Spain Society

Spain Society

Spain is a vibrant and diverse society that has a long history of cultural and artistic achievement. Located in southwestern Europe, this country has been the birthplace of great authors, painters, architects, musicians, and other influential figures in history. Spain is also home to some of the world’s most well-known festivals and celebrations such as […]

Spain Geography

Spain Geography and Population

Spain – geography This article only discusses the conditions on the Spanish mainland. Mht. conditions in the Balearic Islands and the Canary Islands, see these articles. Landscape In the middle of the Iberian Peninsula, it travels approximately 211,000 km2 large plateau La Meseta reaches an average altitude of approximately 600 m and dominates most of […]

Sights of Spain

Sights of Spain

Spain is the largest country in the Iberian Peninsula. Thanks to the generally pleasant weather and the many sights, Spain is a very popular holiday destination. Spain has even been the number one flight destination among Dutch tourists for years. Spain has hundreds of kilometers of coastline with beautiful beaches and also beautifully formed cliffs […]

Spain Economy

Spain Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax system Basic data Spain is the country with the fourteenth largest economy in the world and the fourth largest in the European Union. The country has a population of 47.3 million and a GDP (PPP) per capita of approximately 46 thousand USD. It […]

Spain Visa

Spain Visa, Embassy, Holidays and Shopping

VISAS, ENTRY RULES, CUSTOMS REGULATIONS in Spain Spain is among the countries that have signed the Schengen Agreements. When departing from Spain, they often do not put a mark in the passport about leaving the country, so you should always save the air tickets that will be required when applying for an entry visa to […]

History in Spain

History in Spain

The beginning of the creation of the Spanish state was laid by the unification in 1479 of the kingdoms of Castile and Aragon. In the XVI-XVIII centuries, Spain captured vast territories in America, Africa, Asia and Europe. At the same time there was a process of unification of the state, expansion of large land ownership. […]

Canary Islands Resorts

Canary Islands Resorts and Attractions

Canary Islands – means “dog islands”, from lat. “canis” – “dog”. This archipelago includes seven large islands (Tenerife, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Gomera, Lanzarote, Hierro and Palma) and six islands of volcanic origin. They are located approximately 100 km off the northwest coast of Africa. According to smb, there are two capitals – Santa Cruz de […]

Spain Attractions

Spain Attractions and Hotels

Transport According to Countries Include, transport in Spain is represented by a variety of modes of transportation: Railway. Very convenient, but rather expensive way of transportation. The country’s main rail carrier is the RENFE company, which performs transportation between major Spanish cities. The basic route of the company originates in the capital – Madrid. In […]

Transportation of Spain

How to Get Around Spain

Transportation Traveling by plane According to top-medical-schools, Iberia (IB) flies to the major cities of Spain, the Canary Islands, the Balearic Islands and the Melilla exclave on the North African coast. Ryanair (FR) flies from Berlin, Hamburg and Frankfurt to Barcelona, ​​Madrid and the Canary Islands. Further connections with Air Europa (UX). Air taxis are […]

Aznar's Spain

Aznar’s Spain

The nineties marked the transition from the leadership of the socialist government to that of the center-right of the PP: a significant political change that did not seem to affect the more generally social and economic terrain. Both from the point of view of infrastructures and from that of the productive apparatus, mentality and behavior, […]

Cinema in Franco's Spain

Cinema in Franco’s Spain

The civil war ended in the spring of 1939. It was the beginning of a long and harsh dictatorship that would subject the Spaniards to the iron power of the Caudillo, Generalissimo F. ​​Franco, for almost forty years. Like Hitler and Mussolini, Franco considered cinema an indispensable but dangerous propaganda tool, which required attention and […]

Elements of Spanish Law

Elements of Spanish Law

Just as Spanish nationality was formed with the fusion of very different ethnic elements, so also Spanish law arose from the fusion of very varied legal elements over the course of a long history. The main elements of Spanish law are two: the Roman and the Germanic (Visigothic). Properly Spanish law begins when these two elements begin to interpenetrate. […]

Spain - The Attacks and the Elections

Spain – The Attacks and the Elections

Then, on the eve of the vote, the ten explosions: the smoke, the screams, the blood, the torn bodies, the scattered and parched limbs, the panic, the dismay, the voices, the accusations, the unaware and guilty silences. The Madrid bombing was announced. Or rather, an attack was announced. That Bush’s closest allies would pay dearly […]

Spain - The Eight Years of the PP

Spain – The Eight Years of the PP

For Spain and the Spaniards, 2004 will remain for a long time the year of the attacks carried out by Al Qaeda in the Madrid railway stations of Atocha, Santa Eugenia and El Pozo, with 190 victims. And then also the year, on the one hand, of the surprising and unexpected defeat of the Popular […]

