10 fun facts about Spain to know before you go
: Spain has multiple official languages, including Spanish (Castilian), Catalan, Galician, and Basque.
: The siesta, a short nap taken in the afternoon, is a common practice in Spain, particularly in warmer regions.
: Spain hosts a unique tomato-throwing festival called La Tomatina, where people engage in a massive tomato fight in the town of Buñol.
World's Second-Largest Producer of Wine
: Spain is the world's second-largest producer of wine, after Italy. Spanish wines
Running of the Bulls
: The Running of the Bulls, or San Fermín festival, is held in Pamplona every July.
: In Spain, it's common to receive a complimentary small dish (tapas) with your drink at many bars.
: Antoni Gaudí's famous basilica in Barcelona, the Sagrada Família, has been under construction since 1882
Longest High-Speed Rail Network
: Spain boasts one of the world's longest high-speed rail networks
: Botín, located in Madrid, is considered the world's oldest continuously operating restaurant, founded in 1725.
: While traditional bullfighting remains popular in some areas, it has faced significant controversy
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