After Franco's death Spain became the second most-visited tourism destination in the World after France. They welcome 52 million tourists per year, according to the World Tourism Organization. In fact, the headquarters of WTO are in Madrid.

Tourism in Spain includes the two largest cities of Madrid and Barcelona, and some other very interesting places include Vigo and Pontevedra in Galicia, Cordoba, Sevilla, Granada (cultural places) and Málaga, Huelva, Cádiz, Almería (beaches) in Andalusia, Salamanca, Toledo, Segovia are beautiful places in the rest of the country. Cáceres, Guadalupe and Merida are cultural places in Extremadura. Important tourist places (with incredible beaches) are Rías Baixas (in the province of Pontevedra), Salou, Benidorm, Mallorca, Ibiza (Balearic Islands), Canary Islands, Valencia, Catalonia and Green Spain (north of Spain).

Spain's national airline is Iberia (or Iberia Airlines), but the country can also be flown into on many international passenger and charter airlines, both of which fly to many tourist spots in the region. There are good trains, for example AVE (Spanish high velocity) or Talgo. There are good freeways to the most important cities.

Ski resorts

Astun, Baqueira-Beret, Candanchu, Cerler, Formigal, Javalambre, La Molina, Panticosa Los Lagos, Sierra Nevada, Soldeu El Tarter, Valdezcaray.

Beach resorts

Costa del Sol, Costa Tropical, Costa Blanca, Costa Dorada, Costa Brava, Costa Verde.

Spa resorts

El Montiboli, Hyatt Regency La Manga Hotel, InterContinental Mar Menor Golf and Spa, Melia Altea Hills Resort, Melia Villa Gadea, Oliva Nova Golf Beach & Golf Hotel, Sidi San Juan, Princesa Sofia, Barcelo Montecastillo Resort, Almenara Golf Hotel, Gran Guadalpin Byblos, Gran Hotel Elba Estepona & Thalasso Spa, Gran Hotel Guadalpin Banus, Gran Hotel Guadalpin Marbella, Hotel Beatriz Palace & Spa, Hotel Torrequebrada, Incosol Hotel & Medical Spa, Kempinski Hotel Bahia Estepona, La Cala Golf & Spa Resort, The Westin La Quinta Golf Resort, Gran Hotel Son Julia, Gran Hotel Son Net, Sidi Saler.

Golf regions

Alicante, Almeria, Barcelona, Benidorm, Cadiz, Castellon, Cordoba, Fuerteventura, Galicia, Girona, Gran, Canarias, Granada, Huelva, La Gomera, Lanzarote, Las Palmas, Madrid, Malaga, Mallorca, Maspalomas, Murcia, Pamplona, Sevilla, Tenerife, Toledo, Valencia, Valladolid.