Hello! Welcome to Spain.
The country is famous for many things, one of which is its flamenco dancers, another is its bullfights. Moroccan architecture reflects the local lifestyle with cave paintings, Moorish palaces and Renaissance cathedrals to show the rich diversity of Spain. Summer is enjoyed by all for its sunshine but spring and autumn are less appreciated.
The official regional language in Spain is Spanish, although English is commonly used. Today, the locals have adapted to modern times and are not as conservative as before. However, the traditions, values and customs of the locals remain firm. Each store has two names, one can greet a local with their first name and a handshake. When you visit a local is local tradition to offer a small gift for the host. The flowers are given only on special occasions. The locals have their dinner very late at night. They are very casual in their dressing but men must wear jackets at some restaurants. Swimwear is to be used only at the beach or pool. Smoking is banned in public places.
Spain is a great place for shoppers to stores open their doors early and stay open until late evenings. However, closed for lunch or a short break, known as the nap in the afternoon. Spain is famous for its porcelain and leather goods. There are charges imposed on all purchases, while the tip is personal.
Voltage Electricity – 220V with 50 Hz frequency
The national airline is IBERIA although there are several low cost airlines available.Spain, with 30 international airports to Madrid, Valencia, Barcelona, Malaga and Alicante are the most famous. Madrid Airport is about 13 kilometers out of town with a regular 15-minute interval bus and subway service efficient. Barcelona airport is just 3 km from the city with regular buses and trains.
The road network is excellent in Spain that connects the north and south. Tolls are also placed along certain stretches that cost a few euros.
Any visitors and outside Spain cigarettes/100 cigarillos/50 allowed 200 or 300 cigarettes snuff cigars/250g / 150 cigarillos/70 cigars/400g snuff for EU citizens.
Visitors also have the right to 1L of spirits over 22% volume or 2L alcoholic beverage less than 22% of the wine volume and 1.5L 2L up to 22% / 22% of 3L / 5 liters of wine for EU residents.
Perfume 50 grams or 250 ml of toilet water are permitted. For coffee lovers, coffee or 500g of coffee extract 200 g with double the amount of people in the EU are to be enjoyed.
Finally, you can enjoy tea 100g or check out 40g tea extract with gifts that cost about Euro 37.26.