wi t h c er ami ct oi l etbowl ) .Two panor ami cs k y l i ght s .Ti nt ed wi ndowsand s k y l i ght s wi t h dar k ener sandmos qui t onet s .Cabwi t hbui l t i ndar k ener s .Onehundr edandf or t y l i t r e c l eanwat ert ank . Ant i f r eez i ngPac k( wat erant i f r eez i ngs y s t em) . I nc l uded ex t r af eat ur es :Aux i l i ar y bat t er y .500 W 12v t o 220v powerc onv er t er . Radi o/ CD/ MP3. Omni di r ec t i onal TVant enna. TVwi t hTDT/ DVD. 22


Our Mot or homes

4 4

5 4

23


Our Mot or homes

6 7

6 7

24

x 6 x 6

Bar on46

x 7 x 7

Bar on47D

x 6 x 7

Bar on48


Coachbui l d

El naghBar on

Bar on

FI ATDuc at o2300c c130c v . Engi ne 6gear

Model2011.Mot or homes t andar dr angeof t hebr andEl nagh, av ai l abl ebot hi nl owpr of i l eandCoac hbui l dv er s i ons( onl y t heCoac hbui l di sav ai l abl ef orr ent al ) . Adj us t abl ec abs eat swi t har mr es t s .ABS.Cent r all oc k i ngandpowermi r r or s .Thel i v i ngquar t erc anbet ur nedi nt oan addi t i onal bed.Gasc ook erwi t h3bur ner s .Tr i v al entf r i dge.Bat hr oom wi t hs howerbox( wi t hs howerv i ny l c ur t ai n) .Heat i ng andboi l erwi t hel ec t r i ci gni t i on( Tr umaC40) .Thr ee220Vs oc k et s .12V,220VandTVSAT.Ex t er nal 12V,220Vand TVSATs oc k et . Wi ndowswi t hdar k ener sandmos qui t onet . Cabt her mal dar k ener . Ac c es st obac kgar agef r omt hei nt er i or andt heex t er i or . Opt i onal i nc l udedf eat ur es : Saf et yPac k( dr i v erandpas s engerai r bags . ASR. Cr ui s ec ont r ol . )ESP. Ai rc ondi t i oni ngi nc ab. I nc l udedex t r af eat ur es :Aux i l i ar ybat t er y .Lat er alawni ng.Twor ai lbi k er ac k s .500W 12vt o220vpowerc onv er t er . Radi o/ CD/ MP3. Omni di r ec t i onal TVant enna. TVwi t hTDT/ DVD. 25


Gl amys

Coachbui l d LowPr of i l e

Avai l abl e wi t ht owbal l

x 6 x 6

Gl amys11

x 7 x 7

Gl amys20

Avai l abl e wi t ht owbal l

x 6 x 6

Gl amys14

x 7 x 7

Gl amys22

x 6 x 6

Gl amys25G

McLoui sGl amys FI ATDuc at o2200/ 2300c c100/ 130c v . Engi ne 5/ 6gear Model2011.Mot or home s t andar dr ange oft he br and Mc Loui s ,av ai l abl e bot hi nl owpr of i l e and c oac hbui l dv er s i ons . Adj us t abl ec abs eat swi t har mr es t s .Dr i v er ’ sai r bag. ABS. Cent r al l oc k i ng and power mi r r or s . The l i v i ngquar t erc anbet ur nedi nt oanaddi t i onal bed. Gas c ook erwi t h3bur ner s .Tr i v al entf r i dge.Bat hr oom wi t h s howerbox( wi t hs howerv i ny lc ur t ai n) .Heat i ngand boi l erwi t h el ec t r i ci gni t i on ( Tr uma) .Wi ndows wi t h dar k ener sandmos qui t onet .Cabt her maldar k ener . Ac c es st obac kgar age/bootf r om t hei nt er i orandt he ex t er i or . Opt i onal i nc l udedf eat ur es : Ai rc ondi t i oni ngi nc ab. I nc l uded ex t r af eat ur es :Aux i l i ar y bat t er y .Lat er al awni ng. Twor ai l bi k er ac k s . 500W 12vt o220vpower c onv er t er . Radi o/ CD/ MP3. Omni di r ec t i onal TV ant enna. TVwi t hTDT/ DVD.

