Guide to living in Spain:
Information I Madrid and Barcelona – complete city
Do you need to open a bank
account, obtain a residence permit or find a school for your children
? We have the answers in our Essential Information webpages.
You will have automatic access to all of this information as well as a
complete Guide to Madrid
and Barcelona if you contract a Complete Relocation Programme.
Here is a list of the main
topics covered under Essential Information.
Do you need to
open a bank account ?
Do you pay commission if you change euros into pesetas ?
How much does a stamp for the
USA cost ?
What is the
cheapest way to call Germany ?
- Health and Medical
Can I use the Spanish State Health
Should I get a private
What should I consider when looking
for a school ?
Can I find
a school that offers bi-lingual (Spanish / English) tuition in Madrid
What is the best way to get from
the airport to the centre of Barcelona ?
Can I get
a bus in Madrid at 2 a.m. ?
- Visas and Residence
I´m Swiss – do I need a work
permit to work in Spain ?
and I want to study in Spain for a year – can I get a visa in Spain
Crime and the Police
Driving in Spain
Health and Medical Care
Useful Telephone Numbers
Visas and Residence Permits
Madrid and Barcelona – complete city guides
Do you want to order a meal
in Catalan, take the kids to the Railway Museum or buy a painting by a
young Spanish artist ?
We have all the necessary
information in our Madrid and Barcelona web pages.
You will have automatic access
to all of this information as well as Essential
Information for Living in Spain if you contract
a Complete Relocation Programme.
Here is a list of the main
topics covered under Madrid and Barcelona
- Madrid – an introduction
are only in Madrid for 2 days – where should we take them ?
- Art Galleries
When is ARCO (the International
Contemporary Art Fair) held ?
Until what time is the Parc d’Atraccions
on Tibidabo in Barcelona open in August ?
Why was 11 October 1997 a memorable
day for opera fans ?
When is Catalan National
- Language Schools
I would like to do an intensive
business Spanish course – which school should I choose ?
Which 3 art museums make up the
‘Golden Triangle’ ?
- Outside Madrid
Which king built the monastery
of San Lorenzo in El Escorial ?
What is escalivada ?
Where can I buy a good quality
fan in Madrid ?
What is the best place to see
a performance of the zarzuela – Spanish light opera ?
|Madrid / Barcelona
– an introduction to the city
Entertainment:music, theatre, clubs etc
Essential language - Phrase Book
Fiestas, Exhibitions and Public Holidays
Outside Madrid/Barcelona – short trips for the weekend
Restaurants and essential language for food
Spanish Relocation Network 2001