Our compatriots who have chosen by the vacation spot Spain, choose Catalonia more often. For this year already 667 thousand Russian travelers there visited.
On the second place on popularity there is a region of Balearic Islands (Majorca and Ibiza), it was visited by 102 thousand our tourists. Besides, Russians like to have a rest on the Canary Islands, here the number of the Russian tourists in a year reached a point of 91 thousand people. Also enough popular tourist direction is rest in Andalusia where 66 thousand tourists visited. Such figures sounded Jose Ignacio Karbakhal Garat, being the ambassador of the kingdom Spain in the Russian Federation. There was it on Friday November 2 at ceremony of rewarding of the million Russian tourist who has visited Spain.
It is surprising that according to the Spanish diplomat, the tourist from Russia during the trip to Spain on the average spends 1’546 euros, and it for 50 % more than vacationers from other countries. Besides, slightly more than a half of our compatriots come to the country according to tours, and the others it is independent.