x 4 26

Gl amys72


Our Mot or homes

4 7

4 7

27


Our Mot or homes

x 6 x 6

Duke46

El naghDuke

x 6 x 7

Duke48

FI ATDuc at o2300c c130c v . Engi ne 6gear

Model2011.Mot or homemedi um r angeof t hebr andEl nagh, av ai l abl ebot hi nl owpr of i l eandc oac hbui l dv er s i ons( onl y t hec oac hbui l di sav ai l abl ef orr ent al ) . Adj us t abl ec abs eat swi t har mr es t s .ABS.Cent r all oc k i ngandpowermi r r or s .Thel i v i ngquar t erc anbet ur nedi nt oan addi t i onal bed. Gasc ook erwi t h3bur ner s . Tr i v al ent f r i dge. Bat hr oomwi t hs howerbox( wi t hs c r een) . Heat i ngandboi l erwi t h el ec t r i ci gni t i on( Tr umaC40) . Out s i del i ght . Bac kbedwi t hwoods l at sundermat t r es s . Manual Mi di Hek i s k y l i ght ( 50x 70c m) . Pol y pl as t i cs k y l i ght ( 70x 35c m) . Thr ee220Vs oc k et s . 12V, 220VandTVSAT. Ex t er nal 12V, 220VandTVSATs oc k et . Bat hr oomdar k ener . Wi ndowswi t hdar k ener sandmos qui t onet . Cabdi v i di ngc ur t ai n. Ac c es st obac kgar agef r omt hei nt er i or andt heex t er i or . Opt i onal i nc l udedf eat ur es : Saf et yPac k( dr i v erandpas s engerai r bags . ASR. Cr ui s ec ont r ol . )ESP. Ai rc ondi t i oni ngi nc ab. I nc l udedex t r af eat ur es :Aux i l i ar ybat t er y .Lat er alawni ng.Twor ai lbi k er ac k s .500W 12vt o220vpowerc onv er t er . Radi o/ CD/ MP3. Omni di r ec t i onal TVant enna. TVwi t hTDT/ DVD.

4 6

6 7

28


Coachbui l d

Duke

29


Mc4 x 4 x 4

LowPr of i l e

Mc435

McLoui sMc4 FI ATDuc at o2200c c100c v . Engi ne 5gear Model2011.Enj oyt hemanybedsc oac hbui l dhav e,whi l et ak i ngadv ant ageofal l t he benef i t sl owpr of i l eshav et oof f er ,t hank st ot hedoubl edr opdownbedov ert hel i v i ng quar t er s . Twos i mpl e( bunk )bedsanddoubl edr opdownbedov ert hel i v i ngquar t er s .Adj us t abl e, r ev ol v i ngc abs eat swi t har mr es t s . ABS. Dr i v er ’ sai r bag. Cent r al l oc k i ngandpower mi r r or s . Gasc ook erwi t h3bur ner s .Tr i v al ent150l i t erf r i dgewi t hi ndependentf r eez er .Bat hr oom wi t hs howerbox( wi t hs c r een) . Onehundr edandt enl i t r edr i nk i ngwat ert ank . Ni net y l i t r e gr aywat ert ank . Heat i ngandboi l erwi t hel ec t r i ci gni t i on( Tr umaC40) . Doorandwi ndows wi t hdar k ener sandmos qui t onet s .Cabdi v i di ngc ur t ai n.Cabgl as st her maldar k ener . Dr opdownl owerbunkbedal l owsf orex t r ar oom i nt hebac kgar age,whi c hc anbe ac c es s edf r omt hei nt er i orandf r omt hedoubl eex t er i orent r anc es . Opt i onal i nc l udedf eat ur es : Ai rc ondi t i oni ngi nc ab. Panor ami cs k y l i ght . I nc l udedex t r af eat ur es : Aux i l i ar ybat t er y . Lat er al awni ng. Twor ai l bi k er ac k s . 500W 12vt o 220vpowerc onv er t er . Radi o/ CD/ MP3. Omni di r ec t i onal TVant enna. TVwi t hTDT/ DVD. 30


