Canary Islands attracted the most tourists to Spain in January
According to figures released by the National Institute of Statistics (INE), January 2023 saw 4.1 million international tourists visit Spain, a 65.8% increase over the same month last year. These visitors spent about 5.218 billion euros while they were in the country, an increase of 71.1%.
Statistics on Tourist Movements at Borders (FRONTUR) figures reveal that the United Kingdom was the country that sent the most tourists to Spain, with 742,212, 17.9% of the total, doubling the amount reported in January 2022.
There were also a large number of visitors from France and Germany. France contributed with 485,116 tourists and Germany with another 478,258. On the other hand, the United States, Italy and Ireland were the countries that registered the biggest annual growth.
The Canary Islands attract the most tourists, accounting for 32.7% of all visitors and seeing a spending rise of 50.9%; Madrid comes in second, with 16.8% of all visitors and a spending increase of 127.6%; and Catalonia, with 15.4% of all visitors and a spending increase of 83.7%.
The average length of stay for all these tourists was 8.5 days, which is down 1.3 days from last year’s figures.
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