Flounces of colour
Spain has all the ingredients to make your holiday an unforgettable experience. But it is not only the mainland which is a top destination. Look also to the Canary Islands with an average temperature of 22 degrees. Or you can choose from Mallorca’s mountain cost line to Menorca’s crystal waters or Ibiza’s vibrant night life, the Balearic Islands has it all. Meanwhile, lesser-known islands such as La Palma in the Canaries are well worth a visit. And Fuerteventura, one of the seven Canary Islands, is a paradise for anyone who loves water sports.
Spain has a coastline of more than 8.000 kms and has more than 3.000 hours of sunshine and some of the best beaches imaginable.
Centuries of history left behind a spectacular array of monuments. Spain has more than 1.400 museums and masterpieces of art and that’s why it has the second largest number of UNESCO World Heritage sites in the world. Fantastic cities to visit like Barcelona, Cordoba, Granada and Seville are rich in culture and history.
Depending on what you are after, Spain is a year-round destination. The ideal months to visit are May, June and September (plus April and October in the south). At these times you can rely on good to excellent weather.
Art & cuisine
Spanish cuisine is nowadays recommended in the finest restaurants, heralded by the most prestigious critics.The traditional styles as the basis, a modern, innovative cuisine has developed, identified by the use of quality products and by the creativity of its chefs.