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About Spain

Spain occupies 85% of the Iberian Peninsula, which it shares with Portugal, in southwest Europe.

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Activities

For most of the year, Spain benefits from having a wonderful climate, some of the best beaches in the world, and an abundance of glorious sun. There are a wealth of activities and sports for holidaymakers to enjoy and learn how to master during a holiday.

Lakes and Sea: Fishing, Sailing, Snorkelling, Scuba diving holiday rentals, Swimming, Canoeing, Yachting, Motor-Boats, Sea Fishing, Wind-surfing.

On Land: Ballooning, Bowls, Camping, Cycling, Golf holiday rentals, Hiking, Trekking,  Horse Riding holidays, Go-Karting, Volleyball.

Indoors: Bowls, Cookery, Dancing, Darts, Languages, Painting, Pool and Snooker.

Winter: Skiing holiday rentals in Sierra Nevada Mountains near Granada. Places to Back to holiday accommodation in Spain.

Food / Eating Out

Spain has a varied and often stylish Cuisine. Tourists will often find that each local town produces it's own speciality dish or meal. The most famous dishes in Spain are La Paella, El Jamon Serrano, great Spanish Ham, El Gazpacho, a cold vegetable soup, and La Tortilla, a Spanish Omelette.

Spain is well known for it's use of Olive Oil in cooking. Olive oil is thought to decrease the risk of heart disease by improving our digestive system and blood circulation, which is mainly due to its high vitamin content.
   
Seafood is very common and popular, especially in the central regions where there are daily deliveries of fresh fish and shellfish. 

Tapas are also eaten all over Spain. Tapas can be either a hot or cold snack, very popular at lunchtimes and with a drink of wine or beer, which gives you the opportunity to sample many of the foods that Spain's cuisine is known for. These include a selection of Meats, cheeses, olives, prawns, chicken, spicy sausage and eggs etc. View all Spanish holiday accommodation.

Language

Castilian Spanish 74%, Catalan 17%, Galician 7%, Basque 2%; note - Castilian is the official language nationwide; the other languages are official regionally. Back to holiday rentals in Spain

Weather

The weather in Spain is temperate; clear, hot summers in interior, more moderate and cloudy along coast; cloudy, cold winters in interior, partly cloudy and cool along coast. Back to holiday rentals in Spain.

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