About Spain

Spain is a country covered with beautiful beaches, extensive historical monuments and advanced cities and due to its geographical and cultural diversity, it has many applicants for tourism and immigration.


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The shadows of palm trees, the Mediterranean coast, the mild and pleasant climate attract millions of people from all over the world.


The climate in Spain varies between regions. In the northern regions, the climate is mountainous, while most of the country enjoys a temperate Mediterranean climate. The climate in the southwestern parts is semi-arid and in the northwestern parts the climate is oceanic. In the Canary Islands, the climate is subtropical and semi-arid. In winter, you can ski in Pyrenees, Sierra Nevada and even in the area around Madrid.

Cost of Living

One of the factors in Spain’s popularity for travel and immigration is the cost of living. Property is more affordable than other European countries, although housing prices can be high in central cities and popular tourist areas. Food prices are also cheaper outside the tourist areas.


Finding a job in Spain requires research, and if you want to start your own business, you need more planning and research. To be able to work in Spain, you must have a Spanish social security number.

Food culture

Food is one of the most important and varied pastimes in Spain. In addition to a varied and delicious food culture, Spaniards always pay special attention to eating and drinking. In Spain, you can enjoy the most varied and tasty foods. Find the best price in Europe and enjoy it in a pleasant atmosphere with your friends and family. Spanish families usually spend a lot of time together, eating and drinking. In the south of Spain, you always see cafes and restaurants with a lot of customers, and all restaurants and cafes do their best due to the countless number of competitors. They make customers enjoy the quality of food and service and experience good moments. The daily diet in Spanish culture, especially in Andalusia, is very varied, exciting and enjoyable. When the day starts in Spain, you can easily prepare a variety of fresh breads with wonderful flavors by bakeries, cafes and restaurants. In addition to bread, coffee and breakfast, a large number of bakeries can serve a variety of breakfasts and lunches, as well as a variety of breakfasts, including coffee, tea or fruit juices. A variety of natural breakfasts can be ordered. The variety of breakfast menus is varied from the simplest, including fresh and toasted breads, cheeses, tomatoes, ham to colorful English and French breakfasts and a variety of Spanish breakfasts that include omelettes. It can be ordered with fresh and quality food up to very tasty and appetizing cakes and pastries.

Health Services

Spain has one of the most extensive medical services, all Spaniards and people who live in Spain can use all medical and health services for free, all tourists from EU countries and people who live in EU countries. They can also use these features for free in Europe. All you have to do is have the EU’s EHIC cards, which will replace the old E111 cards.
However, emergency facilities are available for all.

In addition to hospitals, there are a large number of public and private clinics in each area, and most medical centers are staffed by English-speaking physicians. The 061 or 112 emergency telephone, which is also the European emergency telephone, allows the caller to connect to and contact the local center in any case, with high-quality emergency facilities in all areas of the coast, sea and mountains. It is quickly accessible and air ambulances are available in large numbers.

The quality of medical services in Spain is at the highest European level, and due to the up-to-date and diverse facilities, the multiplicity of medical centers and physicians and experienced and professional medical services are provided in excellent quality. Subspecialty cancer treatment centers are one of the features of Costa del Sol hospitals and fortunately, all these services are always updated and special attention is paid to maintaining the quality of services. Specialized clinics, in addition to all medical centers, specialized dental clinics, Skin and beauty and a variety of medical, therapeutic and beauty specialties are easily available. With very high quality services, these centers always welcome clients from all over the world.

One of the unique benefits of living or staying in Spain is achieving a truly healthy life, pleasant and clean climate, peace of mind, a very healthy and delicious Mediterranean diet, various places for mobility, exercise and freshness. And the vitality, natural springs, all kinds of natural and special treatment fields for massage and hydrotherapy with plant extracts, various flowers make you experience a healthy life simply and with pleasure.

Education in Spain

In Spain, education is granted to all European and resident children. All benefits can be used easily, and education in primary and secondary schools (6-18 years) is free. Tuition fees are only reduced to the purchase of stationery, and if families wish to attend children’s extracurricular classes, separate fees will be charged. There are public schools in all small and large cities, and European and resident children can easily use them. In addition to public schools, there are many private schools in Spain, with about 30 percent of students attending these schools.

The education system in Spain is as follows:

Up to 6 years old – Pre-school education is one of the best ways for children to participate in social activities and Spanish language teaching. Preschool is divided into 0 to 3 years and 3 to 6 years. These courses are not compulsory, but with this. The second course (3 to 6 years) is free.

6 to 16 years – This course is compulsory and is divided into two elementary grades 6 to 12 years and high school 12 to 16 years. They do not have a full academic year in their previous course.

16-18 This course is not compulsory, but if students wish, it will be held in two different levels, and students will continue their education by choosing each one if they wish.

Advanced high school level during which students prepare for university.

The professional high school level in which students who are interested in working in various professions pass the required technical and vocational training by specifying the desired profession.

Higher or undergraduate education: Students applying to attend Spanish universities are evaluated according to the scores in the final exams they have obtained in their final secondary education course and according to the documents they have obtained in the advanced high school course or technical diplomas in the stage. Vocational high school students are admitted to universities and continue their studies for 3 years for bachelor’s or master’s degrees, and if they wish, they can continue their education at higher levels of master’s and doctoral degrees.

International Schools

There are several high quality international schools in the region that make it easy for you to choose. Some are in English and some are taught in English and Spanish. Most British schools are members of the National Association of British International Schools (NABSS). British schools typically use the British education system and provide A / s and A diplomas, while others replace international diplomas. The spaces of this orbit are very suitable and the number of students in the classes is small and they study completely in relaxed conditions. The costs of these schools vary, and each school has its own conditions, programs, and costs.

For more information, please visit the website of the British National Association of International Schools in Spain. www.nabss.org

There are about 20 private international schools in Costa del Sol. While a large proportion of them (about two-thirds) are British, there are also Finnish, French, German, Norwegian and Swedish schools, many of which teach children from 3 to 18 years old.

some interesting facts

Europe's second largest country

Spain is the second largest country in the European Union after France. If you place the Canary Islands and the Spanish Territories along the North African coastline, the country will increase to about 506,000 square kilometers.

Spanish is the second most widely spoken mother tongue in the world

There are about 440 million people in the world whose Spanish is their mother tongue.

The Spaniards live longer

At an average age of 83, Spaniards are the second most promising people. The Japanese are ranked number one.

The world's oldest restaurant is located in the Spanish capital, Madrid

According to the Guinness Book of World Records, Restaurante Botín is the oldest restaurant in the world since 1725.

The third largest tourist destination in the world

In 2016, Spain ranked third in the world in tourism after France and the United States with 75.6 million tourists.