Category Archives: Spain

Bilbao

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Our stop in Bilbao was very much a flying visit. We arrived in town late morning and parked up on a great aire with a wonderful overview of the city. It’s not cheap, at €15 for the night, but it’s secure, having an entry/exit barrier and CCTV. Much safer than parking in a big… Read more »

Boiro

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We left Portugal for the last time bright and early yesterday morning. Our destination was an aire on the edge of a small town called Boiro, north of Vigo on the Atlantic coast. We were 50:50 as to whether to go to Vigo, and in the end decided against it… Read more »

From Cáceres to Porto

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The Route Leaving Cáceres we took the road north towards Salamanca, and then turned west into Portugal to follow the River Douro to Porto. The route was planned using searchforsites.co.uk, an excellent resource where motorhomers can add stopovers and post reviews and photos of sites – a bit like TripAdvisor…. Read more »

Mérida

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Mérida sits around 60km to the east of Badajoz, upstream on the River Guadiana, the river which forms the southern part of the Spain-Portugal border. It took about an hour to drive across, under dirty grey skies and through the accompanying rain, but luckily for us the rain had subsidised… Read more »