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GETTING THERE

Multiple airlines offer one-stop flights from all three Washington area airports to Madrid. United will offer seasonal nonstop flights from Washington Dulles to Madrid from June 5 to Sept. 14.

WHERE TO STAY

Hotel Lusso Infantas

Calle Infantas 29, Madrid

011-34-91-521-2828

www.hotelinfantas.com

Mid-price hotel on the edge of the Chueca neighborhood. Rooms from about $120.

Parador de Soria

Calle Fortun Lopez

Parque del Castillo, Soria

011-34-97-524-0800

www.parador.es/es/paradores/parador-de-soria

Part of the government hotel chain, on a hill overlooking the city. Double room about $170. Soria is a good jumping-off point for many Roman ruins in Spain.

WHERE TO EAT

Mercado de San Anton

Augusto Figueroa 24, Madrid

011-34-91-330-0730

www.mercadosananton.com

Tapas, wine bar, rooftop bar and restaurant. Tapas from $1.35, a glass of wine about $3.

Cafe Gijon

Paseo de Recoletos 21, Madrid

011-34-91-521-5425

www.cafegijon.com

Writers’ and artists’ hangout, especially during the Spanish Civil War. Traditional Spanish cuisine. Entrees from about $24.

Mesón Castallano

Plaza Mayor 2, Soria

011-34-97-521-0345

www.mesoncastellanosoria.com

Known for its roast goat dish and red wine selection. A couple of tapas and a glass of wine about $8.

WHAT TO DO

National Archaeological Museum

Serrano 13, Madrid

011-34-91- 577-7912

www.man.es

Includes extensive relics from Spain’s Roman era. Tuesday-Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sundays and holidays 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. About $4.

Centcelles

2.5 miles from Tarragona in Constanti

011-34-97-752-3374

www.taragonaturisme.caten

Tuesday-Sunday 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 4-8 p.m. (summer hours). About $3.50.

Carranque Archaeological Park

Carranque, Toledo

011-34-925-54-44-77

www.parquearqueologico.org/es

Saturday-Sunday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. $7, $3 extra for guided tour. Call ahead to reserve a place on the tour and to double-check hours.

Clunia

Penalba de Castro, Burgos

011-34-94-739-1250

cultura.burgos.es

In summer, Tuesday-Sunday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4-8 p.m. About $5.50.

La Olmeda

Pedrosa de la Vega, Palencia

011-34-97-911-9997

www.villaromanalaolmeda.com

Tuesday-Saturday 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Sundays and holidays 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. About $7.

Numancia

Off N-111 north of Soria

Garray, Soria

011-34-65-070-9671

www.numanciasoria.es

Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4-8 p.m., Sundays and holidays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Less than $1.

La Villa Romana de Almenara-Puras

Carretera N-601 kilometer 137

Adanero Puras, Valladolid

011-34-98-362-6036

www.provinciadevalladolid.com

Tuesday-Sunday 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.and 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. About $4.

INFORMATION

www.spain.info

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