City Breaks / Spain and her Islands
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City Breaks - Spain and her Islands

County Information

Diverse, passionate and sophisticated! Spain has long been a popular European destination for UK residents and for good reason. Its sunny Mediterranean climate and beautiful beach coastline great for both family holidays and beach holidays is just a small part of its appeal. Steeped in history its towns and cities are filled with magnificent Moorish, Romanesque and Gothic architecture, with some quaint medieval towns scattered around too a must for those interested in historic and cultural tours and a perfect choice for a weekend break and city breaks alike. Its curious traditions of afternoon siestas and the most iconic and violent of Spanish cultures; bullfighting. It is famous for its vibrant fiestas and botellon street parties, it's flamenco dancing, various gastronomic delights such as Paella and Tapas and its wonderfully fruity sherries and wines. But perhaps its most important appeal is the people themselves who are devoted to good living. If you want to forget the stresses and strains of everyday life and immerse yourself in the pleasures of living then Spain is the perfect choice.

Whether you are looking for a city break destination, a romantic holiday or beach holiday or a family holiday, Spain has something for everyone. For more information about Spain and to book your next holiday call our specialists at Diplomat Travel on 020 7730 2201.

 

Useful Facts

General Information

Population: 46,148,605

Capital: Madrid

Language: Spanish but English is widely spoken in tourist area

Religion: Mainly Catholic

International dialling code: 00 34

Main Airports: Alicante (ALC), Barcelona (BCN), Bilbao (BIO), Lanzarote Arrecife (ACE), Las Palmas (LPA), Madrid Barajas (MAD), Malaga (AGP), Palma de Mallorca (PMI), Santiago de Compostela (SCQ), Seville (SVQ), Tenerife South (TFS) and Valencia (VLC).


Typical flying time:  Mainland 2 hours and to the Carary Island approximately 4 hours.

Visa Requirements: No Visa is required for British passport holders

Health requirements: None

Currency: Euro (All major credit cards accepted)

Tipping: Service and taxes are usually included in hotel bills but tip staff. Restaurants include a service charge, a 10-15% gratuity would be at your own discretion. Please note, taxis do expect a 10-15% tip.

Time: GMT +1

Electricity: 220 volts (Adaptor required)

Driving: They drive on the right. An international driving licence is required

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Cities

Barcelona

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Mallorca

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Seville

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