Guided by the motto “further beyond”, Spain emerged as a unified country ever since the 15th century,expanding over a centuries long period, the "reconquista" into a leading world power of the 16th and 17th century. Carrying an ancient Roman name, Hispania or as the Greek called it the “land of the setting sun”, Spain has the second biggest tourism industry in the world due to its historical importance, the well preserved cultural monuments and its great geographical positioning. With 40 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the country with the second most spoken language in the world is one destination that cannot be missed.
Interpret the meaning of the Paleolithic paintings in the Cave of Altamina, study the Archeological Ensemble of Tarraco or admire the variety of biotopes, flora and fauna in the Donana National Park. Visit the Cathedral Alcazar and Archivo de Indias, a picturesque site famous for the tomb of Columbus and the archive documents of the colonization of the United States or the incredibly detailed Burgos Cathedral, the burial place of the Spanish national hero, El Cid. Walk through the big urban agglomerations in the capital city Madrid or relax and have fun in the very appealing islands Tenerife, Mallorca or Ibiza. Feel inspired reading about Don Quixote, admiring the modernist, unique style of Gaudi in Barcelona or by watching the passion and energy of the flamenco.
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