An ideal vacation is experienced only if you visit the right place, at the right time and very importantly with the right medium. So what's holding you back, take a flight to Spain and visit one of the most graceful countries of Europe. Spain, a former colonial power in the Southwestern part of Europe has been gathering a lot of attention from tourists all across the globe. The population is over 40 million and majority of them speak Spanish. Other spoken languages include Catalan, Galician and Basque. The currency of Spain is Euro. Madrid is the capital city and also a major financial centre.
Spain because of its richness in culture, arts, music and heritage has been, over the years a major tourist attraction. Guitar was a Spanish invention. Spain is known all over the world for its Flamenco music and dance, a style of dancing characteristic of the Andalusian Gypsies. One of the most prominent and spectacular sports of Spain is Bull fighting. It originated way back in 711 A.D. for celebrating the crowning of King Alfonso VIII.
Number of people watching bullfights in Spain reaches a mammoth one million every year. Spain experiences a Mediterranean climate. Summers are hot and dry while winters are mild with rain.