Fun facts about Spain you didn't know

XcelTrip|4 min read|Jul 2, 2019

​​​​​Spain is a wonderful country that has much to offer the visitor. Not in vain is the third country in the world that receives more tourists, only behind France and USA. That's why today we want to tell you some fun facts about Spain you sure did not know. The fun fact about Spain is that the first "modern" novel, the book translated into more languages after the Bible, and the one that holds the title of best book in history, was written by a Spaniard, Miguel de Cervantes. It is "Don Quixote" and was written in 1605.

 Fun facts about Spain you didn't know


A fun fact about Spanish is the second language in the world with more native speakers. It comes right after Chinese and right before English. Spanish was born in Spain, but today it is spoken throughout the American continent and in some places in Africa and Asia. Another fun fact about Spain is that it has 44 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Only Italy and China have more. Probably the most famous UNESCO World Heritage Site is the Sagrada Familia cathedral in Barcelona. This building was begun to build in 1882 and is believed to be finished in 2026.


Sights of Spain are famous not only for the hot corrida, fiery dances and magnificent beaches. The ancient age of this country allowed it to form a rich distinctive culture, which found expression in amazing architecture. What to see in Spain, if you came here for the first time? 


Let's take a look at the main sights of the country, past which you cannot pass by. Before diving into the study of descriptions and photographs of the main wonders, we advise you to decide how your vacation will be organized. When you study the local beauty in the company of friends and relatives, you spend less money, but you will not learn about the history and traditions of the Spaniards. In turn, the guides in Spain will allow you to join the culture and think over the route so that you can see the maximum number of memos. In the view of many tourists, Spain is an endless series of magnificent beaches of the Mediterranean and the Atlantic coast, unbridled island fun and comfortable skiing holidays. But, nevertheless, Spain is also one of the most ancient countries of Europe with its rich history, original culture and impressive architecture. 


Millions of travelers from all over the globe are striving to this beautiful country warmed by the sun in order to see with its own eyes all its diversity. Indeed, for thousands of years, various nations have been creating the culture and architecture of Spain, as a result of which some eclecticism appeared in it - but at the same time, it most harmoniously conveys the true spirit and temperament of the Spanish nation.


Barcelona has been one of the richest and most developed cities in Spain for a very long time, so there is something to see. That only is worth only the old quarter in the Gothic style, the majestic tranquility of which especially contrasts with the hot temperament of this country. And one of the most outstanding architectural sights not only of the city, but of the whole of Spain, is considered the Sagrada Familia designed by Gaudi. Spain is waiting for you, dip into all of this at once, or savor it separately with XcelTrip.




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