What to See in Spain for First Time Travelers?
The passionate flamenco, brave bullfighter, magnificent architectures, as well as sun and beaches make a colorful Spain. As the first time travelers, you will surely get a lot of new experiences, like watching a flamenco show. In addition, Spain also has the largest number of cultural heritages in the world. The architectural from Gaudi will take you to learn about Spain's history, culture and architectural styles in depth. Spain is sure to offer you a wonderfully diverse vacation.
When is the Best Time to Travel to Spain?
The best time to visit Spain is during spring (from March to May) and autumn (from September to November), when the temperature is pleasant and the scenic sites are less crowded.
Do I Need a Visa to Visit Spain?
Tourists need to apply for a Schengen Visa to travel Spain. The Schengen Visa allows visitors to spend up to 90 days in Spain as well as the other 25 participating Schengen countries.
How to Get to and Travel around Spain?
You can get in and out of Spain from Madrid or Barcelona, which are two main cities of entry and exit in Spain. Within Spain, it's convenient to hop between the major cities Madrid, as well as the Canary Islands, Ceuta, and Melilla by flights. For the areas without airports, the high-speed AVE trains, fast and comfortable, is a good choice. Besides, driving is also an option, as there are well-maintained highways between most cities.
What currency is used in Spain?
Euro (EUR) is the main currency used in Spain. Visa and Mastercard credit cards are also accepted. You'd better call your bank in advance to advise your travel plan to avoid any problem during the journey.
What electrical plugs and voltage does Spain use?
The plugs in Spain are the standard round two-pin plugs that operates at 220 volts/50 hertz, the same as the plugs in most European countries.
Some hotels will have adapters for you to use, but it is better to bring your own adapter set.
Is there free WiFi in Spain?
Yes. Many towns have free WiFi at public squares. Cafes and hotels will also offer free WiFi.