How to holiday cheaply in Spain: Everything you need to know

From accommodation to food and transport, there are lots of ways to save money

Park Guell in Barcelona, Spain.

Park Guell in Barcelona, Spain.

Sun holidays are virtually synonymous with Spain, which receives more than two million Irish visitors every year.

The beaches of the south coast are an industry unto themselves, but lagging not far behind are the Canaries and, to a lesser extent, the Balearics. The attraction is self-evident: guaranteed sunshine at an affordable price, and an infrastructure that is both designed for and caters to visitors from Ireland and Britain.

The comfort of the familiar is enough to keep many from venturing beyond the established resort towns of the costas or the islands, but what about those budget-minded travellers looking for a more authentic Spanish experience? The following advice will definitely help keep costs down.

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