Information & Facts
EUR8, children under 9 free
Spanish is the official language, but English is widely
understood in areas frequented by tourists. Catalan, Galician and
Basque are spoken in the relevant areas.
Spain's official currency is the Euro (EUR). One Euro is divided
into 100 cents. Money can be exchanged at bureaux de change and
major hotels, but banks give the best rates. All major credit cards
and travellers cheques are widely accepted at most hotels,
restaurants, and shops. ATMs are widespread and are generally the
cheapest and most convenient method of obtaining money.
Open from 10.30am daily, except Mondays and bank
holidays (13 March to 6 January). Between 15 June and 15 September
no Monday closure and open till 9pm. Visitors must pre-book by
telephone, fax or email and are admitted in groups every ten
minutes during the day
Local time is GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March
and the Saturday before the last Sunday in October). The Canary
Islands: GMT (GMT +1 in summer).