Honeymoons in Spain
Spain can be a romantic location for a honeymoon couple and there are many spa resorts at which to pamper yourselves and unwind. There is also a myriad of places to explore, whether you want beaches, mountains, or cities, you'll find it all in Spain. Why not stay in a private villa or hotel and explore all that Spain has to offer.
A honeymoon in Spain offers plenty of versatility whether you are looking for a city break, mountain hiking or a coastal retreat. With flights operating frequently from South Africa into Spain's airports, you could be exploring the region of your choice in a little over 14 hours. The province of Granada is a great place to visit with the impressive Alhambra Palace being at the top of a tourist's list. Should you visit during the winter it's also offers the opportunity to combine sightseeing with skiing in the Sierra Nevadas and it is possible to ski in the morning and be sitting on a sunny beach in the afternoon, now isn't that amazing. Seville is another wonderful province to visit and the cathedral with its magnificent bell tower and the nearby Alcazar Castle is well worth a visit. The cathedral is illuminated by night and looks really magical and very romantic too. During the day you can enjoy a mini cruise along the Guadalquivir River and at night take in an authentic flamenco show.
Whether you are looking for a lively time of sightseeing or prefer to relax and unwind on the many beaches, then a honeymoon in Spain could be the perfect choice for you. You will really enjoy the laid back atmosphere of Spain where one of the favourite occupations is sitting people watching over a large cup of coffee.
If you're flying into Madrid from Canada then you could be exploring this wonderful city in just over 12 hours. Home of Real Madrid football team there's plenty to keep you occupied for your entire honeymoon. Watching flamenco is a must on any trip to Madrid as it seeing a bull fight. You can hop on an open top bus and tour the City or simply stroll around at your own pace. There's some great museums such as the Prado Museum or the Reina Sofia and no trip would be complete without viewing the impressive Royal Palace or the Puerta del Sol, Madrid's best known central square. For a bird's eye view of the city take the teleferico which takes you high above the city. Stay in the city or combine your honeymoon with a relaxing coastal break. Whatever you choose to do, your honeymoon in Spain will be unforgettable.
Key Facts for Spain
Flight time: 7 hours from Toronto
When to Honeymoon in Spain
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In May, June and September you can rely on good weather, yet avoid the heat and crowds. Winter along the coast is mild. The Canary Islands enjoy year-round sunshine.
Spain is approx 2 - 3 hours and the Canary Islands approx. 4 hours from London with direct flights operated by British Airways and Iberia
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Getting Married in Spain
If you're looking for a European country in which to get married that is a melting pot of rich culture, traditions,stunning scenery and friendly folk, then look no further than Spain. With a diverse landscape encompassing sun drenched beaches, lush green mountains and lemon groves, and more than its fair share of ancient architecture and stunning palaces, Spain has something to appeal to everyone. Whether you dream of getting married on a beach, or in a traditional church, weddings abroad in Spain can turn your dreams into reality. With a wide choice of venues all with stunning scenic views, that are able to host your reception, your special day will be truly memorable.
Getting married in Spain can be quite complicated and lengthy. If you are a Catholic then you can have a full Catholic wedding in Spain and your local priest will initiate the paperwork and seek permission from the bishop in the area that you want to get married. If one of the party isn't a Catholic then you will have to ask for a dispensation from your priest. A civil ceremony is possible if you have proof of residency in Spain and you will have to apply to your local civil registry. It can be quite time consuming and complicated and quite often it is easier to go to Gibraltar for a civil wedding, where only limited paperwork is needed and it is less complicated. The documents needed include valid passports and full birth certificates for both parties. Many couples choose to follow this quick civil wedding with a blessing at an alternative venue, which is just like a proper wedding, exchanging vows and rings, but is not legally binding. For more information visit http://costablanca.angloinfo.com/countries/spain/marriage.asp
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