Our Mot or homes

4 4

5 4

31


Our Mot or homes

x 6 x 6

TLof t31

x 4 x 6

TLof t45

4 6

5 6

32

x 4 x 6

TLof t53


LowPr of i l e

El naghTLof t

TLof t

FI ATDuc at o2300c c130c v . Engi ne 6gear

Model2011.Enj oyt hemanybedsc oac hbui l dhav e, whi l et ak i ngadv ant ageof al l t hebenef i t sl owpr of i l eshav et oof f er , t hank st ot hedoubl edr opdownbedov ert hel i v i ngquar t er s . Adj us t abl ec abs eat swi t har mr es t s .ABS.Cent r all oc k i ngandpowermi r r or s .Thel i v i ngquar t er sc anbet ur nedi nt oan addi t i onal bed. Gasc ook erwi t h3bur ner s . Tr i v al ent f r i dge. Bat hr oomwi t hs howerbox( wi t hs c r een) . Heat i ngandboi l erwi t h el ec t r i ci gni t i on( Tr umaC40) . Out s i del i ght . Bac kbedwi t hwoods l at sundermat t r es s . Manual Mi di Hek i s k y l i ght ( 50x 70c m) . Pol y pl as t i cs k y l i ght ( 70x 35c m) . Thr ee220Vs oc k et s . 12V, 220VandTVSAT. Ex t er nal 12V, 220VandTVSATs oc k et . Bat hr oom dar k ener . Wi ndowswi t hdar k enerandmos qui t onet . Cabdi v i di ngc ur t ai n. Ac c es st obac kgar age/ boot f r om t he i nt er i orandt heex t er i or . Opt i onal i nc l udedf eat ur es : Saf et yPac k( dr i v erandpas s engerai r bags . ASR. Cr ui s ec ont r ol . )ESP. Ai rc ondi t i oni ngi nc ab. I nc l udedex t r af eat ur es :Aux i l i ar ybat t er y .Lat er alawni ng.Twor ai lbi k er ac k s .500W 12vt o220vpowerc onv er t er . Radi o/ CD/ MP3. Omni di r ec t i onal TVant enna. TVwi t hTDT/ DVD.

33


Kea

Coachbui l d LowPr of i l e

x 4 x 6

KeaM70

x 5 x 6

KeaM74

x 5 x 7

KeaM71D

x 4 x 4

KeaP84

Mobi l vet t aKea x 6 x 6

KeaM73

FI ATDuc at o2300/ 2400c c130/ 160c vengi ne 6gear

Model2011.Upmar k et mot or homeof t hebr andMobi l v et t a, av ai l abl ebot hi nl owpr of i l eand“ c apuc hi na”v er s i ons . Longr earax l e. Adj us t abl ec abs eat swi t har mr es t sandc ov er s . ABS. Cent r al l oc k i ngandpowermi r r or s . Das hboar dwi t h woodl i k ef i ni s h.Fi t t edc ar pet si nc ab.Thel i v i ngquar t er sc anbet ur nedi nt oanaddi t i onal bed.LEDl i ght s .Ni ghtbl ue c our t es yl i ght .Cl os et swi t haut omat i cl i ght i ngs y s t em.Cont r olpanelwi t hLCD di s pl ay .Gasc ook erwi t h3bur ner s . Tr i v al ent 150l i t erf r i dgewi t hi ndependent f r eez er . Ex t r ac t orhood. Domet i cWCwi t hc as s et t e. Showerboxwi t ht eakf l oor ands c r een. Ex t er nal wat er i nt ak et os hower . Heat i ngandboi l er wi t hel ec t r i ci gni t i on( Tr umaCombi 4) . Door andwi ndows wi t hdar k ener sandmos qui t onet s .I l l umi nat edent r anc ehandr ai l .Out s i del i ght .Hek iPanor ami cs k y l i ght .Bat hr oom s k y l i ghtwi t hf an.Cabdi v i di ngc ur t ai n.Cabt her maldar k ener .Mot oc ar r i eri l l umi nat edbac kgar age,whi c hc anbe ac c es s edf r omt hei nt er i orandf r omt hedoubl eex t er i orent r anc es . Opt i onal i nc l udedf eat ur es : Saf et yPac k( dr i v erandpas s engerai r bags . ASR. Cr ui s ec ont r ol . )ESP. Ai rc ondi t i oni ngi nc ab. I nc l udedex t r af eat ur es :Aux i l i ar ybat t er y .Lat er alawni ng.500W 12vt o220vpowerc onv er t er .Radi o/ CD/ MP3. Omni di r ec t i onal TVant enna. TVwi t hTDT/ DVD. 34


