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Has anyone spent Christmas Day in a Spanish Hotel?

Has anyone spent Christmas Day in a Spanish Hotel?

Nov 5th, 2006, 01:22 AM
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Has anyone spent Christmas Day in a Spanish Hotel?

We will be in the parador at Bielsa. What should we expect?
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Nov 5th, 2006, 05:40 AM
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Oh, you should expect a BIG dinner on Christmas Eve and a BIG lunch on Christmas Day Traditionally, we celebrate more Christmas Eve but we also make a special lunch on Christmas. Try to make a reservation at the Parador restaurant for both. It is very easy that you find the restaurants closed these two days.
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Nov 5th, 2006, 05:46 AM
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Thank you for that. Is it likely that the dinner on Christmas Eve will allow me time to go to midnight mass?
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Nov 5th, 2006, 08:44 AM
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Sure, Christmas Eve dinner begins a little earlier than usual here in Spain in order to allow for that , if people wishes to go (also because the dinner is bigger )
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Nov 5th, 2006, 12:05 PM
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Sheila, it will depend on the time of the Mass.

Maybe you could contact the Tourism Office and find out ... Their phone number :
974 50 11 27

I have also found this email address for the town council : [email protected]

http://www.bielsa.com

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Nov 5th, 2006, 12:16 PM
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That's very kind. I'm still tracking down information. I think we have time to check after we get there on the 22nd.
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Nov 10th, 2006, 12:38 PM
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ttt
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Nov 12th, 2006, 07:00 AM
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Sheila, I am thinking about this. I have been a couple of times (hiking) in the area, and the parador is not located right in town. You get to Bielsa and then you drive up towards the National Park where the Parador is located.

So, if you want to go to Mass after dinner, and Mass is held at midnight or so, depending on the metereological conditions, it won´t be so nice to drive up to the Parador. I know you are coming from Scotland, but I am thinking about ice in the road surface at 1 am ...

Check with the people at the Parador, they will know what to do.

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Nov 12th, 2006, 07:27 AM
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Thank you for the warning. We can drive on ice or snow, but might choose not to. And there may have been drink taken

We have a couple of days to suss out the lie of the land.
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