high season: mid-June to mid--September
low season: December to March
shoulder season: April to early-June, lateSeptember to November
Weather InformationSpain is one of the warmest regions in Europe, and receives more than three thousand hours of sunlight a year. Areas such as the Canary Islands enjoy sunny and mildly warm weather all year long, with little difference between day and nighttime temperatures. Snow is common in the Pyrenees and Sierra Nevada mountain ranges, though it is often sunny at these higher altitudes as well.
Crowd InformationFewer tourists visit during the months of October through April, except during the Christmas holidays. Higher traffic occurs during summer and holidays such as Easter.
Closure InformationMany stores and businesses close between 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.
When to SaveThe best times to visit Spain on a budget are during the low or shoulder seasons. Airlines also tend to offer lower prices from September through October, January through February, and May.
Information provided by the Tourist Office of Spain