Spain is a country in the extreme part of south western Europe. It occupies about 85 percent of the Iberian Peninsula, which it shares with Portugal. As of July 1, 2018, Spain has a total population of 46.7 million people, Spanish is the national language and their currency is the euro. Spain is a country with a lot of history with a storied past filled with stone castles. Spain’s countryside has snowcapped mountain ranges, speckled with castles, aqueducts, ancient ruins, and a myriad of monuments. Spain also has resoundingly modern cities. Seville, the Andalusian capital, is known for its musical culture and traditional ways. Barcelona, the Catalonian capital, is well known for its secular architecture and maritime industry. Madrid, the national capital, is known for its winding streets, its museums and bookstores, and its all-day and all-night lifestyle. Madrid, which is Spain’s largest city, is also financial and cultural center. It is a city with elegant boulevards and expansive manicured parks. Madrid is also known for its prominent repositories of European art which contains works of various Spanish masters. These are just some of the things that make Spain a geographically and culturally diverse country. These make Spain a favorite travel destination of tourists from all over.
Your vacation to Spain will definitely be an awesome trip, full of distinctive experiences, enchanting places and fascinating flavors. Spain has an official tourist website that you can check that can help you with planning your gastronomic adventure, and to discover the best of Spain’s cities and destinations including which routes to take and the things to expect. If you plan things right you won’t miss out, Spain might just have everything you’re looking for.
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