Our Mot or homes

4 6

4 7

35


Our Mot or homes

x 4 x 5

Pr i nce55

4 5

5 7

36

x 5 x 7

Pr i nce57


Coachbui l d

Pr i nce

El naghPr i nce FI ATDuc at o2300c c130c v . engi ne 6gear Model 2011. Upmar k etmot or home oft he br and El nagh,av ai l abl e bot hi nl owpr of i l e and “ c apuc hi na” v er s i ons( onl yt he“ c apuc hi na”i sav ai l abl ef orr ent al ) . Adj us t abl ec abs eat swi t har mr es t sandc ov er s .ABS. Cent r al l oc k i ngandpowermi r r or s . Thel i v i ngquar t er sc an bet ur nedi nt oanaddi t i onal bed. Cook er wi t h3bur ner sand gasov en.Ex t r ac t orhood.Tr i v al ent150l i t erf r i dgewi t h i ndependentf r eez er .Bat hr oom wi t hs howerbox( wi t h s c r een) .Heat i ngwi t hel ec t r i ci gni t i on( Webas t oAi rTop 3900EVO) .Tenl i t r eboi l erwi t hel ec t r i ci gni t i on,f orhot wat er .Out s i del i ght .Bac kbedandc apuc hi nabedwi t h woods l at sunder mat t r es s . OpenVi ewc ol umnal l owsf or a panor ami cv i ew f r om t hel i v i ngquar t er s .Hek i2Manual s k y l i ght ( 60x 90c m) . Sk y l i ght wi t hex t r ac t or andai r i nduc t or . Bat hr oom wi t hs k y l i ght . Thr ee220Vs oc k et s . 12V, 220V andTVSAT.Ex t er nal12V,220VandTVSATs oc k et . Bat hr oom dar k ener .Doorandwi ndowswi t hdar k ener s andmos qui t onet s . Cabdi v i di ngc ur t ai n. Mot oc ar r i erbac k gar age, whi c hc anbeac c es s edf r om t hei nt er i orandf r om t hedoubl eex t er i orent r anc es . Si deex t er nal l oc k er . Opt i onali nc l uded f eat ur es :Saf et y Pac k( dr i v erand pas s enger ai r bags .ASR.Cr ui s ec ont r ol . ) ESP.Ai r c ondi t i oni ngi nc ab. I nc l udedex t r af eat ur es :Aux i l i ar ybat t er y .Lat er alawni ng. 500W 12vt o220vpowerc onv er t er .Radi o/ CD/ MP3. Omni di r ec t i onal TVant enna. TVwi t hTDT/ DVD. 37


KYacht

I nt egr al

x 4 x 4

KYachtMH87

Mobi l vet t aKYacht FI ATDuc at o2300c c130c v . engi ne 6gear Model2011.Del ux emot or homesof t hebr andMobi l v et t a. Twoper manentdr opdowndoubl ebeds .I nt egr almodelwi t hat as t ef or det ai l s : Aer ody nami cdes i gnf orr educ edf uel c ons umpt i on. Fr amel es ss i de wi ndows and wi nds hi el ds ,wi t hav er y el egantdes i gn and bet t er aer ody nami cc oef f i c i ent . Fr ont wi nds hi el dal l owsf or apanor ami cv i ew. Long r earax l e.Agut i adj us t abl e,r ev ol v i ngc abs eat s ,wi t har mr es t sandc ov er s . ABS. Fi t t ed c ar pet si nc ab.Mul t i pur pos e bus s t y l e el ec t r i c heat ed r ear v i ewmi r r or swi t hbui l t i nr adi oant ennaandadj us t abl ef r om t hei nt er i or . Woodl i k ef i ni s hondas hboar dpanel l i ngs ur f ac e. Cabdooranddas hboar d f i ni s hed of fwi t h“ s of t t ouc h� ,aut omobi l et y pe mat er i al .Pr ot ec t i on bar at t ac hedt ot hes t r uc t ur eof t hec abf ori nc r eas edpas s engers af et y . Cent r al l oc k i ngofal lt hedoor sf r om r emot ec ont r olk eyf ob.Fi x& Go.Xenon headl i ght s .Gasc ook erwi t h3bur ner s .Smok eex t r ac t or .Domet i ct r i v al ent 160l i t erf r i dgewi t hi ndependentf r eez er .Cl eanwat ert ank( 120l i t r es )and gr aywat ert ank( 110l i t r es )wi t hheat i ng.Domet i cpor c el ai nc hemi c al WC wi t hr emov abl ec as s et t e.I ndependents howerboxwi t ht eakf l oorand di v i di ngmet hac r y l at es c r een.LED l i ght s .Cl os et swi t haut omat i cl i ght i ng s y s t em.Cont r olpanelwi t hLCD di s pl ay .Heat i ngandboi l erwi t hel ec t r i c i gni t i on( Tr umaCombi 4) . Doorandwi ndowswi t hdar k ener sandmos qui t o net s . I l l umi nat edent r anc ehandr ai l . Out s i del i ght . Hek i I I I panor ami cs k y l i ght . Bat hr ooms k y l i ght wi t hf an. Mot oc ar r i eri l l umi nat edbac kgar age, whi c hc an beac c es s edf r omt hei nt er i orandf r omt hedoubl eex t er i orent r anc es . Opt i onali nc l udedf eat ur es :Saf et yPac k( dr i v erandpas s engerai r bags . ASR.Cr ui s ec ont r ol . )ESP.Ai rc ondi t i oni ngi nc ab.Gasov en( onTec h Towerc ol umn) . Fol di ngc abdar k ener s . I nc l udedex t r af eat ur es : Aux i l i ar ybat t er y . Lat er al awni ng. 500W 12vt o220v powerc onv er t er .500W 12vt o220vpowerc onv er t er .Radi o/ CD/ MP3. Omni di r ec t i onal TVant enna. TVwi t hTDT/ DVD. 38

