Are you planning to fly to Spain? In all likelihood, you’ll be flying into Spain, unless you’re coming overland from Portugal or France, or taking the ferry from Morocco. So it pays to do some reading on airlines, airports, and airfares.
Of course, not all flights are the same. Airlines have different hidden fares, some airports are better than others, and there might even be an airport outside of Spain that suits you better.
Let’s look at the best ways to book a great flight to Spain, including ways that include insider secrets…
A complete guide to fly to Spain
I love taking a plane. And it’s something that I often do, especially to explore lesser known cities or countries…
Every day I get dozens of emails asking me about how to find cheap flights to Spain, how to book flight tickets online that don’t cost a fortune and what’s the best way to exit the Seville Airport once you’ve landed here. That’s why after many years flying all over the world myself (30+ countries and counting…), I decided to come up with a complete guide related to flying to Spain based on my own experience.
The following section contains all the information that you need to know to make the most out of your search for air fights to Spain.
Here is a complete summary of all the guide:
Why should you fly to Spain?
Spain is visited by millions of tourists each year. Many of them return, and it’s not particularly surprising. Spain has something for all tastes and ages.
You haven’t visited Spain yet? Or not explored it for real?
Here are 6 reasons to love this fantastic country and why you should definitely fly to Spain during your next holiday!
Discover amazing historical buildings and Spain’s rich history
Barcelona’s Sagrada Familia, Granada’s Alhambra, the Great Mosque of Cordoba, Madrid’s Prado Museum, and The Alcázar in Seville, are Spain’s most top-rated historical buildings and attractions. Along with holding some fascinating stories, they are also some of the most stunning sights you’ll ever visit!
From its rich Moorish past and its position as the world superpower during the Golden Age, to the horrors of the Spanish Civil War, dictatorship and the country’s successful return to democracy, Spain’s has a fascinating history that is well-preserved in its buildings and museums.
Explore some stunning scenery and gorgeous beaches
From the dramatic, imposing mountains to the countless glistening beaches that dot its coastlines, Spain is a country full of natural beauty and inspiring landscapes.
In fact, did you know that Spain has almost 6,000 km of coastline and thousands of beaches? Wherever you go, you are never far from a beach. From undiscovered, hidden alcoves to popular tourist resorts, there’s a beach for everyone and with over 300 days of sunshine each year you’re guaranteed the weather to enjoy them!
Enjoy a (high) dose of vitamin D
It’s no secret that Spain has the best weather ever, which is probably why so many people decide to come to Spain and live here permanently. Sizzling hot summers are cooled down by the ocean waves and many winters still feature tons of sunny days.
Eat simply delicious food
Once you familiarize yourself with Spanish food, it will take a long time before you can eat anything else. From tapas to some of the most delicious (and ridiculously cheap) market food you have ever seen, Spain really does know how to feed you the right way.
Spanish cuisine is known for being delicious, healthy and full of flavor, so there are many unique dishes available that will tempt your taste buds.
Include some great cities in your itinerary
Madrid and Barcelona are world-renowned for their arts and culture scene, fantastic food, incredible museums… Seville is another remarkable Spanish city, offering you a rich cultural experience, from flamenco dancing to architectural heritage. With so many options, it’s impossible to choose so you’ll have to just visit them all!
And don’t miss the most charming villages
As I just told you, the country is home to many exciting, modern cities with lots of things to see and do, but the country’s most picturesque villages offer a glimpse back in time along with a slower pace where Old Spain lives and breathes. These are just waiting to be explored by travellers who prefer to check out the less obvious gems on offer. Are you ready for the challenge?