Spain: 20 reasons to be the best country in the world

Tereza Ruzickova 29/04/2024 5 min 0 Comments
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Spain: 20 reasons to be the best country in the world

Spain is a country that has captured hearts around the world for countless reasons. Whether it’s for its rich culture, vibrant people, geographical diversity, or delicious gastronomy, Spain holds a special place in the hearts of many. Here we will explore in detail 20 reasons that make Spain considered by many as the best country in the world.

Spanish hospitality

The hospitality of the Spanish is known worldwide. Spaniards are reputed for being friendly, warm, and welcoming to visitors, making it easy to feel at home in this beautiful country.

Spanish cuisine

Spanish cuisine is a delight for the palate. From paella to Iberian ham, Spain is a gastronomic paradise. In 2010, UNESCO recognized the Spanish Mediterranean diet as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.


Flamenco is a fundamental part of Spanish culture. Its passionate rhythms and the skill of the dancers and singers make it a unique experience. Flamenco was declared Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO in 2010.

Geographic diversity

Spain offers a variety of breathtaking landscapes, from Mediterranean beaches to the Pyrenees mountains and the deserts of Almeria. Nature lovers have endless options to explore.


With over 5,000 kilometers of coastline, Spain is a paradise for beach lovers. From the golden beaches of the Costa del Sol to the hidden coves of Ibiza, there is a beach for every taste. Have you explored the beaches of Murcia? Calblanque is one of the most beautiful beaches in the Mediterranean.


The Spanish climate is enviable. With over 300 days of sun per year in many regions, the weather is usually pleasant, making Spain an ideal year-round destination. In fact, Murcia is the second region with the most sunshine hours on the Iberian Peninsula.

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Spanish is one of the most spoken languages in the world, and learning it opens doors to a wealth of cultures and countries. Moreover, you can travel seamlessly throughout half the world. Spain is the birthplace of the Spanish language, making it a special place to study. And at Instituto Hispánico, we’ll be delighted to welcome you and turn you into another fan of this wonderful language.

Architectural culture

Spain hosts an astonishing variety of architectural styles, from the remains of the Roman era in Seville or Segovia to Gaudí’s masterpieces in Barcelona. Spanish architecture is a window to the past and the future.


Spanish festivities are unforgettable. Holy Week in Seville, the April Fair in Andalusia, Las Fallas in Valencia, and the Bando de la Huerta in Murcia are just a few celebrations showcasing Spanish passion and tradition.


Spain has given the world great artists like Salvador Dalí, Pablo Picasso, and Francisco Goya. The country hosts some of the most important museums, such as the Prado Museum in Madrid, one of the most visited in the world.

Quality education

Spain has high-level universities, both public and private, and quality education. Currently, many of its universities are ranked among the best in the world. Moreover, did you know that the University of Salamanca is the third oldest university in the world?


Spain is considered one of the safest countries in Europe. The low crime rate and sense of community make visitors feel protected. However, we always recommend caution in certain neighborhoods of some large cities. Murcia, the seventh largest city in Spain, has one of the lowest crime rates in the country and is considered one of the safest cities, surpassing Alicante, Valencia, or Malaga.

Vibrant cities

Spanish cities offer a perfect blend of history and modernity. From the iconic architecture of Barcelona to the nightlife of Madrid, there is something for everyone.

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Efficient transport

The transportation system in Spain is highly efficient and connects major cities and regions. You can easily move by train, bus, or plane throughout the country.

Cultural diversity

Each region of Spain has its own culture, traditions, accent, and dialect. Exploring the differences between Catalonia, Andalusia, and the Basque Country is an enriching experience. Don’t miss the film “Ocho apellidos vascos,” a satirical comedy showing the differences between Basques and Andalusians.


Spain is famous for its love of football but globally known for many other sports, such as tennis or basketball. The country hosts some of the most successful football teams in the world, like Real Madrid and FC Barcelona, rivals and known worldwide. The matches between these two teams are called “Clásicos” and have an audience of millions through numerous TV channels and other platforms.


Spain is one of the largest wine producers in the world. Wine regions like La Rioja and Ribera del Duero offer memorable wine tastings. Have you tried the wines from Murcia with the designation of origin from Bullas, Yecla, and Jumilla?

La Tomatina

Every year in Buñol, the famous “Tomatina” is celebrated, a battle of giant tomatoes. It is one of the most extravagant festivals in Spain and attracts visitors from around the world. And don’t forget the world-famous Sanfermines and all the village parties enlivened by orchestras that take place in the summer.


The tradition of tapas is a culinary gift for those visiting Spain. In many bars, tapas are served for free with drinks. You can’t miss them!

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Rich and wonderful history

The history of Spain is rich and complex, with influences from the Romans, Moors, and Celts. Exploring its historical monuments will take you on a journey through time.

Whatever the reason that attracts you, Spain has much to offer to those who visit. Experience the Spanish adventure and discover why so many consider it the best country in the world!

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