Vacation to Spain – what to pay attention to before going to Spain? how about Spanish culture? all will be discussed here. In addition, this article will provide tips on vacationing to Spain. Because, before visiting a European country, especially Spain, it is important for you to know this.
know this if you are going on vacation to Spain.
Spain is famous worldwide for its flamenco dancers and bullfighting. The architecture reflects the Moroccan style. Cave paintings, renaissance cathedrals, Moorish palaces attest to the diversity of the country. Spring, fall, and early summer are delightful here, even though summers are very hot.
Spanish is the regional language of Spain. English is also widely spoken here. Over a period of time, Spaniards have become modern to adapt to changing times and are no longer conservative. But it does not change the values, traditions, manners, and customs of the local population. The people here have two surnames; the first surname can be used to refer to the person. To greet someone, a handshake will do the job. Bring a small gift when visiting someone’s house. Save flowers for special occasions. Dinner is usually done late at night. People mostly wear casual clothes. Men are expected to wear jackets in some restaurants. Swimwear should be restricted to pools and beaches. Recently a ban has been imposed on smoking in public places.
The shops open quite early and stay open late into the night. In the afternoon, they close for lunch or a nap. Porcelain and leather goods are well known and they would make great gifts for friends and family members back home. The bill must be paid along with the service fee, so tipping is a matter of gratitude.
Voltage 220 volts and frequency 50 Hz
IBERIA is the national airline of Spain. Many other low-cost airlines offer services in the country. There are nearly thirty international airports in Spain, among them the famous Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Alicante and Malaga.
Madrid, which is 13km from the city, has a good bus service every fifteen minutes. Underground services also serve to transport passengers to their destinations. Other facilities offered at this airport are duty-free shops, banks, restaurants, tourism information, and hotel reservations.
Barcelona is very close to the city, located at a distance of only 3 km. Buses are available every 15 minutes and trains are available every 20 minutes. Taxis are available all day. Duty-free shops, restaurants, banks, car rental and tourism information are available here.
There is a good road network connecting Spain from north to south. Toll gates are installed in some parts of the country. Bringing a few Euros will help smooth the toll gates. If driving a private car, it would be better if travel insurance also covers medical expenses. Bringing medical equipment can be proven to help.
Duty Free Goods
1. 200 cigarettes or 100 cigarettes 50 cigars or 250 grams of tobacco (300 cigarettes, 150 cigarettes, 70 cigars and 400 grams of tobacco for EU citizens)
2. 1 liter of liquor if the volume exceeds 22 percent or 2 liters of alcoholic beverage does not exceed 22 percent by volume and 2 liters of wine (1.5 liters exceeds 22 percent and 3 liters up to 22 percent and 5 liters of wine for EU citizens)
3. 250ml eau de toilette and 50g perfume
4. 500g coffee or 200g coffee extract (1000g coffee and 4000g coffee extract for EU citizens)
5. 100g tea or 40g tea extract
6. Prizes up to a value of around €37.26.