You could spend forever here and it wouldn’t be enough. The distinct regions all have their own traditions, cultures and even languages. In every nook and cranny there is something new and wonderful to experience in Spain and the more you see, the more you’ll discover of how much more there is to do. There’s no time like the present to get started!
Drinking water: Safe to drink from the tap
Plugs: Type C and F (See photo below)
Vaccination or recovery certificate. Negative test for all others and a Passenger Locator Form for all arrivals. See below for details.
**Make sure to triple check entry requirements well before departure as protocols are constantly changing**
Official currency: € Euro
Budget: Major cities will be the most expensive and if you can you’ll want to avoid going during peak season. Expect to spend around €50 per day on a backpacking budget and €100 for mid range.
Credit cards: Common
Tipping: Not common
Schengen state. 62 countries can enter for 90 days within 180 visa free.
**Always check with your government for the most up to date information on visa requirements.**
**Assuming you are current on routine vaccinations. Always check with your government for the most accurate and up to date information on required vaccinations specific to your home country**
Exercise Normal Precautions
**Always check with your government for the most accurate and up to date information on safety**
Official Languages: Spanish
Co-official: Catalan/Valencian/Balear, Galician, Basque and Occitan/Aranese
Hello: Hola Goodbye: Adios
Yes: Sí No: No
Beer: Cerveza Bathroom: Baño
When to go
Summers in Spain are extremely hot, crowded and expensive. If you’re wanting beach weather, spring and fall are warm enough to swim without the prices or the crowds of summer. Winters are mild and ideal for avoiding crowds if you’re in the city but not warm enough to swim.
Don’t run with the bulls. It’s cruel, inhumane and dangerous