AVE Cities Network organizes these days (from the 25th to the 30th of October), a new Blog Trip, which will tour 4 cities integrated in this association, which is attended by several influential bloggers and specialized in the tourism and travel sector of the United Kingdom , in collaboration with Turespaña and the OET (Spanish Tourism Office). This is Kash Bhattacharya from Budget Traveler; Scott Balaam of Global Grasshopper; Sarah Lee from Liveshare Travel; Becki Enright from Borders of Adventure and Michael Turtle from Time Travel Turtle who will be accompanied by a head of OTS London.
The 5 bloggers will tour Spain from north to south and visit the cities of Tarragona, Zaragoza, Madrid and Seville, using the AVE, the Spanish high speed train and the Renfe Spain Pass. In this way, you will be able to know the advantages of traveling in this means of transport and you will discover the heritage, culture, leisure and gastronomy of these destinations, through visits to the historical hulls, access to the main museums, guided visits and tastings of typical dishes, tapas and wines from each region.
In Tarragona, you will visit the Cathedral, the Cloister or the Roman Wall; in Zaragoza, the Aljafería Palace, the Expo area, the Basilica del Pilar, the Goya, Las Armas and Fuego museums; in Madrid, Thyssen Museum, Botanical Garden, El Retiro Park, Caixaforum, tourist bus, Debod Temple, cable car and Royal Palace, and in Seville, the Royal Alcazar, the Cathedral, the Barrio de Santa Cruz, Mushrooms, Torre del Oro, Betis Street, Plaza de España and Maria Luisa Park and shopping in Tetuán, Sierpes and Cuna streets.
This Blog Trip is framed in the Plan of Action of Marketing Campaigns On Line of the Network. Once this trip is concluded, there will be a draw of the Renfe Spain Pass among the followers of #SpainByTrain.
In November a Fam Trip with Cultural Voucher and a Press Trip in collaboration with the OTS of Chicago are planned. In October, two Press Trips were held: one in collaboration with the OTS of Mexico and another with the OTS of Mumbai.
AVE Cities Network
AVE Cities Network is the association of tourist destinations in Spain connected by the High Speed that was born with the aim of promoting the cities that integrate it under a common strategy, as well as its Renfe Spain Pass and Avexperience products. AVE Cities Network is currently chaired by Seville and consists of the cities of Albacete, Alicante, Antequera, Barcelona, Calatayud, Ciudad Real, Cordoba, Cuenca, León, Lleida, Madrid, Malaga, Ourense, Palencia, Puertollano, Segovia, Seville, Tarragona, Toledo, Valencia, Valladolid, Villanueva de Córdoba, Villena, Zamora and Zaragoza, which are full members, as well as Elche, Granada, Murcia and Talavera de la Reina as adhered cities.
To facilitate the trip to tourists visiting Spain and coming from other countries, Renfe articulates the Renfe Spain Pass service, linked in a special way to the Network. A new way of traveling that facilitates the movement, with flexibility, being able to know several destinations of the Network in the same getaway. You can choose as many trips as you want (4, 6, 8 or 10) and buy them up to 6 months in advance. Renfe Spain Pass is available in two categories (Tourist and Business) and for two age groups (children and adults); includes all AVE trains as well as long and medium distance trains. Places are reserved through the Internet, travel agencies or stations.