A guide to the best olive oil in Spain

Take a tour of Spain and enjoy the best Spanish olive oil. Once you are in Spain, Spanish Olive Oil will certainly be part of your daily life. And if you're planning to visit Spain, Spanish olive oil must be on your list of things to try. Olive oil is an true delicacy in Spain and its uses go way beyond just cooking, from covering toast at breakfast time to drizzling it over a salad. Its properties and...

Foreigners pay record prices to buy property in Spain

Average property prices exceed 2,000 euros/m2, the highest since 2008, while the average price for non-residents is at a record high of 2,480 euros/m2. Foreigners have made a strong comeback in the housing market in Spain and have regained pre-pandemic levels when it comes to both sales and purchases. According to statistics from Spanish notaries, foreigners carried out 63,934 property transactions in...

The demand for second homes in Spain grows by 50% and will continue to grow in 2022

Increases have been observed since mid-February and will continue to rise until December. Easter marks the start of the period of the year in which the highest volume of journeys to holiday destinations or second homes in Spain is recorded. Although cultural tourism destinations such as Madrid, Barcelona or Seville are some of the most sought after by Spaniards to enjoy these dates, the demand for...

One of the world’s most welcoming cities is located in Spain: here’s the top 10 for travellers

According to the Traveler Review Awards, Toledo is one of the most outstanding cities in the world. This year, the tenth edition of the Traveller Review Awards has been published on Booking.com. The awards are made by assessing the reviews of verified users on the website, and then presenting a ranking selecting the 10 most welcoming cities in the world, among which this year is Toledo. In the surveys,...

The Feria de Abril 2022 in Seville

We have the details of all the food, facts and activities that you need to know about the Seville Spring Fair. Seville April Feria 2022 When: 1st May – 7th May 2022 Where: Seville, Spain Website: www.feriadesevilla.com La Feria de Abril facts Seville's Feria de Abril is back in 2022, after previous editions were affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Seville Fair is a Spanish festival...

What time do people eat dinner in Spain?

When moving to another country, or when going on holidays, one thing to check before travelling is the time of different meals. Lunch and dinner times in Spain have always been a talking point due to the cultural difference with other neighbouring countries. So, what time do people eat dinner in Spain? And how does dinnertime in Spain compare to other European countries? We have the details. Routines...

New rules and fines for driving in Spain

Spain's new driving rules came into force on 21st March 2022 and include new fines for drivers. Spain's new 2022 Traffic Law is now in force (as of 21st March), meaning there are some changes that you need to be aware of if you're driving in Spain. If you want to avoid unnecessary fines and losing points from your Spanish driver's licence, we have summarised 10 of the main changes in the new rules...

Factors boosting luxury housing in Spain, according to the Instituto de Valoraciones

After the impact of the pandemic, the real estate sector in Spain has been recovering positively, with property sales figures higher than pre-pandemic levels. In this recovery, private buyers and investors interested in luxury properties located in large cities such as Madrid or Barcelona, on the islands and in coastal areas have played a major role. In times of crisis and uncertainty, it is to be...

Real estate more attractive than ever: investment in Europe hits record highs

The real estate sector continues to be attractive to investors. So much so that it has reached an unprecedented level in history. According to a report published by the consultancy firm CBRE, the sector attracted record investment in Europe in 2021, reaching a volume of 359 billion euros. The figure is 25% higher than that recorded in 2020 and 8% higher than in 2019, before the pandemic broke out...

The best wine routes for an enotourist getaway in Spain

Sometimes there's nothing better to help you sit back and relax than a good glass of wine. Sometimes it's just what you need to complete a quiet dinner with your family or friends. However, it is also becoming an increasingly popular option when it comes to rural tourism getaways, where wine tourism getaways are on the rise, especially in Spain. Spain has a deep and rich wine culture, and the best...

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