Travel guide

Here, we let ourselves live to the rhythm of the sun.

With its diverse regions and rich culture, Spain will take you on a journey you’ll never forget. There’s something for everyone, whether you fancy the seaside, a trip to the countryside or a city break. Madrid and Barcelona will appeal to party-goers, Toledo to lovers of medieval cities, and Granada and Seville to lovers of the Moorish era. Spain is much more than just a trip, it’s an experience in its own right that you’ll share with the locals.

The country’s variety is reflected in its cultural baggage. Mediterranean cuisine with specialities from the region you’ll discover on your tour. The official language is Spanish, also known as Castilian; Catalan, Galician and Basque are co-official languages in their respective regions.

Immerse yourself in the heart of this country of strong character, and “Viva Espana”.

Time difference





Telephone prefix


How do you say...

Some words and expressions in the language

  • Good morning/Good evening = Buenos días / Buenas tardes
  • How are you? = Cómo estas?
  • Do you speak French/English? = Habla francés ?
  • I understand/ I don’t understand = Entiendo / No entiendo
  • Sorry =Lo siento
  • Goodbye = Adios
  • Welcome = Bienvenido
  • Thank you (very much) = (Muchas) Gracias
  • Please = Por favor
  • I am French = Soy frances(a)
  • My name is…= Me llamo
  • No thanks = No gracias
  • Yes/No = Sí / No
  • You’re welcome = De nada
  • How much is it? = Cuanto es?
  • Where is…? / How do I get to…? = Dónde esta? / Como llegar a ?
  • Have a nice day! = Buen día !

Key figures

Spain is at GMT+2 :

There is no time difference with France.

Good to know

European plugs – Type C or Type F

To call Spain from France or Belgium, dial 00 + 34 + your correspondent’s number.

To call France from Spain, dial 00 + 33 + your correspondent’s 9-digit number (without the initial 0).


Vaccines recommended:

  • Diphtheria, Tetanus
  • Poliomyelitis
  • Whooping cough
  • Hepatitis A and B
  • Measles, Mumps
  • Rubella

For short-term stays, don’t forget to get your European Health Insurance Card!


If you wish to stay in Spain for less than 90 days, you may be exempt from visa requirements. Citizens of the following countries do not require a visa: Citizens of the EU, EEA and Switzerland.

For stays of up to three months, French nationals must be in possession of a valid identity document (national identity card or passport, excluding any other document).

Valid national identity card or passport for French, Belgian and Swiss nationals. For other nationalities, we’ll be happy to help you with all the formalities.