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Spain Holidays

When you think of holidays in Spain, it is hard to decide where to begin. Spain holidays offer a wonderful gamut of natural beauty; from green valleys to stunning beaches and even snow-capped mountains. Spain holidays offer you a unique insight into the essence of this colourful city, its vibrant lifestyle and its pleasant people.

Spain is the second largest country in the European Union. Spain lies in south-western Europe and is home to its only desert as well as its third most mountainous region. If you wish to extend your Spain holidays, you may visit its neighbours France, Portugal or Morocco. Its wonderful Atlantic and Mediterranean coastline are home to some of the finest beaches in Europe, a delight for tourists on their holidays in Spain.

Spain’s rich and eventful history has seen it ruled by Romans, Greeks and Celts among other dynasties. Recently Spain overcame fascism and a civil war in the 20th century to emerge as a democratic state in 1978. It became a member of the European Union in 1986. 

Majority of Spain’s 45 million population is Roman Catholic. The official language is Castilian Spanish although you may hear some Catalan, Galician or Basque during your Spain holidays. Spain’s currency is Euro and the current exchange rates are 1 GBP = 1.13 Euro.      

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