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Spain’s train system is the most developed aspect of its national infrastructure; it’s one of the best in Western Europe.
Spain also has highly developed coastal and maritime infrastructure, as the country’s economy depends heavily on merchant marine and fishing fleets.
Communications infrastructure is excellent, as in most of mainland Europe.
While Spain’s road system have nearly all been built since the 1980s, the roadways do not accommodate the current population and traffic is a problem throughout the country.
A huge advantage of living in Spain is the chance to explore Portugal, France, and beyond. Most importantly, with affordable prices.
Whether by road, rail, or air, Spain’s infrastructure allows you to plan your European adventures easily, frequently, and affordably.
From Seville, you can be in the Algarve in less than two hours by car… From Barcelona, it’s just over two hours to the French Riviera.
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The city of Madrid has high-speed train connections to 35 Spanish locations. In other words, approximately two-thirds of the Spanish population live within reach of a high-speed train station.
Plus, the Spanish high-speed network is constantly expanding.
For example, Madrid‑Murcia and Madrid‑Burgos sections were added in 2022.
The construction of the entire rail corridor from Almeria to the French border will be completed by 2025-2026, according to Spanish government estimates.
Along Spain’s southwestern coast is an area you’ve probably never heard of… It’s called the Costa de la Luz, or the Coast of Light, and going from northwest to southeast, it stretches from Spain’s border with Portugal down to Tarifa, the southernmost point in Europe, almost touching Morocco across the Strait of Gibraltar, along the Atlantic Coast. This region is famous for the very thing it’s named for: dazzling, abundant sunshine. At well over 3,000 sunshine hours per year, vitamin...Read more