Spain Geopolitics

Spain Geopolitics

Spain was a thriving colonial empire between the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries (the so-called Siglo de oro): it had numerous colonies especially in South America, where the Iberian cultural heritage is still alive and the Spanish language, among the most widely spoken. in the world, it is the most used. Apart from Morocco, Spain lost its […]

Madrid, Spain City Overview

Madrid, Spain City Overview

The Kingdom of Spain (also known as Spain) is a nation constituted in a social and democratic state of law whose form of Government is the parliamentary monarchy. It occupies most of the Iberian Peninsula, in addition to other territories such as the archipelagos of the Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean Sea, the Canary Islands (in the Atlantic Ocean near Africa), as well as other territories […]

Sightseeing in Spain

Sightseeing in Spain

Experience wonderful Spain on a round trip, still one of the most popular travel destinations. Andalusia, Madrid, Barcelona and lesser known regions of the Iberian Peninsula are waiting for you. The land where sea and mountains, orient and occident, antiquity and modern times collide in southern Europe. Combine with our travel offers the advantages of […]

Spain Travel Advice

Spain Travel Advice

General travel information for Spain Continent: Europe Geographical location: Western Europe, in the northern hemisphere between the Atlantic and the Mediterranean. Highest point on the mainland: Mulhacén (3482 m above sea level) Longest river: Teijo (1007 km) Form of government: Parliamentary hereditary monarchy System of Government: Parliamentary democracy Languages: Spanish Neighboring countries: Portugal, France and […]

Spain's economy

Spain Economy and History

Economy Spain’s economy From 2007 onwards there was an economic crisis worldwide. Spain suffered from this particularly. Unemployment has been falling since 2014, but is still at a high level. In 2015 it was 22 percent, in 2016 it was 19.6 percent, and in 2017 it was 17.2 percent. The debt is also high. Spain’s […]

Spanish Civil War

Spain Recent History

History of Spain from the 16th century to today The Habsburgs on the Spanish throne The Habsburgs remained on the Spanish throne until 1700. In 1568 an eighty year war began against the Netherlands. In 1648 the Netherlands gained independence. In 1580 Portugal was annexed to Spain after the death of the last Portuguese king. […]

Spain Food

Eating in Spain What do the Spanish eat in the morning, at noon and in the evening? Breakfast in Spain is called Desayuno. But the Spaniards don’t eat much in the morning. And what they eat in the morning is rather sweet: a piece of pastry or a few cookies. In Andalusia, people also like […]

Canarian cuisine

Accommodation in Tenerife

Accommodation in Tenerife Everyone has different ideas about a successful vacation and that’s a good thing. Some prefer a Tenerife holiday with all-inclusive catering in a chic hotel , others prefer to be independent and flexible and therefore choose a holiday home or apartment in Tenerife . No matter what type of guy you are, […]

Canary Islands Top Sights

Canary Islands

The Canary Islands have flourished abundantly in both media and films since the charter became a fact for Swedish travelers in the 60s and onwards. This archipelago is almost like its own small continent in miniature and there is always something to see and experience even though you have been there before. All kinds of […]

The finest beaches on Fuerteventura

The Finest Beaches on Fuerteventura

It’s no secret that Fuerteventura has become a holiday paradise for sunbathing people from all over the continent. Many even say that 7 of Europe’s best beaches are gathered here. The beaches that are available are also very varied and can cover most needs. The 200 km long stretch of beach on the island is […]

Wonderful beaches on Lanzarote

Wonderful Beaches on Lanzarote

Lanzarote has, among other things, been called the island of the hundred beaches and therefore it is no wonder that the island is so well visited by curious sunbathers. Lanzarote has beaches from north to south and some of them have even been praised as some of the best in all of Spain. Some of […]

Do not miss this on Lanzarote

5 Must in Lanzarote

Root millions of tourists who agree that Lanzarote is a wonderfully beautiful island with unique houses, fabulous beaches and majestic volcanoes, the island is still not as exploited as Tenerife or Gran Canaria. The small scale that prevails here has been well preserved and so far tourists and visitors have not managed to ruin its […]

Gran Canaria's best beaches

Gran Canaria’s Best Beaches

Together with Tenerife, Gran Canaria is the largest island in the Canary Islands archipelago and it is also the island with the most beaches. If you are looking for sun, swimming and water sports such as surfing, snorkelling and diving, then you should go to Gran Canaria. The beaches are lined up along the entire […]