The history of expats in Spain

Relocating to Spain is a wonderful opportunity to learn a new language, experience first hand the Spanish culture and enjoy the fantastic produce and local festivals. If you’re living in the country, understanding the history can help you to understand how the place has developed and why certain things are now the way they are.

Spain has a very rich a varied history of conquests, re-conquests and civil wars, but how have foreign visitors and residents shaped the place? You can see that the expats in Spain have significantly influenced development in the South of Spain over the last 50 years, with tourism, development and a large foreign population, but what is not so well-known is how foreign influences have played a part for centuries.

Website Eye on Spain have got an excellent download from a local lawyer’s firm which has brought together the stories where people from the United Kingdom, Ireland and the United States have played an important role in the development of Spanish History. It’s free to download and is a great way for you to get to know more about the country you live in! Click here for more information and to download your copy.

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