4 4

4 4


Our Mot or homes

39


F. A. Q. Whatshoul dI knowbef or ebooki ngmymot or home?

Readc ar ef ul l yt hegener al c ondi t i onsont her ent al ofourv ehi c l es ;c l ar i t yandt r ans par enc yi nours er v i c esar eourmai n v al ues .

Whatt ypeofi nsur anceshoul dI cont r actwhenI r entamot or home?

Thei ns ur anc ec ov er st hi r dpar t ydamagewi t hnol i mi tofamountanddamagesi nex c es sof700, 00€t obl amet het enant , whi c har ededuc t edf r om t hedepos i t .I not herwor ds ,t hemax i mum c l i entr es pons i bi l i t yov ert hedamagei nt hev ehi c l ear e 700, 00€, al r eadyc har gedat t hebegi nni ngof t her ent al i nt hes ec ur i t ydepos i t . Thef t andf i r ei ns ur anc e, c ov er ageal l ov ert heEur opeanc ommuni t yandi nbor derc ount r i esi nt heMedi t er r aneanSea. As s i s t anc ei ni nt er nat i onal mot or way s , l odgeandt r ans por t at i oni nc as eof ac c i dent orbr eak down. Thedr i v erordr i v er saut hor i z edi nt hec ont r ac t s houl dbeat l eas t 25andt hei rdr i v erl i c ens es houl dbeat l eas t 2y ear sol d.

Whatshoul dI knowaboutt hei nsur ance?

I t i sv er yi mpor t ant t oc hec kt hec arwheny out ak ei t out f r omourf ac i l i t yori s del i v er edatt hepoi nty ouc hoos e,andmak ec l eari nt hec ont r ac ti fy ouf i nd anyf l awt oav oi dc onf us i onanddi s appoi nt ment wheny our et ur nt hev ehi c l e. I nc as eof t hef t t hei ns ur anc epol i c ywi l l c ont empl at ef r om$0al l of t hef ac t or y i t ems .Buti twi l l notc ont empl at eex t r af eat ur ess uc hasTV,DVD,12220V c onv er t er ,ort heper s onalbel ongi ngsl ef ti nt hev ehi c l e.Thi swi l lbet he t enant ´ sr es pons i bi l i t y .

Whathappensi fi nt hemi ddl eofmyvacat i onaf aul toccur si nt hevehi cl e?

Asourf l eeti sc ons t ant l yr enewed,ourv ehi c l eshav ev er yl i t t l eus e,any wayast heyar emec hani c alt r ac t i onv ehi c l esa br eak downc anhappen.I nt hes ec as es ,y ous houl dgeti nt ouc hwi t hAut oc ar av anasdelSolwhowi l ls endat owt r uc k i nc l udedi nt hei ns ur anc eandwewi l l i nf or my ouabout t henear es t FI ATdeal ert oper f or mt her epai r . I ft her epai ri sov er100, 00€ y oumus ts endt her epai rbudgett o Aut oc ar av anasdel Sol andonc ei ti saut hor i z edt hewor k s hopwi l l begi v ent heor dert opr oc eedwi t ht her epai r s . I nt heev ent t hat t he damage c annotbe r epai r ed i mmedi at el y ,we hav eat r av el as s i s t anc ewhi c hs hal l ac c ommodat et heoc c upant soft hev ehi c l e i nahot el neart hedeal er s hi p, wi t hamax i mumof 2ni ght si nSpai n and3ni ght sabr oad.I nt heev ent t hat t her epai rt i meex c eedst hi s per i od,as s i s t anc ewi l lpayf ort her et ur nofpas s enger st ot hei r homet ownandt her et ur nt i c k et t oc ol l ec t t hei rc aronc er epai r ed. I nt hebas i cc ov er ageof t hec ont r ac t ar ef undof t hemoneyf ort he day sl os t duet ot hi st y peof c i r c ums t anc esi snot c ont empl at ed, but y ouc anex t endt hec ov er ageatt het i meofr ent i ngar epl ac ement v ehi c l eorwhenc anc el l i ngt her ent .

