When planning a visit to Spain you have to consider what it is you are looking for - it's a diverse destination with so much to offer!
You've got a wide choice with the Balearics and Canary Islands as well as mainland Spain. Visit the Balearics and enjoy summer sunshine in the prettiest settings and in less than four hours you can sample one of the Canary Islands, offering year round sunshine and some of the most luxurious hotels in Europe. There's also the ever-popular Costas which holidaymakers love to return to year after year.
As well as beaches and sunshine, you'll find many places of historic interest including castles, monasteries and palaces.
For a short break consider visiting one of the Spanish cities like Barcelona or Madrid to take in the local culture and famous sights.
You can find anything from a fun, family-friendly hotel with kids clubs and night-time entertainment, to boutique retreats and hotels off the beaten track.
Flying Time: Between 2 hours and 30 minutes to 4 hours and 45 minutes depending on destination.
Time Difference: GMT +1
We can provide general information about any health formalities required for your trip but you should check with your own doctor for your specific circumstances. Up-to-date travel advice can be obtained from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office website.
Spain is one of the warmest countries in Europe, where you can usually expect dry summers and constant cooler temperatures during the winter months. As Spain is known for it's geographical diversity, the climate can often vary throughout. The north of Spain tends to receive temperatures of around 25 degrees. Whereas in the high regions of the country, the climate gets harsher and snowfall is normally seen from the beginning of winter and into spring.
Places such as the Iberian Mountains and the Pyrenees are places that are effected by a cooler climate.
The Canary Islands are typically warmer in winter than Spain's mainland.
Leisure & Activities
Madrid The Royal Palace of Madrid has a rich history dating back to the ninth century. It is considered to be one of the finest palaces in Europe featuring rich interior decoration and frescoes by leading artists.
Ibiza The most popular party destination in Europe, situated off the coast of Spain. Catch the sunset in one of Ibiza's trendy beach clubs while you listen to the chill-out tunes.
Southern Spain Located in Andalucia, the Mezquite (Spanish for "Mosque") of Cordoba is completely fascinating, featuring impressive forests of pillars and arches.