Information and tips for coming to Spain
Great, if you are here it is because you have already decided or almost decided to come with ScotlandTrips International Tour Operator to Spain!
What to say about Spain; A land of colors and contrasts, a land of sun and energy, a welcoming and social land, extensive and ancient history, a land of explorers and above all, a multicultural land that enhances its wealth!
To give you an idea of the greatness in all senses of Spain, but above all touristically speaking, we will tell you that 2017 was the eighth consecutive year of tourism growth in Spain with around 80 million tourists received this year. It is therefore the second most visited country in the world with only neighboring France being the most visited. Well, what more do you want, we bring you to the tasty Spain land of colors and gastronomy too!
Of course with ScotlandTrips.International you are in the best hands, as part of the team of guides and contents is Spanish and will receive you like at home never better.
There are some tips that you should keep in mind to enjoy and make the most of this wonderful experience and trip that you are about to live with us.
It is very important that you inform yourself and know at least the basic characteristics of the country you are visiting, in this case Spain! Land of Sun and great contrasts that make up its attractive beauty.
Spain is a very large country, with its more than 505.370 square kilometers it is the second largest country in Europe. Its 17 autonomous communities give you so much diversity that due to these two factors our Tours - Vacation programs are developed here by areas and themes, making it impossible to cover much of the country as in the case of the Faroe Islands or Scotland.
With almost 43 million inhabitants in 2017, we find ourselves super populated areas such as large cities, for example Madrid, with more than three million people and its community with more than six and a half million or Barcelona with more than one and a half million in the city and five million three hundred in the metropolitan area, as well as the coastal areas. Also on the other hand we find areas like Castilla y León not very populated.
Spain, or rather the Iberian Peninsula, has had different settlers over the centuries and its very long history. Ignoring the prehistoric ages of which there are large deposits in Spain, including dinosaur footprints, the first cultures with data were the Iberian peoples, later being inhabited in its northern half by Celtic peoples and later giving rise to the Celtiberians. we are talking about the first millennium BC. We continue through an extensive list of cultures that have been enriching the peninsula from the beginning of time to the present day; the Phoenicians, Greeks and Carthaginians further south, the Romans throughout the peninsula, the Suevi, Vandals and Alani peoples, the Germanic Goth or Visigoth peoples in the vicinity of the year 400 or the Arabs mostly in the southern half with their own culture to later lead to the reconquest by the Spanish from the North and to modern Spain. A great tapestry of cultures that gives rise to what is today the great modern Spain and of which we are going to show you part through one of our tours.
LAND AND INFRASTRUCTURES:
We are talking about one of the most modern and advanced countries in Europe in terms of infrastructures and communications, so you don't have to worry about this.
Surely you have heard of the excellent Spanish climate, another matter that you should not worry about. Most of the year it is sunny although it is true that in the northern half the winters are very cold and snowy.
Depending on the time of year in which we do the tour or program you choose, you will have to bring warm clothes and for the rain if it is in the northern half, but the usual thing is comfortable and cool clothes in summer. Some comfortable semi boots for walking in cities, towns or mountains are advisable and Sport clothes. If you also want to bring one more set of clothes to dress for any of the dinners as always included in our programs, it is also advisable.
If your program takes place in summer, please wear light clothing to be very hot in whatever area of Spain we move.
Euro. Spain is full of banks, ATMs and infrastructures, you will not have any problem and we can solve any situation that is in our hands. We are in a country with an incredible network of services.
It is important and essential today for people who travel to any part of the world to have and come with their travel and medical insurance, these insurances are very cheap. There is also another type of insurance that you may want to take out depending on your personal situation. Any insurance office in your locality will be able to inform you comfortably about them. If you need any specific information, do not hesitate to contact us.
HUMOR and PREDISPOSITION:
If humor ☺ It is very important to come prepared to have a good time, it is going to be your vacation and you should be happy. Any type of weather that you may encounter, any setback outside of us or any other situation viewed with humor and desire to enjoy can become a funny anecdote that you laugh at and remind you of pleasant moments when you tell it later and share it with your loved ones.
So if you have read all these indications, don't wait any longer, you are more than ready to come and enjoy Scotland with us, with ScotlandTrips.IntenationalIt will be a wonderful experience that you will never want to forget and that you will keep inside yourself forever! We are waiting!