Spain is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe, attracting over 80 million visitors every year with its vibrant cities, stunning beaches, lively nightlife, fascinating history and mouthwatering cuisine.
As a solo female traveler, you may be wondering “is Spain safe to visit on your own?”
The short answer is yes – Spain is generally very safe for women traveling solo, but it’s smart to take normal safety precautions. Low crime rate and having rule of law makes spain safe for women
In my own experience, I found the Spanish people to be respectful and helpful, which contributed to a sense of safety during my spain solo travels.
How much spain is safe for solo women travelers?
Currently spain is ranked on 15th position on solo female travel safety index and has 8/10 female safety score.
These are the factors behind this women safety score.
|Spain Global Peace Index Rating||1.649|
|Female Homicide Victims||0.5|
|Women Inclusion, justice and Security||0.859|
|Women who feel Safe Walking Alone At night||78%|
|Safety Index Score Numbero||66.13|
|Attitude towards violence against women||9.6%|
|Laws on Domestic violence||0.5|
|Women who have experienced violence||13%|
|Societal Safety and Security Score||1.81|
Spain Safety Reviews:
Below are the two reviews of solo traveler which are totally unbiased.
Name: Ava Age: 35: Citizen: American Travel Type: Solo Female Last year, I visited spain to enjoy La Tomatina festival which was held in Bunol.It was my 7 day trip and I was enjoyed it alot. As a solo female traveler, I can say that It was my safe and worry free tour.
Name: Evelyn Age: 24: Citizen: America Travel Type: Solo Female In March 2023 to July 2023, I spent my 5 years in Madrid spain for an international intership program. It was my first long stay in spain. I have good experience with public transportation, spanish foods and Barcelona nigh life.
Things you know Before Visiting Spain
Capital City: Madrid
Local Taxi app: Cabify, FreeNow, Bolt, Bla Bla Car, PideTaxi, My Taxi, Uber.
Public Transportation: Good and Cheap
Language: National and most spoken language is spanish
Famous Festivals: Fallas fiesta, Tomatina festival, San Fermín festival, Carnival celebrations
World Heritage Sites: There are 50 heritage site in spain according to UNSECO
Basic Spanish Language words/Phrases:
- Hola (Hello)
- Adios (Goodbye)
- Gracias (Thank you)
- Por favor (Please)
- Si (Yes)
- Niña (Girl)
- Niño (Boy)
- Hombre (Man)
- Mujer (Woman)
- Claro (Of course)
- No (No)
Moreover, you learn some basic spanish using doulingo app or anyother app.
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