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Spain

Spain, a country on Europe’s the Iberian Peninsula, includes 17 autonomous regions, with mountains, coastlines and many UNESCO sites. The capital city Madrid is home to the Royal Palace and Prado museum, housing works by European masters. Segovia has a medieval castle (the Alcázar) and an intact Roman aqueduct. Catalonia’s capital, Barcelona, is defined by Antoni Gaudí’s landmarks like the Sagrada Família church and its football team F.C Barcelona. See Spain with help from Wyld Family Travel’s detailed Spain travel guides

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Accommodation

The average price for one person for accommodation in Spain in 2021 is €50. For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price for a hotel room in Spain is €101

Food

On average the cost of living in Spain is 18.2% cheaper than in the UK. This makes eating out and buying food in Spain relatively cheap. A meal at a mid-priced restaurant should cost around €,11 while coffee will set you back €1.66 and a loaf of bread €0.95

Transport

In Spain, they drive on the right-hand side of the road. You can pick up a rental car at any major airport in the country. Spain has an efficient system of public transport in major cities and high-speed rail networks that connect with France and Portugal.

Money

The official currency of Spain is the Euro. The Euro comes in €5, €10, €20, €50, €100, €200 and €500 banknotes Debit and credit cards are accepted widely. We suggest using a Wise card to cut down on high international withdrawal fees. Check out this guide when considering expenses for your trip to Spain.

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    Gaudi park in Barcelona
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