Spain at a Glance
We have collected the most useful information about Spain
for you to access here. Facts about Spain that you might not
have known, travel tips and information and maps of Spain.
Basic information and facts
Spanish news headlines
The latest news headlines about Spain, collected from around
Spanish news weekday roundup
Each day we provide a sumamry of the days news in Spain.
Every region of Spain has it's own flag. You can see the connections between
the regions running through the designs of the flag.
The Spanish Postal Service has over 6,000 offices all over
the country, including small villages, railway stations, ports
and airports. They provide a wide range of modern and efficient
Travel & Transport
Throughout this guide we have maps of the regions of Spain, and of Cities throughout
Spain. Here is a map of the whole of Spain.
Whether you are travelling by road, rail, air or sea there may be differences
to travelling in your own country that you should be aware of.
If things go wrong
Information for emergencies in Spain.
Hotel Accommodation in Spain
Our Guide to the different types of Hotel accommodation you
will find in Spain
Spanish Tourist Offices - Worldwide
For advice on visiting Spain, you should check with your
own countries tourist office. They will be able to advise
the correct visa requirements etc.
introduction to Spanish culture
Some tips on how to adjust to the Spanish way of life.
The time in Spain is officially GMT +1:00 and +2:00 during
the summer, along with most of mainland europe. However, the
hours that are lived
are very different to that of the rest of Europe. For visitors
take a bit of getting used to.
Codes in Spain
There are no special norms in Spain with respect to dress,
but the warm climate dictates that you should be practical
about the clothes you choose to wear.