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“Do I need a travel visa to Spain?” should be the first question that comes to your mind as soon as you start planning your trip. Well, here’s the answer!
The Spain facts page gives you a first glance of the country. Read some practical information that will help you to get an idea of what you’ll find over here.
This is all about fun facts about Spain. Some are real, some are just rumours and others are curious things that our visitors find weird. It’s true, we are one of a kind.
In Spain, travel visa requirements vary according to nationality, intended length of stay and purpose of the trip (e.g. tourism, studies). Whether you need a tourist visa for Spain or not will solely depend on your passport.
Madrid is the capital of Spain and the country’s largest city. It is also the most populated city, with its 3.3 million inhabitants and more than 6.5 million in its metropolitan area.
Contrary to other big cities, safety in Madrid is relatively high. You will rarely have any problem in the areas most people visit.
Choosing the best travel insurance is one of the most important things you’ll need for your trip. Would you have a car without car insurance? Would you be at home without home insurance? Obviously not, that’s why and you can’t organize a trip without travel insurance.
Among the Spanish facts found in this section is a list of emergency telephone numbers. The list includes numbers valid for the whole country and also other generic numbers that you can use in Madrid.
The Spanish weather is one of the main reasons the country receives so many visitors per year (50+ million). Northern Europeans travel to Spain looking for amazing beaches with supposedly guaranteed sun all day, every day. This is true in some regions but, as you can imagine Spain’s weather isn’t as simple as that.
Below you will find the current time in Spain. Contrary to what it should be according to its geographical position, Spain has a 1-hour lead compared to its time zone peers (e.g. Portugal, Ireland, UK, Morocco).