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As hor t l i s t of obj ec t sy ouc anf i ndus ef ul

Whathappensi fI deci det ocancel myt r i p? I fy ouhav epr ev i ous l yhi r edac anc el l at i ons er v i c e,t he amountwi l lber ei mbur s ed.I fy ouhav enothi r edt hi s c anc el l at i ons er v i c e,andt hec anc el l at i ont ak espl ac e30 day sorear l i ery ouc anpos t ponet her es er v at i onandt he pai damountwi l l beus edi naf ut ur er ent al ,whi c hs houl d not t ak epl ac el ongert han6mont hsaf t ert hec anc el l at i on dat e, ot her wi s et hec l i ent woul dmi s st hedepos i t .

Howdoest hecancel l at i onser vi cewor k? Thi ss er v i c ewi l l c ov ert her ei mbur s ementoft heamount pai dasr es er v at i oni nc as eofc anc el l at i onf orj us t i f i abl e r eas ons ,whi c har edes c r i bedi nt hec ondi t i onsoft hi s c ont r ac t . Whathappensi fI haveanacci dentwi t ht hevehi cl e? I nc as et her ewasanyt y peof ac c i dent whi c hwoul dhi nder t he c ont i nuat i on of t he t r i py our c ont r ac t wi l lbe aut omat i c al l yex t i ngui s heds oy ouwoul dnothav eany r i ghtt ogetar ei mbur s ementoft her es er v at i onort he r emai ni ngday soft her ent al .Butt her ei st hepos s i bi l i t yof hi r i ngar epl ac ement v ehi c l es er v i c ewhenc ar r y i ngout t he r ent al . Howdoest her epl acementvehi cl eser vi cewor k? Wi t ht hi saddi t i onals er v i c ey ouwoul dgetas i mi l aror s uper i ormot or homei nc as eofamec hani c al br eak down orac c i dent swhi c hc oul dhi nt ert hec ont i nuat i onoft he j our ney .The c l i entc an as kf orr oad as s i s t anc e and t r ans por t at i ont ot heof f i c esofAut oc ar av anasdelSolt o pi c kupt her epl ac ementv ehi c l e,orwi l l c ov ert hec os tt o t ak et hemot or homet ot hepl ac eof t heac c i dent . Cant hemot or homebedr i venbysomeonewhoi snot i nt hemot or homecont r act ? No,i tc anonl ybedr i v enbyt heper s onsc ov er edbyt he i ns ur anc e,i . e.t heoneswhoappeari nt hec ont r ac t .But t hi si snot apr obl ems i nc ey ouc anaddasmanydr i v er sas y ouwi s hwi t hnoaddi t i onal c os t . CanI hi r eani nsur ancepol i cyt oel i mi nat et heexcess costandbr i ngi tt o0, 00â‚Ź? No,asi ti sanannual i ns ur anc ef ort hev ehi c l eandnota par t i c ul arc ont r ac tf oreac hr ent al ,i ti snotpos s i bl et o c hanget hec ont r ac tc ondi t i onsoft hepol i c y ,s oi ti snot pos s i bl et or educ et hec os t of t hes ec ur i t ydepos i t .

