Visiting Spain? Read brief travel information about the country.
Four-fifths of the Iberian Peninsula is occupied by one of the largest countries in Europe, Spain. It is a land of breathtaking natural scenery and cultural diversity. While the Mediterranean beach resorts on the Costa Brava, Costa Blanca, and Costa del Sol continue to attract sun-lovers, the north coast is gradually gaining in popularity. Spain is much more then beaches. There are worth seeing rid plains, coniferous forests, salt marshes, rocky bays and coves, peaks, verdant river valleys and mountain streams. The wildlife of this country can be discovered by visiting one of the National Parks. The climate of Spain varies from continental to oceanic. Spain can be enjoyable any time of year. The ideal months to visit are April and October in the south and May, June and September on the rest of the territory.
About 76% of Spaniards are Catholics, and 2% are the followers of other religions. The currency in Spain is EURO. US$ 1=0,74 Euro
Numerous cultural sights can be seen in a vibrant, atmospheric of Spain’s capital Madrid. One out of three museums representing the pride of place is The Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia. It reflects 20th century Spanish art including the works of Picasso.
If you prefer skiing and snowboarding go to Andalucia. It is a mountainous region in the far south of Spain, rich in minerals and an important centre for winter sports and the production of olives, grapes, oranges and lemons. The Arab architectural legacy is an important reason for visiting the cities Cordoba, Granada and Seville from this region. This region has a beautiful coastline as well, holiday rentals in Andalucia
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Valencia is famous for its newest tourist attraction is Santiago Calatrava’s City of Arts and Science Park. Looking for Holy Grail? Valencia’s Cathedral claims its possession. Enjoy marine underwater life in the largest aquarium in Europe from the Palace of Arts. See lodging opportunities in the town of Valencia
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Catalonia is an important tourist destination attraction through its sandy beaches on Costa Brava and Costa Dorada resorts. Barcelona is the best town to stay in Catalonia. There is a huge variety of holiday apartments in Barcelona.