QUICK FACTS ABOUT SPAIN

Since you’re considering adventure tours to Spain from Dubai it’s important to learn a thing or two about this beautiful country. Spain is more than a home to some of the most popular football clubs in the world. This wonderful country is interesting in more ways than one. So, let’s see some of the most awesome facts about Spain.

Spain, which is officially the kingdom or constitutional monarchy per se, was once a number of separate kingdoms that spoke in different languages. Similarly to Westeros, then. Those kingdoms unified in the 15th century. What many people don’t know is that Spain also has the second highest life expectancy of all OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) countries and women live longer than men.

Additionally, Spain has 47 UNESCO World Heritage Sites that make it the third-ranked country in the world with prehistoric rock art, historic cities, buildings, bridges, national parks, and landscapes. Spain is right behind Italy (49 sites) and China. Basically, there’s a lot to see in Spain, wherever you go and wherever you look.

What most people don’t know is that Spain is home to the world’s oldest restaurant. While many restaurants across the globe claim they are the oldest in the world, Restaurant Botin in Madrid has been awarded by Guinness World Records. The restaurant has been open since 1725.

Unsurprisingly, Spain is in the top ten of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. After all, Spain is a country where you have it all – challenging treks for adventure lovers, nice restaurants, beautiful landscapes, serene nature, amazing architecture, they really have it all. If you’re wondering just how popular Spain is, it’s enough to say that tourism in Spain draws in 40 billion euros per year thus making Spanish tourism industry the second largest tourism industry in the world.

When we think about Spain, the Mediterranean, nice weather, and good food come to mind. We also think of fiestas, football, architecture, and all that. But, you’ll be shocked to know that Spain is also one of the most mountainous countries in Europe. Seriously! Thanks to these mountainous areas, Spain has a lot to offer people who love hiking, trekking, and whatnot. What’s more, one of the most dangerous and exciting hiking trails in the world called El Caminito del Rey is located in Spain. It’s easy to conclude that Spain is definitely worth visiting.

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Best Season:All Year Round
Popular Location: Madrid, Majorca, Ibiza, Barcelona