Unf or get t abl ei t ems

I t emsf orper sonal hygi ene

*Dr i v i ngl i c ens e. *Soapands hampoo. *Maps/ GPS. *Deodor ant . *Cas handc r edi t c ar ds . *Toot hbr us h. *Mobi l eandbat t er yc har ger . *Toot hpas t e. *Li s t of emer genc yt el ephone *Combandhai rbr us h. number s *Toi l et paper . *Heal t hi ns ur anc ec ar d/ Eur opean *Handk er c hi ef s . Heal t hI ns ur anc eCar d. *Sani t ar yt owel s . *Gl as s es . *Sani t ar ynapk i ns / Tampons . *Sungl as s es. *Ut ens i l sf ors hav i ng. *Hunt i ngand/ orf i s hi ngl i c ens e. *Campi nggui des . Fi r st ai d *Addr es s esf ort our i s t i cs i t es . *Per s onal medi c at i on. *BandAi dsands ur gi c al t ape. *Gauz eandc ot t on. Tot r avel ar oundSpai n *Sc i s s or s . *Tweez er s . *I D, r es i denc ec ar dorVal i d *Needl eandt hr ead. pas s por t . *Ther momet er . *Hy dr ogenper ox i de. Tot r avel abr oad *Et hy l al c ohol . i donei odi ne( l i k ebet adi ne) . *Eur opeanHeal t hI ns ur anc eCar d *Pov *Ac et y l s al i c y l i cac i d( l i k eAs pi r i n) ( c anber eques t edi nanySoc i al orI bupr of en. Sec ur i t yof f i c e) *Soot hi ngc r eamf orbr ui s es . *Di c t i onar y/ Tr ans l at or . *Soot hi ngc r eamf orbur ns . *Val i dpas s por t . *Cr eamf ori ns ec t bi t es .

Tocamp

*Tor c h. *Mul t i pur pos ek ni f e/ Penk ni f e. *Was t ebags . *Paperandpen. *Pl at ebuc k et . *Smal l s hov el . *Tabl eanddec kc hai r sf or out door s . *As ht r ay . *Tabl ec l ot hand napk i ns . *Ki t c henut ens i l s . *Li ght er/ Mat c hes . *Bar bec ue. *Car dsandboar dgames . *Bl ank et sandbedc l ot hes . *El ec t r i cmos qui t ok i l l erandt abl et s . *Cl ot hesl i ne. *Cl ot hespeg.

Fort heki t chen *Pr es s ur ec ook er . *Sal adbowl . *Oi l , s al t , s ugar , c oc oa, c of f ee. . . *Toot hpi c k s . *Opener . *Mat . *Cof f eepot . *Di s hc l ot hs . *Foi l .

Bef or egoi ngout

*Mak es ur ey ouhav ec l os edal l wi ndowsands k y l i ght s . *Mak es ur et hepowerc onnec t i onhas beenc ut of f . *Adj us t l at er al r earv i ewmi r r or s . *Di s engageandt ak eout t hel ev el wedges . *Li f t t heout ers t ep. *Mobi l ewi t hf ul l bat t er yc har geand bat t er yc har ger .

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F. A. Q. Shoul dI payanyt hi ngext r abesi dest hedai l yr ent ?

Apar tf r om t hedai l yr entt her ei sanonet i mepay mentof35, 00€f orc l eani ng,80, 00€i nc as eofc ar r y i ng ani mal s , andt hes ec ur i t ydepos i t of 700, 00€, whi c hwi l l ber et ur nedonc et her ent al i sf i ni s hedandt hev ehi c l e i sr ev i s ed, i f t her ehav enot beenanyi nc i dent s .

Wi l l I r ecei veacl eanmot or home?Cl eani ngexpensescondi t i ons

Yes ,mot or homesar edel i v er edc l eananddi s i nf ec t ed.Wheny ougobac k ,Aut oc ar av anasdel Sol wi l l t ak e c ar eof t hec l eani ngs ot hat y ouwi l l not hav et oc l eanupt hev ehi c l eaf t ery ourhol i day s . Wheny oupayf ory ourr ent t hi ss er v i c ehasal r eadybeeni nc l uded, andi t sgener al c os t i s35, 00€or80€ i f y ouc ar r yapet . I nt hes epr i c ei t i snot i nc l udedt heempt y i ngof r es i dual l i qui ds , s oy ous houl dmak es ur e t oempt yal l gr ayandbl ac kwat erdepos i t s . I nc as ey oudonot t ak ec ar eof t hi sy ouwi l l bec har gedanex t r a 20, 00€. I nc as eas pec i al ( out of t henor mal )c l eani ngs er v i c ei sneeded, as pec i al c har gewi l l beappl i ed t obedet er mi nedac c or di ngt ot hes i t uat i on.

Whenwi l l I ber ef undedt hesecur i t ydeposi tandhowdoest hesyst em wor k?

