Visit Spain – Plan Your Trip

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Best Time of Year to Visit Spain

Along the Mediterranean, summers are warm and dry. In the north, the Atlantic produces cooler temperatures and the absence of a dry season. Summer is the preferred season for international tourists, but spring and fall offer better temperatures. Some Europeans choose to visit during the height of winter and escape the cold of the rest of the continent.

Spain – Visa Requirements

Spain participates in the Schengen Zone and Schengen Visa requirements. There are no border inspections by rail or vehicle when traveling from Spain to Portugal or France. Some countries that are not members of the Schengen Zone require a Schengen Visa to enter Europe. Exemptions include citizens of Australia, Canada, Mexico, Japan, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States. Check your specific country at VisaHQ. For a list of exempt countries, visit Project Visa.

Spain – Currency

The Euro is the currency of Spain. When you cross the border from Spain to Portugal or France, you can continue to use your Euros.

Visit Spain – Electrical Adapters

The Europlug Type C electrical adapter is what you will need to keep your phones and cameras charged when you Visit Spain. Your electrical adapter for Spain will work in most European countries.

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