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Preparing your trip to Ourense: advices & hints - things to do and to obey

1. Travelers attracted by Orense's healing springs can visit the city at any time of the year. Thermal pools are open year-round, and their water temperature ranges from +64⁰C to +68⁰C.
2. For active tourists, it'd be best to refrain from going on a trip in the height of summer. In July and August, the air temperature in Ourense can reach +40⁰C, which creates not the best conditions for tours and outdoor activities.
3. But when it comes to wintertime, the conditions are as comfortable as possible here. Even in January, the air temperature may reach +15⁰C.
4. The most favorable time to explore Ourense is the period from April to October. Often rains occurring between October to February can disrupt your vacation plans.
5. The nearest international airport to the city is located in the vicinity of Vigo. The easiest way to get from it to Ourense is by high-speed train. The distance between the airport and the city is about 65 km. Copyright
6. Connoisseurs of fine drinks should certainly pay attention to wines produced at local factories. Dry white wines are considered the most valuable for the region.
7. Fans of meat delicacies must try smoked pork, which is served in many regional cuisine restaurants. You can also try and buy meat delicacies at local markets.
This city is surrounded by majestic mountain ranges; Orense is a major center of wine-making and a widely famous resort area. Orense is rich in iconic places, and the number of tours is not … Open
8. Since Ourense has the status of a thermal resort, most tourists visit it in the warm season. Therefore, it's best to book a hotel room for this period in advance.
9. Historically, the townspeople speak a special dialect. Even those fluent in Spanish will need a phrasebook to fully understand them.
10. Orense hosts interesting holidays and festivals all year round. It'd be especially interesting to visit the city on the eve of Great Lent when large-scale festivities take place here.
11. Restaurants representing regional cuisine are considered one of the most affordable in town. Even rare sea delicacies are reasonably priced here.
12. Since Ourense is quite a well-known tourist city, the most expensive restaurants and shops are concentrated in its central streets. If you want to save on gastronomy and shopping, just move a little away from the lively center.
13. In search of unusual souvenirs, go to the historical district. Old craft workshops located here sell unique crafts at reasonable prices.
14. In the vicinity of the city, you can discover many interesting natural and man-made attractions. Some of them are hard to reach by public transport, so active tourists should consider renting a car.
15. Thermal springs with the highest temperatures are located along the Miño River. It would be comfortable to check them out even in the middle of winter. They are also less crowded than sources located in Ourense's historic district.
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Spain: travelling advices

4. Spaniards are sociable people. They are not accustomed to ride in the subway or bus in silence. There are stormy discussion of news, politics or even just the weather among unfamiliar people. Tourists, who first encountered such a lively conversation, can easily enter into communication.
5. Spaniards gesticulate very actively and in the process of communication can unconsciously touch the interlocutor with their hands, even if they see a person for the first time. Such gestures do not have any undertone, and therefore it is worth not paying attention to them.
6. Spain is a fairly religious country. Even during the tour, people dressed in low necked outfit or shorts may not be allowed to enter the church. Therefore, tourists should choose clothes that cover their shoulders and knees.
7. During a siesta, not only shops, but most restaurants and cafes are closed. … Open
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Hilton builds third luxury hotel in Kyoto

The project organizers note that the new Kyoto hotel is perfect for both business and leisure. Just to remind you, the opening of the Roku Kyoto hotel took place in the city in 2021. The luxury hotel also never ceases to amaze guests with its exquisite atmosphere and variety of services. It is close to famous attractions like Kinkaku-ji Temple, and Shozan Resort Kyoto Pavilion is a short walk from the hotel. Read this


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Travelling to Ourense - advices and tips. What should be provisioned in advance, the rules you might want to follow, and the things you better avoid doing in Ourense. We help you to make your trip smooth and easy, with no unexpected surprises. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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