Spain simply has it all – relaxing islands with beautiful beaches, buzzing cities and layers of charming history to take you into another world. Relax, unwind and reconnect with your family and friends this summer – without breaking the bank! Spain has so much to offer – it can be hard to know where to start. Here’s a quick guide to get you on your way.
Weather in Spain
Spain enjoys warm temperatures and glorious sunshine in the summer months. July and August are the hottest and busiest months, with many of the Spanish taking their holidays then too. Choose June or September for slightly cooler temperatures and quieter crowds. Mainland regions are much hotter reaching highs of 40° ,whereas coastal regions are hot but enjoyable.
Beach breaks in Spain
The main holiday islands are the Balearic Islands located east of Spain in the Mediterranean, and the Canary Islands south west of Spain. You’ll find beautiful beaches to soak up the rays, clear blue waters to cool down and great places to eat, and drink. You’ll find lots of cheap holidays in Spain including those offering Balearics fun.
The islands are renowned for their party vibes – but you’ll also find relaxing retreats just a short distance from these spots, where you can enjoy the Mediterranean culture, quiet beaches and charming towns. Look out for theme parks and water parks for a fun day out for all.
Step in to another world and soak up vast history and culture of Spain. Food and wine lovers will enjoy tapas along the Mediterranean, traditional paella in Valencia and superior wines in the Spanish vineyards. Get lost in the dazzling architecture Spain has to offer – from the impressive Palacio Real in Madrid, the famous Segrada Familia in Barcelona to the sun kissed Alhambra in Granada. Whether you’re in a big city or small village – you can really soak up the Spanish culture.
Events in Spain
The Spanish know how to party in style – so you’ll find world class events throughout the country. Catch vibrant carnivals in any of the regions during February and March, including the Caja Madrid Flamenco Festival, Carnival Barcelona and music festivals in the Canary Islands. Watch the famous Running of the Bulls in Pamplona or get involved in the biggest food fight at La Tomatina! Be sure to book your flights and accommodation well in advance.