Links for learners of Spanish: People and placesThis section contains links relating to Spanish people and places. Sites relating directly to Barcelona are on a separate page.
The sites here are in Spanish unless otherwise stated.
PeopleHola - all you could ever wish to know about the private lives of the rich and famous
Spanish Royal Family - with information on the royal wedding of the year, apart from anything else!
Las Fallas - the "Fallas" (Valencia, 19 March) are one of Spain's most famous, most spectacular fiestas
Latin America - a huge collection of links on all aspects of Latin America from the University of Texas
Lonely Planet Guide, Spain - facts for the traveller, history and culture - a good introduction to Spain (in English)
Information on Spain - official tourist information site, including adventure, business and leisure travel (in English, French and German, Italian, Russian and Japanese)
Pilgrim Route to Santiago - In the Middle Ages, the "Camino de Santiago" was Europe's major pilgrim route; now a popular adventure holiday, it makes a wonderful trip across the north of Spain
Running of the bulls in Pamplona - an excellent site on the San Fermines (July 7-13)