Category: Spain

Famous for tapas, flamenco dancing, Sangria and siestas, Spain is located in Southwest Europe.  It’s a very popular summer holiday destination with many. 

You have bustling cities like Barcelona, Madrid and Valencia to visit or you can opt for the shores of San Sebastian or Balearic Islands like Ibiza, Majorca and Formentera to choose from.  There’s plenty to see and do in Spain if you want a short break or week away. 

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Country info
  • Language - Spanish (Castilian), Catalan
  • Currency - Euros
  • Capital city - Madrid
  • Main airport cities - Madrid, Barcelona and Palma de Mallorca
  • Timezone - Central European Time (GMT+1)
Things to do
  • Spend a weekend in Valencia
  • Stroll along La Rambla, Barcelona
  • Take a trip to the Balearic Islands 
  • Wander around Park Güell in Barcelona
  • Visit PortAventura theme park
Key words/phrases
  • Hello - "Hola" (O-la)
  • Good morning - "Buenos días" – (Bay-nos dee-as)
  • Please - "Por favor" (Por fa-vor)
  • Thank you - "Gracias" (Gra-thee-as)
  • Goodbye - "Adios" (Adi-os)
  • I don’t understand - "No entiendo" (noh ent-ien-doh)
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