Spain is known around the world for its many lifestyle benefits and a family-orientated way of life. With long Summers and gentle Winters, magnificent landscapes and coastlines, rich culture and acclaimed gastronomy, Spain has long been a favourite destination for expats looking to make the most of all the country has to offer. Spain is a hugely diverse country, from life in its vibrant international cities, to picturesque coastal villages and idyllic countryside regions, there is something for everyone.
The Spanish economy is strong, with a broad variety of industries, from tourism to technology, pharmaceuticals to automobile manufacturing and more. There are is a great deal of opportunity for expats looking to move to and work in Spain, particularly in larger cities and the start-up sector has grown exponentially in recent years. Expat families in Spain also have many choices when it comes to schooling, with high quality education across both the public and private sectors, from local state schools to reputable international schools. Life expectancy in Spain is also among the highest in Europe, with one of the best healthcare systems in the world contributing to the country’s enviable quality of life.
From visas and completing the necessary paperwork, to healthcare, education and finding somewhere to live, an international move comes with a significant to-do list. The MumAbroad.com guide for expats moving to Spain covers all of the most important elements of relocating and settling into the Spanish way of life as part of Spain’s diverse and growing international community.