Spain is a popular tourist country with almost 60 million visitors per
year, mesmerised by its culture and history. It is a country of great
geographical and cultural diversity offering the visitor all its magnificent
landscapes, beaches and cities.
Spain, is also characterised by the legacy that it has left throughout the
centuries on all their inhabitants and conquerors. The famous cave paintings of
Altamira, the Roman temples and aqueducts, the Moor baths, mosques and
fortresses, medieval castles and cathedrals, baroque palaces, the modernist
architecture of Gaudí or the works of modern art located in the
Guggenheim Museum of Bilbao, are just some of the marks that time has left in
The months April - June and September - October are the best times to visit.
July and August are generally very hot. It can be a bit cool in October in the
higher elevations and in the Basque area. Winter, though generally mild, can be
rainy, foggy and windy.