Capital City: Madrid
Time Difference: GMT +1hr
Flight Time: Approx. 2hrs London to Spain
Currency: € EURO
Main Languages: Spanish
Stroll through the Plaza Mayor in Madrid, designed in 1619 by Juan Gómez de Mora, the highlight of any visit to the capital. While in Madrid a trip to the Palacio de Cristal is highly recommended. Admire the vast glass palace and sit and enjoy the view. Delve into the Alhambra in Andalucía, with its vast walls protecting the Palacio Nazaríes (Nastrid Palace). Visit the open air museum the Albayzin in Granada set on the hill facing the Alhambra. Don't miss the Museo Del Prado, on of the premier art galleries in the world with more than 7,000 painting.
Best time to go
Spain is a year round location. Ideal months are May, June and September (and April and October in the South) for the excellent weather without the scorching heat and avoiding the overload of tourists in July and August.