Tips To Consider While Visiting Spain
Indeed, Spain is an amazing cultural powerhouse. Its incredible diversity of people and passions put it at lifetime appeal. Actually, Spain is the second largest country in Europe in terms of area, and the third largest exporter of wine, vegetables and fruits in the globe. The following are some tips that you should know while visiting Spain.
Useful links about the Canary Islands.
Supposing you plan renting a car and drive, make sure you read the driving guide for the foreigners so that you can grasp details like parking fee in the cities among other things.
Ensure you purchase a travel guidebook to Spain, and read it to comprehend the specific parts, cities you will be interested to visit, and generally know the geography of Spain. Of course there is mainland Spain but also the 7 Canary islands which are located further south of the edge of Morocco.
The most suitable time to travel in Spain is during Spring due to the fact that, that is the period when the weather is good. In the summer it can often be in the mid 30’s and this way too much for the average holiday maker. However this depends by what region you are thinking of travelling to.
Madrid is the geographical center of Spain, and the best means to travel from Madrid to other cities is by high-speed train because it beats air travel, and it is much more cosy and comfortable than by plane.
The most easy way to get euros is by using an ATM machine. Spain has the most ATM machines; almost at every block in its cities. Remember: always take out money in the currency of the country you are in, if the ATM asks you for currency exchange you will be charged a fee, greater than your bank would typically charge you back home.
Ensure you plan to visit places and cities when you have considered distance between places to avoid inconveniencing yourself. The public transportation systems is not great in Spain, and even worse in places such as Tenerife or La Palma. Because of this it is best to plan carefully to avoid missing buss’s, as you never know when the next one might arrive.
Another word of advice would be get of the beaten track and go where the locals go! This way you will experience the real Spain.