General information:

-          Full name: Kingdom of Spain

-          Capital city: Madrid

-          Surface area: 505 911 km2

-          Population: 48 958 159 inhab.

-          Official language: Spanish

-          Currency: Euro

-          National holiday: 12th October, Hispanic Day

What to visit depending on the cities?

-          Madrid: Prado Museum, Plaza Mayor, Royal Palace

-          Barcelona: Sagrada Familia, Camp Nou Stadium, Güell Park

-          Grenade: Alhambra Palace, historical center, San Juan de Dios Basilica

-          Seville: Place of Spain, Alcazar Palace, Cathedral of Seville

-          Malaga: Pompidou Cultural Center

-          Between Malaga et Ronda: Natural Park of La Sierra de las Nieves, Natural Reserve El Torcal de Antequerra 

-          Cordoba : La Mezquita, Calahorra Tower, roman temple

-          Valence: Plaza de la Virgen, Barrio del Carmen, City of Arts and Science

-          Santiago de Compostela: route, cathedral, historical center


-          Lunch and dinner hours are different: approximately at 2 and 9 PM

-          Avoid touristic restaurants that will be more expensive and lower-quality

-          Try the tapas! They are really good and economical

-          Beware of the pickpockets (don’t have too much cash or valuable items on yourself, leave your identification documents where you stay if possible)

-          In case of emergencies à 112, paramedics: 061, firefighters: 080, police: 091

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