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GALLERY: Top ten tricks to survive the Spanish summer

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GALLERY: Top ten tricks to survive the Spanish summer
Cercedillas natural pool just outside Madrid. Photo: Tinnyaw/Flickr
14:29 CEST+02:00
The first heatwave of the summer is officially here and the mercury is rising - for those of you who can't get to a beach, The Local offers you our tips on keeping cool in the city.

While those within reach of the Spanish coast can turn to some of Europe's finest beaches to cool down, city dwellers often struggle to combat the heat.

READ MORE: Scorchio! Spain sizzles in early summer heatwave

So how do you keep cool away from the coast? From hitting the cinema to frolicking in a fountain, click through the galley with our top tips for keeping cool in the city this summer. 

GALLERY:Top Ten tricks to beat the Spanish heat 
Photo: Raban Haaijk/Flickr



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