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Traveling In Spain

Spain is one of the largest countries in Europe. With around 900 kilometers separating the Northern and Southern coasts, and.1000 kilometers from the Mediterranean Sea to the Atlantic Ocean, traveling in Spain will require time to cover such long distances. Most of this country is well connected by both bus and rail networks. Go though this traveling guide in Spain, to benefit all travelers to Spain.

You will find various options for traveling in Spain - by bus, train, car, plane and even Metro. Some people also prefer hitching and bicycling to travel in Spain. Before starting your Spain vacation it is a good idea to gather info on how to get to your destination and find the best routes. Here is a brief but detailed Spain travel guide for your benefit.

Traveling by car
If you plan to visit different cities, then it is best to travel in Spain by car. A good network of highways and roads communicate through the expanse of the county, joining the capital, Madrid- with the main Spanish cities. But you may find it difficult to reach less popular cities or villages by car. Taxis are a good option for traveling in Spain, but can turn out to be expensive.

Traveling by train
For your travel in Spain, trains too can be a convenient option. Besides being cheap and comfortable, they will carry you to the most popular destinations in Spain. However, you may not find them to be very fast. The Spanish speed train (AVE) runs only from Catalonia to Andalusia crossing Madrid. One can always invest in a rail pass, such as the InterRail ticket.

Traveling by bus
Buses are very popular means to travel in Spain. Besides offering you better schedules and destinations, these buses can help you reach places where trains do not go to. Depending on the destination, you will find different coach companies running in the country.

Traveling by plane
As the main cities are connected by planes, using planes for traveling in Spain will save you a lot of time, especially if you plan to cover long distances. Spain is strewn with international airports with excellent connections with the rest of Europe.

Hitching and hiking
Hitching and hiking in Spain are a good idea but may not be completely safe. Many people still do it although one usually has to wait for some time. Talk to drivers, see where they are heading and try to be as safe as you can be. Improve your basic Spanish as it will help you a lot.

For traveling in Spain, cycling is extremely popular. The Spanish being keen cycle fans - both on and off-road, means that you'll be well received and find good facilities. The mountainous regions of Spain are the ideal terrain for those interested in off road cycling. Moreover, bicycle tours offer a more detailed and privileged way for discovering Spanish cities.

We hope you found the above traveling guide in Spain both useful and information for your Spain vacation.