Thes ec ur i t ydepos i t i sk ept i nant i c i pat i onof damage. Thec ompanywi l l r es t or et hedepos i t af t eramax i mum per i odof 72hour saf t er r et ur ni ngt hemot or home, of c our s ei f ev er y t hi ngi sc or r ec t .Asi t i sahomev ehi c l e, t he r ev i s i onneedst obec ar r i edout whi l et hev ehi c l ei sbei ngc l eanedasi t r equi r esar ev i ewof eac hof t hepar t sof t hev ehi c l eandt hei nt er i or , whi c ht ak ess ev er al hour s . Theamount of t hedepos i t wi l l ber ef undedi nt hes amec r edi t c ar dt hat wasus edf ort hepay ment .

I st hemot or homef ul l i ndependent ?

Yes ,i ti s .I ti sf ul l yi ndependentandi ti sf ur ni s hedwi t haf r i dge,c ook er ,hotwat er ,heat i ng,l i ght i ngand s ani t at i on, andal l of t hemwor ki nanaut onomousway .

Whatt ypeofdr i vi ngl i censedoIneedt odr i vea r ent edmot or home? Al l mot or homesc anbedr i v enwi t hat y peBdr i v i ngl i c ens e,t he r egul arl i c ens ef ort our i s t s .

Whati st hecr ui sespeedi namot or home? Cr ui s es peedi sar ound100110k m/ hf ul l yl oaded.

CanI par kt hemot or homeanywher e? Yes , i f i t i snot ex pr es s l yi ndi c at edot her wi s e.

Whatshoul d Ibe car ef ulaboutwhen Idr i ve a mot or home?

Mai nl yhei ght ,wi t hpar t i c ul arat t ent i ont obr i dges ,bal c oni es , hei ghtl i mi t at i oni ngass t at i ons ,par k i ng,t ol l s ,et c .Yous houl d al s ot ak es pec i al c ar ewi t ht hebr anc hesof t r ees .

Wher ecanI di schar get hechemi cal l i qui dsf r om t he t oi l etandt hegr aywat erf r om t hedeposi t ? Theyc anbedownl oadedat t hes i t esi ndi c at edi ns omeSpani s h c i t i esandi nal mos t al l Eur opeanc i t i es , ori nt hec amps i t es .

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Howdoesamot or homewor k?

Youc anwat c hanex pl anat or yv i deoi nwww. aut oc ar av anas del s ol . c om. Bes i desoneac hmot or homey ouwi l l f i ndaDVD andas hor tmanual c ont ai ni ngal l t henec es s ar yi nf or mat i on.Any wayi fy ouhav eanyot herques t i ony ouc anal l our PhoneCus t omerSer v i c e.

Howbi gi st hemot or home?

Thehei ghti s3, 10m,t hewi dt hi s2, 20m,andt hel engt hr angesf r om 5, 60m t o7, 15m,dependi ngont hemodel c hos en.

Whati st hecapaci t yoft hewat ert ank?

Dependi ngont hev ehi c l eandt henumberof pl ac es , r angi ngf r om100l . and160l .

CanI r entamot or homei nwi nt er ?

Yes , al l ourv ehi c l esar eequi ppedwi t hheat i ngandhot wat er , bot hi nt hec oc k pi t andt hec abi n.

Doest hemot or homehasai rcondi t i oni ng?

Yes . Al l of ourmot or homesar eequi ppedwi t hai rc ondi t i oni ngi nt hec abi n.

I st her e220Vi namot or home?

Yes , whenc onnec t edi na220Vnet wor k , f ori ns t anc ei nac amps i t e. Whennot pl uggedi nt oac amps i t e, ourc ar shav ea 12Vc onv er t ert o220V,wher ei ti spos s i bl et oc onnec tt heaux i l i ar ybat t er yf orl owc ons umpt i ondev i c ess uc hasa mobi l ephone, ar az ormac hi ne, al apt op/ not ebook , et c .

Doest hemot or homei ncl udebedcl ot handki t chen/ househol di t ems?

No,t her entpr i c ei nc l udesonl yt hev ehi c l e.Butwec anal s or entt hes e,s uc hasot herex t r ai t ems( c ampi ngc hai rand t abl es , GPS, t i r ec hai ns , powergener at or )andaddt hemt oy ourr ent al .

CanI car r ybi kes?

Yes . Ourwhol ef l eet of mot or homeshasex t er nal bi c y c l er ac korgar age.

WhenI r entt hemot or home, canI l eavemycari nyourpar ki ngl ot ? Yes , y ouc anl eav ey ourc ari nourpar k i ngl ot f orf r eef ort het i meof y ourr ent al .

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