Spanish ambassador to Tehran Eduardo López Busquets emphasized that “Iran is an amazing and wonderful country for tourist.”
In an exclusive interview with ILNA news agency, he said that Spanish tourists like to visit Iran which is a country rich in culture and civilization. Adding that “Because Iran are some of the most genuinely hospitable people who greet foreign tourists with open arms.”
Many Spanish tourists travel to Iran annually, numbering more than 10,000 and most of them are between the ages of 50 and 60 years.
“Most Spanish people who travel to Iran are cultural tourists. Once in Iran, they also become familiar with Iran’s capacities in ecotourism.”
He said more than 90% of Spanish cultural tourists are interested in traveling to Iran. I can say that all of these people like to travel to Iran at least once.
“Most of these tourists are attracted to the monuments and culture of Iran, although a different picture may have been given of Iran in the media, tourists certainly change their minds about the country after a visit Iran,” Spanish ambassador to Tehran said.
Busquets added In fact, Spanish tourists return home with happy perspective.
He affirmed,”All our efforts are to not only aimed at making Spain, but also other European countries, to have a good relationship with Iran and promote Iran’s cultural activists.”
Asked if travel agencies in Spain provide packages for travelling to Iran, he said, "Yes, there are many major tour companies in Spain that offer travel packages to Iran."