The Falles fiesta
Tomatina festival in Valencia,
The San Fermín festival in Pamplona – running of bulls,
Carnival celebrations in Cadiz and Tenerife
Holy Week festivities throughout the country.
Spaniards in general are a very friendly, warm and fun-loving race. Family life is very important in Spain and this features in every region. The south of Spain, life is considerably slower and more relaxed. Spanish people are very proud of their history and culture and are very happy when foreigners take an interest.
Some facts about Spain
Do not be alarmed by a dirty floor in a bar. It is completely acceptable and normal to throw things on the ground in bars. Most of the time a dirty floor means a good bar!
Sunflower seeds are big deal in Spain. More importantly, Spaniards are really talented at opening and eating them at a shocking speed.
Spain is the number one producer of olive oil in the world with 44% of the world's olive oil production.
Spain is the number one country in regards to organ donation in the world.
Seat is the only Spanish car brand.