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Enjoy the good life in Spain

Book flights to Spain to experience a country where a love of food, fiesta and life itself combine to spectacular effect.

There’s an unmistakable buzz to famous cities such as Madrid and Barcelona. Art galleries and elaborate cathedrals line the streets, while evenings come to life in the spirited restaurants and tapas spots.

Elsewhere, sleepy fishing villages, hidden coves and Spain’s world-famous beaches provide a chance to get away from it all.

Sights such as Granada’s Alhambra Palace, Bilbao’s Guggenheim Museum and the coastlines of the Balearic Islands provide a feast for the senses.

Wherever you are and whatever you’re doing, the spirit of fiesta and flamenco will never be far away, guaranteeing a trip that will live long in the memory.

Book flight tickets to Spain with Etihad Airways and begin your journey to one of the world’s most magical countries.

What's the weather like in Spain?

Average temperatureAverage rainfall

JAN

7°C

4cm

FEB

8°C

4cm

MAR

12°C

3cm

APR

13°C

4cm

MAY

17°C

4cm

JUN

23°C

2cm

JUL

26°C

1cm

AUG

26°C

1cm

SEP

21°C

3cm

OCT

16°C

5cm

NOV

10°C

6cm

DEC

7°C

5cm

Spain is one of Europe’s warmest countries, with temperatures through much of the summer averaging around 24°C.

The climate varies across the country and, in more elevated areas such as the stunning Pyrenees, snow can be a common occurrence in the winter months. Figures shown here are for Madrid.

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plaza de la villa in madrid

Madrid (MAD)

Explore Spain’s enchanting capital when you fly to Madrid-Barajas Airport with Etihad. Madrid has so much to offer visitors, from magnificent art galleries such as the Museo del Prado and the Reina Sofia to vibrant shopping streets and some of Europe’s finest food.

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sagrada familia in barcelona

Barcelona (BCN)

Barcelona’s long history and cutting-edge culture make it a must-visit city. Book flights to Barcelona and take in architectural landmarks such as Gaudi’s Sagrada Família or Herzog and de Meuron’s Forum Building. Nature lovers are also well catered for, with the mountains of the Cordillera Litoral range on the city’s doorstep.

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cliffs and buildings malaga

Malaga (AGP)

Fly to the capital of the Costa del Sol with Etihad Airways. Lively Malaga is one of Spain’s leading holiday spots thanks to its warm climate and breathtaking beaches. Historic sites such as Gibralfaro Castle and the Alcazaba fortress offer a reminder of the city’s proud heritage.

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Reasons to visit Spain

aerial view of camp nou stadium in barcelona

Go behind the scenes at Barcelona’s Camp Nou

A beautiful setting for the beautiful game, Barcelona’s Camp Nou is a must-see for football fans. Tours take visitors pitch side and into the dressing rooms of a stadium where great names such as Johan Cruyff, Ronaldinho and Lionel Messi have wowed spectators down the years.

Other attractions include the FC Barcelona museum, which tells the story of a club that has always been at the heart of life in the city. Organise match tickets in advance to see the team in action – the season runs from August through to May.

a bowl of traditional spanish tapas

Enjoy a culinary adventure in Madrid

One of Europe’s true culinary capitals, Madrid marries tradition with innovation. You’ll find authentic paella and tapas here, alongside typical dishes beloved of native Madrilenos.

Huevos rotos is a deliciously simple dish of potatoes fried in Spanish olive oil and topped with runny fried eggs, while bocadillo de calamares – a fried squid sandwich – is another firm local favourite.

As well as showing passion for the country’s heritage, Madrid’s restaurants also embrace the new. The city boasts more than 20 Michelin star restaurants, with chefs harnessing the latest technology and fresh, high-quality ingredients to create incredible dining experiences.

view of the cathedral in malaga spain on a sunny day

Discover magical Malaga

The capital of the sun-kissed Costa del Sol, Malaga basks in the warmth of the Mediterranean climate. Home to everything from Roman to Renaissance architecture, check out the impressive cathedral and 11th-century Alcazaba.

You will find an array of beaches both within the city and just outside, while the city’s most famous son – artist Pablo Picasso – is celebrated at the Museo Picasso Malaga, one of more than 30 museums to explore.

Things to know before you fly to Spain

globe Languages spoken

Spanish is the country’s official language. Other languages are used alongside Spanish in some areas, such as Catalan in Catalonia and Basque in parts of northern Spain.

currency Local currency

The currency in Spain is the euro (EUR), as in many other European Union countries. Payment using recognised international credit and debit cards is also possible in most shops.

charities Cultural considerations

A service charge is included with the price of many meals and drinks in Spain. However, leaving an additional tip as a gesture of thanks is increasingly common practice in hotels, restaurants, bars and taxis.

socket Plugs

Spain’s electricity supply is 230V and 50Hz. Plug types are C and F. Bring a travel adaptor with you to use your appliances from home.

Flying to Spain: FAQs

How many days do you need to spend in Spain?

With so much to see and do, it’s sensible to set aside a week or two to make the most of your visit to Spain. Flights to major cities such as Madrid and Barcelona are usually a good starting point, while coastal locations including Alicante – and the islands of Ibiza and Tenerife – are perfect for relaxing beach breaks.

Where should I fly to in Spain?

Spanish airports with the most international connections include Madrid, Barcelona and Malaga. For those looking to travel within Spain, a good option is the country’s network of high-speed trains.

What food should I try in Spain?

Spanish cuisine is famous the world over for its full-on flavours and rich traditions. Gazpacho is a moreish blend of the ripest tomatoes with olive oil, garlic, peppers, cucumber and bread. Chilled before eating, it’s a refreshing dish for a warm day. Paella takes its name from the frying pan it’s cooked in. A Valencian dish served nationwide, there are a number of different versions combining traditional rice with everything from green beans and rabbit to seafood and chicken.

Why we love Spain

“Spain never ceases to amaze, and it feels like you discover something different every time. There’s the big city buzz of Barcelona and Madrid, but it's also great to get off the beaten track and find little fishing villages to explore.”

Book the lowest airfare deals on flights to Spain from AUD 1887

Sydney (SYD) to Barcelona (BCN)

Departure 12 Oct 2020,
Return 24 Oct 2020
from AUD1887*

Melbourne (MEL) to Barcelona (BCN)

Departure 22 Jul 2020,
Return 21 Aug 2020
from AUD1980*
*Round-trip fares recently viewed by others

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