Quick Info for Spain
Location: Western Europe – and shares a border with 3 different countries (France, Andorra, and Portugal)
Get Here: via Train with Rail Europe, Plane with various budget and international airlines or Automobile (your own car or hired with HolidayAutos)
Currency: Euro (€) – check the latest exchange rate here
Electrical Plug Fixture: Type F (grab a universal adapter and you’ll never have to worry about which plug you need again)
Capital City: Madrid
Other Major Cities: Barcelona, Seville, Malaga, Valencia, Murcia, Granada, Palma (Baleric Islands); Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Canary Islands) & Alicante
Famous For: Tapas, Sangria, Cava, Festivals such as La Tomatina or Running with the Bulls, Oranges, Flamenco, Bullfighting
Famous People and Brands: Zara, Mango, Stradivarius, Penelope Cruz, Enrique Iglesias, Benicio Del Torro, Javier Bardem, Rafael Nadal, Antonia Banderas and Ricky Martin.
General Spain Travel Inspiration
The Best Places to Visit in Spain – and what to do there!
Essential Spain Travel Tips – What To Know Before You Go
- Top 15 Things to do in Barcelona (Perfect for First Time Visitors)
- Day Trips from Barcelona
- The Best Things to do in Malaga – The Best of the Costa Del Sol
- Beautiful Day Trips from Malaga