Spain is surprisingly large compared to many tiny European countries and many mountain ranges slow down transit. It´s actually the 2nd largest country of western Europe after France (by a tight margin).
The size and fact that Spain has 50+ UNESCO World Heritage sites (second only to Italy) means many savvy travelers return multiple times to explore regions like Andalucia, Galicia, Basque Country, Catalonia, Rioja or Ribera del Duero wine regions.
How big is Spain compared to a USA states?… Nearly the same size as Texas which is approximately 678,052 sq km, while Spain is approximately 505,370 sq km. Meanwhile, the population of Texas is ~25.1 million people (23.8 million more people live in Spain).
How big is Spain compared to other countries?… Spain is about 2x larger than Great Britain / United Kingdom which is approximately 243,610 sq km, while Spain is approximately 505,370 sq km.
How big is Spain´s population?… the population of Spain is some near 46+ million while almost 20 million more people live in the UK
So now that you have a sense of how big Spain is the next step in planning your private Spanish luxury tour is to nail down arrival and departure points.
Or let our experienced Iberia travel pros handle the planning work with access to the best of Spain your way. You just pack and fly in and we take care of you and yours as we have done for thousands of Americans, including Hollywood stars, since 1998.
This could be arriving in Madrid and departing from Barcelona (or vice versa). Then we can look at availability and interest between Andalucia / Southern Spain vs. Basque Country / Galicia Northern Spain.Both can be amazing and seamless with our guides and insider knowledge 🙂
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